Injection Molding Process Technician in Indianapolis, Indiana at Beckman Coulter Life Sciences

Date Posted: 7/7/2019

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Job ID: BEC014018

About Us

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.
Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.
If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic, and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume online at the URL below or at
Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


The injection molding Processor is a “hands on” position responsible for coordinating the molding efforts on new program launches, setting up and/or revising existing processes to ensure quality product is produced at the highest yields, and assists the manufacturing operations in problem solving and driving continuous improvements in a high volume, high tolerance molding environment. The primary mission of our injection molding technicians is to operate injection molding and molding support equipment to successfully meeting production demands and quality standards. This position is a 12 hour rotating shift opportunity.

Job Requirements
  • Set-up, troubleshoot, process, and maintain plastic injection molding machines.
  • Install, removal, adjustment of all injection molding machinery and equipment.
  • Clean and change tools and molds as needed.
  • Connection of water, hydraulic, and air lines.
  • Ability to read drawings and set-up sheets.
  • Make adjustments for short, flash, pressure, speed, and temperature.
  • Ensure molded components meet all product quality criteria including dimensional criteria.
  • Verify correct set-up of molds, presses, and auxiliary equipment before machine start-up.
  • Establish proper molding conditions. Obtain mold approval at the appropriate time.
  • Must be able to work independently on new process development as well as troubleshooting current production issues.
  • Develop new processes, assess and document new and existing processes. Implement and evaluate changes to existing processes designed to improve product quality, productivity and overall equipment efficiency. 
  • Validate molds and equipment.
  • Input master molding parameters into each press.
  • Communicate any process changes in both written and verbal form.
  • Recommends equipment, tooling or mold changes or replacements to improve quality and overall efficiencies. 
  • Document all significant events, including process changes, alarms, mold cleanings, etc.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment following OSHA, company policy, and 5S methodology. 

Job Requirements


  • Two+ years of experience in plastic injection molding processing.
  • Experience in high volume/high tolerance injection molding.
  • Must be able to lift up to 45 lbs consistently. Must be able to stand up to 12 hours. Bending and reaching are necessary to perform job effectively.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and meeting scheduled deadlines.
  • Must have high school diploma or GED.
  • In depth understanding of injection molding concepts, processing, and system operation.
  • Ability to stay organized while managing multiple critical tasks.
  • Demonstrated performance proficiency with Microsoft Office.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Sumitomo and Engel hydraulic and electric machines a plus.

Diversity & Inclusion
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.


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