Model Maker Apprentice Job Description Sample
Sr. Model Maker - Chasedesign
SR. MODEL MAKER, ChaseDesign
The Sr. Model Maker is a Non-Exempt level position at ChaseDesign that constructs mock ups and models including mechanically functioning prototypes from various levels of documentation from sketches to CAD prints using power and hand tools; leads model making jobs; mentors less experienced model makers and designers; participates in installations including auditing, installing and troubleshooting in the field.
WE ARE CHASE DESIGN
Founded more than 60 years ago, ChaseDesign began as an industrial design firm with product and package design at its center. Our capabilities have grown to include corporate identity and brand design, shopper research, the creation of retail environments and shopper orchestration. ChaseDesign is a fast-paced, strategy-led global design consultancy that blends business strategy, design thinking, and creative acumen to develop relevant and motivating human experiences that drive change. Our work evolves every day, and we pride ourselves on solving difficult, high-level business issues and opportunities across a wide range of high-profile clients.
- Model Making
- Deliver consistently excellent craftsmanship for all retail and product model making projects
- Promote consistently good model making process
- Help to inform and educate less experienced staff to ensure the work is successful
- Ability to fabricate mock ups and models from various levels of documentation from sketches to CAD prints; meet with design teams for briefings and reviews
- Ability to use power tools including table saw, band saw, routers, lathes, CNC milling and hand tools in a safe manner when completing tasks
- Work closely with the design teams in executing design specifications and sourcing materials
- Provide input and make recommendations to the project and/or design management team in new/different solutions as appropriate to the project; move forward with the decision made by the design director or project manager
- Actively participate in developing methods and approaches to model making; innovate
- Accountable for completion of work in a timely and quality manner
- Proactive in seeking information to start a job and to revolve issues raised while completing a job
- Continue to develop skills within the model lab arena including mill and printer operation
- Work with Project Manager to define audit needs; perform store/space audits; document audits and post to job folder on the server; participate in audit download meeting to bring team up to speed with any unusual on-site situations
- Provide onsite installation responsibilities in stores, retail labs or other space including maintaining communication with all involved parties throughout the project to ensure successful completion
- Trouble shoot and resolve issues on site as well as represent ChaseDesign in a professional manner while on the road
- Work with Design Implementation team to purchase products, set shelves and fabricate signage for sets in Genesee Retail Lab
- Promote consistently good model making process, help to inform and educate less experienced staff and clients, to ensure the work is successful
- Work with team to foster better culture and practice in the model lab and company-wide
- Expert understanding of model making materials; fastening and fabrication process
- Travel required
- Strong mechanical design problem solving skills
- Understands scale and architectural drawings of space
- Understands structure/finishes
- Electrical/electronic background a plus
- Able to work under pressure while handling multiple projects and tasks
- Attention to detail; highly organized
- Demonstrated professionalism and integrity
- Proven ability to work within tight timelines
- Strong communication skills
- Works well with others; collaborates with cross-functional teams
- Strong work ethic
- Strong manual dexterity
- Strong mathematical skills in model making applications
- Special vocational preparation (ex: BOCES program) or equivalent educational training
- Several years of experience in constructing various types of models as prototypes
- Proficient in using various machinery and tools in completing tasks
- Electrical/electronic background a plus
Model Maker II
Model Maker II
Designs, develops, machines and fabricates new medical devices, mechanisms and tooling in support of new product development and continuous improvement activities. Works with Physicians, Design Engineers/Teams, and independently to rapidly produce concept and functional prototypes and mechanisms.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Uses basic and advanced machine shop practices in conjunction with established engineering and machining practices to complete the required tasks.
Work with Design Teams, and priority list, to manage assigned projects, action items, scheduled labs, meetings, and project milestones.
Works with various levels of detail from concept sketch up to detailed engineering drawings.
Set-up and operate mills, lathes, grinders, welders, EDM (wire & sinker), CNC conversational mill, laser marker, laser welding, etc.
Make 3D printed models for concept development.
Works on projects of varying complexity from component design up to completed device.
