Model Maker Job Description Sample
This position will utilize state of the art CAD/CAM and NX software, hardware and machine tools to create professional quality representations of Apple's Industrial and Mechanical Product Designs.
6+ years experience with 3-5 axis Computer Numerical Control programming skills to facilitate the manufacture of complex geometry utilizing vertical machining centers in a rapid prototyping environment.Create Computer Aided Designs of holding fixtures to orient and restrain free-formed surfaced parts during manufacturing.Create an intelligent process plan utilizing best practices that will yield a predictable end result very efficiently. Includes mentoring junior shop personnel and providing advice when necessary.Interrogate complex Computer Aided Design geometry and provide feedback to the design teams on issues regarding potential production tooling issues or problems with the 3D database.Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.Often acts as facilitator and team leader.Journeyman level machine operation and setup in a very low volume/fast turn prototyping environment.
These models are used to present new conceptual designs to the executive management team and validate our mechanical designs prior to committing to production tooling.In this position you will provide support to the design teams to validate last minute design changes prior to production ramp or to restore production line down situations as soon as possible.
2 year degree in Machining or Manufacturing preferred
Student to manage Laser Lab for students working there and registered.
The Model Maker works with development teams to create prototype models with responsibility for aesthetic finish and mechanical performance for all models within the Hasbro portfolio. This person supports a wide variety of Sales and Marketing initiatives.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
75% Responsible for the development of a variety of products that include conceptual models, engineering breadboards, mechanisms, check models, tooling quality patterns and highly detailed functioning show samples, utilizing hand tools, conventional machinery, CAD/CAM and CNC equipment
15% Responsible for the aesthetic finishing of molded, fabricated, or RP created parts, clean up and assembly of urethane castings and preparing parts for decoration
5% Communicate with engineers, designers and marketing personnel to give value added feedback that would enhance product development
5% Gives support to Sales/Marketing groups for play-tests, commercial shoots, presentations and trade shows. Support will include but not limited to, traveling to maintain samples on location, working on displays, and sample pack-out and coordination
Performs other duties as responsibilities necessitate or as assigned
Demonstrates competent technical skills and knowledge in delivering a variety of prototype models and patterns at a consistent level of quality and speed
Capable of visualizing a 3-dimensional part from mechanical drawings, hand sketches or CAD files
Strong skills are required in basic math and trigonometry, use of various hand, machine and CNC tools, ability to work independently, attention to detail and strong problem solving skills
Knowledge and use of Prototrak, 2D CAD/CAM systems like SurfCam or MasterCam are required
A working knowledge of 3D CAD software such as Solidworks
3+ years experience
Associate degree in Industrial Design, Model Making, Sculpting, Fine Arts, or apprentice ships in a related field preferred.
Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating the World's Best Play Experiences. From toys and games to television, movies, digital gaming and consumer products, Hasbro offers a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands, including NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, LITTLEST PET SHOP and MAGIC: THE GATHERING, as well as premier partner brands. Through Hasbro Studios and its film labels, Allspark Pictures and Allspark Animation, the Company is building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens. Hasbro is committed to making the world a better place for children and their families through corporate social responsibility and philanthropy. Hasbro ranked No. 1 on the 2017 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR Magazine, and has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere Institute for the past six years. Learn more at www.hasbro.com, and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro & @HasbroNews) and Instagram (@Hasbro).
The Model Maker, Research & Development will support all aspects related to JRDC projects. Primary responsibility will be on physically translating design concepts into reality. The position will focus on ensuring design and product integrity throughout the design lifecycle for all projects flowing through the JRDC. The position will include 5 Key Accountabilities including Prototype & File Creation, Communication, Support for Cross Functional Partners, Collaboration & Leadership, Technology Leader. Functions under each Key Accountability will be compliant with Universal Performance Accountabilities (Strategy, Innovation & Creativity; Execution & Product Excellence; Collaboration & Partnerships; and Expertise & Judgment) and Key Performance Accountabilities specific to the position itself, including Formal Training and Advanced Knowledge & Experience.
Prototype & File Creation:
The Model Maker will interface with Design Creative, Manufacturing & JRDC teams (CAD, Quality & Standards, Engineering) on product functionality, and technical design elements including form, style, details and materials.
The primary function of the Model Maker is to translate Design Concepts into reality by physically constructing mock-ups, prototypes, templates and models (when needed) .
