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North American Lighting Mold Maker - II in Elberfeld, Indiana

Mold Maker - II

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Date: Apr 15, 2021

Location: Elberfeld, IN, US, 47613

Company: North American Lighting

Job Summary

Scope of Job: Knows and applies standard tooling concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies onexperience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Works under general supervision. Performs avariety of complicated tasks that require a certain degree of creativity and latitude.

Job Summary: Works from blueprints and drawings to build and repair thermoplastic and thermosetinjection molds to company standards.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: A. Works with Supervisor, Tool Engineer, Designer, and Shop Foreman to understand job scope B. Works with the Scheduler to develop job schedule C. Works with Supervisor - Mold Making to finalize job plan d. Works with and may direct the work of Manual Machinists to complete work e. Follows flow of job through the shop to verify that all pieces get made f. Maintains a detailed time collection to track the amount of hours-required to build required molds g. Performs conventional machining as follows:

  • Lathe work – turning, drilling, threading

  • Tool Sharpening

  • Mill work

  • Surface grinding

  • Welding

  • Drilling

  • Tapping/Threading

  • Polishing

h. Performs conventional machining of details and assembly of molds i. Stays current with latest machining hardware improvements/upgrades j. Participates in activities for the continuous improvement of equipment and processes k. Spots off parting line to insure flash free parts l. Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements: Must meet one of the following Education and Experience requirements:

  • Associates Degree in Tool and Manufacturing Technology or a related discipline plus 3 to 5years of experience building Thermoplastic injection molds; OR

  • High School Diploma or GED plus 5 to 8 years of experience building Thermoplasticinjection molds (experience working in automotive lighting and a JIT manufacturing environment is preferred)

Strong knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:

  • Ability to work well within a team environment

  • Ability to read and work off of blueprints and tool drawings

  • Mechanical and machining skills (including hand working skills)

  • Analytical and problem solving skills

  • Organizational and planning skills

  • Written and verbal communications skills

Responsibilites

Requirements

Must meet one of the following Education and Experience requirements:

  • Associates Degree in Tool and Manufacturing Technology or a related discipline plus 3 to 5years of experience building Thermoplastic injection molds; OR

  • High School Diploma or GED plus 5 to 8 years of experience building Thermoplasticinjection molds (experience working in automotive lighting and a JIT manufacturing environment is preferred)

Strong knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:

  • Ability to work well within a team environment

  • Ability to read and work off of blueprints and tool drawings

  • Mechanical and machining skills (including hand working skills)

  • Analytical and problem solving skills

  • Organizational and planning skills

  • Written and verbal communications skills

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, genetic information, and veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Requisition ID: 5240

Location: Elberfeld

Nearest Major Market: Evansville

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