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Location: Pewaukee, WI
Posted on: 2018-11-19
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Injection Mold Set-Up and Operator

Harken, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and distributor of innovative sailboat hardware and accessories for over 50 years. We also translate our engineering capabilities into high-performance products for industry. If you have a positive can-do attitude, and thrive in a casual, but fast paced work environment, we want you!

TITLE: Injection Mold Set-Up and Operator
REPORTS TO: Production Operations Control Manager
BASED AT: Harken, Inc., Pewaukee, WI
STATUS: Full Time, 1st shift, Non-Exempt


  • Perform required operations to set-up various sizes and types of molding machines
  • Position, align, secure dies, adjust ram stroke, regulate temperature and pressure, perform other related set up tasks based on type of machine
  • Run test cycles and make adjustments as necessary
  • Turn over machine to others for operation and troubleshoot for operators in need of technical support


  • High school diploma or GED certificate required and 3+ years of related experience preferred
  • Knowledge of the properties of plastics required
  • Ability to use standard office equipment
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs, i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Publisher
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, feel or handle objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands or arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. Must be able to walk or stand on concrete for up to 4 hours at a time
  • Must be able to lift 60 pounds without assistance
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception and the ability to focus
  • Other duties as assigned

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all qualifications, responsibilities, duties or skills required.


Submit your resume via email to: jobs@harken.com

Harken is an equal opportunity employer.

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