Setup Technician - JPA

Job Locations US-MN-Anoka
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


About JunoPacific  

JunoPacific provides premier medical device molding, design and assembly services for the medical device industry. JunoPacific is part of the Cretex Medical family of companies. Learn more at and 


Set-Up Technician Position Summary 

Setup Technicians are responsible for the set-up and tear downs of injection molds in molding equipment, set-up of required auxiliary equipment, complete first piece inspection of production run, ensure equipment is running at prescribed cycle per work instructions, and assist, where necessary, press operators. 


Shift Available: 

  • 7th Shift: 6:30pm-7:00am Monday-Wednesday, every other Sunday


Set-Up Technician Duties and Responsibilities  

  • Locate, transport, install and store injection molds in accordance with established guidelines Prepare auxiliary and second support equipment as required at the press 
  • Monitor presses and alarms and troubleshoot issues 
  • Follows proper setup checks and floor operation procedures 
  • Trouble shoot the manufacturing process to diagnose and resolve anticipated or actual manufacturing problems that may affect product quality 
  • Maintain part quality by completing audits and documenting defective parts 
  • Clean molds 
  • Understand the operating characteristics and capabilities of all manufacturing machinery, equipment, and controls 
  • Develop and document set-up sheets as required for new tooling, major tooling changes, process changes, and special tests 
  • Keep the Engineering Department and the Master Scheduler informed about the technical status of new jobs and projects 
  • Verify documents and logs are accurate and completed in a timely manner 
  • Reads and complies with work instructions, set up sheets, and checklists 
  • Enters production information into the ERP system on a timely basis 
  • Accurately records and reports hours worked 
  • Maintains an organized work area (5S) to include workstations, equipment, walkways, and locker rooms 
  • Participates in the Operational Excellence Program 
  • Understands and complies with the Cretex professional competencies, company policies, and employee manual 
  • Adheres to all safety policies; includes wearing personal protective equipment when required 
  • Supports and complies with the company's Quality System, ISO, and medical device requirements 
  • Completes all other work duties as assigned 


Set-Up Technician Requirements  

  • Ability to perform set-up for new molds and highly complex molds as directed 
  • Knowledge of plastic resins, mold setup and functions of an injection molding press 
  • Ability to create and route reports and communications 
  • Ability to present information to individuals or small groups 
  • Knowledge of basic Math 
  • Ability to operate a forklift and overhead cranes 
  • Ability to promote and maintain a safe work environment 
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience 
  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Ability to read, comprehend, follow and document work instructions, standard operating procedures, and training documents 
  • Mechanical Aptitude 
  • Dexterity and hand and eye coordination 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Strong problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple tasks 


Set-Up Technician Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Knowledge of statistical process control (SPC) 


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