Current Openings at Bruin Manufacturing

Mold Setter Level C

Job Title: Mold setter Level C
Department: Production (Newton, Iowa)
Reports To: Production Team Lead
Classification: Non-exempt



This is an entry-level position within the Production Team. This job requires the person to start learning the process of setting up molds into injection molding machines.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (include but are not limited to the following)

  • Learn molding machine functions, where controls are and what they control
  • Learn all of the safety functions on the machines
  • Drains hoppers and label materials doing this in a way to not cause contamination
  • Clean hopper thoroughly to eliminate contamination of next run
  • Purge machines to prepare for next run
  • Setup molds into injection molding machines following the provided setup sheet
  • Ensure proper setup of hoses, waterlines and runner connections
  • Set conditions on the machine following the setup sheet
  • Begin inspection procedure training
  • Submit molds for repairs and core changes using mold repair database
  • Recommend process improvements for increased efficiencies
  • Firm understanding and compliance with company’s Good Manufacturing Practices and Safe Practices
  • Display and promote company values
  • Regular attendance
  • Other duties as assigned


Ability to work independently. High ethical standards. Well-developed interpersonal skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing, manufacturing environment. Detail-oriented. Exhibit sound and accurate judgment. Demonstrate the ability to learn and apply new approaches as well as be a team player. Entry-level mechanical aptitude, troubleshooting skills on minor equipment issues. Entry-level computer literacy.



  • High school diploma/GED preferred
  • Either currently have or ability to attain forklift certification required

Please fill out the contact us form and attach your resume to apply.


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