Mold Preparer Job Description Sample
Injection Mold Engineer
Direct Hire - Full Time
Plymouth, MI 48170
Excellent Pay & Benefits
Our strategic partner in Plymouth, Michigan has an immediate opening to hire a skilled Design Engineer with previous experience with Mold Design. The ideal candidate with be proficient with Catia v5 and experience designing injection molding molds.
This is a great opportunity to join a growing team in automotive part manufacturing for a Tier1 manufacturer.
Other experience with ProE/Creo or SolidWorks will also be considered.
- Design, verify ,and follow up with tooling for each product
- Design and develop new injection molds and tooling
- Verify, check and buy off molds and tooling
- Improve overall processes and related issues by taking a pro-active lead in Continuous Improvement Activities.
- Program tracking and follow up of new program tooling scheduled.
- Project leader for molds and tools related engineering changes.
- Injection mold and tooling support during on-line troubleshooting and implementation of corrective actions
- Communicate with contractors and shops for outside repairs.
- Develop spare parts for injection molds and tool
- Develop injection mold and tool maintenance plan
- Repair injection mold like welding/spotting
- Degree in mechanical engineering or similar. Associate's degree with additional experience may also be considered
- Min 3 years’ experience in injection mold knowledge - mold design/ mold welding/spotting/manifold cleaning
- Experience with Computer Aided Design (CAD) Stations like Catia is preferredPreferred Education and Experience
- 1+ years automotive tooling experience preferred
Royal is a diverse manufacturer of injection molding, urethane foam and assemblies. We serve the automotive, furniture, and consumer products industries. We are growing and looking for talented individuals to join our team!
We offer great benefits including:
- No Sunday work
- Quarterly bonuses based on profitability
- Ownership in the company through our ESOP plan (Employee Stock Ownership Plan)
- Outstanding health and dental insurance
People who succeed at Royal are those who share the values of our company: Integrity. Stewardship. Teamwork. Hard work. Excellence.
We're committed to being the employer of choice. Our goal is to build a culture of commitment where everyone is respected and valued. Where everyone participates. Where everyone matters. We give our employees the responsibility -- and the authority -- to make decisions. We try to provide the best possible work environment. We encourage creativity. We applaud ingenuity. We reward problem solving. And we recognize that we are only a part of our employees' lives. Our culture embraces the family. We celebrate accomplishments -- both inside the workplace and out. We aim to replicate the family structure on the manufacturing floor by establishing work teams committed to one another -- and to our customers.
Mold Maker II
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Plans, sets-up and performs machine and bench operations necessary to make, alter or repair molds, jigs, fixtures, dies, and gauges of complex design.
Utilizes CAM software to efficiently and accurately transform computer designs into tooling.
Operates tool room equipment in a safe and efficient manner consistent with company policies and procedures as well as industry standards.
Independently coordinates priorities and details of work to be performed with supervisor and the Manufacturing and Engineering departments.
Utilizes ERP system to obtain information for performing job duties and to provide feedback on work performed.
Provides input into design reviews for new tooling and repair or enhancement of existing tooling.
Investigates and recommends processes or designs for repairing or enhancing tooling.
Provides input into tool room equipment upgrades, additions, and deletions.
Available to work on weekends, holidays or off hours to support business needs
Non-Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- All other duties as assigned either written or verbal.
Education and Experience Requirements
Associate's Degree (A. A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school, a journeyman level Tool & Die Maker with 10 years experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
Preferred Skills and Abilities
A high degree of mechanical and technical skill and a comprehensive knowledge of tooling and injection molding processes is required.
May perform a variety or operations at a high skill or a wide variety of operations at a moderate skill.
Familiar with injection molding design and fabrication technology.
Ability to work from blueprints, CAD models, diagrams or samples to very close tolerances.
Must be able to successfully use inspection devices (i.e. microscopes, calipers, gauge pins, optical comparator, etc.)
Must possess good interpersonal communication skills to interface with engineers, manufacturing personnel and other Mold Makers.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Proficient in use and navigation of Windows operating system and computer aided manufacturing programs in a networked environment. Functional understanding of Outlook E-mail, Excel and Word.
Proficient in use of one or more of these software tools (i.e. AutoCAD, Solid Works, Solid Edge, Pro-E, MasterCam, Gibbs, etc.) is required.
