Maintenance Tech - Tool & Mold Lead Evenflo Company, Inc.
Company Order Number:422
# of openings:1
JOB TITLE: Maintenance Technician ? Tool & Mold Lead
LOCATION: Piqua, OH
Evenflo has an opportunity to join our Injection Molding operations as a Lead Tool & Mold Maintenance Technician. The ideal candidate will have a passion for teaching and desire to share knowledge and train others.
The Maintenance Tech ? Tool & Mold Lead will be responsible for mold related items in our Piqua, OH facility and outside vendors. Typical assignments would include organizing and maintaining a shop area, managing a mold preventive maintenance program, mold repair, engineering changes, jig and fixture building and other projects as assigned by the Injection Molding Manager.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to start a career with a great company.
Responsibilities for this job include, but are not limited to:
Checking and venting of our molds. Includes record keeping.
Replace broken ejector pins.
Repair other broken components in molds.
Replace thermocouples in hot drops
Repair and troubleshoot hot drops.
Weld and repair small damaged areas in mold and on parting lines.
Trouble shoot water (Flow and leak problems)
Create and implement innovative ideas to streamline the department and increase efficiency
Candidates should possess the following skills/knowledge
Mold Maker on larger molds up to 20,000 lbs
Must know how to run all basic shop equipment including but not exclusive of mills, surface grinders, cutoff saw, drill press, EDM, welder etc..
Ability to evaluate on your own or in conjunction with the Tooling and / or Molding personnel any mold issues and correct (in house equipment permitting).
Computer Skills and Technology
CAM/CAD or 3-D modeling background a plus (BobCad CAM preferably)
Microsoft Office products (primarily Excel and Outlook)
Understanding of Machining/Man ufacturing and Design as it relates to injection molds.
Knowledge of plastics tooling
Hands on experience
Knowledge of injection molds
Ability to understand good molding practices
Willing to travel domestically (mostly within 100 mile radius)
Ability to competently TIG weld, wire / rewire hot manifold systems, work on molds in and out of the injection machine and in and out of the Piqua facility..
Fully understand and be able to trouble shoot molds that have lifters, cams, hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders, floating plates, hot manifolds and valve gates.
Must be able and willing to communicate and interface well with other members of the Teams that they will interface with.
Must be self-motivated and enjoy thinking ?out of the box ? in their approach to tasks.
High School diploma or GED required
Associates Degree or Professional certification or training preferred
Minimum of 10 years of experience working in mold shop as a mold maker.
Proven experience in troubleshooting injection mold mechanical / electrical issues.
Must have electrical wiring experience of molds.
TIG welder experience.
Must possess and be totally proficient in using the basic mold shop tools such as micrometers, calipers, angle blocks, Cadillac gage etc.
Ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in temperature extremes
Position requires full range of body motion including twisting, bending, reaching, squatting and ability to mount/dismount industrial equipment and vehicles
Ability to stand and be mobile for a minimum of 8 hours
Must be able to be trained and demonstrate safe operation of plant equipment and vehicles
Must have a valid Driver?s License and dependable transportation
Evenflo Company, Inc is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Evenflo?s publicly traded parent company, Goodbaby International, a world leader in juvenile products, launches an average of over 500 new products annually, holds over 6,600 patents, and continues to grow well beyond 13,000 employees worldwide.
We are working to build a high-performance team at our Piqua, OH manufacturing location and we strive to be the premier employer in the area.
Constantly promoting and embodying the Goodbaby Group values of Imagination, Passion, Strength, Trust & Belief, Respect, and Love, Evenflo is a challenging, rewarding and enjoyable workplace.
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