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Senior Tool Repair Technician - 12 Hour Days

Requisition Number: P11704

Region: US
State: Wisconsin
City: Eau Claire


Use your machining and engineering skills to revise and repair molds used in injection molding!

  • Actively seek work from customers
  • Active participant in generating a business quote to customers
  • Repair and revise molds and secondary tooling
  • Troubleshoot complex mold problems and help keep production molds in efficient operating condition
  • Revise and update 2D and 3D mold designs to reflect mold revisions
  • Create documentation and drawings for revisions
  • Communicate with customers mold related issues, providing technical support and tooling alternatives
  • Assembly and disassembly of all components required in mold repair process
  • Create electrode designs
  • Create NC tool paths for electrodes
  • Provide constructive feedback and input to engineering regarding mold performance and preventative maintenance issues
  • Provide documentation for NC tool paths to the toolroom
  • Attend redline, AQP/PAR meetings, if required
  • Schedule repair/revision work in order to meet due dates.  Coordinate with and provide direction for others.
  • Evaluate new mold performance in production
  • Set up and operate toolroom equipment, including manual and/or CNC
  • Subcontract to vendors providing the required information
  • May be responsible for heat treating all steels commonly used in mold manufacturing
  • May be responsible for welding including micro welding
  • Support/communicate with production team, other mold manufacturers/repairers, apprentices and engineers
  • Troubleshoot and assemble manifold system
  • Maintain molds so they stay in correct working order
  • Do minor maintenance on machines in toolroom
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Some programs may have vision requirements

Qualifications - Education & Experience

  • Two-year degree in machine tooling or similar discipline; or equivalent mix of education and experience
  • Completion of apprenticeship program; or equivalent experience
  • Minimum eight (8) years’ experience at a journeyman level including exposure to a variety of mold manufacturing and plastic injection molding processes/technologies
  • Minimum of eight (8) years’ experience using CAD/CAM software in a mold repair and maintenance or mold manufacturing environment

Qualifications - Skills & Competencies

  • Demonstrated quoting skills
  • Reverse engineering skills
  • Leadership
  • Capable in all aspects of design and CAD/CAM programming
  • Ability to use Solidworks; experience preferred
  • Ability to use Mastercam; experience preferred
  • Creativity and ability to conceptualize
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to gain commitment
  • Decision making skills
  • Strong tool build and design knowledge
  • Strong problem solving/troubleshooting skills
  • Strong written verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong working knowledge of plastic injection molds
  • Constantly lifting or moving up to 20 pounds;  Occasionally lifting or moving up to 50 pounds
  • Demonstrable mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Ability to successfully work on/lead several projects simultaneously

This facility operates under International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and therefore, any person hired must demonstrate with verifiable documentation that he/she is either: (i) a U.S. Citizen; (ii) an active Green Card Holder; or (iii) a “Protected Person” as defined by 8 U.S.C.1324(b)(a)(3).


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