Upon completion of training, employee must be able to successfully navigate through VoxWare (i.e. ERP System)
Uses intuition and experience to complement data
Generates creative solutions
Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
Completes projects on time and budget
Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills
Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things
Listens and gets clarification
Exhibits confidence in self and others
Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
Conserves organizational resources
Adapts strategy to changing conditions
Prioritizes and plans work activities
Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
Strives to increase productivity
Working Conditions and Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear, frequently required to sit, occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The ability to read and interpret details on a computer screen, drawing, or a physical
part often in multiple colors is required. Must be able to work in a manufacturing environment where the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles, occasionally exposed to wet/and or humid conditions, high, precarious places, vibration and where the byproducts of machining of metal components, and plastic injection parts exists (i.e. coolants, plastic dust, noise up to 80 db, etc.). The majority of work time will be at a CAM work station or operating tool room equipment.
Office environment. 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, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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Equal Opportunity Statement
Nordson Corporation provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. No person is to be discriminated against in any aspect of the employment relationship due to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check, consistent with applicable laws.
Mold Cleaner - 3Rd Shift
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
3rd Shift Sunday- Thursday 10:00pm-6:30am SUMMARY
Clean and inspect molds used in the production of rubber molded parts. Perform light maintenance duties on molds.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (The following duties and responsibilities are all essential job functions as defined by the ADA, except those that begin with the word 'may".)
Clean molds using mold cleaning machine.
Inspect mold cavities for damage; inspect and, if necessary, replace o-rings, spring hanging bolts and sleeves; drill out vacuum lines; perform general maintenance on molds.
Inspect mold plates for flaking of coating
Enter information into inspection logbook.
Maintain mold inventory book and all associated paperwork.
Tag and put molds and dies in proper location. Make labels for molds.
Assist with breaking-down and setting up molds on base plate.
Keep track of media usage, both incoming and outgoing.
Use power truck to lift and move molds on/off racks and floor.
Follows the Quality Management System requirements as outlined in the process notes on the press card, the applicable QMS procedures and work instructions; and suggests ways for continual improvement.
Promptly reports quality problems and shuts down the equipment if unable to resolve.
Maintains a clean and orderly work area.
Follows EHS rules and regulations, participates in safety meetings and CBT, and suggests ways for continual improvement.
Promptly reports personal injuries and unsafe conditions and helps to resolve them.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Ability to operate the mold cleaning machines.
Ability to identify mold issues including what constitutes damaged cavities, when o-rings need to be replaced, the flaking of coating, and other general maintenance issues.
Ability to perform general maintenance tasks including replacing o-rings.
Ability to breakdown and set up molds on base plate.
Ability to read and understand press cards, procedures, work instructions, safety rules and warning signs
Basic math skills to perform simple arithmetic calculations.
Analytical abilities necessary to plan and prioritize own work, complete work on schedule and maintain required records and logs.
Interpersonal skills necessary to exchange information with variety of staff.
Forklift truck license and ability to use power trucks to lift and move molds on and off racks and floor.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (The following statements describe the physical abilities required to perform the essential job functions, although exceptions may be made to these requirements based on the principle of reasonable accommodation.)
Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to (forty pounds) on a daily basis.
Ability to walk and move about, stoop and bend.
Ability to stand for an eight-hour shift (extended periods of time).
Ability to handle or feel parts with arms and hands, and manual dexterity to pick up and examine parts.
Normal or corrected vision necessary to closely examine molds with excellent depth perception.
1.Works in areas that can be uncomfortable due to noise, odors, and temperature extremes.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Plastic Injection Mold Operator
Williamson Employment is looking for a 2nd shift Injection Mold Operator for the Buchanan MI area.
2nd shift: 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM, Hours may vary, over-time as needed
Duties and Responsibilities
Injection Mold Operator - Job responsibilities may include
loading inserts into the molds for plastic to mold around the inserts
removing the molded parts from the mold
clip the runners off and or trim flash if any
Layering pack parts into the boxes or placing in the box as a bulk pack.
Some jobs require using air powered tools to remove threaded inserts.
Candidates will be trained to do your own inspections and also some color matching.
Education - high school diploma or GED is preferred
Abilities - lift up to 70 lbs. repetitively and working in a fast paced industrial environment
Experience Injection molding (plastic)
The factory is a fast paced environment. Employees are required to stand for extended periods of time, lift heavy objects when needed and perform repetitive tasks.
Williamson Employment Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate in the assignment of its employees on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability or veteran status. Discriminating orders will not be honored.
Mold Maintenance Technician
Dutchland Plastics is a leading manufacturer of custom plastic products in North America. Dutchland Plastics' highly controlled rotational molding manufacturing process, also known as rotomolding, allows us to manufacture in comparable quantities to blow molding with fewer design constraints, ensuring products meet the highest quality standards. Dutchland has an open position for a Manufacturing/Industrial Engineer.