Is involved in the earliest phases of new product related engineering projects, where creativity or ingenuity is normally required.
Works with Designers and Engineers to develop and manufacture new surgical instruments and tooling by fabricating prototypes, functional mechanisms and molds.
Review Drawing/Sketches to ensure functionality and manufacturability.
Maintain area equipment, gauges and tooling by execution of calibration, preventative maintenance and general housekeeping practices/procedures.
- 5 years of CNC machining/set-up/programming experience required.
Expertise with CNC machining, CAD/CAM, 3D Printing, prototype molding, orthopedics, arthroscopy, and manufacturability.
High school diploma with hands on machine shop experience.
Knowledge of basic and advanced machine shop principles.
CONMED Corporation is a progressive, global medical device company. Through thoughtful leadership, innovation and team work, we are changing the future of medicine. Our 3,500 employees worldwide make meaningful contributions, positively impact the business, and advance in their careers as our company and product portfolio grows.
We are a leader in Orthopedics, General Surgery, Gynecology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, and Anesthesiology and our employees enjoy challenging and diverse job opportunities across these varied specializations. We are headquartered in upstate New York with additional domestic facilities in FL, CA, MA, NJ, CO, and GA. We have an international presence in more than 20 locations throughout Europe, Australia, Latin America, Asia, North America, and the Middle East.
CONMED offers competitive compensation
Excellent healthcare including medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage
Short & long term disability plus life insurance -- cost paid fully by CONMED
Retirement Savings Plan (401K) -- company match dollar for dollar up to 7%
Employee stock purchase plan -- allows stock purchases at discounted price
Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate level courses
CONMED is an Equal Opportunity Employer & an Affirmative Action Employer. CONMED is a strong advocate of workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status
Model Maker Intern
Job TitleHasbro Model Maker - InternJob DescriptionDemonstrates competent technical skills and knowledge in delivering a variety of prototype models
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 desirable. A working knowledge of 3D CAD software
such as SolidWorks would be a plus. There are positions available in both the Toy (RI) and Games (MA) divisions.Salaryn/aType of JobPaid InternshipJob LocationPawtucket, Rhode Island 02861Job RequirementsDegrees WantedAssociatesMajors WantedAny MajorJob Targets WantedAny Job TargetSpecial Skills Wanted Other Job Requirements2 plus years experience in model industry or related field
Responsible for the aesthetic finishing of molded, fabricated, or RP created parts, clean up and assembly of
urethane castings and preparing parts for decoration.
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, and CAD/CAM software
Communicate with engineers, designers and marketing personnel to give value added feedback that would
enhance product development.
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.Company InformationCompany NameHasbro, Inc.Employer Web Sitehttp://www.hasbro.comCompany DescriptionHasbro (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. The Company's Hasbro Studios and its film label, Allspark Pictures, are building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens.
Through its commitment to corporate social responsibility and philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to make the world a better place for children and their families. Learn more at www.hasbro.com, and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro & @HasbroNews) and Instagram (@Hasbro).Equal Opportunity EmployerYes
This position provides programming and technical support for CNC machine tools, assists in troubleshooting production problems on all machining processes and makes recommendations for changes which improve quality, reduce cost and lead times. Assists with the design and development of tools and fixtures for new and existing operations. Provides assistance in coordinating and scheduling work for the model shop.
Machine and assemble new parts and fixtures.
Modify or rework existing parts or fixturing due to design changes or tool wear.
Measuring of completed items to insure compliance with provided specifications.
PM of model shop equipment.
Provide input to engineers on ways to increase manufacturability of product designs.
Participate in department or cross-functional Kaizens to create impactful change.
Competent with the setup and operation of the following equipment:
oCNC & manual vertical mill
oCNC & manual lathe
oSheet metal Shear
oSheet metal punch and forming equipment
Competent with TIG welding steel, stainless and aluminum
2 years in machine tool technology or equivalent work history.
Working knowledge of micrometers, indicators and other measuring techniques.
Ability to read mechanical drawings.
Ability to open drawings and add or modify dimensions in Solidworks.
