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Mold Maker - 3Rd Shift - Hodges, South Carolina
As a Mold Maker at Caterpillar Inc., you will perform a variety of manual and/or machine functions related to Coremaking such as dipping, inspecting and assembling (3 or less) cores. You will also operate and/or lock out equipment to clean molding floor and reclaim or dispose of sand in basement levels.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Core box mounting
Mixing and testing core sand
Molding functions such as preparing pouring basins
Mold spraying, drying and/or venting
Operating punch-out and related equipment
Performs melting functions such as sample taking, slag skimming
Finishing functions such as riser breaking (floor)
Hand chipping, finning and wire pulling
Operates shakeouts, stand and portable grinders
Ramblast and de-finning machines
- Two years of prior work experience
Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodations):
Ability to frequently lift and carry boxes weighing up to 35 pounds
Ability to stand throughout a 12-hour shift
Ability to operate heavy machinery and manufacturing equipment
Top candidates will also have:
Previous machine shop, foundry, or manufacturing experience
Verbal and written communication skills
Problem solving and decision-making
Positions are for 3rd shift
3rd shift hours are Sunday night thru Thursday morning of 7:00PM-5:30AM.
Starting wage is $12.80 plus an additional .75/hour shift differential
There is no relocation offered for these positions.
Please ensure you frequently check the e-mail account you provided on your application, including the spam/junk folder, as this is the primary correspondence method in our recruiting process.
Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.Caterpillar.com/Careers
Certified Mold Maker
As a trusted name in building and infrastructure for more than 50 years, we're a customer-focused company that grows through product innovation broadening the solution for the entire industry. We are dedicated to providing an engaging and positive work environment. Many of our employee’s have enjoyed working for us the greater part of their careers; we have many employees with 20, 25 and even 30 years of experience. IPEX offers opportunities for learning and advancement.
Our Pineville Plant is looking for a Mold Maker to join our Team! The successful candidate will be responsible of supporting the fittings production department. This activity is to be conducted while ensuring and maximizing safety, product, production output, housekeeping and cost control to achieve plant goals.
- Provide preventive maintenance of molds as required. Including assembling, disassembling, finishing, rust spraying, sprue brushing, water testing, checking or testing sensors on hydraulics, check ejector system, slides, switches, hydraulic cylinders and motors, cleaning molds, and lubrication.
- Create, inspect, test, maintain, repair and make modifications to tools and molds as required. Tasks may involve but are not limited to grinding, EDM, milling, drilling, polishing, engraving, turning, welding, replace, finishing, rust spraying, lubricating, cut and/or measure new ejector pins, and disassembling and assembling of molds
- Identify changeover parts. Remove, clean and store pieces not needed in proper location. Change cavities, cores, ejector pins and medallions.
- Inspect all parts received as listed, measure core sizes, water flow test, check hardness, check venting and ensure proper engraving.
- Conduct major mold repairs and simple repairs to press as required
- Work with Setup Technicians to complete required administrative details such as but not limited to recording notes and comments within the MES database.
- Ensure mold information is maintained, updated and documented.
- Communicate to management status updates of all work completed, in process or planned in a timely manner.
- Coordinate with Quality Control for any quality issues and Maintenance for any repairs or troubleshooting that is required.
- Make any tools and fixtures as required, Assist in training new Mold Technicians as required.
- Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Plastics Manufacturing dedicated to Mold Making or Tool and Die
- State/Federal approved Journeyman’s Mold Maker Certificate required or pending certification
- Completion of high school education or equivalent minimum
- Must have the ability to read, write and do advanced mathematics- intermediate trigonometry
- Must be licensed to operate forklift truck, pallet truck and other material handling equipment
- Have an understanding of procedures and instructions as required by ANSI/ASQC A9002
- Successful candidate must complete a successful CTPAT background check
- Applied knowledge of CAM programs (SURFCAM) and CNC machining practices in a shop environment.
