Lacks Enterprises, Inc.
  • Grand Rapids, MI, USA
  • Full Time

Plastic Plate, LLC - A Division of Lacks Enterprises, Inc. is seeking Die Setters for 2nd and 3rd Shift.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Installs molds in presses and makes all necessary hook-ups, settings and adjustments in accordance with the established process paperwork.
    • Cycles the machine after set-up to ensure proper operation. Runs parts, making any necessary final adjustments until a quality trim sample is produced.
    • Completes mold changes and obtains quality approved parts within the established guidelines.
    • Performs all tasks associated with making the necessary material changes for a new job, if needed.
    • Ensures all required secondary tooling is set-up at the machine and properly adjusted for each new job, if needed.
    • Cleans and polishes molds as needed.
    • Makes basic machine and mold repairs.
    • Performs basic maintenance functions as they relate to die sets.
    • Maintains required documentation on a daily basis.
  • Maintains housekeeping in designated work areas.




Experience and thorough familiarity with molding machines and associated equipment. Product knowledge and thorough understanding of the various molding processes. Understanding of quality standards. Ability to obtain a hi-lo license and crane license and operate a hi-lo and crane safely.


Lacks Enterprises, Inc. offers a competitive and comprehensive total compensation package including:

  • Medical insurance with near-site primary care clinics
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Company paid life insurance and short term disability
  • Matching 401(k) and profit sharing
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement

* Applicable waiting periods and employee contribution to premium apply to some benefits listed above.


For over 50 years, Lacks Enterprises, Inc. has been the model of excellence, producing superior parts that uniquely reflect the expertise of our employees, our innovative ideas and our unwavering dedication to deliver our best each and every day.


Our Integrity

With the fourth generation of the founding family now advancing into leadership, Lacks Enterprises continues to promote a team-based culture where employees truly feel a bond in their efforts to satisfy customers. Working together in an environment of trust, they have done and will continue to do great things.


Our Experience

An unmatched commitment to intensive training and ongoing education provides our employees with real skills that lead them to more informed observations and better decisions. As a result, our employees exhibit unparalleled dedication and loyalty, bringing time-tested solutions to every job.


Our Edge

New technologies and process innovations are hallmarks at Lacks Enterprises, where research and development is seen as an investment in our customers. By fostering proactive inquiry and study, Lacks provides an encouraging environment for forward-thinking solutions that have direct benefits.


Our Commitment

Whether it's with our coworkers, our customers or our community, partnerships are at the heart of everything we do at Lacks Enterprises. Our organization is dedicated to making a difference at every level. Working side by side, we are always searching for a better way... and a better world.

Lacks Enterprises, Inc. is Veteran Friendly and an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Lacks Enterprises, Inc.
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