United States, Geneva, NY, Beauty Care

Blow Mold Setup Technician (Benefits Start Day One!)


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.

Your Role:

  • Follows all LO/TO and plant safety procedures.
  • Correctly handles tooling to eliminate damage.
  • Clean and set up grinders and blenders for all color changes.
  • Perform mold set up correctly including head tooling and neck sizes. Following check list, set up sheet and router. Use a SMED approach for all mold set up
  • Process machines to start them up and produce an acceptable part and make adjustments to bring part quality into specification.
  • Conducts blow molding quality checks to ensure product integrity.
  • Perform daily review of machine efficiency and check sheet to ensure bottles are being produced with the correct materials and exceed the minimum quality standards.
  • Utilize technical knowledge to solve mechanical problems on blow molding equipment.
  • Fill out set up sheet, mold change paperwork and monitor records on a consistent basis
  • Repair, adjust, and maintain all blow molding equipment and auxiliary equipment to maximize productivity and meet all quality standards.
  • Must demonstrate mechanical aptitude; good understanding of machine timing, setting of limit switches, and cams.
  • Ability to troubleshoot processing for all molded parts and basic equipment repair and operation.
  • Check product visually for quality and make necessary adjustments to produce parts that meet all quality specs.
  • Can set conveyor heights and program PLC’s for conveyors.
  • Keep area neat, clean and orderly at all times, including tool box.
  • Must have own basic hand tools

Your Skills:

  • High School graduate, or equivalent, with 3-5 years of previous Blow Molding experience required.
  • Equivalent and related experience required. Ability to read blueprints required.
  • Must have good mechanical, math, and communication skills and display initiative.
  • Prefer some electrical knowledge.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral.  At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

JOB ID: 20008576
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067