Kappa Search | Chicago Employment Agency | Maintenance Mechanic Job

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago employment agency that specializes in manufacturing, maintenance and engineering recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for several injection molded plastics maintenance mechanics for clients.


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  • Set up molds on injection molding machines 
  • Working knowledge of horizontal, vertical and two shot molding machines
  • Create new processes or improve existing processes with new materials and document results
  • Program robotic automation
  • Working knowledge of drill presses, sonic welders, and pad printers
  • Tear down existing setups for storage in safe and accessible fashion
  • Troubleshoot process problems with or without process sheets
  • Make recommendations to engineer and toolmaker for improvement in tooling

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)
  • 4 years in plastic injection industry
  • Ability to read blueprints, method sheets, process sheets and work orders
  • Previous experience with MS Office
  • Effective communication skills

Keywords:  injection molding, process technician, setup technician, mold setup, plastic injection, process molding, plastic, injection