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Mold Setter / Technician (2nd Shift)

Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: Groveport, OH, US, 43125

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company Overview

Established in 1960, Hague Quality Water is the longest standing water treatment manufacturer in the United States.  With headquarters and manufacturing located in Groveport, Ohio, Hague Quality Water manufactures water softener and filtration equipment.  Our products are sold in the U.S. at Lowe’s stores nationwide and through our authorized dealer network as well as to over 50 countries worldwide through our network of independent distributors.  We are experiencing strong growth as part of the North American Water Treatment Division of A. O. Smith, a division that saw April - June 2020 sales increase by 19% from the same time period in 2019, with continued strong growth heading into 2022.

What You Will Do

Our facility operates over seventeen plastic injection molding presses in the production of water softeners.  As a Mold Setter / Technician (2nd Shift), you will be responsible for setting up and operating injection molding machines.  Mold Setters looking for a long-term commitment and growth potential are encouraged to apply.  The positions are direct-hire, benefits eligible after 30 days, and we supply mold setting tooling; additional job-related training and education is supported and encouraged.  Our 2nd Shift is Monday to Friday, 2 pm - 10:30 pm, overtime on Saturdays as needed, and has a .50 cent shift premium.


We are a drug-free facility and require all employees to pass a drug screening and background check.

What You Will Be Responsible For

  • Pull molds from the machine and set the new molds safely using overhead cranes
  • Ensure that the correct mold and materials are being used
  • Make all necessary hydraulic, water and electrical connections
  • Start up the machine and to ensure that the parts are inspected
  • Make needed process adjustments to get the parts to proper specifications
  • Fill out the proper paperwork for the previous mold and for the new mold
  • Record the latest process settings
  • Help to keep machines running during the shift
  • Communicate any work that needs to be done with the proper department
  • Follow all safety policies and procedures

What You Will Bring

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a plastic injection molding facility perferred
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a mold setter role preferred
  • HS Diploma or GED required
  • Strong safety record, promotes a safe and organized work area
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral, and good problem-solving ability

We Offer

Great people make our organization great and because of that, we offer competitive compensation (based on experience) and a comprehensive benefits plan which includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; company-sponsored life insurance; 401k with company match; short- and long-term disability programs; tuition assistance; professional development assistance; paid vacation days in your first year of employment; ten paid holidays in a calendar year; bus line access; and employees discounts.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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