Tool & Die Maker - Mold
STRATTEC Security Corporation is one of the world's largest suppliers providing access and security systems to the automotive market. This drives us to be an innovative company with the latest technology.
STRATTEC creates exciting opportunities to people who like to work in an environment that challenges them to be creative, deal with multiple customers and projects, and research the latest technology. You will help STRATTEC to be a pioneer by working closely with the largest automotive customers in the world along with the largest electronic partners.
Let us know who you are! We want to know what motivates you and why you are the ideal candidate for our growing team.
The ideal candidate will possess a team oriented attitude; have a multidiscipline background, and a passion for innovation. We are looking for leadership skills to develop a new group internally.
If you are one who like to build a team, has strong skillsets and likes to see your own ideas come to life, apply quickly!
Primary Duties: Performs the activities required to support toolmaking operations and to make tools required by performing all operations necessary to construct, develop, alter, fit, align, adjust, calibrate and repair tooling, experimental tooling, dies, gages, jigs and fixtures, special machines and equipment.
Work with maintenance personnel and Tool Build Technicians during the construction of special machines and equipment or tool builds to account for correct maintenance and repair of those machines and tools. Responsible for supplying sketches to engineering, to enable drawings to be made of tooling or new special machines and equipment. Must be capable of operating all toolroom machines and equipment related to the trade and instructing other toolmaker associates in their use.
Must be capable of independently producing tools from provided tool drawings and/or I.G.E.S. files through final fit and assembly, according to prescribed toolroom procedures, (i.e. deliverables). Communicates with tool designers, engineers, vendors, internal and external customers. Perform basic support type tasks of various trades that can be completed safely. Maintain a clean and safe work area. Associates will be trained in and perform multiple work assignments.
Summary of duties
Must be capable of trouble shooting and problem solving during tool repair process. Notify Supervisor of issues that effect cost and timing.
Must be capable of measuring and machining parts to print tolerances. Must be capable of expediting tool repairs within toolroom or with vendors. Must be capable of adjusting schedules to react to changes in resources (personnel/equipment). Notify Supervisor and/or Lead Person when necessary to replenish departmental supplies.
Assist in training other Tool and Die Maker personnel. Perform other miscellaneous related duties as assigned
Must be capable of independently producing tooling from provided tool drawings and/or I.G.E.S. files through final fit and assembly, according to proper toolroom methods (i.e. deliverables).Tools and equipment used:Computers and printers, micrometer, calipers, scales, blueprints, comparator, ordinary standard gages, CMM, ordinary special gages, all department machinery, (including but not limited to):CNC machines, mills, lathes, grinding machines, drills, heat treating equipment, etc., reports, printouts, and forms. Various types of material handling equipment, including scales, power hand trucks, hand trucks, hand carts, etc., various hand tools, various containers including high boys, pans, bulk boxes, tubs, etc. Must be Journeyman or have 8 years of experience.
STRATTEC SECURITY CORPORATION is an equal opportunity employer and practices affirmative action to recruit, hire, train, upgrade, transfer and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Mold Maker - Medical Device
Job Description: SummaryThe Moldmaker operates state of the art CAD/CAM software (Cimatron/Solid Works), high speed mill (Mikron HSM400) and EDM (Charmille 35P) equipment to produce prototype parts, thermo-plastic and thermo-set injection molds, and lab equipment used in the development of new products or changes to existing products. Working from computer generated models (3D solid or surface model files) to design/program toolpaths for electrode and direct milling operations. Generally, output is compared to, or created from approved 3D-source model. Work is checked against design with use of precision measuring tools (Nikon VS/Zeiss CMM). Work accuracy is not checked by supervisor.
Operates lathe, mill, drill press, CNC EDM, HSM and lathe machine tools, and various grinders with proficiency required to produce parts necessary for the construction of new prototype machinery, equipment, molds, and product prototypes. Capability to program 3D CNC Mill tool paths for both electrode and direct milling operations preferred.
