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Journeyman Mold Maker

companyGlobal Technology Associates
locationFremont, OH 43420, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Job Description Journeyman Mold Maker
Job ID: 24-00213
Location: Fremont, OH
Pay Rate: $26-$32/Hour
Additional Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company-paid holidays, and an excellent PTO package.
Type of hire: Direct
Shift:2nd Shift 2:30 pm- 1 am (4-day work week Mon-Fri)


Position Summary :

  • To build and/or repair all types, sizes and shapes of plastic blow molds including assembling.

Position Responsibilities :

  • Set up and operate Bridgeport-type mills.
  • Smooth and clean inner surfaces of molds, using brushes, scrapers, air hoses, grinding wheels and fill imperfections with refractory material.
  • Measure and visually inspect products for surface and dimension defects to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.
  • Regulate pressure, temperature, speed and feed rates and set cycle times.
  • Fit and assemble mold parts, tools and dies.
  • Drill, countersink and ream holes in parts and assemblies for bolts, screws, and other fasteners using power tools.
  • Cut, shape and form metal parts using manual drill press, lathes, power saws, snips, files, sand blasters, surface grinders and mallets.
  • Water test and inspect molds to produce a product meeting specification.
  • Plans the setup and operation of various machine shop tools, considering types of material tolerances and machine tool feeds and speeds.
  • Uses precision measuring and gauging tools, performing required inspections before, during and after machining.
  • Maintain a high degree of cleanliness, organization, quality and safety.
  • Recognize defective tooling, machine malfunctions and dimensional deviations.
  • Detects and reports defective materials or questionable conditions to maintenance or management.
  • Read and interpret quality information instructions.
  • Communicate with co-workers regarding mold work.
  • Read, interpret and record data on required documentation for quality assurance.
  • Proceed on work assignments with minimum supervision and assistance.
  • Identify areas and make recommendations where changes can be made to improve safety, methods, part quality, machine and tooling performance and productivity.Assist machinists in blow molding re-work.
  • Assist product designers by providing information about potential manufacturing difficulties with new product designs.

Position Requirements :

  • DOL Journeyman card is required.
  • Bridgeport experience
  • High School diploma or equivalent.Technical school training is preferred.
  • Knowledge of terminology related to equipment, methods, tooling, gauging, etc.
  • Previous manufacturing and polishing experience preferred.
  • Ability to work accurately in a fast-paced environment to meet quality and quantity quotas.
  • Ability to operate one or more machines to produce parts as directed.
  • Ability to train, instruct, and assist trainees through the training period.
  • Demonstration of proficiency in shop math, basic reading, writing, and print reading.
  • Ability to conduct tests and inspections of products.
  • Demonstration of a strong work ethic and is a self-starter.
  • Use of logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Ability to determine causes of operating errors.
  • Ability to adhere to structured work guidelines and schedules.
  • Ability to read and follow visual cues.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, and maintenance.
  • Use of judgment to plan, perform, and make decisions as to the sequence of setups and processes within the limitation of recognized or standard methods and procedures.
  • Ability to control operations of equipment.

GTA Questions :

  1. Can you share a few examples of your experience with Bridgeport Mills?
  2. Do you hold an active Journeyman card?
  3. What is the highest level of education you have completed?
  4. Are you currently working? If yes, why are you currently looking to make a move?
  5. Based on the job description, what is your desired compensation for this role? Please do not put negotiable.
  6. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
  7. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
  8. Are you able to work in the U.S. without need for a Visa, other than a TN Visa for Canadian citizens?

Please note that if you are a current GTA employee or have been placed by GTA at one of our clients, we will not be able to entertain moving you. However, we are hopeful that you may know someone else who is qualified and as such you would still be eligible for our generous referral bonus program detailed below.

If you are able to refer a person we do hire, we can offer up to $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and up to $500 for direct hires after they are on the job between 90 days to 180 days, depending on customer payment terms.

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