The Manufacturing/Industrial Engineer role will provide process improvements, set work standards, evaluate operational costs, validate capital expenditures, document operational procedures, determine most economical process flows and perform project management functions. This role applies basic engineering principles to perform routine evaluation and design in support of production operations, identifying equipment, process, and labor productivity improvements
1. Perform job in a safe manner, putting safety first.
2. Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follow prescribed safety regulations.
3. Able to read drawings and prints.
4. Ability to weld aluminum and steel with accuracy.
5. Perform finishing, polishing, and texturing of aluminum, along with sandblasting of molds.
6. Repairing of mold frames, as well as completing modifications and revisions as needed.
7. Machining of mold as needed using lathe and mill.
8. Create fixtures and jigs used in production of products.
9. Perform general maintenance including but not restricted to some machine repair and preventative maintenance.
10.Other duties as assigned.
- Advanced welding skills with various metals
- Ability to lift up to 75lbs. occasionally
- Ability to safely operate a stand up and sit down forklift
- Capable of using power tools and hand tools
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
- Strong communication (verbal and written), teamwork and organizational skill
- Willingness to constructively challenge peers and supervisors and mentor Senior Leaders/Management
- Knowledge of rotational molding or other plastics manufacturing a plus
1. Plant Environment
Machinist - Mold Making - 3886
Role: Technician / Maintenance
Relocation Available: No
Town / City: Des Moines
Job Type: Permanent full-time
We have exciting opportunities for Machinists to join Company's talented, dedicated and growing team! This person will complete assigned engineering tasks as needed to build components for engineering projects. Use various machining techniques to produce a quality plastic part that meets the requirements of the customer and provide tooling support.
2nd shift 2PM-10:30PM Mon-Fri (5% shift differential)
3rd shift 10PM-6:30AM Sun-Thu (15% shift differential)
4th shift 6AM-6:30PM Fri, Sat, & Sun (15% shift differential)
5th shift 6PM-6:30AM Fri, Sat, & Sun (20% shift differential)
Clean and maintain production tools and molds.
Build components for new tools, existing tools and molds through the use of tool room equipment, using designs created by the engineering department. Read and interpret plans from paper drawings or computer files.
Using toolmakers scope, measures, examines, diagnoses and trouble-shoots existing molds to make improvements or corrections repairs.
Work with project leaders to ensure that projects are finished quickly and precisely.
Education/Experience. High school education coursework or GED required.
Two-year tool & die degree or four years of experience in tooling or mold making preferred. Experience using tools such as metal saws, mills, grinders and lathes.
Computer Skills. Ability to operate personal computer. Knowledge of Windows based CAD programs such as Master cam, AutoCAD and Solid Works.
Language Skills. Ability to read, comprehend, and utilize instructions and short correspondence with professionals. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees.
Mathematical Skills. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to compute rate, ratios, percent and use trigonometry. Ability to read and understand complicated designs and drawings.
Bottom Line Requirements:
1.High school education coursework or GED.
2.Two-year tool & die degree or four years of experience in tooling or mold making preferred.
3.Experience using tools such as metal saws, mills, grinders and lathes.
4.Knowledge of Windows based CAD programs such as Master cam, AutoCAD and Solid Works.
Plant Manager - Mold Shop
Cooper Tire offers an entirely unique work experience because no matter what your title is, you'll play a part in contributing to the development, manufacturing and marketing of some of the most innovative tire products in the world. Cooper is a fun and exciting place to work, and we easily stand apart from our competition. We're constantly on the lookout for motivated individuals who lead by example and inspire others to greatness. The opportunities are endless and the rewards rich for those who believe that job satisfaction and career success begin with a satisfied customer. Careers are a Journey…Come Ride with Us!
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company is looking for a motivated and inspiring Plant Manager for our Mold Shop facility located in Findlay, OH in the Tall Timbers industrial park. In this role you will have the ability to take your career to the next level with global responsibility at our state of the art machining plant! You will have the opportunity to work closely with different levels across the Cooper Tire organization at a fast pace.
The Mold Shop Manager duties include but are not limited to the following:
Collaborates with regional and functional teams to ensure new molds fulfill customer and market needs
Ensure timely, effective, accurate manufacture of molds and associated equipment for development and production.