Performs machining tasks necessary for the maintenance and repair of prototype equipment to support Technology Project Development.
Plans and lays out work. Makes standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work, tooling, feeds, and speeds of machinery. Selects materials, parts and equipment required for each assignment.
Able to work from 3D models, 2D drawings, blueprints, schematics or verbal instructions to produce simple and complex mechanisms, tools, jigs, and fixtures.
Able to use precision measuring instruments and hand tools to accomplish assigned tasks.
Ability to operate injection molding press would be desirable. Ability to design rapid tools and run high speed mill would be desirable.
Comply with all local, state, federal, and BD safety regulations, policies, and procedures including RCRA Hazardous Waste regulations.
Comply with all local BD quality policies, procedures, and practices through consistent application of sound quality assurance principles.
Other duties as assigned.
High School Degree/GED.
5+ years of tool-making experience.
Must be able to operate lathes, milling machines, EDM and surface grinders with a high degree of skill.
Job skills should be equal to those of a Journeyman and are usually acquired through formal training programs.
ADDITIONAL AND PREFERRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
5 + years directly related mold making experience preferred.
Extensive injection mold building, tool and die fabrication preferred.
3D CAD/CAM skills/experience also preferred.
A.A. or A.S. Degree in technical field related to job function preferred
Additional experience may be traded on a year for year basis with education.
Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status
Primary Work LocationUSA UT - Sandy
Work ShiftNA (United States of America)
Mold Maker III
TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today's increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations - redefining what's possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS - www.TE.com
TE Connectivity's Mold Makers apply knowledge of mold design and construction to the construction, conditioning, modification, repair and maintenance of injection and transfer molds, gauges, cutting tools, jigs and fixtures. In some instances they may fabricate new molds by analyzing blueprints, sketches, models and engineering or shop specifications. Every team member is responsible for maintaining housekeeping and organization of the work area as well as following TE Connectivity's EH&S policies and procedures.
This position requires access to information which is subject to stringent controls under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR).
Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. lawful permanent resident, person granted asylee status in the U.S., or person admitted into the U.S. as a refugee
Responsibilities & Qualifications
Develop proficiency on 4-6 select machines used in the mold making process (lathes, manual/CNC mill, grinders, jig bores, jig grinders, EDM, etc.)
Read blueprints to determine matching and proper sequence of operations based on factors such as type of metal, size of part, finished requirements, matching time, etc.
Changeover molds, fit and assemble parts into mold cavities and verify dimensions, alignment, and clearance
Dissemble complex mold tooling for repair and cleaning, rework details as needed
Analyze and correct complex mold malfunctions to assure quality production
Fabricate and hand fit mold tooling
Disassemble mold tooling for repair and cleaning
Operate precision measurement devices
High School Diploma required
8-year minimum work experience required
Strong mechanical ability and troubleshooting skills
US citizen or perm legal resident required.
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
At TE, we believe in unleashing people's potential. We have Employee Resource Groups (Women In Networking, ALIGN – LGBTQ, Young Professionals, etc.) to support and promote a diverse workplace and a culture of inclusion for the development of different perspectives, styles and ideas. By doing this, we are consistently recognized by Thomson Reuters, and now Clarivate Analytics, as one of the Top 100 Innovators, as well as deemed one of the world's most ethical companies by Ethisphere.
Oceanside, CA, US, 92058
Requisition ID: 48862
Mold Maker - Anchor Hocking
Role Title: Mold Maker - Anchor Hocking 
Department: Product Supply
The Oneida Group is a leading global marketer of tabletop and food preparation products for the consumer and foodservice markets. With a comprehensive line of tabletop and food preparation products, we market our products globally under a broad range of consumer brands including Oneida and Anchor Hocking. Customers range from Fortune 500 companies to medium and small-sized companies in the consumer, foodservice, business-to-business and e-commerce channels. The company operates two glass manufacturing plants in the U.S. and sources a variety of propriety designed tableware products.
