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Tooling And Machinist Specialist

  • NetHire
  • 12/29/18
  • Buffalo Grove, IL
  • 60089
  • Confidential / Yearly
  • Full-Time
We are looking for a Tooling and Machinist Specialist!

The Tooling/Machinist Specialist changes molds in the Foam Production Department. That department is responsible for the efficient production of quality foam products under the direction of the Production Supervisor. The Tooling/Machinist Specialist reports directly the Maintenance Manager. A candidate for this position must be detail oriented, safety conscious, mechanically inclined, and work well in a fast paced, high growth environment.
Duties and Responsibilities:

Work efficiently to perform scheduled mold changes on assigned EPS injection molding machine as directed by the Production Supervisor.

Refer to mold change specifications for corresponding mold equipment and hardware. Refer to product specifications for part number and logo plate.

Properly remove current mold and parts from EPS injection molding machine.

Protect and store all removed equipment and parts in appropriate location.

Stage, setup and install scheduled mold and parts.

Verify EPS injection molding machine is prepared for production and troubleshoot, if necessary.

Complete all mold change forms with required information.

Monitor equipment parts such as bolts or fill guns and notify Maintenance when depleted.

When necessary, communicate and interact with the Maintenance and Production Departments.

Monitor production equipment and notify Production Coordinator of equipment failure.

Maintain a clean and orderly maintenance, mold inventory and production area.

Work according to policies, procedures, work instructions and other job duties.

Skills and Competencies:

Must be able to follow written, oral instructions and be able to retain and carry out work assignments

Must be proficient in basic math skills, such as adding, subtracting, multiplication and division

Must have hands on mechanical knowledge of an injection molding machine including mold changes, tool processes and press setup experience.

Must be able to operate industrial equipment and be able to start, stop and shut down EPS press machines.

Must be able to operate a pallet jack and forklift

Must be able to stand for entire shift and repeatedly push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, climb ladder up to 8 ft and lift up to 75 pounds

Must be detail oriented, have strong organizational and people skills

Must be adaptable to a changing work environment, competing demands and able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events


Minimum Education and Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required. 2 or more years knowledge of mechanical equipment, injection molding machinery preferred.

Compensation: Based on experience per hour

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