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Mold Maker

Job Type Permanent
Job ID 3476
Job Description

BE APART OF THE GROWTH ! ! !

In support of the Mission and Vision of our client, the Mold Maker is responsible for various duties within the department, such as preparation, plumbing, electrical, spotting and handwork for the company.   Reporting to the Mold Making Leader, the Mold Maker ensures quality is a priority each and every time while also achieving deadlines and customer satisfaction

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

On A Daily Basis

  • Build/fabricate mold components which includes but is not limited to; rough-out mold components, stabilize work piece material, produce cores, produce lifters, inserts/slides, produce cavities, produce detailed parts, perform final inspection, complete work documentation, maintain material identification and move work piece
  • Fit and assemble a mold which includes, but is not limited to: transfer and locate holes; fit and size mold components; check cooling and heating circuits; install mold components in the spotting press; spot the mold; final-inspect mold; install ejector system components; install runner system components; check assembled mold; move work piece; and complete work documentation
  • Finish/polish the molding surface which includes, but is not limited to: identify and select hand-finishing tools; clean and deburr mold surface; detail the work piece; remove tool and cutter marks; verify contours of the work piece; final-finish the mold surface; complete work documentation; and move work piece
  • Design, build and repair molds and models used to mass produce plastic or metal components or products
  • Perform work-in-progress measuring or checking using specialized and precision tools and equipment
  • Make all appropriate personnel aware of any potential tooling problems, issues or questions
  • Maintain a clean workspace and organization of materials
  • Maintain continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities and continuing needs using provided paper and or electronic logs

 

Regularly

  • Devise and detail a plan for the mold building process including; verify features of the mold components, develop and organize a mold build plan, perform mold-building related calculations, assemble and verify tooling stock materials, produce a detailed sketch of mold components, build tooling aids for mold-building process, lay out template(s), and produce templates  
  • Read and interpret complex engineering drawings and work-process documentation
  • Build precision mold components using conventional and numerically controlled metal-cutting machines and equipment including saws, drills, grinders, lathes, mills and EDM’s
  • Use the overhead crane to transport molds/mold components through the shop and set up molds in presses (weight up to 50,000 lbs.)
  • Use the forklift to transport molds/mold components throughout the shop and prepare them for tryouts (weight up to 5,000 lbs.)
  • At all times, adhere to customer standards on all tool designs and the internal lean manufacturing guidelines
  • Responsible for maintaining safe operations by keeping work area clean and organized and by adhering to safety procedures and regulations
  • Participate in required meetings and training as requested
Requirements

 

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required

Experience

  • At least 2-10 years of related experience as a mold maker
  • Ability to perform under pressure and work independently
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines as required
  • Ability to ensure quality standards are met
  • Strong attention to detail is required
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills
  • Proficient in time management and communication skills

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