Work with all tech centers and functions to meet 5 year regional and corporate strategic plan
Effectively develop and utilize manufacturing processes as needed to streamline product development process
Support regional and global requirements in a cost effective manner
Assures all quality and customer needs are met with molds produced
Ensure molds as produced meet all customer requirements
Continue to monitor and improve performance, output and safety
Build high performing teams
Hire and develop direct reports and staff to achieve corporate, regional and functional strategy
Create detailed succession plan for self and all direct reports
Cultivate winning culture and organization environment
Provides leadership & direction to managers, supervisors and/or professional staff
Approximately 100 non-union employees
Ensures safe and efficient day-to-day organizational effectiveness of the operations of Tall Timbers
Responsible for providing leadership for the CAM, Maintenance, Tool Room and Operations departments
Responsible for working with Purchasing on the decision to manufacture or buy molds
Maintains and develops the production schedule for the 7x24 hour operation
Conducts monthly informational meetings with all personnel to review metrics and communications
Responsible for quality and control of processes, capacity planning, materials, tooling, maintenance management and scheduling
Determines what equipment, labor, tools, materials, energy and information should go into an operating system and how these inputs can best be obtained and used to satisfy requirements
Responsible for the hiring, supervising and evaluating of employees on job performance
Establishes and enforces work rules and procedures for employees, including setting policies
Contributes to short and long-term organizational planning and strategy as a member of the management team
Responsible for long-term planning, including an initiative geared toward continuous improvement
Develops and manages the annual budget
Minimum: bachelor of science in a technical field
5-8 years production, manufacturing, job shop experience
3-5 years of plant leadership position
Lean manufacturing/ Six Sigma
Strong cross-functional written and verbal communication
Desired: Master's degree
Profit and Loss (P&L) responsibility
Cooper Tire is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We strive to recruit, develop and retain top candidates by providing an engaging culture and opportunities to grow and develop. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Mold Designer II
Company OverviewCanon Virginia, Inc. located in Newport News, Virginia is a global manufacturer for Canon's office and consumer products. Our innovative and efficient production methods along with our environmental commitment make us a leading global manufacturer. Since opening our doors in 1985, Canon Virginia has provided world class manufacturing services. It is the policy of Canon Virginia, Inc. (CVI) to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, national origin, or physical/mental disability except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification. This policy relates to all phases of recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits administration and participation in company sponsored employee activities. This includes hiring, promotions, demotions, transfers, layoffs, recall, training and terminations. Employment practices will conform to all federal, state and local laws on non-discrimination. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm Position OverviewDesigns various types of injection mold tools using Computer Aided Design (CAD). Responsibilities- Utilizes CAD or NX software for designing injection molds.
Supplies complete tool designs, including 2-D prints.
Interacts with the customers from initial design concept through design acceptance.
Manages and maintains strict timeline adherence as set forth by the schedule.
Interacts with Business Development, Customers, internal Quality functions, Process Engineers and tool manufacturing to help alleviate undesirable conditions.
Understands and applies mold flow as necessary to achieve positive results.
Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
A wide degree to creativity and latitude is expected.
May lead a project or task group in collaboration with other Tool Designers, Programmers, Engineers and staff from other disciplines.
Coordinates worker activities in absence of Supervisor.
Assists with the coordination of 6S inspections to ensure areas are safe and clean.
May be assigned additional duties and/or special projects. Qualifications- Requires education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a technical field and 2-5 years mold design experience or 8-12 years' experience. Must be familiar with a wide variety of molding concepts, practices, and procedures.
Requires injection mold design experience with the ability to utilize Auto Desk Mold Flow, and NX a plus.
Ability to work in a team environment and contribute to TMD success.
Must be familiar with standard tooling concepts, practices and procedures. Experience with Autodesk Power Mill a plus.
Has general knowledge of Mold Flow software as well as NX, for basic mold design and 2-D print generation.
May have to work overtime and may be assigned to other shifts based on - company needs.
Mold Operator - 2Nd Shift
Mold Operator - 2nd Shift
SUMMARY: To conform to the production schedules. To confer with and recommend to management ways to eliminate difficulties, delays and waste in standard operating procedures.
?* Follows all safety polices and procedures
?* Enter start times ,end times and quantities completed into the MRP system
?* Check work orders to ensure part numbers that the proper material/components have been issued
?* Pull instruction sheets and set-up molds as required
?* Perform visual inspection of molded parts
?* Remove excess rubber flash from molded parts per instruction sheet
?* Fill-out all paperwork including work orders, first articles sheets and post cure charts as required
?* Routine cleaning of molds and work area at the end of each work day
PRIMARY TOOLS OR EQUIPMENT: Scissors, pliers, x-acto knifes, cutters, assorted hand tools, buffers/grinders, temperature gages, typewriters and computers
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Education and/or Experience:
High school diploma or equivalency certificate.
Ability to read and comprehend procedures, instructions, email, written or verbal correspondence and memos. Good verbal skills with ability to effectively present information subordinates, managers and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.
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