Fabricate new and replacement parts for manufacturing equipment.
Perform troubleshooting and repair of molds. 35%
*Troubleshoot and diagnose problems through direct evaluation and information obtained from other sources.
*Work closely with manufacturing departments on molds and process to meet manufacturing demands.
*Assist in work order quotations from vendors.
*Tear down/repair mold related manufacturing equipment if necessary.
* Clean parts using solvents or fluids.
*Measure parts for excessive wear; maintain tolerance levels to tool and product design.
*Capable of reading CAD drawings to determine tolerance levels of tool and product design.
*Fabricate replacement part(s) using all shop equipment (surface grinders, lathes, milling machines, etc).
*Replace broken part(s).
*Reassemble manufacturing equipment.
*Test reassembled manufacturing equipment for quality and safety before returning to floor.
*Complete necessary paperwork to close out work order.
*Perform assigned Preventative maintenance work orders.
Build new parts. 50%
*Develop ways to automate processes to reduce labor and cost.
*Meet with engineers to discuss part or mold specifications.
*Design parts using SolidWorks.
*Build new parts per design specifications.
*Assemble new molds.
*Test molds to specification and safety guidelines before releasing to floor.
Lead projects. 10%
*Serve as liaison with engineering on special projects.
*Design, develop, prototype and implement new molds.
*Design additional safety and ergonomic enhancements to equipment.
*Draw prints using SolidWorks.
*Verify fit, alignment and clearance in CAD.
*Determine proper materials to use based on parts volume needed, expected life of mold and component.
*Work with outside vendors as needed.
*Travel to locations to assist in installation/training as needed.
Maintain work environment. 5%
*Attend regular stretching, daily huddle, Quality at the Source (Q@S), and safety meetings.
*Maintain work environment in a need and orderly manner.
*Follow approved safety procedures.
*Report unsafe work conditions to supervisor.
Education and Experience:
*Minimum Education Required: Associate Degree from Technical School or equivalent
*Minimum Job-Related Experience Required: 10 years proven Journeyman/Tradesman experience in specified fields or equivalent
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
*Mold design and operation desirable.
*Good oral and written communication skills.
*Excellent math skills including geometry and trigonometry.
*Work in an organized, clean and safe manner.
*Ability to read a tool print.
*Ability to use basic hand and power shop tools (drill press, metal saws, mill, grinders, calipers, micrometers, lathes, etc. to tolerances within .0002
*Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs. occasionally
*Must be able to sit or stand for an eight hour shift
*Must be able to push, pull, reach, bend and work overhead
*Must wear all required PPE