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Mold Repair Setup Technician - Des Plaines, IL

Post Date: 04/14/2024

Req. Number: 108956

City: Des Plaines

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60016


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Are you looking for a competitive and AFFORDABLE benefit package? A company who is committed to their employees physical, mental, and overall well-being? Retirement opportunities that start day one with medical benefits effective on the first of the month?

NOW HIRING! Goodwill TalentBridge has partnered with a leading OEM manufacturer of mechanical, electromechanical, and electrical components and is actively seeking an experienced 2nd shift Mold Repair Setup Technician to join their growing team!
  • Direct Hire
  • Full-Time Employment
  • Competitive Compensation w/ Shift Premium
  • Medical benefits through BCBS with THREE benefit plans to choose from – including Livewell & Standard rates!
  • HAS, FSA, & Dependent FSA opportunities
  • Retirement Plan Opportunities – DAY ONE!
  • 401(k) - up to 6% match & fully vested after 3 years of service.
  • PTO & Paid Holidays – 10 paid holidays plus 2 floating holidays per calendar year!
  • Parental Leave – up to 4 weeks PAID.
  • Legal Support
  • Adoption Assistance – up to $5,000 in financial assistance for adoption fees.
  • Identity Theft
  • Life, AD&D, Short and Long-Term Disability coverage – 100% employer paid!
  • Give Back through Gifting & Volunteer Programs
  • Professional Development & Career Growth!
  • Scholarship Assistance – up to $3500 for dependents!
  • & MORE!

2:30PM to 11:00PM; M-FRI - *MUST be willing to work OT as required.
Located between Elk Grove Village & Des Plaines, IL!
Up to $30.00/HR



As a Mold Repair & Setup Technician you will be responsible for installing and removing injection molds and tooling, and performing any other changes as needed for production purposes. Additional duties include and are not limited to the following:

  • Install and remove injection molds and tooling in machinery ranging from 17 to 400 tons.
  • Load cycles from machine memory and troubleshoot processes as required.
  • Troubleshoot tooling issues and work with Plastics Personnel to resolve tooling issues.
  • Read and interpret blueprints and tool drawings, both paper-based and electronically.
  • Operate, setup, and utilize tooling and equipment such as surface grinders, milling machines, lathes, drill presses, band saws, hand tools, chain hoists, and hydraulic hand trucks.
  • Follow current Mold PM Program-Procedures, noting recommendations and ways for process improvement to prevent future tool failures.
  • Ensure safety policies and procedures are being adhered to at all times.
  • Assist with any other duties as assigned.
  • 3-5 years of proven experience within a similar role related to plastics manufacturing injection mold repairs and tooling.
  • High School Diploma and/or GED.
  • Strong math skills.
  • Knowledge of injection molding and materials, along with characteristics pertaining to processing, mold setup, and auxiliary processing equipment with the ability to troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair injection mold machinery and tooling equipment.
  • Ability to operate a forklift (reach, sit down, and stand up) and lift up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with other departments as needed (Engineering, Mold Repair, Machine Maintenance, etc.).
  • Basic computer skills.

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