Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Set Up Technician in LaGrange, Georgia

Set Up Technician at ITW

Job Description

Set Up Technician

Technical experience with plastic injection molding, along with hands on setup, processing, and troubleshooting skills with both electric and hydraulic injection machines and auxiliary equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•Experience in the setup and changeover of both electric and hydraulic injection molding

machines of 85 ton to 950 ton press size(s)

•Lead groups of employees with various molding skill levels

•Responsible for accurate mold set-ups; start-ups; and process monitoring and maintaining a

safe and clean work area

•RJG processing skills a plus

•Material handling, monitoring of auxiliary equipment, and minor maintenance required

•Communicate with prior and oncoming shifts to give work assignments and expectations to

achieve production requirements and promote shift interaction and awareness

•Monitor production for accuracy and efficiency and work with quality inspectors to ensure

part quality/performance

•Promote safety by abiding to all related policies and procedures

•Participate and lead training initiatives to improve personal and co-worker skill sets


•High school diploma or equivalent required

•Minimum of 3 years recent experience as a Process/ Set Up Technician in the field of plastic injection molding with strong mechanical aptitude required

•Knowledge of robotics (Whitman preferred), hydraulics and/or electrical systems for both relay and solid state machinery strongly preferred

•Good communication/interpretation skills, good visual skills for assessing part quality

•Above basic math skills and reasoning ability

•Must be able to stand/walk for full manufacturing shift

•Moderate computer skills

•Able to lift up to 55 lbs.

•Team player with good attitude and strong work ethic

ITW (Illinois Tool Works) is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.