Mold Maker


AP Professionals
Published
July 16, 2021
Job Type
Street Address
500 Linden Oaks
City
Rochester, NY

Description

AP Professionals has partnered with an optics manufacturer that is looking to add a Mold Maker to their team. Open due to a retirement. The Mold Maker will support maintenance and the initial introduction of molds onto the product floor. Candidates who are interested in working with a progressive company and want to further their career development are highly encouraged to apply. 5 – 10 years of experience in hands-on mold building and repair required.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare tools prior to installation into molding machines
  • Review tool designs and perform tool modifications
  • Works with the Molding Team to schedule maintenance and repair work according to schedule demands
  • Assist program launch team in conducting new tool tryouts and other scheduled activities
  • Work closely with other departments to improve efficiencies and throughput
  • Fit components on new tools, and help those who are using it to understand its characteristics in operation
  • Recommend incorporation of new technology
  • Support process improvement initiatives and activities throughout the plant
  • Troubleshoot potential mold issues and communicate tooling concerns to the Technical team
  • Recommend repairs to tooling as needed and perform repairs to damaged or worn tool
  • Document tooling activities and repair histories and participate in root cause analysis and team problem solving activities
  • Support Diamond Turning, Molding, Coating, Assembly and CNC departments as needed

Education

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • NYS Mold Maker Journeyman papers or equivalent experience required

Experience

  • 5 – 10 years of hands-on mold building and repair experience required
  • Expert knowledge of tooling and machinery associated with tool/mold building
  • Desire and ability to continually seek to improve work processes
  • Strong ability to use machinery such as Lathe, Mill, Grinder, etc.
  • Experience with Plano Polishing, and operating a fork truck
  • Master Cam, and CNC Programming is preferred
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