Job Title:  Molding Process Technician-3rd Shift

Req ID:  42740
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Conroe, TX, US, 77303


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

The Injection Molding Process Technician is responsible for set-up, operation as well as basic processing adjustments and control on plastic injection mold machines and auxiliary equipment. Duties include tool changeovers for horizontal and vertical injection molding machines in a safe, effective, and compliant manner, process evaluations and adjustments as necessary, quality inspections of start-up and interval production parts. The position is expected to maintain control of validated processes within engineering validation guidelines according to appropriate procedures and standard work. This position is expected to have a mastery of mold setting and associated auxiliary equipment with an introductory knowledge of scientific injection molding principals. The position will have critical involvement in problem solving and continuous improvement activities including production scheduling, scrap reduction efforts, and optimization of molding process flow.  The position will be required to perform basic tool and machine maintenance, troubleshooting, and minor repairs.

Shift: 6:30pm-6:30am (12 hour shifts)


Benefits: Healthcare, Vision, Dental, 401K Match, Quarterly Bonuses, PTO, Company Holidays and a $2,500 Sign/Stay Bonus


Set Injection Molding tools and auxiliary equipment per appropriate procedures, with no oversight.

Perform start up and interval quality inspections of molded components using basic and intermediate inspection equipment.

Ensures processes remain in control for quality and key process input parameters. Utilizes knowledge of scientific injection molding to make informed decisions regarding process adjustments.

Verifies paperwork for jobs and completion of inspections at startup of job and in-process inspections.

Assists in the training in Mold Setting, material handling, and molded component quality inspections.

Ensures processes remain in control for quality and key process input parameters.

Assists with mold room production schedule board planning and execution and helps to strategically set workorder priorities.

Basic ability to identify tooling and machine anomalies, with ability to help troubleshoot and solve basic identified issues.

Ability to perform basic machine preventative maintenance per a maintenance plan/workorder and associated standard work.

Follows the company’s medical manufacturing quality system per ISO 13485 and FDA guidelines to ensure product quality meets or exceeds customer expectations.

Adheres to company safety policies as well as OSHA rules and regulations.

Must operate an overhead crane on a regular basis.

Helps attain scheduling targets and communicates possible issues and deviations appropriately.

Monitors and focuses on scrap reduction.

Integrate company’s continuous improvement activities including ideas submissions, safety observations, 5S, adherence to standard work, and data tracking/charting.

Perform packing and general inspection duties.

Education Degree

High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  • High School or GED required.
  • 3 years' experience in Mold Setting
  • 3 years' experience with Molded component inspections using basic inspection equipment.
  • 2 years' experience with blueprints and equipment maintenance for molding machines, auxiliary and automated equipment.


STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  42740
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Conroe, TX, US, 77303

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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