Physically construct Finished Goods Level Physical Models (Prototypes & Mock-Ups) for new products, existing products (reverse engineering), and line extensions based on direction from Design Development and Design, while adhering to project time-lines and delivery dates.
Ensure ALL models created are in keeping with Tiffany best practices and Manufacturing standards (e.g., metal is not too thin for safety or functionality, clasps function, etc.)
In consultation with CAD Production Designers, provide initial direction on component breakout, construction, and methods of fabrication for the Critical Requirements Document
Provide timely and innovative solutions to complex mechanical problems, at any point in the production life-cycle
Adhere to timelines and accurate completion of projects. Communicate effectively to keep team updated on project status, issues, and concerns. Identify potential barriers to meeting completion timelines as soon as they arise
Appropriately manage all WO, Inventory Control and job bag procedures
Establish and monitor individual time-lines, and ensure adherence to overall project timelines and accurate completion of projects. Identify and communicate potential barriers to meeting completion timelines as soon as they arise. Keep management updated on project status
Communicate effectively to keep team updated on project status, issues, and concerns. Identify potential barriers to meeting completion timelines as soon as they arise
Provide ongoing direction during prototyping and initial sampling phases including but not limited to: Verbal or hands-on direction & clarification; working with CAD Production Designers, Engineers & suppliers to provide alternative manufacturing approaches to align with manufacturing capabilities and still maintain design integrity; Other direction/support as required
Proactively flag critical issues for consideration that may impact design and/or design aesthetic when creating and transferring Mock-Ups, Soft Prototypes, and at any point in the production life-cycle
Proactively flag critical issues for consideration that may impact manufacturing and/or quality of final product (e.g., meeting of tolerances, reliability between 3D FG WIP CAD and final product) when creating and transferring Mock-ups, Soft Prorotypes, and at any point in the production life-cycle
Support for Cross Functional Partners:
Interface with Director, Manager, Designers and cross-functional departments on project direction, review of Concept Art / CAD timelines and issues
Proactively provide mechanical/technical design leadership amongst coworkers. Communicate with JRDC counterparts on risks and opportunities
Archive appropriately, organize and maintain shared files
Support internal and external suppliers as needed by the project team to demonstrate product requirements and techniques
Aid in the creation of Work Instructions for internal and external suppliers
Collaboration and LeadershipLeadership:
Provide initial direction/ advice on construction, methods of fabrication for prototypes, costing and technical documentation.
- Remain current with industry standards and knowledge related but not limited to; Gold/Metalsmithing, and the application/use of advanced materials
Significant Model Making training and experience (with at least 10,000hrs of hands-on model making)
Manufacturing knowledge of jewelry and/or other related industries
Extensive experience working with jewelry materials (e.g., precious metals, and gemstones/diamonds
Significant experience building, repairing, and troubleshooting metalsmithing/materials manufacturing processes while maintaining design integrity
Experience applying formal training/skillset to developing a successful design/collection
Excellent written and verbal communication
Strong team player with a high level of professionalism
Ability to adapt and meet urgent timelines under high demand conditions
Bachelors degree or diploma in Jewelry Design, Jewlery Arts, Industrial or Fashion Design, or Engineering
Formal creative design training and experience, with a high degree of aesthetic sensibility
Goodman is seeking a professional, skilled individual for our Model Maker position. The responsibilities for this position includes but are not limited to fabricating prototypes parts from sketches and prints, assembling engineering prototype units to be tested in engineering labs. Working with design engineers in the development of new designs. Working with various materials and working with various machinery. If you meet the qualifications listed below, then we invite you to apply for our open position by visiting our website http://careersatgoodman.com/ and submitting your resume.
Houston-based Goodman is a leading supplier of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) products for residential and commercial use and is a member of Daikin Industries, Ltd. . Goodman's products are predominantly marketed under the Goodman® and Amana® brand names, and are sold through company-operated and independent distribution networks with more than 950 total distribution points throughout North America. Goodman is ISO 14001:2004 accredited, an international certification that recognizes manufacturing processes and policies that are more environmentally sustainable. Daikin Industries is a Fortune 1000 company with more than 44,000 employees worldwide and is recognized as the number one HVAC manufacturer in the world. The company has manufacturing operations in 18 countries and a sales presence in more than 90 countries and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan. For more information, visit www.goodmanmfg.com
Help with the design of new products being developed in engineering.
Fab parts from prints, sketches, and/or ideas discussed.
