Injection Molding Process Technician Opportunity – Santee, CA


A stable custom plastics injection molding manufacturing company, manufacturing household and landscaping products, is searching for a First Shift Process Technician to; establish plastic injection molding processes, train operators and monitor them, find opportunities for improvements, and be able to:

  • Operate and set-up: injection molding machines, vision systems, down-stream equipment, and material feed equipment
  • Assist with the start-up of new equipment by developing process parameters
  • Develop Operator training plans and train Operators and Process Technicians
  • Monitor critical process parameters on the injection machines and secondary systems
  • Establish optimum calculated alarm parameters around the baseline process
  • Conduct process related training for operators
  • Work with outside suppliers, machine manufacturers, and company management
  • Execute sample requests issued and process related activities focused on identifying root cause
  • Participate mold and injection molding equipment repair when required
  • Lead role in implementing process improvements that result in cost savings and improved quality

In addition to a hourly pay rate in the $25 to $28 per hour range, the company offers a very competitive health care package, paying 70% of the premium cost, and relocation assistance.

Position Requirements


  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Mold setting and establishing injection molding process parameters
  • Effective organizational skills with an attention to detail
  • Advanced injection molding knowledge related to troubleshooting and resin behavior
  • Advanced problem-solving skills focused on root cause analysis and lessons learned
  • Working knowledge of basic injection molding Hydraulic and Electric presses and Vision Systems


A minimum of 3 – 5 years experience with injection mold machine repair, processing, mold setting, and secondary equipment operation.

  • ISO type quality systems a plus
  • RJG Molding experience a plus

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