Mold Maker in Santa Ana, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/14/2021

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Job Description

New Opportunity Mold Maker in Santa Ana, CA.

The Mold Maker position uses appropriate equipment such as surface grinder, lathes, milling machines, CNC, wire EDM, GRINDERS, and other equipment to create and make tooling to match part drawings. Uses standard bench practices to determine repair needs for Injection Molding (IM) molds, including predictive maintenance. Additional responsibilities may include general cleaning, welding, spotting and polishing.

• Read blueprints and use necessary measuring devices to make, or modify existing tooling, tools for new or old job prints.
• Make sure tools are sharpened and tool holders in good working condition before being placed back on shelf or in tool drawers. Repair or requisition replacement parts, tooling or hardware as needed to maintain adequate stock. 
• Review open work order for repair; upon completion of repair, update and close work order. 
• Set up and operate all tool room machines for specific form tool, tap, drills, or holder for grinding.
• Make any necessary repairs to in-house tools.
• In coordination with IM Engineer, will repair broken slides, cores, cavities and vents as required using a standard bench practice.
• Carry out tooling maintenance.
• Will re-work tooling issues such as worn edges, dings, scuffs, and scratches.
• Polish cores as required using proven bench practices.
• Perform welding or grinding activities to meet specified tolerance(s)

Required Education and Experience

1. 5+ years of experience in tool maker position in manufacturing with proven ability to deliver desired results.
2. Knowledge of ISO standards.
3. Must have GD&T skills.
4. Must have strong interpersonal skills with ability to motivate employees.
5. Strong technical, business, and organizational skills.
6. Able to plan and organize daily activities, analyze data and react to changes and challenges in the business.
7. Ability to communicate and present effectively in both written and oral form required.
8. Must be proficient in MS Office.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer