Mold Maker in Stafford, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 11/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Stafford, TX
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  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
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  • Pay Rate
    $60000.0 - $80000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Job Description:

We currently have an immediate opening for a Mold Maker. Mold makers are responsible for performing any combination of the following: cleans, maintains, and repairs all injection molds; communicates mold and quality related problems to other technical staff; and troubleshoots mold issues in the press to ensure efficient and safe operation and generation of parts that consistently meet quality requirements. This person is expected to adhere to all, plant, quality, safety, and documentation systems requirements. Experience and Skills:

Essential Tasks/Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Clean injection molds.
  • Install/fit replacement components as needed.
  • Perform precision machining of mold components as well as other related production equipment.
  • Troubleshoot mold issues in shop as well as molds in molding presses.
  • Analyze data such as quality dimensional sheets, reading mold prints, and interpreting past work performed as found on tool work orders.
  • Keep accurate records and maintenance logs. 
  • Clean equipment and work area to set standards established in BOP’s.
  • Communicate effectively conditions related to quality, safety, on the job injuries or illnesses, and technical problems to assure their timely resolution.
  • Perform process steps; maintain housekeeping and appropriate behaviors for maintenance of the clean room environment.
  • This position will be required to do other related duties essential to these operations or special assignments as required.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty to the satisfaction of the assigned supervisor. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience and Training:

High School Diploma/ GED required and certification from an approved apprentice program, Two years’ experience in an injection molding facility or mold fabrication shop, detailed knowledge of injection molds, design theory, mold construction, and the ability to operate complex machinery and use complex gauges (experience will include working within tolerances of +/- .0005"), knowledgeable in mathematics through trigonometry and formulas, ability to comprehend and respond to verbal and written instructions/plant documents and postings, good manual dexterity and hand eye coordination  Language Skills:

Ability to read, write, comprehend, and communicate the English language in a proficient manner.

Math skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and perform advanced mathematical functions using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals in both English and Metric Systems required. Compute rate, ration, percent, and interpret bar graphs.

Physical Demands;

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to stand, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk, climb or balance, kneel, stoop, crouch, crawl, and talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and an ability to adjust focus. Vision will be tested annually. Ability to regularly lift 35 pounds from floor to workbench level, stand/walk 10 to 12 hours per day, ability to maintain concentration while performing repetitive tasks, ability to work independently or in groups effectively, ability to work overtime as required,

Work environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee may occasionally be exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level is usually loud.

Employee Benefits:

Benefits: Medical (paid for employee 100% by the company, dental, vision, life insurance & 401K matching.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer