Plastic Injection Mold Intern

Graco Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description:

Job Purpose

Assist team and learn how to do the following: set-up, start-up for production, change-over and maintain molding machines, molds, material and their processes to produce quality products for internal and external customers in a safe and productive manner.

Graco is a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of highly-engineered systems for numerous industrial and commercial applications. This position supports our Process Division (PRO) in Minneapolis, MN. In this division, process equipment ( [ Link Removed ] ) and sanitary systems ( [ Link Removed ] ) are used in the food and beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and oil and gas industries. Graco was proud to be named a Best Place to Work in Manufacturing and Production by Fortune Magazine in 2016, 2018, & 2019.

Essential Duties

  • Set-up and maintain production of injection molding machines, tooling and processes.

  • Inspect molded components to confirm quality.

  • Locate, transport, install and store injection molds in accordance with established guidelines.

  • Develop, maintain, and demonstrate injection molding procedures and processes.

  • Troubleshoot the manufacturing process to diagnose and resolve anticipated or actual manufacturing problems that may affect product quality.

  • Inspect, clean, and maintain molds and tooling subsequent to each production run.

  • Maintain a clean, safe work area.

  • Perform minor machine maintenance as required.

  • Read and understand operation layouts and blueprints.

  • Maintain quality of work as required and report any discrepancies.

  • Operate and maintain auxiliary equipment.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

Essential Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Enrolled in a two year technical degree in related field

  • Ability to set-up and operate assigned equipment.

  • Ability to work in a continuous improvement environment by implementing improvements regularly.

  • Ability to perform various operations under minimum supervision, while maintaining required levels of quality and quantity.

  • Demonstrated skill and ability to use precision measuring equipment.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Ability to operate forklift.

  • Ability to stand/sit/walk, for up to eight hours per day.

  • Frequent, repetitive elbow movements.

  • Reaching, grasping, gripping and fine manipulation with hands is required.

  • Ability to occasionally stoop, bend, lift and/or load up to 40 pounds.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Completion of Math for Manufacturing and Basic Blueprint Reading for Manufacturing.

  • Personal computer skills.

  • Prior machine tool operation skills, schooling.

Proven Quality. Leading Technology. Launch your career with Graco!

Graco offers attractive benefits for interns including competitive pay, hands-on projects and opportunities for professional development.

Our expectations are high. That's why we are always looking to hire the brightest and the best!

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