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Research & Development Technician A

Company: Teknor Apex Company
Location: Leominster
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

This position is responsible for setting up and operating two research and development injection molding machines. Parts produced by the machine operator are used for testing material properties, customer samples, prototype parts, and marketing samples. This is position requires an individual who will be comfortable making frequent mold changes, material changes, and parameter adjustments.

Molding activities:

  • Set up , install molds adjust and processing parameters that optimize molding conditions to produce high quality samples
  • Mold various parts for physical testing, marketing promotion product launches, customer trials and prototypes
  • Exchange data, experiences and ideas with the requesters with respect to processability of materials and mold design.
  • Help maintain the sample inventory of raw material and molded samples.

Maintenance activities:

  • Maintain injection molds, perform minor repairs to the molding machines
  • Assist in preventive maintenance on lab and auxiliary equipment
  • Take part in performing scheduled departmental safety audits and attend monthly safety meetings

Additional duties:

  • Back up testing and extrusion activities when needed
  • Assist engineers develop new molds and testing processes
  • Collect and package material shipments to customers
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Technical certification in injection molding or machine technology
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Proven professionalism and consistent attendance record a must
  • Basic computer skills - Microsoft Word, Excel

Keywords: Teknor Apex Company, Leominster , Research & Development Technician A, Other , Leominster, Massachusetts

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