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Set Up Technician - 2nd Shift



Bloomington, IN, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

Job purpose

  • This position is responsible for improving efficiency and quality within the manufacturing department. It is also responsible for operating and set-up of tools within the extrusion and injection molding department as required in a safe manner in order to prevent equipment and tool damage. Starting mold presses up safely & efficiently.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Follow the written methods and sequence of operations in performing various machine operations, auxiliary equipment or assembly tasks.
  • Work on assignments that are routine to semi-routine in nature where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required
  • Receive general instructions on routine work and detailed instruction on new assignments. All changes or departures from instructions require approval from Supervisor or Production Manager.
  • Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of non-conformities relating to product and process; to identify and record any problems relating to the product and process; and to initiate, recommend or provide solutions through designated channels.
  • Trouble shoots problem jobs.
  • Maintain all set up tools and supplies.
  • Assists in training production support people.
  • Understands and follows the Mold Tag System.
  • Dispose purge in appropriate/designated containers.
  • May operate auxiliary equipment or do assembler at the press
  • Must comply with the Operators Quality Standard sheet or quality guidelines from floor inspectors for specific jobs.
  • Will adhere to all guidelines pertaining to the TASUS Quality and Environmental Management Systems.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Strong mechanical and aptitude skills

Working conditions

  • Manufacturing environment

Physical requirements

  • Frequent standing, walking, use of hands, climb, bend, crawl, etc.
  • Frequently lift/move up to 25lbs, and occasionally lift/move up to 50 lbs.