Mold Closer Job Description Sample
Mold Operator - Sand Mold Division 1St Shift
Le Sueur Incorporated, located in Le Sueur, MN, hires self-motivated and self-managed people for our aluminum casting foundry teams.
Who We Are
LSI is a hardworking, family-owned, custom manufacturer of quality aluminum and plastic parts. We have the passion to be the best and this includes our employee benefits and wages.
What You Will Be Doing
Operates different types of molding machines in order to produce metal castings for LSI customers.
Checks the shop packet for general and part specific work instructions.
Ensures proper placement of chills in molds.
Assembles flask, pattern and follow board on molding table of machine.
Sifts sand over pattern, using riddle, and fills flask with sand by opening hopper or using shovel.
Packs sand around pattern contours, using ramming tool or pneumatic hammer.
Cuts pouring spout and vents in mold, using sprue cutter and wire. Lifts cope half of flask off drag half and removes pattern.
Other duties as assigned
Inspects machines and other related equipment to ensure correct molds, meeting customer specifications.
Inspects pattern equipment and tools for defects prior to set up on the molding machine.
Does basic preventative maintenance on molding machine prior to set up.
Reports all machine and production issues to the shift supervisor.
Blow Mold Lead
At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers around dairy and non-dairy nutritional ingredients. We co-innovate and deliver ingredient solutions and precision premixes for use in the mainstream food and beverage, infant and clinical, and functional nutrition markets. We are the number one provider of whey-based nutritional ingredients globally and the number one producer of American-style cheddar cheese. Our protein systems have transformed the bar and beverage categories — bringing increased levels of protein, cleaner labels and greater product functionality to market. We have a direct presence in 21 countries, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany and China, and international sales and technical offices around the world.
The Blow Molder Technician is responsible for operating blow mold equipment, meeting all production, quality and safety requirements, and performing all maintenance on the blow molder and high pressure air compressors. Employee has the responsibility to report food safety hazards or concerns to their immediate supervisor.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Operate blow molder, bottle conveyor, airveyor, high air compressor, air dryer, tippers, chillers
Perform mold and neck finish changes
Perform Preventative maintenance and fill out/create work orders and purchase requisitions for parts.
Perform process adjustments, testing protocol, document to meet quality specifications
Complete daily production records and logs for shift.
Monitor Machine efficiency and ensure all equipment is operational
Manage machine process efficiency initiatives, scrap minimization, materials conservation
Follow all health and safety standards
Start and shut down machines
Manage and oversee downstream blow mold personnel
Perform mold changes and process adjustments
Monitor production quantities for color change, mold change and product completions
Troubleshoot and fix any problems with the blow molder or high pressure air compressors
Communicate quickly and effectively at all levels of the organization
Perform all assignments given by Supervisors or Upper Management Team
Must have own tools
Recommend methods to improve processes and practices, equipment performance and efficiency of operations
Verification of production working documents
Verification of tooling, instructions on materials prior to use on assigned process
Create SOP's, OPL's, SWI's, BDA's, LSI's concerning any defect or process change.
Education and/or Experience
- High School Diploma or equivalency
Must be able to speak and comprehend English
Able to read and write English
- Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions finished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
(80%-100% of work time)
(60% - 70% of the time)
(15%-25% of the time)
Special Vision Requirements:
Work with moving mechanical parts
Work in a loud environment
Use hands to finger,
handle or feel
Exposed to wet or humid conditions,
Risk of electric shock
Reach with hands and arms
Climb & Balance
Stoop & Kneel
Crouch & Crawl
Lift or move up to 50lbs
Exposed to high precarious places, fumes, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibrations
The preceding functions are examples of the type work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and /or abilities required. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments and make reasonable accommodations as needed. Accommodation may also be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Are you someone who likes to make it happen, make it better and make it fun? If so, our company offers you an excellent opportunity to do really interesting work and develop a career in a dynamic and innovative environment that is all about making you and our business successful.
