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Mold Maintenance Technician

Carlsbad, CA 92010

Posted: 10/26/2018 Employment Type: Direct Placement Category: Molders and Molding Machine Setters-Operators and Job Number: 78847

Position Requirements:
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in tool room environment within injection molding/plastics experience preferred.
  • Medical device manufacturing experience preferred with knowledge of  ISO 9001 & 13485 practices.
  • Must possess good communication and interpersonal skills to interact with peers and management.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform basic math computations.
  • Capable of reading and understanding Engineering drawings and GMP documentation.
  • Must be knowledgeable of CAM software packages to generate geometry and tool paths.
  • Must be capable of lifting and handling 50-pound mold components.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ability to operate all tool room equipment (milling machine, surface grinder, lathe, EDM sinker) proficiently.
  • Must be able to work in a production environment, with frequently changing priorities.
  • The ability to solve practical problems from instructions written, oral or diagram.
  • Conduct repairs, modifications and improvements to molds as required.
  • Through knowledge of mold hot runner systems.
  • Maintain records to capture all tooling repairs and maintenance activities. 
  • Design and Manufacture jigs and fixtures as determined by engineering, quality or production.
  • Design and manufacture effective electrodes for vertical EDM machine.
  • Responsible for good housekeeping (5S practices) and keeping the department clean and well organized.
  • Participate in the design, fabrication and commissioning of molds for new products.
  • Participate in creating a culture of cooperation, support and overall team success.

  • HS Diploma or GED required.
  • Mechanical experience.

Language Ability:
  • Ability to read and write in English; secondary language skill are desirable but not required.

Computer Skills:

PC Knowledge.

Work Environment:
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet, and time spent on the shop floor will be subject to standard noise levels in a manufacturing environment.

Physical Demands:
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. 
  • The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. 
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.
  • This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. 
  • While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other different tasks be performed when circumstances change.

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