Videojet Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Sr Model Maker - Laser
Join this amazing team where we use leading edge technology to create high precision prototypes out of a variety of materials. You will be joining a highly motivated team, where extensive innovation and collaboration among team members craft a positive alignment.
Problem solving will be key in this environment. In this position you will utilize state of the art CAD/CAM (NX / Cagila) software, CNC machines and laser tools to quickly create professional quality representations of Apple's Industrial and Mechanical Product Designs. This is a think on your feet, prototype environment, there is no better place to do the best work of your career.
You have excellent social communication skills working with designers, engineers, and other lab personnel in a reciprocal team focused environment.6+ years of Prototype manufacturing experience in a dynamic, quality focused environment.Experience with laser welding, ablation, and cutting process parameter development, while working with Fiber and CO2 lasers. Familiarity with Ultrafast (Femtosecond) lasers a plus.A working understanding of 3D rapid prototyping machines.Journeyman level machine operation and setup in a prototyping environment. Multiple disciplines of manufacturing experience desirable.Create quality parts while consistently holding tight tolerances (.002"/ .05mm). Utilize standard methodologies to deftly yield a predictable end result.Ability to work independently on new assignments.
These prototypes will be used in many areas of our company and are very meaningful to the business units. From validating our mechanical designs to building fixtures for reliability teams and even presenting new concepts to the executive management team
2 yr degree or certificate of achievements related to manufacturing or CNC preferred
Coil Maker - Apprentice (1006-773)
Willing to construct and shape wire coils used in electrical components, such as field coils, form wound and armature coils, electrical motors, generators, and control equipment.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Willing to learn to construct and shape wire coils used in electrical components, such as field coils
form wound and armature coils, electrical motors, generators, and control equipment.
operate wire-coiling machines to construct and shape wire coils used in electrical components such as electric motors and generators.
Measure and record dimensions using measuring equipment and instruments.
Adhere to all outlined section and operational processes and procedures.
Notify supervisor of quality, process and/or safety issues and concerns.
Select and load materials such as work pieces, objects, and machine parts onto equipment used in coiling processes.
Hand taping, looping, cleaning leads, testing.
All other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or Technical School desired.
One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience desired. Mechanical and mathematical aptitude required.
Some experience as a Mechanic is preferred in the auto or maintenance industry.
Tool Maker Apprentice
Tool Maker Apprentice
Company: Rieke Packaging Systems
Primary Location: 500 W 7th Street, Auburn, IN 46706 USA
Employment Type: Hourly | Full-Time
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Main Duties & Responsibilities
Rieke Corporation is searching for candidates to join our Tool and Die Maker training program.
Successful candidates will work with our existing Tool Room staff to develop tool and die making skills. Candidates must be available to work on 2 nd or 3 rd shift and must be willing to attend formal education classes including math and blue print reading, as well as other required classes.
Strong mechanical aptitude
Eagerness and ability to learn
High School diploma or GED required
Machine shop experience preferred but not required
Willingness to work 2 nd or 3 rd shift
Location_formattedLocationLong:Auburn, Indiana US
Community / Marketing Title:Tool Maker Apprentice
EEO Employer Verbiage:
Model Maker Machinist
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking Model Maker Machinists to join its Manufacturing team. This position is located in Linthicum, Maryland.
Utilizing both programmed and non-programmed equipment, determine and complete all tooling/manufacturing operations needed in the manufacture of assemblies and models for both production and engineering assemblies. Determine the need for and make all necessary tooling as required.
Requires the ability to use any machine tooling, manual and CNC controlled machine tooling and any machine shop equipment such as, but not limited to lathes, mills, shapers, drill presses, radial drills, grinders, etc. Should have a working knowledge of duplicators and boring mills, multi-axis CNC machinery.
Obtain all necessary information to perform job assignment and report any discrepancies to appropriate personnel. Plan, develop and manufacture all tools/manufactured hardware. Manufacture component parts for complete assemblies. This includes the manufacturing of assemblies that are experimental or developmental in nature.
Assemble or disassemble component parts to make complete mechanical units for engineering (walk up work orders).
