Die Setter (1st Shift)

Reference Number: 4498-SMY
Location: Grand Rapids, MI

An innovative plastic injection molding company is looking for Die Setters working either 1st or 2nd shifts. They have three factories in Michigan yet each facility maintains a small "mom and pop" family culture. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Set and Pull molds according to established procedures.
  • Load programs for Robots and Machines.
  • Removes auxiliary equipment and clean around machines.
  • Communicates with manager, shift supervisor, quality assurance, toolroom and maintenance about any problems that may exist related to specific department.
  • Keeps all areas within responsibility neat, clean and organized at all times.
  • Maintains compliance with company safety, housekeeping, rules and procedures to help maintain a safe, healthy work environment.
  • Reports to molding supervisor and manufacturing manager.
  • Operates various equipment, including forklift, hand truck, and hoist in order to move molds or equipment from one location to another.
  • Work with hand tools.
  • Complete all required paperwork: work orders, start-up check sheets, etc.
  • Maintain the SMED work area
  • Maintain and organize molds locations and log.
  • High School or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • Prior Mold Setting experience a plus.
  • Possesses the technical and mechanical skills to set and pull mold. Required skills level obtained through on-the-job training.
  • Skills to start and persist with specific course of action while exhibiting high motivation and a sense of urgency, willing to commit to long hours of work in order to reach goals, working with little or no supervision.
  • Substantial interpersonal skills for effective communication and interaction with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.


If this sounds like a good fit for you, please contact me for more information.

Sam Young
Senior Business Consultant