Forming Set Up Technician – Wapello, IA


Department: Thermoforming

Plant Location: Wapello, Iowa

Pay Grade: 4A ($17.51 – $19.40)

Shift:  2nd (12/22 thru approximately 3/23, shift is 2:30pm – 1am Monday – Thursday)

Once 3 shifts are established, shift will be 2:30pm – 11pm Monday – Friday


Responsible for safely and efficiently setting up and lining out thermoforming machines.  Works in conjunction with a CNC Technician as part of a set up team.  Develops and streamlines new techniques for speeding up machine set ups.

Specific Duties

  1. Set up and line out forming machines to standard cycle time.
  2. Arrange secondary items in manufacturing cell per Manufacturing Plan.
  3. Complete Production Start Up paperwork properly.
  4. Train Operator Trainees on how to properly set up machines.
  5. Fill out required paperwork for set ups and daily production reporting
  6. Complete any other tasks as per Supervision.
  7. Perform standardized work per the Manufacturing Plan’s Process Methods.


Qualified Rotary/CNC Operator


A.S. degree or practical experience.


Reports to the Shift Supervisor