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Injection Molding Technician

Mobis Alabama, LLC Montgomery, AL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Department: Molding
Reports to: Molding Manager
FLSA Status: Nonexempt


The Injection Molding Technician is responsible for Injection Molding startup, mold replacement setup, launching of new product series, shutdown procedures, and maintenance and modification of parameter settings for optimum production.

Essential Functions:

  • Actively participate in all safety, quality, and production related meetings required, as well as promote safety throughout the department
  • Actively follow and promote use of lock out tag out, and undergo annual re-certification training as required
  • Verify program, mold, End of Arm Tooling (EOAT), and resin are correct prior to starting production after a mold change has been performed
  • Verify correct program is loaded, all connections are properly made, and all sequences are appropriate for tool being set
  • Follow proper startup procedures to ensure tool does not flash on first shot or run excessive scrap due to defects
  • Follow proper shutdown procedures and ensure press will be ready for production at next startup
  • Assist mold setters and maintenance personnel in methods to improve accuracy and reduce scrap and downtime
  • Follow 5 piece inspection procedures on all new startups with other Team Members involved
  • Complete all production related documents in a timely manner
  • Perform periodic quality inspections on all molding presses throughout the shift
  • Inspect all parts based on Mobis quality criteria
  • Immediately report any conditions that will cause safety, quality, or production related issues
  • Observe all safety rules and policies at all times, including properly wearing correct personal protective equipment
  • Maintain and improve housekeeping in assigned areas (purging, scrap parts, material spills, etc.)Assist in training of new Team Members
  • Transfer information daily to the following shift concerning all quality issues, process changes, or any other quality or production concerns

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Required Education & Experience:

High School Diploma or equivalent plus four years of experience working with injection molding machines utilizing hot runner systems and valve gate sequencing

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of robot teaching and programming
  • Thorough understanding of injection molding processes
  • Ability to perform preventive maintenance on end-of-arm tools
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytical abilities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Preferred Education & Experience:

  • Experience with large tonnage molding machines (2000 ton and larger)
  • Experience with Engel Presses

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations Preferred:

  • Master Molder 1 and 2
  • Fanuc Robot Certification
  • RJG Certification

Working Conditions:

  • Work is 90% in production area; 10% in office
  • Position works on 2nd shift
  • Overtime as needed
  • Traversing around production floor

Mobis Alabama, LLC

Why Work Here?

Innovative atmosphere, diverse company culture, global reach, opportunities for growth and learning. Join us!

Who is Hyundai MOBIS? Hyundai MOBIS forms the parts and service arm for South Korean automakers Hyundai Motor Company, Genesis Motors, and Kia Motors. The company offers chassis, cockpit, and front-end modules; safety products, including airbags, headlights, anti-lock brake systems, and electronic stability control products; steering parts; multimedia systems; UVO systems; injection-molded plastic parts, such as instrument panels, carriers, and bumpers; and steel wheel rims and decks. It also supplies after-sales service parts for vehicles. Concentrating its resources on after-sales parts, module parts manufacture, and parts export, Hyundai MOBIS has firmly established its position as one of the leading auto parts specialist companies in the world. Hyundai MOBIS’s Module Division, of which MOBIS Alabama, LLC is part, has supplied the three major modules, chassis module, cockpit module, and front-end module, to automakers in the just-in-sequence (JIS) system. Participating in the initial stages of a new vehicle development process, Hyundai MOBIS performs research and development of auto-parts, taking into account the specifications for modules, including designing and testing for production applications. Through system integration of modularization, Hyundai MOBIS is contributing to increased competitiveness and in-sequence processing, reducing total weight and the number of parts needed. This allows for easier assembly, effective inventory control, and cost reduction. Who is MOBIS Alabama? Established in 2002 and operating on nearly 83 acres in Montgomery, Alabama, MOBIS Alabama, LLC is the largest Tier 1 supplier to both Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) and KIA Motor Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG). With a commitment to quality, we pride ourselves on providing state-of-the-art Modules, Assemblies, and genuine Hyundai and KIA after-service parts. We hold both the ISO14001 and IATF16949 Certifications for Environmental Management and Quality Management. Our process begins in the sprawling 600,000 square-foot Plastics plant where we use injection molding to produce front and rear bumpers, instrument panel frames, and after-service parts. Our bumpers are molded and painted in-house. Bumpers for HMMA are also assembled in-house before transfer to HMMA for final assembly, while bumpers for KMMG are sent to our sister plant in Georgia for assembly. After molding, instrument panel frames move to the Module plant next door where we prepare them to receive additional parts to form a complete Cockpit (dashboard) assembly. Also in the Module building are our front and rear Chassis (vehicle suspension) assembly lines. Here, parts from Tier 2 and 3 suppliers are assembled into completed Chassis modules which are transported to nearby HMMA for final vehicle assembly. Our Redistribution Center (RDC) supplies genuine Hyundai and KIA after-service parts to dealerships, auto parts stores, and other parts distribution centers. We receive parts from suppliers globally which are distributed across North America to satisfy our customers’ demand for high-quality automotive parts. MOBIS Alabama offers career opportunities in: Assembly/Manufacturing Engineering Purchasing/Procurement Logistics/Supply Chain Management/Warehousing Production Control Maintenance Quality Control/Assurance Injection Molding Industrial Painting Human Resources Environmental, Health, & Safety Accounting & Finance We also offer competitive wages and benefits including: Paid Vacation & Personal Time Off 14 Paid Holidays 401(k) with Company Match Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance Life Insurance Disability Insurance Vision: MOBIS Alabama has embraced Hyundai MOBIS’s vision to be a lifetime partner in automobiles and beyond and to achieve Global Top 5 status by 2020. Mission: MOBIS Alabama’s mission is to set global standards of excellence for Safety, Quality, and on time Delivery at the lowest Cost with the highest Team Member Morale that will exceed customer expectations. Core Values: MOBIS Alabama has embraced the Core Values of the Hyundai Motor Group. We diligently seek to pursue the following five (5) Core Values to ensure the success of the Hyundai Motor Group: Customer- We promote a customer driven corporate culture by providing the best quality and impeccable service with all values centered on our customers. Challenge- We refuse to be complacent, embrace every opportunity for greater challenge, and are confident in achieving our goals with unwavering passion and ingenious thinking. Collaboration- We create synergy through a sense of “togetherness” that is fostered by mutual communication and cooperation within the company and with our business partners. People- We believe the future of our organization lies in the hearts and capabilities of individual members, and will help them develop their potential by creating a corporate culture that respects talent. Globality- We respect the diversity of cultures and customs, aspire to be the world’s best at what we do, and strive to become a respected global corporate citizen. If you would like to join us in our mission as a top global automotive part supplier, check out our current openings and be part of something amazing.


1395 Mitchell Young Road Montgomery, AL 36018
Montgomery, AL

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