Fu-Tek Tooling is a 4th generation family owned and operated tool shop servicing our own Plastic Injection Molding companies located in Alda, NE. We are looking for MOLD MAKERS who have strong work ethics. This position is responsible for building, maintaining, and troubleshooting molds used in our plastic injection manufacturing. This job involves engineering changes and making continual improvements to increase production.
*Build new molds, inspect fixtures and end of arm tooling along with maintain PM on our production molds.
*Read and understand part prints, mold prints and tolerances.
*Make recommendations for modifications regarding construction and function of molds.
*Ensure injection molds are fully prepared for qualification in molding machine.
*Utilize software to examine 3D mold designs for tool builds; disassemble and assemble current molds.
*Verify dimensions, parting line shut offs, and clearances, using measuring instruments, such as indicators, gage blocks, and micrometers.
*Communicate tool issues with Tooling Manager and leads.
*Works with Tooling Manager for priority of workload.
*Complete documentation needed for each tool where applicable.
*Confers with shop personnel to resolve problems related to material characteristics, dimensional tolerances, service requirements, manufacturing procedures, and cost.
Education and/or Experience (include certs or licenses needed):
*Associates degree from a Vocational School, prefer in the Die and Mold.
*2 to 3 years plastic injection mold building experience.
*Knowledge and experience operating CNC machines, CNC sinker EDM, and CNC Wire EDM.
*Experience with welding, specifically TIG welding, is a plus.
*Ability to read and understand blueprints.
*Ability to operate all tool room equipment safely and efficiently, including CNC machines, lathes, mills, grinders & EDM's.
*Aptitude, abilities and skill set to produce high quality molds.
*Able to work under time pressure and prioritize project requirements.
*Cooperation and teamwork are a must.
We offer a competitive wage along with Medical, Dental, Vision and 401(k) Benefits.
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