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Job Title:  3rd Shift Injection Mold Setter & Process Technician ($1,500 Hiring Bonus!)

Req ID:  24817
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Mentor, OH, US, 44060


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


Working Hours: Sunday - Thursday 10:30pm-6:30am with overtime requirements as needed


The Injection Mold Setter and Process Technician must be able to set up and operate plastic injection mold machines including tool changeovers for horizontal and vertical injection molding machines in a safe, effective, and compliant manner.  Will be expected to maintain control of validated processes, identify issues, and communcate improvement opportunities.  Position will have critical involvement in problem solving and continuous improvement activities including scheduling, scrap reduction efforts, and optimization of mold room management.  Will be required to perform tool and machine maintenance, including cleaning and minor repairs.


  • Perform start-up, shut-down, process monitoring and troubleshooting per standard work on all plastic injection molded tools and related equipment; this includes cleaning and maintainence. Must verify correct set-up of molds, processes and auxiliary equipment before machine start up.
  • Verifies paperwork for jobs and completion of inspections at startup of job and in-process inspections;
  • Follows the company’s medical manufacturing quality system per ISO 13485 and FDA guidelines to insure product quality meets or exceeds customer expectations.
  • Adheres to company safety policies as well as OSHA rules and regulations.
  • Must operate a forklift and an overhead crane on a regular basis.
  • Performs troubleshooting and basic mechanical repairs from process monitoring and part inspections to insure part conformity and quality.
  • Helps attain scheduling targets and communicates possible issues and deviations appropriately.
  • Monitors and focuses on scrap reduction.
  • Integrate mold room system with company’s continuous improvement activities including ideas submissions, safety observations, 5S, adherence to standard work, and data tracking/charting.
  • Perform packing and inspection duties.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet the objectives of the facility.

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Vocational/Technical

Required Experience

  1. Must have at least five years experience in injection molding or comparable environment.
  2. Previous experience with strong mechanical aptitude, five years.


  1. Communication: Ability to understand oral and written instruction in English. Ability to read and interpret documents such as work instructions and safety rules. Effectively share information between all shifts with co-workers, internal customers, and support personnel.
  2. Reasoning Ability:  Ability to deal with problems involving part and equipment variation while maintaining quality expectations.
  3. Computer Skills: Ability to record data and communicate electronically; demonstrates basic computer skills. 
  4. Mathmatical Skills: Basic counting and arithmetic skills required.
  5. Mechanical Aptitude:  Competencies with hand tools as well as basic understanding of electricity and hydraulics required.
  6. Attendance:  Able to maintain good attendance and is available for support on Saturdays and beyond normal working hours.
  7. Teamwork:  Ability


STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates 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:  24817
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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