Career Opportunity | Process Technician


Thank you for your interest in joining Plastic Molding Technology, Inc. (PMT),
one of the premier plastic injection molding companies in North America.


Process Technician

Job Summary

The process technician’s mission is to properly set-up, start-up and optimize plastic injection molds on PMT’s production floor, using established procedures and standards to ensure no damage to the mold occurs and a quality part is produced. The process technician works under the supervision of the Production Department Shift Leader.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Follows the Molding Technician Manual
  • Performs Mold Set-Ups using the designated checklist format
  • Job removal & line clearance prior to Mold Set-Up
  • Enters Tool Maintenance work orders into PMT’s IQMS ERP system
  • Completes machine cleaning 5S procedure and delegates daily 5S duties to Operators & Material Handlers
  • Fully understands the workflow of Production work orders and the instructions for Mold Set-Up according to the Process Set-Up Guide (PSG)
  • Enforces start-up and re-start procedures
  • Explains instructions to Operators, working closely with the Lead Operator
  • Performs process troubleshooting


  • High School Diploma/GED certification
  • On-the-job training
  • Prior Mold Set-Up experience
  • Demonstrated track record as a leader and problem-solver
  • Blueprint reading & standard metrology knowledge
  • Ability to use measuring instruments

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to work with molding machine operators, as well as with molding machinery and molds
  • Full understanding of instructions and visual aids in the Molding Technician Manual
  • Demonstrated knowledge of job-specfic tools, including molding machine controllers, moisture analyzers, etc.
  • Strong safety skills, including an understanding of LockOut/TagOut (LOTO)

Required training for PMT Process Technicians:

  • Level l: Entry level On-the-job training
  • Level 2: Paulson Courses
  • Level 3: Written Test

Required Paulson Injection Molding Courses (offered in-house):

  • Basic Injection Molding 1 & 2
  • Practical Injection Molding 1 – 5
  • Practical Injection Molding Advanced 1 – 4
  • Optimize machine Control Settings 1 – 4
  • Statistical Process Control 1 – 3
  • Plastic Drying Technology 1 & 2
  • Efficient Mold Settings 1 & 2

Apply Now

If you meet the above qualifications and would like to submit an application and resume for consideration, please click the button below to fill out the online application.