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Tool Technician (Plastic Injection Molding)

United States - AL - McCalla

Job Description

The Tool Technician is responsible for the upkeep and repair of molds / tooling for plastic injection molding presses in the plant.
 
Responsibilities:
- Conduct mold and tooling preventative maintenance and repair
- Welding tasks (TIG)
- Construct hydraulic lines and rebuild hydraulic cylinders
- General surface grinding, as well as compound angles, cutting tools, nozzle tips, tapers, etc.
- Hot runner wiring
- Open Vent Cleaning
- Ability to fit new detail and spot and or time in..
- Ability to troubleshoot issues and repair, in and out of press.
Able to operate a Bridgeport / Lathe with in a + or - .001 tolerance.
- Able to operate a Surface grinder with in a + or - .0002 on critical details.
- Able to polish and bench details.
- Ability to weld cores and cavities and hand work back to runnable condition.
- Able to weld different tool steel with positive results, As in P-20, H13, S.7, 4140 etc.
- Able to complete Preventative maintenance on plastic injection molds.
- Assist in maintaining maintenance PM records on the company computer system.
- Able to work on the production floor with tool in press to correct any issue to keep down time at a minimum.
- Knowledge of Manifold systems Example: Mold Master, Synventive, YUDO, RUNIPSYS, P.E.T.S  etc.
- Work with little or no supervision when given clear direction.
- Work with Process Engineers to trouble shoot issues with tool or improve on.
- Repair, fix and implement engineering changes of molds
- Ensure safety and housekeeping standards are maintained
- Work with various departments to implement customer
- Work on and feel safe working on tool form 800lbs -70,000lbs
Education: 
- High school diploma, 2-year apprentice program at Community College helpful
- Toolmaker / Mold Maker Journeyman certification preferred
Experience:
- 5 years plus of hands on experience in a tool room involving plastic injection mold repair or mold maintenance 
- 5 Plus years of experience using hand operated tool room equipment.
- Knowledge and understanding of mold and die components and their respective characteristics.
- Ability to read and understand tooling drawings.
- Injection Molding process Experience
- Toolmaker / Mold Maker Journeyman certification preferred
   

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Published: 08/13/2021
Job Field: Manufacturing Operations
Location: United States - AL - McCalla
REQ. NO.: 20211372
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