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Setter Plastics Molding Machine Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$39,366 (USD)

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The average pay for a Setter Plastics Molding Machine is $39,366 a year and $19 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Setter Plastics Molding Machine is between $29,996 and $47,096. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Prepares and adjusts automatic compression, injection, or transfer machines used to mold plastic materials to specified shape, following blueprints, and utilizing knowledge of machine functions.
  • Reads specifications to determine machine setup and prescribed temperature and time settings.
  • Positions, aligns, and secures assembled mold or mold components, and machine accessories, onto machine press bed, according to guide marks, using hoist, power tools, and hand tools.
  • Attaches connecting lines, such as air, oil, or water to mold, and adjusts controls to regulate mold temperature.
  • Sets machine controls and turns dials to regulate specified machine forming pressure and plastic curing time in mold.
  • Starts machine to produce sample product.
  • Measures and visually inspects sample product for surface and dimensional defects, using microscope, micrometer, and gauges, and adjusts machine setup to eliminate defects.
  • May repair and maintain machines and auxiliary equipment, using hand tools and power tools.
  • May be designated according to type of machine set up as compression-molding-machine setter; injection-molding-machine setter.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Setter Plastics Molding Machine Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Injection Molding Shift Supervisor
Jan 17
Wallingford, CT, USA
All Molded Plastics
... machine. -Knowledge and experience with various types of plastics and how they are processes. -Familiar with auxiliary equipment related to the injection molding process. -Can work as a team along ...
CNC Machinist/Programmer - 2nd shift
Nov 9
Shelton, CT, USA
Inline Plastics
With training the candidate will become proficient with preparing rapid prototype molds, installing the mold in a laboratory thermoforming machine and forming prototype plastic containers. As well as ...
Set Up Technician - Injection Molding
Nov 29
Torrington, CT, USA
Steadfast Staffing Solutions
Cleaning and protecting against rust with light oil of mold base and machine platens when required ... Experience: Plastics Injection Molding: 1 year (Required) Please send resume to cjoy ...
Process Engineer (Plastics Thermoforming)
Nov 13
Shelton, CT, USA
Inline Plastics
Develops and maintains SMED activities to decrease mold change over times from last good part to first good part to less than 4 hours on preheat machines and 2 hours on contact heat machines and ...
Manufacturing Engineering Manager
Nov 13
Shelton, CT, USA
Inline Plastics Corp
This job occasionally requires changing molds and heaters where items weighing 150-300 lbs. are pulled from a shelf onto a "Big Joe" moving machine. Storage heights are from 12 inches above floor ...