Build prototype and developmental units for testing and for fit and function of design.
Be able to work well as a team member as well as on your own.
Help with the support of the labs with test preparation.
Perform other job duties as needed and required.
High School or GED required.
Machinist Classes or Sheet metal classes a plus
Good communication skills – oral and in writing when required.
Working knowledge of the following a plus:
Hand brake, Press brake, Gas weld, Wire weld, Arc weld, Tig weld, Braze, Lathe, Power shear, Vacuum form molding, Mill, 3 axis programmable mill, Various saws, Metal Formers, Plastic Formers, 3D Printer, CNC Water Jet, Various hand formers and tools
CNC Machining center
Must be able to read prints and sketches.
Must be able to do sheet metal layout.
Some computer skills may be required – Microsoft Office and Design Cad
Good attendance record is required.
Excellent follow-up and attention to detail skills are required.
The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of a person's race, color, religion (including religious dress or grooming practices), creed, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship, uniform service member or veteran status, ancestry, disability, physical or mental disability (including HIV/AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, request for protected leave, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age (over 40), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company will comply with all federal and state regulations and statutes pertaining to individuals with disabilities.
Model Maker: Constructs precision prototype parts and models from raw stock materials. Assembles mock-ups to simulate new product appearance. Interfaces with engineering on the design feasibility of machined, molded and cast parts and assemblies. Works from blueprints and sketches, and receives verbal and written instructions. Designs and constructs tools, molds, jigs and fixtures for assembly and manufacturing needs to meet production schedules and objectives.
Evaluates assignments and determines actions required
Duties involve analysis and new/ customized approaches
Solves complex problems of varying scope and complexity, requiring breadth/ depth of knowledge of technical discipline(s), operations and procedures
Requires higher education or specialized training/certification, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Typically minimum of 5 years relevant experience for entry to this level.
Requires extensive, specialized knowledge and skills to complete specialized tasks.
Uses machine tools to make or modify parts that conform to specifications and/or tolerances. Working from blueprints, process sheets, sketches and engineering specifications, determines assignment plan, layout, sequence of operations, and necessary tool adjustments required for operating and programming various types of manual and computerized machine shop equipment. Determines material, parts, and equipment required. Performs production, prototyping and/or new product introduction tasks, which may include: cutting and shaping of metal to precision dimensions, conventional and CNC milling, turning, grinding, wire EDM and fixture design. Conducts in-process inspection of machined parts against specified tolerances. May communicate directly with engineers to understand the purpose of a part assembly and to provide Design for Manufacturability (DFM) input.
- Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.*
Keysight Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected categories under all applicable laws.
Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:
Americas : United States : California : Santa Rosa
Job ID : 23682
Model Maker I
Under general supervision, the Model Maker Apprentice assists the Lead Model Maker with fabricating mechanical parts and fixtures, of varying degrees of accuracy and complexity, which are used to build mechanical, electrical, or acoustical subassemblies and prototype models.
Under guidance of the Lead Model Maker, learn how to safely operate the equipment in the Model Shop, and how to maintain a safe work environment.
Under guidance of the Lead Model Maker, learn how to operate the fabrication equipment in the Model Shop to produce the desired quality and accuracy for the prototype parts being requested. This will include formative processes such as equipment cleaning or material preparation, in addition to the proper techniques for fabricating prototype parts.
Fabricate prototype parts from raw stock materials working primarily from 3D CAD files, but also from blueprints and sketches, and with supplemental verbal and written instructions from the Lead Model Maker. Part quality must meet the expectations of the Lead Model Maker, who will determine the appropriate quality level based upon the customer need.
Assemble prototypes and mock-ups to simulate new product appearance.
Assist with the construction of tools, jigs, and fixtures for assembly and manufacturing needs to support product development prototyping needs.
Under guidance of the Lead Model Maker, learn to interpret engineering 3D and 2D CAD data, specifications, sketches, and drawings.
Other duties as assigned by the Lead Model Maker
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Advanced technical school training preferred.
0 to 2 years of experience working on assignments that are semi-routine in nature, requiring limited judgment.
Eagerness to learn model making from an experienced model maker, and a willingness to do so from the ground up.
Experience operating typical model shop and production equipment such as a CNC milling machine, lathe, etc.
Knowledge of manufacturing processes and engineering standards.
Familiar with computer software applications such as 3D CAD (Siemens NX preferred) and tool path generators (Siemens preferred).
