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Lippert Components, Inc Injection Mold Technician in Elkhart, Indiana


A typical day for the injection molding technician includes setting up molds, troubleshooting mold change overs, inspecting product for quality defects, and meeting production goals.

The Injection Mold Technician should be capable of working within a dynamic group to meet project goals and timelines. The person in this position must be well organized, detail oriented, and have the flexibility to handle multiple project assignments.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions including the preparation and/or modification of the following:

  • Plans, organizes, and coordinates workload to achieve objectives.

  • Understands how to properly and safely change molds in an injection machine.

  • Understands how to troubleshoot mold setups in order to achieve defect free production at the highest possible output.

  • Knows how the perform color changes and how to purge material from an injection molding machine.

  • Reviews molded parts for quality defects and can adjust the machine to correct the defect.

  • Frequent contact and interaction with production, purchasing, and direct supervisor.


  • Analyzing Information.

  • Confidentiality.

  • Quality Focus.

  • Results Driven.

  • Thoroughness.

  • Time Management.

  • Organizational Skills.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is regularly required to walk, sit, stand, bend, lift, and move continually during working hours. Is subject to lifting over 25 pounds. This position can involve sitting for various periods of time, and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping and crouching throughout the day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, and the expected work hours are 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday; weekend work is also necessary at times.


No Travel will be required.

Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma and/or related associates degree in engineering or specific discipline and two years’ experience.

  • Four years related experience and/or training specialized in drafting, design, and engineering practices.

  • Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • Preferred experience in the garment/ residential furniture, automotive or marine seating systems.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • RJG Certification

  • Manufacturing/industry experience.

  • Experience working with multiple discipline projects.

  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office, MasterCam, Top Solid, Lectra 2/3D, and Solidworks.

  • Organizational skills, communication proficiency, initiative, thoroughness, and time management.

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Requisition ID: 2020-2865

External Company Name: Lippert Components

External Company URL:

Street: 2701 Marina Dr