The Oneida Group's vision is to be the leading global marketer of trusted brands in dining and food preparation, recognized for providing quality tabletop and kitchen solutions.
Repair and produce quality mold equipment to specified dimensions and tolerances.
Produces gauges, templates, and fitters as necessary.
Perform all mold, mold equipment, and formers.
Make necessary repair (weld) to glass manufacturing surfaces as required.
Setup and program machines and equipment.
Communicate all problems and changes as they occur to the Supervisor.
Perform repairs and make adjustments to machines and equipment as required
Perform general maintenance on cutting tools as required.
Develop sample molds as required from ideas and concept sketches.
Maintain quality housekeeping and good safety practices in the work area.
Do other work as required by supervision.
4+ years experience producing mold equipment to specific dimensions while maintaining overall quality.
Experience with the following machines/equipment: Engine, turret, tracing, and CNC lathes
Primary Location: Lancaster, Ohio
All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status. If you require a special accommodation, please contact us at HRServices@theoneidagroup.com.
3363, Mold Maker, Journeyman, Plastic Injection Molds: NC location, Lincolnton location. Great opportunity to join a growing and expanding plastic injection molding operation.
Duties and responsibilities:
- Plan, layout and perform all bench work, machine and finishing required to alter and condition intricate plastic injection molds.
- Operate tool room equipment as needed.
- Perform machine setups and operations that require improvising tools for adaptation beyond the normal rage.
- Some supervisory responsibility.
- Blueprint reading
- Manage mold rebuilds and be involved with engineering projects for modification of current molds or new build.
- Solid experience in tool making and repair experience within a plastic injection molding environment.
Our customer offers a great management staff, opportunity for professional growth, relocation assistance, solid benefits and a rate in the $25 - $33 an hour ranged, plus incentive.. The ability to work in the US without sponsorship is required.
Mold Maker / Junior Mold Maker
B A Die Mold is a leader in the design and fabrication of close tolerance, multi-action injection molds, serving customers in medical, consumables, automotive and other industries, from part design and solid modeling, to prototype molds and mold sampling and short run/pilot production. We are a lean shop, and this means everyone is an important member of our team. Both a positive can-do attitude and a willingness to work together with coworkers to manufacture "Bad Ass" molds is imperative!
B A Die Mold is seeking a Mold Manufacturer, All Skill Levels, to join our team in Fox Valley/Aurora.
The Mold Maker will manufacture small- to medium-sized plastic injection molds and prototypes. They will participate in job planning as well as sawing, drilling, milling, grinding, turning, fitting and assembling new molds. Maintenance and repair of existing molds, troubleshooting molds and general machining also fall under this role, as needed.
- Are you able to communicate effectively in English?
- Are you able to lift heavy objects and stand for long periods of time?
- Can you actively participate in design reviews, follow instructions, work well independently and work well with others?
- Do you have experience with NX/Unigraphics (UG), SolidWorks, or MasterCam? That's a big plus, but we will train!
- Can you see yourself working in a clean, friendly environment, where your work is appreciated and recognized?
Apply today. We're looking for you, too!
Applied Medical is a new generation medical device company with a proven business model and commitment to innovation that has fueled our rapid business growth and expansion. Applied Medical has been developing and manufacturing advanced surgical technologies for nearly 30 years, and has earned a strong reputation in healthcare. Our dedication to delivering the highest quality products and unique business positioning, provides our team members with the unique ability to contribute in a larger capacity than is possible in typical positions.
