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Company: Flex
Location: Libertyville, IL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics



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Job Description The Tool maker will be based in Libertyville, IL. The Mold maker performs mold repair work, Dissemble and assemble molds, analyze and solve basic mold problems including flashing conditions, galling, venting, cooling problems.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Intense collaboration
  • Passionate customer focus
  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution
  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
  • Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you'll do…

  • Perform mold repair work on cavities and cores due to damage or wear. Note any changes to molds, inserts, parts, etc. Must document work and keep accurate records.
  • Dissemble and assemble molds, analyze and solve basic mold problems including flashing conditions, galling, venting, cooling problems, etc. Assemble, repair, inspect, clean and polish molds using skill and care while handling and polished "optical" or critical surfaces.
  •  Plan construction procedures and methods, selecting the proper materials. Lay-out, fabricate and assembles molds also machine tool fixtures by analyzing blueprints, sketches, models and engineering or shop specification.
  •  Use a variety of machinist's hand tools and precision measuring instruments. Sets up and operates lathes, milling machines, electrical discharge machines, surface and cylindrical grinders. Setup and operation of CNC machines.
  •  Perform mold changes & modifications 20/30
  • Study blueprints of the mold and plastic piece part and verify specifications.
  • Perform machine set-ups and be able to operate manual and CNC machines to specifications set forth in blueprints, drawings, engineering orders, etc.
  • Check machined parts for conformance to prescribed tolerances.
  • Fit all mold components and verify proper tool function.
  • Follow all company safety policies and procedures.

Here is some of what you'll need (required)…

  • High school diploma or equivalent and associate degree in related field, technical training or equivalent education.
  • Minimum 1 years' experience performing mold setups or similar work using tools and machinery related to plastic injection molding
  • Experience performing mold manufacturing
  • Strong Hands-On mold manufacturing and troubleshooting.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Able to collaborate with all departments

Here are a few of our preferred experiences:

  • Training in plastics is a plus
  • Excel

Here are a few examples of what you'll get for the great work you provide…

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Matching 401K
  • PTO
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee discounts at local retailers


Job Category Operations


Not eligible Is Sponsorship Available? No

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