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Injection Molding Technician

JOB TITLE: Injection Molding Technician


ORG UNIT NAME: Glazing Prod.




SABIC is a global leader in diversified chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It manufactures on a global scale in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, making distinctly different kinds of products: chemicals, commodity and high performance plastics, agri-nutrients and metals.


The company recorded a net profit of US$ 5.7 billion in 2018. Sales revenues for 2018 totaled US$ 45 billion while total assets stood at US$ 85 billion. Production in 2018 was 75.3 million metric tons. It has more than 33,000 employees worldwide and operates in around 50 countries.



Primary purpose would be to develop & demonstrate new and innovative technologies for injection molding of automotive plastic parts with the latest in molding equipment and tooling. Application Technology (AT) Technicians utilize state-of-the-art machines and new tools and systems to resolve customer concerns in molding with SABIC materials, develop molding techniques and innovate around new customer challenges. The Wixom AT facility is focused on automotive customers in this expanding Auto Center of Excellence.


Job Purpose & Responsibilities

  • Executes quality part molding
  • Determines operational settings to run a variety of new and existing plastic resins Establishes process parameters settings to run a variety of new and existing plastic resin types: PC, ABS, blends of PC/ABS, PBT and blends, PP compounds, and glass-filled products
  • Develops new and innovative molding procedures using latest available technologies such as 2K molding, 3K molding, ICM molding, Composite molding (plastic carbon fiber composites).
  • Performs advanced machine troubleshooting and maintenance.
  • Supports implementation and modification of new technology upgrades to the injection molding machine
  • Provides inputs to tooling development Launches new tools to include; initial tool set up of tooling functions, slides and cores, establish process parameters, new tool debugging skills, and tool maintenance knowledge
  • Develops technical knowledge in automotive plastic manufacturing standards
  • Follows LOTO, corporate safety systems, and regulatory EHSS requirements
  • Provides accurate and timely technical results, recommendations and summaries on injection molding trials to requestors
  • Communicates with verbally, in writing, and virtually with requestors and internal stakeholders
  • Mentors and coaches less experienced team members
  • Manages projects and timelines effectively
  • Utilizes problem solving and analytical skills to resolve issues quickly and efficiently
  • Executes quality part molding



  • 5+ years Injection Molding Fundamentals: (Education, Certifications or Experience combination)
  • Automated molding using state of the art machines and program controls (Engel experience a plus)

  • Kistler or RJG measurement system and sensors, Automated controllers & Robotic programming part retrieval

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and functions
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and demonstrated ability to follow them
  • Automotive experience preferred
  • Communication and organization skills to include: Proficient use of personal computers with Microsoft Office tools
  • Strong Interpersonal and Teamwork skills
  • Strong Problem Solving and Troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrated organizational, planning and record keeping skills
  • Self-motivated execution of tasks and report out
  • Curious and excited to learn new molding technology



  • You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the “Apply Now/Apply” option on this page.
  • You must be 18 years or older
  • You must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process
  • You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process
  • You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
  • Relocation if available


SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as such will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Disclaimers (USA):

SABIC is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of SABIC about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at SABIC via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of SABIC; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by SABIC as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means

Nearest Major Market: Detroit