As a Mold Maker you will be responsible for working within the framework of a team and performing the following activities:
- Lead and supervise mold and R&D component construction according to instructions and engineering drawings
This position requires the following skills and attributes:
Minimum 5+ years of injection mold making/building experience
Must read, write and speak in English
Must have basic computer skills
Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills
Training and mentorship with ongoing learning and development courses
On-campus wellness activities
Comprehensive medical and dental coverage
Education reimbursement program
401(k) program with employer match
Generous vacation accrual and paid holiday schedule
Ironwood Plastics Lead Mold Maker
This role is located in Two Rivers, WI
Want to be a part of a world class injection molding company in a beautiful part of the country? Enjoy working in an environment where respect, trust, good communication, teamwork, and excellence is valued and where everyone is learning and involved?
Then, Ironwood Plastics has a place for you!
Who We Are:
Ironwood Plastics, a division of CTB, Inc. a Berkshire Hathaway Company, is focused on delivering products that exceed expectations. We are proud to be ISO/TS 16949:2009 certified. Our success and top market share comes from our exceptional quality and flexibility to change and implement systems specific to the customer needs or industry. Ironwood is a family-oriented company and a long history going back 40 years. We take pride in serving the automotive, electronics, industrial, medical, and military industries. And, as a team member, you will play an integral role in our pursuit of World Class performance in these markets!
Our Vision: Inspired Engineering. Precision Results®
What We Offer:
Exciting innovative, collaborative, and family-oriented work environment with flexible work/life balance schedules
Challenging and progressive career development
Health insurance available 1st of the month following 30 days of employment
401k & Profit Sharing
Excellent Comprehensive Health
Best practice PTO policies and 10 paid holidays
Open communication, recognition programs, and team-building events
What You'll Do:
As the Lead Mold Maker, you will repair, enhance, and perform preventative maintenance on Injection Molds, Stamping Dies, End of Arm Tools and components to ensure the injection molding production runs smoothly.
Your Accountabilities in the Role:
Reviews the schedule and ensures the components and molds are production ready to meet the production schedule.
Enters purchase orders to replace components and supplies as needed.
Repairs and enhances molds to ensure the molds are available for production runs.
Performs day to day preventative maintenance as needed on the molds to keep production running smoothly at all times.
Leads and mentors tool room people to help problem-solve, train, and increase their skill set in working with the molds or doing changeovers for production.
Education: Mold Making Journeyman card preferred or an equivalent of education, apprenticeship, and/or experience.
Experience: 3-5+ years of progressive mold making/repair experience in a large, fast-paced injection molding environment preferred (must be highly skilled to work independently).
Skilled in mold repair and safely operating the tool room equipment (lathes, grinders, mills, EDM's etc), to perform work successfully. Experience in metrology and measuring tools (US & Metric), and the ability to read blueprints is important. Must have excellent math skills and be able to plan, coordinate, and prioritize multiple projects to meet production needs. Foundational understanding of Quality Systems, Safety, Lean Thinking and 5S would be strong plus.
Technical Aptitude/PC/Other: Good at Microsoft Word/Excel to correspond well with vendors, manager, and team members. Familiar with ERP systems for reviewing and entering data would be helpful.
Good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work with all levels of the organization.
Leadership/Behaviors: Excellent mentoring/leading skills to help develop the department. Strong work ethic and a sense of urgency is key in this role. This person will be able to take initiative, is forward-thinking, and is able to problem-solve and get things done effectively and in a timely mater.
Culture Fit: Respectful, Steady Personality who handles situations with optimism yet can help guide people to increased productivity. Good listener who can be flexible and invoke great ideas to make solid decisions and enhancements to the area.
Other Important Information:
Wage: Wage is commensurate with proven expertise.
This position is eligible for profit sharing! And, the compensation will grow as the team member grows!
Reports To: Tool Room Team Lead (The right candidate can grow into this position in the future)
Core Hours: 6:30 am – 4:00 pm (schedule can be flexible; will work approx. 8 hours within this timeframe)
Typical Work Week: M-F; some weekends/OT required (when applicable); 40-45 hours a week on average
Direct Reports: Will Lead Tool Room Mold/Tool Cleaners (2)
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