Plastic Injection Molding Manager

  • Company:
    Carrera Manufacturing
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
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Job Description


Carrera Manufacturing, Inc. is looking for a hands-on plastic injection Molding Manager.  The qualified candidate will provide support and technical knowledge and skills to our growing company.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day-to-day operation of injection molding department

  • Troubleshoot molding processes, mold, machine and/or material to obtain optimal process parameters

  • Ensure cycle times, yield, part quality, and deliverables meet or exceed company strategies including support to reduce overall production costs

  • Establish optimal equipment set-up and operating procedures

  • Assist molding manufacturing in trouble shooting molding processes, mold, machine and material to obtain optimal processing parameters


    Experience and Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years experience leading/managing injection molding operation

  • 3-5 years hands-on processing experience

  • Secondary education in plastic technology or equivalent is preferred

  • Thorough molding experience with polycarbonate, ABS and other engineered resins

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Must have excellent computer skills, verbal and written communication

  • Excellent organization skills, high attention to detail, be adaptable to various responsibilities, and ability to multi-task

  • Demonstrated success in handling multiple priorities and working in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience molding clear lenses is preferred

  • Knowledge and working understanding of tool construction, preventative maintenance and/or repair recommendations

Company Description

Injection Molding
Specialize in lenses and lighting reflectors
Custom injection molding
110 – 750 press tonnage range
Commodity and engineered resins

Certified Class 1000 Cleanroom
Coatings robotically applied in a climate-controlled atmosphere
2 coating lines capable of processing independently
UV cure, thermal cure or dual cure coatings
Anti-fog coatings
Abrasion, UV and chemical resistance coatings

Metallizing (PVD)
Specialize in OEM lighting reflectors
9 PVD chambers
In-chamber capabilities
Robotically applied basecoats/topcoats
Capable of masked or non-masked production parts
Basecoats and topcoats available for variety of substrates
Painting and Assembly
Specialize in decorative and soft-touch coatings
Robotic and hand spray booths
Coatings include, but not limited to, lacquers, 2 component and powder
Light assembly and secondary operations

Excellence From Start to FINISHING