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Setup Technician IL Open (J#27474)
Education: High School
Experience: 4 - 9 years

Sunstar Americas, Inc., a leader in the oral care industry and the manufacturer and distributor of the GUM and Butler Brands seeks an experienced Mold Technician to join our team on the 3rd shift. The Mold Technician will set up, changeover, and maintain molds for our manufacturing operations in the Chicagoland area.
Key Function will include:

Review production run with previous shift to determine unusual conditions, equipment functioning and production levels.
Monitor molding equipment and robotics to ensure quality standards met and production cycle time is maintained.
Troubleshoot production or quality problems such as excess flash, discoloration, or short fills and make necessary adjustments to materials or equipment settings and notify assistant manager/department manager of situation.
Perform changeovers and set-ups: change mold, set programming to control robotics and set process parameters.
Clean molds per established schedule.
Communicate with lead molding technician on a daily to basis to keep mold and machine repairs and preventative maintenance schedule up dated.
Complete required production and inspection reports.
Participate in weekend overtime schedule.
Follow safety rules and keep work area in a clean and orderly condition.


High school diploma or equivalent
Availability to work a 3rd shift schedule as well as scheduled overtime
A minimum of 3 years of molding experience is required
Basic computer proficiency
Must be able to bend, reach, kneel, stand for extended hours,
Must be able to move heavy objects

Sunstar offers a highly competitive starting salary and an excellent benefit package. We also offer significant professional challenge and opportunity for growth. Please submit your confidential resume via word document to:

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