Nearest Major Market: Corona
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles
Mold Processing Technician B - 2Nd Shift
J.W. Speaker Corporation designs and manufactures off-road lighting products. We have our own product line as well as creating custom designs for OEM's. Our Molding Department supplies the Assembly Department with the right parts at the right time. We are a high mix/low volume manufacturer. So, we rely on a skilled and flexible workforce. In our Molding Department, we need experienced individuals who can help us reduce scrap and setup time while keeping the area clean and organized.
If this sounds like an environment you can work in, please continue reading.
As a Mold Tech, you will be responsible for doing setups on plastic injection molding machines.
Primary responsibilities include:
Set-up and start-up existing tools and produce good parts at standard
Troubleshoot existing processes
Focus on improvements to reduce waste, setup time, cost, scrap
Train entry level Mold Technicians and Operators as assigned
Qualified candidates will possess:
Minimum of 3 years of experience in a plastic injection Mold Technician role
A high school diploma or equivalent
Apprenticeship participation or post high school education in plastic injection molding is a plus
A strong understanding/continuing education in lean manufacturing, problem solving and process improvement
Mold Maintenance Technician - Mold Shop (Hammond)
Mold Maintenance Technician - Mold Shop (Hammond)
Facilities & Maintenance, Manufacturing & Production
Rotating Shift: 7pm-7am Week 1 On: Mon, Tu, Fri, Sat, Sun; Week 2 On: Wed, Thur
Intralox, L.L.C., a division of Laitram, L.L.C., and a global provider of conveyance solutions and services has an opening for a Mold Maintenance Technician in the Mold Shop. Technicians are responsible for the disassembly, cleaning and reassembly of Plastic Injection Tooling with a high level of accuracy. Other tasks include troubleshooting tooling problems, minor repairs, configuration changes, and the replacement of tooling components.
Intralox offers an unparalleled opportunity for those who want to work for an established, yet consistently growing company, with opportunities for international exposure, continuous improvement, and career advancement. To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our Careers website.
High school diploma or GED required
Minimum of (3) years of hands-on technical experience with a proven work history.
Strong mechanical aptitude.
Basic math and computer skills.
Effective communication (verbal and written)
Familiarity with reading blue prints and schematics
Strong attention to detail.
High level of motivation and self-management.
Required to work a 12 hour night shift. (3on/2off/2on/3off).
Responsibility to work scheduled "on call" when required.
Must be able to perform the essential job requirements identified in the Functional Job Description for this position, including the ability to lift 50 pounds.
Two years of community college/trade school.
4+ years of experience in a related industry.
Previous manufacturing, injection molding or plastics experience.
Prior diagnostic and troubleshooting experience in areas such as: industrial ac, elevators, escalators, diesel mechanics, HVAC and/or automated manufacturing equipment.
Pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical knowledge.
Mold Making experience
Experience in an injection molding facility.
Machining or mechanical experience or training.
Pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical experience or training.
Injection mold processing experience or training.
CAD/CAM/CNC experience or training.
Set-Up / Mold Setter / Process Tech
Our Akro-Mils Wadsworth plant is now hiring for Set-Up / Mold Setter / Process Technician. Responsibilities include:
Insert changes on molds
Set clamp, ejectors and pressures on molds
Installation, removal and maintenance of injection nozzles
Set and remove molds
Troubleshoot mold problems on machines
2 -- 5 years experience in production/ primarily in the area of injection molding and/or structural foam
2 -- 5 years experience in mold set up is preferred
Strong skills in troubleshooting, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical problem solving
Desire to take on new challenges and opportunities
Desire to grow through continuous improvement
Must be able to lift 50 lbs regularly, work on your feet for 12 hour shifts, tolerate seasonal hot temperatures, work independently and with a team, pass a pre-employment physical and drug test, and provide good references
Akro-Mils is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a complete benefits plan including medical, prescription, dental, vision, 401k with match, life insurance and tuition reimbursement. We operate 24/7, 12-hour shifts. Every other weekend is a three day weekend!
