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Hillenbrand ABEL Coperion Rotex Terrasource Batesville Milacron Moldmasters DME

Machine Installation Technician

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The Machine Installation Technician is responsible for has the role of accompanying the rigging crew on all 2 PC or larger manufactured machine installations.   This role ensures the installation is re-assembled correct to Milacron factory specs, validating the customer warranty at the time of install and drastically reducing warranty cost to Milacron due to improper installation.  


Who we are:

Milacron is a global leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of highly engineered and customized systems within the $27 billion plastic technology and processing industry. We are the only global company with a full-line product portfolio that includes hot runner systems, injection molding, extrusion equipment. We maintain strong market positions across these products, as well as leading positions in process control systems, mold bases and components, maintenance, repair and operating (“MRO”) supplies for plastic processing equipment. Our strategy is to deliver highly customized equipment, components and service to our customers throughout the lifecycle of their plastic processing technology systems.

Milacron is an operating company of Hillenbrand. Hillenbrand (www.Hillenbrand.com) is a global diversified industrial company with businesses that serve a wide variety of industries around the world. We pursue profitable growth and robust cash generation to drive increased value for our shareholders. Hillenbrand's portfolio includes industrial businesses such as Coperion, Milacron Injection Molding & Extrusion, and Mold-Masters, in addition to Batesville, a recognized leader in the death care industry in North America. Hillenbrand is publicly traded on the NYSE under "HI."


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Prior to ship the MIT reviews the machine state it leaves in.

  • Reviews the option content on the OSS and prepares the needed tooling for re assembly in the field. 

  • Travels to the Machine Location to oversee the loading and unloading of the machine to ensure no damage occurs during the Rigging.  

  • Works with the riggers in the field to ensure proper installation of major components including the leveling of the machine. 

  • Makes all Hydraulic and Electric Inner connects to the machine (any item that was removed at Milacron for shipping purposes). 

  • Reviews the completed installation report with the customer and the rigging company and all sign off to completion.      

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A



  • Ability to work self-directed without much supervision.

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent. Technical degree or certification preferred.

  • 1 year of experience with machine assembly or mechanical experience.

  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record.

  • Ability to read mechanical prints and in some cases electrical schematics.  

  • Ability to read and interpret precision tooling such as levels and micrometers.  

  • Must have good communication skills with the customers and the riggers.

  • Ability to work overtime as it is required.

Travel: Must be willing to travel 50-75%. Ability to travel and work off site for up to 2 weeks at a time.

Physical Demands:

To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to crouch. The employee may occasionally lift items as heavy as 50lbs. Specific vision abilities may include the employee’s ability to see near and far distances.


DISCLAIMER: The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


At Hillenbrand we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans.


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