Develop methods, fixtures and sequence testing units or equipment, troubleshooting mechanical problems and determine the most efficient method for manufacturing tools and component parts.
Using standard precision measurement equipment must be able to verify that product meets all dimensional requirements and must possess knowledge of geometric tolerances and true position dimensioning.
Develop and maintain the ability to program manual CNC machining equipment utilizing models, drawings or sketches, etc.
Understanding code to modify and/or enhance code for efficiency/affordability (troubleshoot) on automatic CNC machines and report changes to appropriate personnel.
Perform data analysis utilizing a variety of software applications. i.e. SPC, Minitab, etc. to collect and compile data that may be required for design evaluation, failure analysis and/or provide visibility for planning, status, and trends necessary for the Company to develop schedules and forecasts.
Responsible for the set up and tear down of EOS M290 Metal Powder bed fusion machine and supporting equipment of the additive manufacturing process. This includes but is not limited to; Inspecting the Recoater Blade, Removing and Replacing the Recoater Blade, Installing Build Plate, Levelling Build plate, and Inspecting and Cleaning F-Theta Lens Window.
Handling of fine metal powders including the loading and unloading of powder into Metal Powder bed fusion machine.
Perform day to day maintenance of machine and support equipment in support of the additive manufacturing process.
Attend training classes as required to obtain and retain the necessary skills to demonstrate proficiency in, but not limited to, the following machines and/or processes: CNC, EDM, CMM, Black Box, Bridgeport, Lathe, Tolerances.
Interface with appropriate personnel and review various technical manuals to maintain latest state-of-the-art technology.
This is an IUE Union Represented position.
This is a 1st shift position.
High school graduate or the equivalent.
Minimum three (3) years Machine experience.
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Model Maker Senior
You can make a salary. Or you can make a difference. Or you can work as a Model Maker Senior at Herman Miller and make both.
About this Opportunity
As a Model Maker Senior, you'll independently perform and coordinate the building of prototypes, models, and mock-ups to a degree of completion required by Design/Development Teams for proper evaluation and/or presentation. You will work from sketches, layout drawings, completed detailed drawings, and CAD data as available in accordance with a predetermined schedule and/or priorities.
What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you...
Lead cost estimating exercises for components and large development builds.
Collaborate on product design solutions with Design/Development to influence the feasibility of production or prototype runs.
Design and build fixtures or molds as needed to aid in the building of models and prototypes.
Develop and/or build models, prototypes, and mock-ups in the most feasible way per customer requirements, goals, and objectives.
Lead in the development and training of the Model Maker Apprentice.
Perform additional responsibilities as requested in support of achieving business objectives.
Perform responsibilities in a safe and organized manner in compliance with state, federal, and company policy.
Maintain professionality in the use of standard modeling techniques, materials, processes, and technology.
Recommend and use materials, methods, procedures, and technology used in building models and prototypes.
Serve as the Lead Model Maker on projects and provide technical expertise, recommendations, and directional guidance to the assigned team.
Take strong ownership in projects and provide vital feedback to customers on completed projects.
Work normally under no supervision.
Sound Like You?
You might be just who we're looking for if you have...
A Journeyman Design Model Maker or equivalent.
Ten or more years of experience in a Design/Development Model Shop.
Sheet metal forming and fabrication experience strongly preferred.
Good competence and creative skills.
Professional knowledge and understanding of and experience working with a variety of materials such as clay, wood, metal, sheet metal, plastics, epoxies, urethanes, and metal castings.
Familiarity with industrial design concepts and processes.
Professional knowledge and understanding of manufacturing processes related to wood, metal forming, and plastic.
Well-developed conceptual, analytical, and communication skills.
A professional understanding of the Rapid-Prototyping and Rapid-Tooling industry and processes.
Professional knowledge of Product View, Solid View, Pro-E drawing and part files, importing and exporting CAD data, and CNC/CAM.
A professional understanding of the modeling technologies and equipment used in CAD/CAM, Product Visualization, and FEA.
The ability to make sound decisions without all relevant data present.
The ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
The ability to solve problems with a sense of urgency in a fast-paced environment.
The ability to be a self-starter, reliable, motivated in your work, and to work in a team environment.
The capability to work under minimal or no supervision.
A demonstrated ability to effectively use the office automation, communication, software, and tools currently used in the Herman Miller office environment.
The ability to perform all essential job functions of the position with or without accommodations.
Who We Are
At Herman Miller, our unique culture represents the collective attitudes, ideas, and experiences of the people who work here. We focus on protecting the environment, impacting our communities, exceeding the expectations of our customers through high quality products, and championing diversity in all areas of the business, and together we are on a journey toward a better world. We support the well-being of our employees in and outside of work by providing a variety of opportunities including award-winning work-life integration resources, development programs, complex health and wellness offerings, and much more.
Herman Miller is a globally recognized provider of furnishings and related technologies and services. Headquartered in West Michigan, we have relied on innovative design for over 100 years to solve problems for people wherever they work, live, learn, and heal.
Herman Miller is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.
Apprentice Mold Maker
Jabil offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program, and a supportive environment that provides learning and career development opportunities. Jabil is an equal opportunity employer.
Apprentice / Journeyman Moldmakers perform a role that consists of a wide variety of tasks that are vital to learning the moldmaking process. Growing toward being highly skilled hands on machining capability and excellent planning/communication skills to ensure that the many components come together at the right time in the right condition to complete the mold on time. Learning the overall knowledge of plastic injection molds is required to thoroughly understand mold functionality and the varying levels of importance of dimensional accuracies, fits, and finishes. The Apprentice / Journeyman Moldmaker has a role to learn from and support the Lead Moldmaker. During the build, the Lead Moldmaker will assist, instruct, guide and drive you on all aspects and operations of the mold manufacturing process. Learn troubleshooting skills that are required to avoid and address manufacturing and design issues as soon as possible for corrective action. The efforts of all NyproMold personnel involved in the mold design and manufacturing process are delivered to the Lead Moldmaker who has the responsibility of putting it all together and turning the entire team efforts into a mold that functions to the service and quality level we have promised the customer and on the date we committed for completion.
Perform hands on machining tasks with a wide variety of metal working related equipment: Mills, Grinders, Lathes, Saws, Hones, etc. Use blueprints, CAD files, written, and verbal work instructions while operating the equipment in a safe manner at the skill levels required in achieving required dimensional accuracy and productivity.
Review with the Lead Moldmaker designs on molds that are assigned to get a complete understanding of the design features of the mold and how it is supposed to function.
Log into Vantage making sure to log into the correct job#, component and operation you are working on. When you complete an operation, mark the operation complete in Vantage.
Train, guide, monitor others as requested in moldmaking related duties.
Become skilled to perform mold disassembly/assembly and machining tasks to repair molds and make engineering changes
Assist Lead Moldmakers to complete molds, repairs, or EC's as requested.
Participate in continuous improvements efforts to improve shop operations and moldmaking process.
Other shop maintenance, repairs, and miscellaneous tasks as requested.
Skills and Abilities:
Strive towards becoming excellent with hands on machining skills on grinders, mills, lathes, and various other metal working equipment.
Learn measurement and analytical skills to accurately measure cores and cavities with many types of tools to tolerances as close as .00005'
Grow toward having a skilled knowledge of molds design types, fit and function of various types of actions, lifters, ejection systems, mold cooling components, latch lock systems, hot runner systems, mold interlocks, guiding systems, auto unscrewing system, etc.
Basic CAD capabilities to interrogate files and review the mold designs.
Learn working knowledge of machine programming
Basic computer skills
Years of Experience
0 to 1 year Experience
1 to 3 years' Experience
Knowledge of reading Blueprints
Capable of running Mills, Grinders, Lathes, Saws, ect.
Reading and understanding measuring equipment
- TMA (Tooling and Manufacturing Association)
Successful applicants will have to fulfill all prerequisites for contracts. This position requires U.S. citizenship. Jabil is an equal opportunity employer.
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