Qualified women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are welcome.
Mold Repair Technician II
Provides the highest level of expertise required to service, repair and 'return-to-operation' molds that are actively engaged in producing quality products.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Maintains customer satisfaction by maintaining and directing the maintenance of molds and ancillary equipment used in producing product.
Ensures the quality fabrication and maintenance of injection molds, dies jigs, fixtures and other devices used in furthering production of the customers' parts.
Enhances team efficiency by training and directing less experienced mold repair personnel.
Oversees and performs preventive maintenance on molds and on mold performance tracking the maintenance with accurate and timely documentation.
Provides process improvement recommendations and forecasts any potential quality or production issues from tooling lead.
Runs all manual shop equipment as required.
Troubleshoots and analyzes problems before any repairs are initiated.
Supports production by repairing, adjusting and maintaining all forms of equipment used in the production process.
Supplies expertise and direct action in modifying molds to produce a superior quality product.
Maintains stock inventories by ensuring the proper levels of component parts are available at all times for tooling repair.
Improves the efficiency and accuracy of molded products by the documenting reasons for mold repairs and solutions to prevent future manufacturing interruptions.
May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Education & Experience Requirements
Associates Degree and Trade Certification or equivalent years of work experience in related business area.
Five years experience in mold repair in plastics' manufacturing environment.
Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.
Jabil is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
Mold Maintenance Technician 1St Shft
Who we are and what we do:
Pace Industries is North America's leading full-service die casting manufacturer. Our mission is to provide uncommon, creative die casting and support solutions that contribute to the success of our customers. Our die cast parts are used in automobiles, motorcycles, generators, snow mobiles, lawn mowers, washing machines, power hand tools, BBQ grills, commercial lighting and many other well-known products. You can have a significant impact on our cultural transformation.
The Cambridge Division is one of Pace's longest-running facilities. Founded in 1945, Cambridge has been providing contract manufacturing die casting worldwide for more than 65 years.
Mold Maintenance technician sets up and operates machine tools such as lathes, mills, grinders and drill presses to maintain and repair casting dies and trim dies to close tolerance drawing specifications. May fabricate metal parts for experimental apparatus or prototype equipment working from drawings and written instructions. Perform other associated duties as needed to continue the operation of the department in the most productive and efficient manner.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Under minimal supervision, perform a variety of tasks which require a knowledge of fabrication techniques, tools, materials and equipment.
Performs turning, boring, drilling, polishing, grinding and threading to maintain dies and fabricate replacement parts as needed.
Uses precision measuring devices such as micrometers, dial calipers and indicators to verify work compliance with established shop practices and drawing specifications.
Constructs components and parts to extremely close tolerances which may have unusual or nonstandard shapes.
May devise and utilize nonstandard procedures.
Works from engineering drawings, sketches, verbal instructions or existing parts to produce gages, tools, parts for machines, molds and other equipment.
Maintains good production, quality standards, safe work habits, keep work area clean and orderly.
Follow all ISO 9001 Requirements, Safety, Policies and Procedures.
Minimum of High School Education or GED equivalent and a two-year degree in machine tool technology or equivalent non-production setting experience.
Must have thorough knowledge of the use of precision measuring instruments and comprehension of layout and drawings.
Knowledge of Microsoft software.
List of Tools Required:
Punches, Telescoping gages
Drive Pin Punch Set
Calipers (6" or better)
Scale 6" Small and Large
Ball Peen Hammer
Adjustable Wrench Set
Roller Tool Box
Dial Test Indicator
Please note that the duties and requirements described herein are intended to represent general contents of this job. This is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties and responsibilities.
Pace Industries has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity, and in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the hiring department by the application deadline.
Injection Mold Technician
At Niagara, we're looking for Team Members who want to be part of achieving our mission to provide our customers the highest quality most affordable bottled water.
Consider applying here, if you want to:
Work in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment with a chance to make an impact.
