Maintenance Technician - Molding

Date: Jun 14, 2022

Location: US-NY-Rochester, New York, US

Company: Bausch & Lomb

2 - 12 hour day shift positions available.  A or B rotation - 6:00am - 6:00pm

2 - 12 hour night shift positions available.  C or D rotation - 6:00pm - 6:00am



Responsible for all aspects of the injection molding process including, but not limited to, set-up and tear down, troubleshooting, equipment maintenance and work flow. Other aspects may include project work, offline rebuild work, EOAT automation, as well as training other technicians.



  • Ownership of the molding process from raw material supply to intermediate product hand off on the line.
  • Able to support trouble shoot potential molding issues contributing to line yield or throughput loss.
  • Work closely with plastics engineering to understand process drivers and part dimensional conformance.
  • Work on a maintenance team alongside Operations technicians and Engineers in a cross-functional team setting to minimize machine downtime and improve line output.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and properly document machine issues.  This individual will focus on maintaining and improving the injection molding machines, mold bases, mold handling automation, EAOT, and metrology inspection equipment.
  • Troubleshoot / diagnose mold base issues (leaks, wear, alignment, etc..) this includes mold base or plate swaps, collet replacements, etc.
  • Troubleshoot / diagnose mold tooling issues. Individual must be able to investigate mold metrology failures and be able to identify root cause as a metrology or tooling related problem.
  • Perform and document reactive and preventative maintenance as required.
  • Communicate machine issues/downtime to other shifts as well as supervisor/management. Train other technicians and/or operators as needed to ensure problems are not repeated/recurring.
  • Assist with any offline mold base rebuilds, repairs or prep work. 




  • High school diploma or equivalent required.  Technical apprenticeship or Associates degree in related mechanical field preferred but job experience may be substituted for degree requirement
  • Minimum 5 years in technician role performing equipment or mold base repairs and preventative maintenance. 
  • Injection molding troubleshooting skills required
  • Medical device or other regulated industry documentation experience beneficial.  Understanding cGMP and experience in clean room environment preferred.
  • Experience with Sumitomo Demag molding machines helpful but not necessary
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings and electrical prints required
  • Demonstrated problem solving and strong troubleshooting skills
  • Programming/troubleshooting robotic/automated part take out systems or servo motors desirable