Molding Technician - 3rd Shift in Temecula, CA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 11/3/2021

Job Snapshot

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    Temecula, CA
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Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

To start-up and maintain engineering defined molding processes, accurately document issues with tools / processes / and equipment, maintain tool PM and equipment PM, and assist with tool set-ups. Will require experience to work with Injection Molding Machines Robots (IMM).Must have experience in working with IMM’s of 70 ton to 1500 ton capacity.

•         Starts up the process for a new tool set-up to the engineering defined process and monitors up-time of equipment. 

•         Completes assigned machine and tool PM’s.

•         Accurately documents any issues with the tool / equipment / material / or process in Mold Process Book.

•         Maintains housekeeping standards by keeping tools and equipment clean and work area free of debris and parts.

•         Performs other duties as necessary.

•         Adheres to safety rules and ergonomic practices.

Most difficult or most complex task or project performed by the jobholder:

To start-up a new tool set-up to the engineering defined process.

Minor programing of IMM Robots (Wittman, Star, Sytrama and Sepro).

Minimum Requirements


A successful candidate must have a High School Diploma or GED preferred but not required.  


A successful candidate must have 5 years’ experience as an injection-molding technician.   In addition, electric pallet jack, forklift, and crane experience is preferred.

A successful candidate must possess moderate mathematical skills (ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using common numbers, common fractions, and decimals.)   Must be able to have demonstrated basic computer knowledge – ability to work with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office and have knowledge of chemicals, chemical reactions, and safe operating temperatures of various materials.

A successful candidate must be able to communicate in both English and Spanish effectively. Must successfully pass the Scotts Temecula Operations forklift exams and obtain a valid operator’s license and adhere to all safety and environmental rules and policies.  They must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 55 pounds.   They must be able to stand, sit, walk, stoop and bend for extended periods of time.  They must be able to work in a fast paced environment.  They must be able to work the required shift and be able to work overtime.   A successful candidate must be able to provide the necessary tools to do their job. 

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts. With the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring certain associates to get a COVID vaccine*. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

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