• ToolroomTech IV

    Job Locations US-WI-MIDDLETON
    Requisition ID
    2018-4279
    # of Positions
    1
  • Description

    Job Purpose:
    Fabricate new and replacement parts for manufacturing equipment. 

    Job Duties: 
    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. 
    • Fabricates parts. 
    • 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.

    Requirements

    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

     Physical Requirements:

    • 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

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