Set-Up Technician (Relocate to Virginia Beach, VA)

Accessories position available as a
Set-Up Tech operating, as available, various types of cutting, grinding, and
injection and blow molding machines, ensuring correct machine settings, tool or
mold, and operation sequences.? In the
absence of the supervisor, assigns, directs, and coordinates machine set up and
other operations.? May assign, direct,
and coordinate machine set up and other operations.?


Position Responsibilities:

  • In the absence
    of the supervisor, directs, supervises, and coordinates machine set ups and
    operations requiring a broad knowledge of injection processes, plastic
    compounds, and production engineering applications.? Functions as the shift lead to set up

  • Organizes and
    assigns work to utilize available skills, knowledge and experience, labor
    hours, machines, and tooling to the best advantages to obtain most favorable
    machining costs, quality, and workmanship.

  • Coordinates
    production with Quality Assurance inspection activities a related to work in
    progress.? Integrates required revisions
    to products or processes as necessary.

  • Receives work
    orders from production schedules or verbal instruction from supervisor or Lead
    person and verifies proper tooling or mold requirements.

  • Selects proper
    tooling or mold and prepares materials needed for proper machine set up,
    testing, and operation.? Inserts and
    secures required tools or molds to meet scheduled production, ensuring proper
    placement and setting and using manual or mechanical assistance to transfer
    tool or mold when necessary.

  • Operates machine
    to test settings and makes adjustments to speed, feed, tool or mold setting,
    etc., to ensure product conformance with defined specification.?

  • Communicates
    special operating instructions to machine operator as necessary.

  • Responds to
    machine operator questions regarding settings or changes to settings during
    machine production.

  • Performs basic
    preventative maintenance and cleaning on machines to minimize the possibility
    of future machine downtime.? Alerts
    supervisor and maintenance department of major machine problems.

  • Completes
    required paperwork to record set up procedures, settings, etc.

  • All work
    affecting product quality shall be competent on the basis of appropriate
    education, training, skills, and experience.

  • Performs
    related assignments as requested.





  • High school
    diploma or equivalent, plus 1 year related experience and/or training.

  • Average score
    on basic skills and mechanical concepts test batteries.

  • Uses hands and
    fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls.? Reaches with hands and arms.? Frequently stands, walks, stoops, kneels and
    crouches.? Lifts and/or moves up to 35
    pounds frequently and lifts and/or moves with mechanized assistance up to 7 pound


    Are you ready to join a company with competitive compensation,

    extensive relocation assistance and superb benefits?

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