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Molding Process Technician

Job Number:  46471
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Magna Exteriors Belvidere
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 46471 
Group: Magna Exteriors  
Division: Magna Exteriors Belvidere 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: BELVIDERE 


Group Description

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


Role Summary

Molding Process Technician

This position reports directly to the Mold Department Manager and is responsible for the general and specific job duties of MEB as described below

Key Responsibilities

  • Exhibit teamwork skills and actively participate in team activities in a positive working environment
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills in a work environment that is striving for continuous improvement.
  • Perform all duties assigned to the Process Technician and Material Technician
  • Support process and other activities consistent with departmental expectations and goals.
  • Assist with setup of initial machine process, document all proposals for improved efficiencies and make adjustments as required.
  • Participate in advanced product quality planning FMEA activities for the development of the control plan for all manufactured parts by the injection molding department.
  • Responsible for assisting with start-up and set-up of new tools and resins, and for conducting tool and resin trials, including documentation.
  • Analyze, communicate, document, and resolve process, materials & related problems within the department.
  • Assist with driving or performing changes or modifications to core documentation resulting from continuous improvement activities as well as internal and external customer requirements.
  • Support and follow the Mold Department control plan on a daily basis ensuring continuous improvement and achievement of departmental goals and objectives within MEB Molding guidelines.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Associate’s Degree in a technical field of study required. 
  • Minimum of six years direct work related experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.  Work experience in lieu of degree will be considered.
  • Computer skills an asset
  • Minimum of 3 years hands-on experience in molding processing.
  • Must have minimum two years production environment experience in injection molding or related field.
  • Basic logic controller operating knowledge.
  • Experience with Mold and Die tooling.


Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.


  • 401k and Profit Sharing with company match
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Fun and friendly work environment
  • Health, Dental, and Vision
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Company Paid Life and Disability
  • Telemedicine
  • 2 weeks paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Additional Life and LTD plans offered
  • Referral Bonus Program


Magna’s company culture exceeds the competition!


We are committed to our employees and are passionately participating in awards programs to our employees regarding innovations, safety, and their own personal health and in our Company Charter.


We at Magna Exteriors Belvidere we want highly motivated and convincing job seekers interested in beginning a new career path and job opportunity with us. We will invest in your success with our succession planning and tuition reimbursement programs.


This position offers a competitive salary rate plus plant incentive program. Join our dynamic team.

One Team – One Goal

Nearest Major Market: Rockford

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