Ability to learn and apply company policies and procedures to assigned tasks.
Ability to follow established procedures on routine work; requiring detailed instructions only on new assignments.
Able to work in a group and individually.
Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office computer applications desired.
Tool & Model Maker A / Grand Prairie, TX
Job Description: :
In this role the applicant must be able to layout and fabricate a variety of tools such as simple jigs, and fixtures and patterns to close tolerances. Develop and fabricate simple templates and form blocks.
Layout, fabricate, assemble and finish small scale display models, simple mockup parts and details. Work from templates, sketches, drawings, change orders and verbal instructions. Build simple frames and supports and operate model shop machines including wood lathes, drill presses and use wood working hand tools.
Needs to be able to develop and fabricate form blocks and flat pattern templates involving compound angles and irregular contours. Must also be able to check work performed against requirements for accuracy and operation sequence using precision measuring equipment, such as dial calipers, micrometers, scales and gauges. Must assist lower labor grade employees to carry out assignments.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience developing and fabricating complex jigs and fixtures.
Experience using precision measuring equipment.
Experience using laser tracking systems.
As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin's vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers' toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we're engineering a better tomorrow.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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Model Maker III Job
Date: Mar 15, 2018
Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112
Company: Boston Scientific
Additional Locations: (n/a)
Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth
At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we're solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we're one global team committed to making a difference in people's lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life's work.
Model Maker III
About the role:
We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual to work on product and tooling for the medical devices at the Boston Scientific Arden Hills facility.
This position in a growing segment of our business where we are making rapid prototype and mold tooling for many divisions of BSC more specifically, the position responsibilities include machining in all aspects, programming for CNC machining, and general machine tool processing.
Collaborates closely with engineering teams to provide expertise in the design and manufacture of precision, hard-form, three-dimensional representations of R&D ideas or concepts.
Sets up and operate various manual and automatic machines in a safe and efficient manner to produce parts requested by customers.
Your responsibilities include:
Reviews job packages received from lead or supervisor by reading and interpreting blueprints sketches or drawings to identify potential design impracticalities and begin to develop production process.
Recognizes problems relative to unusual materials, machine settings, tools, product specifications, and impractical design to aid engineers in producing the part of highest quality.
Communicates design-related concerns and issues to engineers and suggest alternate production methods, materials, or cuts that may be more feasible, but still fulfill the functionality requirements.
Determine sequence of operation, number and type of cuts required, and method of set-up that will produce the desired end product.
Programs blueprint specifications graphically in Mastercam system to prepare complex designs for machining process.
Procure requested material and make to a workable size in preparation for machining.
Prepares parts for machining by choosing appropriate drills and/or end mills to produce requested design and adjusting existing vice equipment or building jigs to secure part in place.
Programs the Electrical Discharge Machine (EDM) and CNC milling machines by entering part dimensions, tolerance, and required cuts into system to produce required design.
Operates a variety of manual and automatic machines (e.g., mills, lathes, CNCs, grinders, EDMs, presses, saws, drills) to shape parts as outlined in the blueprints or CAD system.
Cleans and polishes final products using appropriate machinery, or hand finishing, ensuring that the cosmetic aspect of the products meet specifications as outlined in the prints.
What we're looking for:
- AA Degree or equivalent work experience machine in a related field
- 5+ years of related experience
Mastercam or equivalent machining software
As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you're looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there's no better place to make it happen.
Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran
Requisition ID: 418296
Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis
Job Segment: Medical, Engineer, Electrical, Machinist, Drafting, Healthcare, Engineering, Manufacturing
Small Scale Model Maker And 3D Design Assistant
The Small Scale Model Maker and 3D Design Assistant will work closely with the Director of Design and Architect in order to create visuals for upcoming design ideas. They will be required to create renderings, build models and compile visual presentations for internal and external parties.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Work with Architect and Director of design to create visuals for the projects
- Build scale models of buildings and interiors – white models and full-color models
- Create renderings of retail and office designs (interior and exterior)
- Build concept miniatures of furnishing prototypes
- Create concept sketches for new assets on direction of the Architect
- Create presentations boards for internal and external presentations
- All other duties as assigned
- Artistic flair
- Technical Capacity.
- Communication Proficiency.
- Financial Management.
- Ability to work under pressure
- Highly developed analytical skills
- Team Player
- Bachelor’s degree.
Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.
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