Develop lasting relationships with great people.
Have the opportunity to build a satisfying career.
We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages for our Team Members.
Injection Mold Technician
The Injection Mold Technician is a subject matter expert in the injection mold/Hot runner area. This position supports all Niagara plants, will prepare and develop hot runner shop, and refurbish all hot runners brought in for repair.
Refurbish hot runner injection molds for SIPA & Husky for all Niagara plants
Responsible to train associates in refurbishing hot runners, operating the oven, and safety
Inspect for normal and abnormal wear
Maintain Bill of Materials for all hot runner supplies
Write, modify, and improve current and future SOP's for rebuilding assemblies
Perform audits of rebuilt assemblies for fit and function throughout the Niagara system
Ensure quality testing on 100% of assemblies before shipment occurs
Ensure systems are kept up-to-date with latest information
Troubleshoot any refurbishment assembly quality issues at the plant/RBC level
Troubleshoot premature wear, part fitment and plant use issues at the plant level
Perform as a liaison between the Rebuild Center and the Niagara plants
Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of equipment used in the mold shop
Maintain clean and safe work area and follow shop safety rules including safe machine operation
The position requires up to 25% travel
Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice
5-7 years – Experience in Field.
3-5 years – Experience in Position.
0-2 year(s) – Experience in Supervising Employees.
Extensive experience in injection process development and injection tool maintenance.
Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point.
experience may include a combination of work experience and education
7-10 years – Experience in Field
5-7 years – Experience in Position
2-4 years – Experience in Supervising Employees
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point.
experience may include a combination of work experience and education
Problem Solving - identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
Planning/Organizing - uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks.
Detail oriented and accurate - minimizes mistakes, follows every step in a process and follows through with all tasks
Oral Communication - speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; demonstrates presentation skills.
Written Communication - writes clearly and informatively; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
Change Management - communicates changes effectively; builds commitment and overcomes resistance.
Managing Process - fosters quality focus in others; Improves processes, products and services
High School Diploma Or Associate Degree
Training in Polymer Processing and Injection machine/tool maintenance.
- Required: N/A
- Preferred: N/A
Required: None Required
Preferred: None Required
Any employment agency, person or entity that submits a résumé into this career site or to a hiring manager does so with the understanding that the applicant's résumé will become the property of Niagara Bottling, LLC. Niagara Bottling, LLC will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.
Employment agencies that have fee agreements with Niagara Bottling, LLC and have been engaged on a search shall submit résumé to the designated Niagara Bottling, LLC recruiter or, upon authorization, submit résumé into this career site to be eligible for placement fees.
Maintenance Technician I - Blow Mold
United States of America
Job Posting End Date:
Third Shift (United States of America)
Manufacture NFC drink containers. Set up, operate, repair and maintain blow molding equipment to permit high rates of efficiency.
Perform all tasks in a safe manner to ensure achievement of Quality, Service, and Cost objectives. Comply with all standard operating procedures and requirements under TCCC Quality System.
Function Specific Activities:
Minimum Job Requirements:
High school diploma or GED. Supply your own tool set per Maintenance Required Tool list. 1 year experience performing routine scheduled Preventative Maintenance and lubrication, machine setups, product changeovers, running machine adjustments and tuning.
Must pass the Ramsay at a Production Tech II level. Ability to lift up to 65 pounds. Ability to read, write, speak and understand instructions given in English.
Ability to recognize material and product defects and hear machine operations sounds to detect jams, changes in speed and other routine running conditions and have a working knowledge of production machinery. Manual and finger dexterity. Ability to read and understand Equipment Operations manuals, basic electrical and mechanical drawings and to trouble-shoot basic automation control-related devices including but not limited to: photo and proximity sensors, switches, pneumatic valves.
Must participate in job development training and cross-train on all equipment. Ability to work eight-hour shifts, 12 hour shifts or other work schedules as determined by business need, including overtime as required.
Must be certified on the following sections of the JPM for this position within sixty working days of start date.
