Injection Molding Machine/Maintenance Technician

Position Location US-CA-Lake Forest




Applied Medical is a new generation medical device company with a proven business model and commitment to innovation that has fueled our rapid business growth and expansion. Applied Medical has been developing and manufacturing advanced surgical technologies for nearly 30 years, and has earned a strong reputation in healthcare.  Our dedication to delivering the highest quality products and unique business positioning, provides our team members with the unique ability to contribute in a larger capacity than is possible in typical positions.

Position Description

As an Injection Molding Machine/Maintenance Technician II, you will be responsible for all set up operations for your respective work center in the manufacturing environment and for working within the framework of a team and performing the following activities:

  • Maintain good documentation practices
  • Adjust on machines and perform troubleshooting as required by quality criteria 
  • Monitor and maintain area for organization and safety
  • Troubleshoot and dial in processes for transfer molding, liquid injection molding, compression molding, and injection molding
  • Perform mold cleaning
  • Understand and follow manufacturing instructions and QSR per training
  • Read and understand engineering drawings, shop order operation and sequence
  • Communicate effectively with production personnel, supervisors, engineers, and inspectors to ensure quality components
  • Work with team leader’s online clearance and organization
  • collaborate with maintenance by tagging equipment for repairs

Position Requirements


  • Strive to meet or exceed production and quality goals
  • Ability and desire to train new team members
  • Must be able to read, write and comprehend English
  • Have good hand-eye coordination
  • Be able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds
  • An understanding of team concepts and a willingness to work with others
  • A minimum of two years' experience in extrusion, injection molding and/or rubber molding
  • Set up skills and basic understanding of resins
  • Completion of high school education or equivalent
  • Will perform other duties and responsibilities as required



The following skills and attributes are preferred:

  • Familiarity with Arburg Injection Molding Machines and Robots 


  • Training and mentorship with ongoing learning and development courses
  • On-campus wellness activities
  • Comprehensive medical and dental and vision coverage
  • Education reimbursement program
  • 401(k) program with discretionary employer match
  • Generous vacation accrual and paid holiday schedule


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