Sr. Mold Maker – Plastics

Sr. Mold Maker – Plastics

Sr. Mold Maker needed for one of the top manufacturing companies in East Tennessee.  This position offers an excellent pay and benefits package along with long term career stability.  Starting pay range depends on experience, education, and training ($36.00 to $44.00 per hour).  Shift hours are 7:00 AM until 3:30 PM.

Job Description:

Mold Makers are responsible for laying out, building, fine-tuning and repairing injection molds.  Must be proficient with CAD/CAM software to create tool paths from solid models. Select proper materials and tooling, creating drawings, producing CNC code to complete assigned tasks.  Mold makers must be experienced and proficient with equipment such as surface grinder, CNC and manual mills & Lathes, wire EDM & die sinkers, OD GRINDERs and jig bore. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Mold making experience with injection molding.
  • Manual milling and lathe machines.
  • Capable of programming, set-up and operation of CNC milling machines, CNC WEDM machines (Charmilles and Sodick), CNC Die sinking EDM machines, manual EDM machines, saws, surface grinders.
  • Must be able to interpret customer-supplied parts, drawings, and computer files.
  • Understand mold layouts, including materials, gates, vents, parting lines, overall size, shrinkage and heat transfer.
  • Utilize any/all machine centers to achieve desired results. Operate all machines in the Toolroom.
  • Fabricate high-quality injection molds.
  • Fine-tune and repair molds based on feedback from molding department.
  • Conduct complicated mold maintenance as needed.

Education & Experience:

  • Sr. Mold Maker will have 15+ years of experience in Plastic Injection mold making.
  • Strong background in MasterCAM
  • Mold Design
  • Fixture Design
  • EDM machines
  • Tooling Design
  • Solidworks CAD
  • Must be able to lay out Tool Paths

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