- Blow Mold Operator General
Must be certified on the remaining sections of the JPM within six months of start date.
Efficiently operate blow molding and bottle management equipment.
Perform all Maintenance level preventative maintenance duties as required.
Supply equipment with required materials, (e.g., pre-forms).
Maintain accurate records and logs as required.
Perform all production quality checks as required.
Set up and changeover line equipment (blow molders and all related support equipment) and to minimize line changeover times.
Assist in the timely completion of any preventative maintenance duties required on production equipment.
Troubleshoot and correct mechanical deficiencies, electrical and pneumatic devices.
Understand the blow mold process "Sequence of Operation"
Maintain equipment and area cleanliness to ensure compliance with all GMP standards.
Work directly with maintenance personnel, line personnel, management in problem solving to ensure maximum production efficiencies.
Comply with all standard safety practices, safety rules, and all Company rules and policies.
Maintain proper safety conditions of equipment including immediately correcting or reporting safety issues.
Able to identify deficiencies within area of responsibility and implement or recommend appropriate corrective actions.
Use equipment operations manuals and hand tools as required.
Work is performed in high-speed bottling and production environment. Work involves exposure to temperature extremes, high noise levels, wetness, heights, dust, moving equipment, vibrations and vapors.
Forklift, hoist, hand cart, hand tools, measuring instruments, equipment operations manuals personal computer and MSDS sheets. Personal protective equipment including, but not limited to safety glasses, steel-toed shoes and hearing protection.
Travel to other locations. Perform other duties as assigned.
Explain and demonstrate job tasks to visitors. Order supplies and chemicals.
Years of Experience:
- DRIVE INNOVATION: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business(encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation).
- COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to approximately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler).
- ACT LIKE AN OWNER: Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders.
- INSPIRE OTHERS: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible.
- DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS: Develop self and support others' development to achieve full potential.
- GROWTH MINDSET: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
- SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
- EXTERNALLY FOCUSED: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
- PERFORMANCE DRIVEN AND ACCOUNTABLE: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
- FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster.
Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
- EMPOWERED: Brings solutions instead of problems.
Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Mold Builder/Tool Maker-1St Or 2Nd Shifts
Looking for a new opportunity? Dynamic Group is a premier injection mold manufacturer in the northwest suburbs and has immediate openings for full time Mold Builders on 1st or 2nd shifts. We offer a 12% shift differential to qualified individuals on 2nd Shift!
Dynamic Group is a premier plastic injection molding and mold building company with two locations in the Northwest suburbs of Minneapolis, MN. We provide medical molded parts in our Ramsey location where production runs on 3 shifts throughout the week.
We are also recognized as a leader in small, complex and precision injection molds for a variety of industries in our Coon Rapids, MN location. Join one of the finest teams available!
Primary Job Responsibilities:
Sets-up and operates equipment as needed to create, prepare, modify, and fit mold components per specifications. (e.g. Surface Grinders, Conversational Mills and Lathes)
Collaborates with designers and programmers to identify project specifications and determine optimum manufacturing methods to achieve quality and delivery expectations.
Communicates with department specialists to identify critical features, preferred inspection methods, and required documentation to ensure quality expectations are attained.
Coordinates with team members to monitor, prioritize, and complete the tasks on multiple projects throughout the manufacturing process to ensure on-time delivery.
Designs and manufactures fixtures as required for complex machining and/or inspection activities.
Performs and/or reviews the in-Process inspections necessary for final fitting and assembly activities, and provide verification all specifications have been satisfied.
Troubleshoots fit and function issues of production molds; evaluate damaged molds for repair solutions.
Dynamic Group has a nice culture that is value driven. Both of our facilities are clean and presentable to visitors, clients and our employees take pride in their surroundings.
We offer competitive wages and an excellent benefit package including: health insurance, dental, life and disability insurance. Dynamic Group takes pride in excellence and continuous improvement where our best ideas come from our employees. We want to hear from you!
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