Mold Setter

Location: Auburn, Indiana US


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 11882

Position Title:

External Description:
Mold Setter

Company: Rieke Packaging Systems

Primary Location: 500 W 7th Street, Auburn, IN 46706 USA

Employment Type: Hourly | Full-Time

Function: Manufacturing Production / Distribution

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Main Duties & Responsibilities


  • Our ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of processing experience in plastic injection molding. The mold setter is responsible for setting molds and starting presses within established process guidelines and will report to the Shift Supervisor.

Essential Duties:
  • Set mold into press and load process parameters as defined.
  • Produce first good product before operator hand off.
  • Proper removal, cleaning and storage of mold and all auxiliary equipment after the jobs are complete.
  • Ensure process characteristics of the work center are maintained throughout the job to
    provide quality parts.
  • Resolve process characteristic if parts produced are not meeting standard.
  • Will be responsible for investigating root causes of repetitive problems and
    implement permanent corrective actions.
  • Diagnose and correct issues relating to setup of production equipment.
  • Pre-stage the next scheduled production job order, which includes all aspects of the job
    change. (ie, auxiliary equipment, watering requirements, etc.).
  • Follow all quality guidelines and ISO-9001 guidelines.
  • Follow all safety procedures when changing molds, setting up molds and making process
  • Willingness to be flexible with work schedules and work overtime and weekends, with or
    without advanced notice.
  • Minor equipment maintenance.
  • Assisting with relief breaks.
  • Communicates with previous and next shift teams.
  • Responsible for keeping work areas clean.
  • Identify and develop cost savings for Rieke.


  • High school diploma/GED
  • 3 years plastic injection mold processing experience and a history of successful job setups through successful processing
  • Computer skills
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics and the ability to apply it in a work situation
  • Basic SPC knowledge, product and customer requirements knowledge.
  • Capable of effective and cooperative interactions with employees and contractors at all levels of
    the organization.
  • Proven ability to work with others to accomplish goals.
  • Proven ability to operate in a fast-paced organization handling multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and understand written instructions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

City: Auburn

Location_formattedLocationLong: Auburn, Indiana US

State: Indiana

Community / Marketing Title: Mold Setter

Company Profile:

Requisition Number: 699

EEO Employer Verbiage:

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TriMas Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.