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Setter Plastics Molding Machine Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$39,239 (USD)

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The average pay for a Setter Plastics Molding Machine is $39,239 a year and $19 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Setter Plastics Molding Machine is between $29,899 and $46,944. 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 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Setter Plastics Molding Machine Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Injection Molding Machine Operator
Nov 5
Ansonia, CT, USA
Nesco Resource, LLC
Injection Mold Machine Operators. Perform secondary type of operations and provide support to the ... Ability to grasp and manipulate small plastic parts. Basic computer skills. Excellent Communication ...
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 ...
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 ...
Tooling Engineer
Oct 2
Milford, CT, USA
Inline Plastics Corp
Knowledge of injection molding tooling/process is a plus * Strong problem solving skills with good ... Tool making or machine shop experience is preferred. Company Description Inline Plastics is ...
RDE - Tooling Configuration Analyst
Sep 17
Milford, CT, USA
Inline Plastics Corp
Candidates with injection molding or thermoforming tool design or plastics industry experience is beneficial. Tool making or machine shop experience is beneficial. Company Description Inline Plastics ...