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At Sussex IM, our success has always been because of our dedicated and loyal employees. We strive to provide a safe work environment in which integrity, respect, teamwork, open communication and continuing education are encouraged.

Current Openings

We are looking for self-motivated employees for the following positions:

Job description

Now offering a $1,000 Signing Bonus for all new Set Up Technicians!

*Must pass 90 day probationary period to receive payment.

Sussex IM has a great workplace culture, comprehensive benefit package and competitive wage rates!

Sussex IM is looking for Set Up/Injection Molding Techs on 2nd and 3rd Shifts.

2nd shift- 3:00pm-11:30pm

3rd shift- 11:00pm-7:30am

Primary Duties

  • Sets up molds.
  • Sets machine controls to regulate clamping pressure and speeds.
  • Cleans entire machine and washes floor around machine for safety and 5s purposes.
  • Cycles-in machine and examines samples parts for defects such as flash, sinks, shorts, splay, cracks and closed holds.
  • Adjusts machine set up to eliminate defects.
  • Arranges work area and assists in the set up of auxiliary equipment as required.
  • Verifies that all molding parameters such as pressures, timers, water temperatures and machine heats are properly set.
  • Removes molds from press after completion of run.
  • Maintains a safe working environment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in plastic injection molding.
  • Good attendance and punctuality.
  • Experience with hanging molds with forklift preferred.
  • Ability to lift 75lbs to shoulder height.

Sussex IM is an equal employment opportunity employer. We believe our organization’s success has always been dependent upon the efforts and integrity of qualified people, regardless of their age, race, creed, color, disability, handicap, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, or any other similar characteristic protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and require an accommodation during the application process, please contact us.

Job Type: Full-time

We have an immediate opportunity for a Project Engineer with experience managing multiple projects and a background in injection molded part design. Sussex IM, located 30 minutes West of Milwaukee, is a custom injection molder specializing in consumer packaging, medical parts, and industrial components. Visit us @ www.sussexim.com. SussexIM has a very innovative and diverse work environment that offers cradle-to-grave involvement in projects. We are driven by innovative design solutions created by dedicated employees.

Reporting to the Director of Project Engineering, you would be responsible for providing services and products that satisfy our customers’ needs while meeting Sussex IM’s business objectives. You will be responsible for developing competitive and creative solutions to meet customers’ expectations for design, function, quality, and pricing. Duties include:

  • The preparation of accurate part quotations based on customer design and quality criteria, the manufacturing process involved, and Company pricing objectives,
  • The management of cross-functional teams to ensure that financial, timing and quality objectives for the project are met.
  • Review tooling specifications and quotations for conformance to design, quality, manufacturing, and pricing objectives.
  • Design products/components using both creativity and sound engineering practices. Prepares sketches, computer-generated images, and drawings to effectively communicate design intent to the customer or toolmaker.
  • Prepare/Update project schedules for use by the customer and others.
  • Monitors product/project costs throughout the design and early production stage.
  • Leads FMEA reviews and action items.
  • Designs product packaging.
  • Prepare ERP paperwork.
  • Responsible for molded sample analysis for conformance.
  • Establish quality standards and assist with the resolution of production issues.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with 8+ years of experience in plastic injection molded part design and processing
  • Proven ability to lead projects
  • Ability to see the big picture without losing attention to details
  • Excellent technical writing and communication skills

Desired:

  • Experience with direct customer contact
  • Proficiency in Pro/ENGINEER

Sussex IM offers a competitive salary and benefits package including health, dental, life, vision, disability, 401(k), profit sharing, flexible spending accounts, health club, and tuition reimbursement along with eleven paid holidays and paid vacation.

Hours: 6:00am-3:30pm with OT available

Pay: $25-$30/hour or as determined by years of experience

Summary:

Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Technician maintains injection presses and auxiliary equipment to ensure that they are in excellent working order. Develops maintenance schedules for all equipment to ensure that it is kept in good, safe working order.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for seeing that the daily routine maintenance is performed on all molding equipment and that safety guards are checked.
  • Works with machinery suppliers to troubleshoot any major mechanical or electrical problems that cannot be solved internally.
  • Works with Set-Up and Secondary Technicians to ensure that the monthly maintenance checklist is completed.
  • Upon approval, makes recommendations and places orders for necessary parts to improve/repair machinery.
  • Assists in the moving of machinery within the plant as well as hooking up and leveling new machines. Connects plumbing as necessary.
  • Performs maintenance functions of auxiliary equipment including mold heaters, grinders, and dryers.
  • Interacts with vendors and internal personnel to put non-operative presses in working order.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Completion of Maintenance Apprenticeship Program or the equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 5-8 years of experience in plastic injection molding environment.
  • Ability to weld and operate forklift.
  • Experience with Krauss Maffei machines and MC4, MC5, and MC6 control systems highly preferred. Experience with Van Dorn machines also a plus.

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Full-time

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Employee Benefits

Traditional or Roth 401(k)
Company Profit Sharing Contributions
Paid Vacation
11 Paid Holidays
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Short-term Disability Insurance
Long-term Disability Insurance
Education Assistance
Health Club Reimbursement

Our Mission

is to solve problems to satisfy consumer needs

Our Vision

is to mold and fulfill the future for our employees and customers

Our Core Values

are Customer Focus, Ethics, Communication, and Teamwork

Our Core Values

Safety

Planning and working with caution.
Training
Consistency
Responsibility

Innovation

Innovation

Molding a bold new future.
Technology
Creativity
Cutting-edge

Customer Focuse

Customer Focus

Embedded Focus on the customer at all levels. 
Dedication
Accountability
Dependability

Integrity

Integrity

Making the right choice – not the easy choice.

Honesty
Respect
Trust

Collaboration

Collaboration

Working together towards a single solution.

Teamwork
Communication
Unity