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Blow Mold Mechanic

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Corona, CA, CA, US, 92878

Company: Glanbia

At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers around dairy and non-dairy nutritional ingredients. We co-innovate and deliver ingredient solutions and precision premixes for use in the mainstream food and beverage, infant and clinical, and functional nutrition markets. We are the number one provider of whey-based nutritional ingredients globally and the number one producer of American-style cheddar cheese. Our protein systems have transformed the bar and beverage categories — bringing increased levels of protein, cleaner labels and greater product functionality to market. We have a direct presence in 21 countries, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany and China, and international sales and technical offices around the world.

Blow Mold Technician I-III depending on Experience - Sign On Bonus of up to $1200

Job Description Revised: April 2019

Sign On Bonus:           up to $1200

Reports To:                       Blow Molding Team Lead

Department:                      Blow Mold

Location:                           Corona, CA

Pay Status:                         Non-Exempt $23.34-$28.64 depending on experience

Position Backed Up By:   Blow Molding Team Lead

Job Summary

The Blow Molder Technician is responsible for operating, maintaining, and repairing all blow mold equipment, meeting all production, quality and safety requirements, and performing all maintenance on the blow molder and high pressure air compressors. Employee has the responsibility to report food safety hazards or concerns to their immediate supervisor. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities (not restrictive)

  • Operate blow molder, bottle conveyor, airveyor, high air compressor, air dryer, tippers, chillers
  • Perform mold and neck finish changes
  • Perform Preventative maintenance and fill out/create work orders and purchase requisitions for parts.
  • Perform process adjustments,  testing  protocol, document  to meet quality specifications
  • Complete daily production records and logs for shift.
  • Monitor Machine efficiency and ensure all equipment is operational
  • Manage machine process efficiency initiatives, scrap minimization, materials conservation
  • Follow all health and safety standards
  • Start and shut down machines
  • Manage and oversee downstream blow mold personnel
  • Perform mold changes and process adjustments
  • Monitor production quantities for color change, mold change and product completions
  • Troubleshoot and fix any problems with the blow molder or high pressure air compressors
  • Communicate quickly and effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Must have own tools
  • Recommend methods to improve processes and practices, equipment performance and efficiency of operations
  • Verification of production working documents
  • Verification of tooling, instructions on materials prior to use on assigned process
  • Create SOP’s, OPL’s, SWI’s, BDA’s, LSI’s concerning any defect or process change.
  • Perform all assignments given by Supervisors or Upper Management Team
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.

Additional Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualification & Experience Requirements

Education, Training:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Experience Required:

  • Basic knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions finished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Ability to work with amino acids, vitamins and fine chemicals in powder and liquid form as well as allergen products.

Language, Computer &   Numeracy:

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and written
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and governmental regulations
  • Ability to write reports and procedures manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and written
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measures, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to interpret bar graphs

Typical Physical Activity

Physical Demands

  • Regularly involves talking or listening, sitting, and the use of hands and fingers.
  • Regularly involves going up and down stairs.
  • Frequently involves reaching with hands and arms, standing and walking.
  • Occasionally involves crouching, stooping, kneeling and/or climbing or balancing.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceives attributes of objects and materials.
  • Involves moderate physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature.
  • Should be able to identify and distinguish colors, see clearly at 20 inches or closer and 20 feet or more, observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point, judge distances and spatial relationships, and adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus.

Typical Environmental Conditions

  • May be exposed to moderate noise levels (i.e. office equipment, light traffic).
  • May be exposed to moderate to high noise levels (i.e. production equipment, forklifts, heavy traffic).
  • May be exposed to humidity, intense heat and cold, outdoor weather conditions, and fumes and toxic chemicals.
  • May work in areas with mechanical moving parts, above ground with risk of fall, or areas with risk of electrical shock.


Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.




Values.jpg Are you someone who likes to make it happen, make it better and make it fun? If so, our company offers you an excellent opportunity to do really interesting work and develop a career in a dynamic and innovative environment that is all about making you and our business successful.

Nearest Major Market: Corona
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles