An injection molding technician is employed in manufacturing industries to set up and design molds and cores to aid the production of quality standard products. He/She performs installations and adjustments, troubleshoots problems, and monitors systems and regulation parameters. He/She operates injection mold machines and mold-changing equipment. Also, he/she conducts regular maintenance inspections and performs repairs. Additionally, he/she ensures a safe workplace, efficient production procedures, and an orderly production area. Moreover, he/she provides technical support to staff and promotes the company's safety policies and regulations.
The minimum educational requirement for this position is a high school diploma or its equivalent. You must have good mechanical aptitude. The skillset includes time management, communication, teamwork, troubleshooting, and multitasking skills. You must be able to lift about fifty pounds and stand for long periods. Injection molding technicians make an average salary of $42,674 yearly, equivalent to $20.52 per hour. This is between $32,000 and $55,000.