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Plastic Injection Mold Tool Repair Technician

Req ID: J2261455

  • Location
    Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
  • Category Manufacturing Engineering
  • Posted Monday, June 7, 2021
  • Time Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY
Provides required service, repair and “return-to-operation” molds that are actively engaged in producing quality products.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performing mold repair work on cavities and cores due to damage or wear.

  • Noting any changes to molds, inserts, parts, etc.

  • Documenting work and keep accurate records. Dissembling and assembling molds, analyzing and solving basic mold problems including flashing conditions, galling, venting, cooling problems, etc.

  • Assembling, repairing, inspecting, cleaning and polishing molds using skill and care while handling and polishing critical surfaces. Laying out, fabricating and assembling metalworking dies, molds, and machine tool fixtures by analyzing blueprints, sketches, models and engineering or shop specification.

  • Using a variety of machinist’s hand tools and precision measuring instruments. Sets up and operates lathes, milling machines, electrical discharge machines, surface and cylindrical grinders.

  • Interpreting drawings, evaluating machining methods on assignments and occasionally instructing other toolmakers and apprentices in the operation and setup of tool room equipment.

  • Computing dimensions; determining machining and material or parts required. Perform precision work to exacting tolerances and dimensions. Solving problems relating to unusual material, work-holding arrangements, machine settings, fabrication methods, and production processes.

Requirements Skills

  • Working with tooling related mechanical drawings (accurate interpretation and application)

  • Basic understanding of function and repair of pneumatic and hydraulic systems

  • Operation of machine shop equipment/ metal fabrication.

  • TIG welding a plus.

  • Working knowledge of mechanical principles related to the trade to include technical terms

  • Trade specific math – (working knowledge of geometry and trigonometry a plus)

  • Basic rigging skills to manage assembled molds and mold plates.

  • Working knowledge of injection molding machines.

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills across all plant levels, both verbal and in writing.

  • Microsoft Office required, Microsoft Project is a plus

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the Plastic Injection Molding industry

  • Prior background in plastic injection mold maintenance, repair and troubleshooting

  • Proficient in: Mold maintenance, repair and troubleshooting to include
    integrated electrical and mechanical systems (hydraulic/ pneumatic/ heaters and thermocouples)

  • Interpreting tooling/ mechanical drawings

  • CAD experience and lead or similar experience a plus

  • Working with an OEM maintenance software package

Education :   Technical college diploma in related field or Industrial Trade License
(Journeyman Card) is preferred.

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