Mold Machine Set-up


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Switchcraft/Conxall is a leading supplier of connectivity solutions to a variety of markets in the electronics industry. As a US manufacturer of connectors and cables, Switchcraft/Conxall continues to grow by releasing innovative new products and working directly with OEM design engineers to solve their biggest connectivity challenges.

Currently, we are seeking a Mold Machine Set-Up person to join our team. A Mold Machine Set-up will work with the mold repair supervisor on moving molds. This person will set-up, operate 10 molding machines, and adjust injection mold machines used to mold plastic materials to specified shape.


Responsibilities & Duties:

  • This position assembled mold on press bed of molding machine or bolts matrix of unassembled mold to bed and aligns die (attached to ram) with matrix
  • Adjusts stroke of ram, using hand tools. Connects steam, oil or waterline to mold or moves controls to regulate mold temperature
  • Sets machine controls to regulate forming pressure of machine and curing time of plastic in mold
  • Installs knockout pins in mold, using hand tools
  • Starts machine to produce sample products
  • Examines samples for defects, such as bumps, bubbles and scratches, and adjusts machine set-up to eliminate defects
  • This person will be solely responsible to double check to examine all products to make sure there is no defects.


  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to read
  • Must be able follow instructions given by team leader or supervisor
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment

Essential Requirements:

  • Vision acuity required
  • Strong Gripping capabilities
  • Gripping with both hands required, fixtures, occasionally used to hold parts in place
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds

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