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Molding Technician

Date: Jul 29, 2019

Location: Reynosa, Mexico, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 36787


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.

Molding Technician


Responsible to keep molding machines with efficient OEE to meet the Molding area Metrics, startup molds in molding machines to assure good quality parts to promote an efficient operation, provide process improvements to increase efficiency and reduce cost and provide molding floor support.



  • Monitor & record mold cavitation in every machine Startup on mold tag
  • Provide technical support to shift for trouble shooting and problem resolution. Ensure equipment and processes meet and sustain standard production outputs
  • Work closely with tool room, maintenance, production, Quality  & Process Engineer for scheduling any tool work that is required
  • Cover vacations and personal time for other Process Techs
  • Maintain and improve upon existing manufacturing practices for the manufacture of finished goods
  • Provide ideas and corrective actions for ongoing manufacturing issues
  • Keep updated setup sheets at machines at all times and keep a new set up sheet with the right machine number and the latest date.
  • Maintain the Standard cycle time on all machines at all times
  • Maintain Safety guards in Molding Machines for optimum effectiveness.
  • Assist in shut downs and start-ups
  • Follow all company policies and procedure
  • Ensure a positive work environment and awareness of company goals and objectives
  • Set low pressure and mold protection to ensure minimal risk of mold damage and clean and protect the molds before removal from the press and prior to storage
  • Responsible for molding machine set up including auxiliary equipment as related to the molding process
  • Set up End of Arm tooling for robotic part removal
  • Respond to machine alarms in a timely manner
  • Responsible for proper handling and care of all materials, molds and tooling
  • Responsible for clear and consistent communication between shifts
  • Verify machines settings in conformance with the process book.
  • Maintain cleaning and organization of mold storage, machines and the mold locations.
  • Be familiar with inspection procedures.                                           
  • Stop the machines and equipment when end production 
  • Support activities related to continuous improvement projects
  • Ensure 5s requirements are being met in area



  • Technical degree


Work Experience

  • 3-4 years of experience on injection molding area
  • Knowledge and operation of a diversity of molding equipment (Thermolators, dryers, Injection Molding machines, Cranes, Mold changeovers, etc.   
  • English skills not required


Additional Skills

General Requirements

  • Ability to identify engineering drawings/specifications problems
  • Position is often required to work overtime on little or no notice, and to work varied shifts to conduct duties
  • Be Proactive
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Knowledge about OEE metrics
  • Drying system Training  (knowledge of how to properly dry plastic engineering resins )
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office)



Pay Grade: Grade BB (BB) 

Employee Referral Amount: $0.00