Provide the necessary tooling skills to the Tool Room and Operations departments to achieve optimal levels of safety, quality, productivity and delivery while assuring internal and external customer satisfaction on both new and existing tooling.
Perform mold maintenance on class A plastic injection molds.
Make new parts for existing production molds using hand sketches, blueprints, and CAD models.
Understand advanced concepts within professional discipline. Apply knowledge and experience to complex tooling situations.
Perform independently, use experience to guide actions, and recommend solutions to complex tooling issues.
Recommend incorporation of new technology where feasible and practical.
Determine priorities and implement cost reduction projects; maintain detailed documentation as required.
Support process improvement initiatives and activities throughout the plant.
Maintain and promote a safe and clean work environment.
Document necessary information in mold maintenance per Empire Precision standards.
Other duties as assigned.
A minimum of five (5) years mold building experience
Tig welding/laser welding experience
CNC and/or EDM experience desired
Tow motor experience
Experience with manual mills, lathes, and surface grinders
Understanding of hot runner systems/manifolds (Husky and MoldMaster)
Basic electrical knowledge
Strong leadership and organizational skills
Excellent organizational, analytical and communication skills
Ability to prioritize responsibilities in a fast-paced work environment
Ability to visualize and comprehend all aspects of manufacturing equipment and tooling, understand the relationships of factors affecting a given situation, be attentive to detail, and continually seek to improve work processes
Tool Room Supervisor
Ability to push, pull or lift 50 lbs. when required
Journeyman Moldmaker with a minimum of five (5) years of hands-on experience