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Toolmaker 6am-6pm

Company: Liquibox
Location: Joliet
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary: -Toolmakers -work -to repair and maintain plastic injection mold tools, varying from single cavity low volume to multi-cavity high volume molds. - This routinely includes disassembly and cleaning of complex molds, some of which can exceed thousands of pounds in weight and require lifting by an overhead crane to tables in the Toolroom, where intricate and often delicate or expensive components are removed for inspection, repair, and cleaning. - Setups to the correct plastic product configuration are done by the Toolmaker, who works with other Toolmakers including apprentices on jobs scheduled by priority. - Troubleshooting of molding visual defects or dimensional issues may be done on the bench or in the presses to determine next steps and make corrections as needed. Some fabrication or repair may be done on components using toolroom equipment including use of a lathe, mill, EDM machine, grinders, etc.Essential Funcations & Responsibilities: Inspect, build & maintain tooling & part fixtures using turning, milling & grinding operations Perform scheduled & emergency tooling repair, maintenance, cleaning & set-up of - - self-contained molds Recommend changes to mold designs to improve life of the tooling Assist in troubleshooting of tooling on production floor in the molding machines & on the bench Understanding of hot runner tooling function, maintenance & troubleshooting Assist in the training of other toolmakers and apprentices Participation in plant-wide safety efforts - safe and careful work practices always followed to reinforce a culture of safety Support and participation in continuous improvement activities including maintaining a clean and organized workplace Responsiveness to customer, scheduling, production, engineering and maintenance demands Ability to work independently as well as on a team, and willing participation in cross-training activities Other responsibilities and projects as assignedExperience & Qualifications:Education: Degree or diploma for 2-year machine trades programExperience: Two - Five years' experience in assembly and reassembly of molds with thorough knowledge & understanding of tooling, tool room practices, and fabricating techniquesSpecific skills: Mechanical aptitude, ability to accurately trouble shoot and problem solve, strong organizational and mathematical skills. -

Keywords: Liquibox, Joliet , Toolmaker 6am-6pm, Other , Joliet, Illinois

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