• 04-Jan-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Tooling
  • Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

401K with weekly match, Medical insurance (platinum, gold and silver options), Dental insurance, Life Insurance, 9 paid holidays, paid vacation and personal days

We are seeking a Moldmaker with expertise in plastic injection molds to join our team.

Met2Plastic, LLC is a premier custom injection molder and mold builder operating in the Chicago area since 1970. Our team of 40 employees is focused on providing metal replacement solutions using high performance polymers and composites.   We are a U.S. division of Dedienne Multiplasturgy Group (Normandy France)

  • We serve the Aerospace, Medical, and Industrial Equipment industries
  • Our work environment is collaborative and friendly
  • Our facility has a team of 40 people
  • We are committed to training and developing our employees
  • We are a high mix, low volume molder

This role offers a competitive compensation package, with benefits including

  • Medical and Dental Insurance  Platinum, Gold and Silver Options
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with weekly company match
  • PTO benefits (both vacation and sick leave) accrue weekly, and do not expire at year end
  • 9 paid holidays

Our wish list:

Education and Job Skill Requirements

  • Minimum Education requirement: High School Diploma and completion of Trade School
  • Prior Experience as a Moldmaker or Moldmaker Apprentice for Plastic Injection Molding
  • Friendly, professional manner
  • Ability to interpret part and mold drawings and specifications
  • Ability to build injection molds to correct dimensions, using specifications provided (3d CAD data, component drawings, etc.)
  • Ability to use measuring instruments (micrometer, caliper, gage blocks, etc.)
  • Functional knowledge of computers, Windows operating system, and CAD/CAM software
  • Functional knowledge of CNC, EDM, manual milling, and grinding equipment
  • Ability to communicate ideas to other mold makers, engineers, and supervisor
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

Job Responsibilities

 Build tooling to specification within the time frame scheduled, using mold designs, company design standards, and industry design standards.

 Lead Mold Build Projects:

  • Ensure that the project gets completed to specification and on-time;
  • Communicate to all team members what their responsibilities are and the time frame in which the work must be completed;
  • Ensure that project team members have the information required to do their part of the job;
  • Report to the tooling supervisor daily on the project status.

Assist in Mold Build Projects:

  • Contribute in a team-effort to complete the project accurately and within the time specified;
  • Complete work as directed by the project leader;
  • Inform the project leader if the work cannot be completed as to specification or within the time specified and also help the team leader resolve the situation in as efficient a manner as possible.

 Build assembly and machining fixtures

 Complete preventive maintenance, repairs, and insert changeovers on existing molds as needed.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand and walk for an entire shift (8-10 hrs / day)
  • No restrictions on twisting and bending (to move product)
  • Ability to lift heavy objects (up to 55 lbs)
  • Regular use of hands (100% of time)
  • Ability to work in a shop environment frequent exposure to loud noises, dust, solvents, and oils
  • Frequent reaching, climbing, stooping, kneeling and crouching
  • Vision 20/20 with or without correction

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