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Tooling Engineer/Sr. Assembly Technician

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Carol Stream
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Our client has been serving North America for over 30 years providing highly engineered components for the injection mold tooling and hot runner industry. This person will be somewhat of an old school CRAFTSMAN who takes great pride in machining and assembling tight tolerance molds and hot runners from scratch. This Tech will also have good solid electrical skills ( some wiring runs ) and proficient in the use of a voltmeter. This firm is very well run, very busy ( even during Covid ) and growing. They are smaller firm ( 16 people ) who team well and the owners treat their employees well. This not a hi volume manufacturer! The emphasis is on very high quality systems and tools that are very durable and reliable.Job Requirements:Job DescriptionJob Title:Department:No. Supervised:Job Reports to:Location:Date of issue:Tool Builder/Sr. Assembly TechProduction0Production ManagerNorthern IllinoisApril 5 2021Job SummaryThe Hot Runner Assembly/Service Technician is responsible for the following.Specific Job Duties & Responsibilities 1) Production of hot runner hot half's to include a) Inspect and measurement of steel plates and other components used in production of hot half's b) Machining of components used in production of hot half: ie electrical boxes etc. c) Assembly of systems d) Wiring of hot half's e) Testing of finished product f) Documenting results of all testing 2) Trouble shoot, repair and clean hot runner systems 3) Travel to customers location to provide hot runner installation, service, start-up supervision and training ( 14 to 16 days of travel per YEAR!) i) Must be able and willing to travel through-out North America and to Europe 4) Maintain a clean and organized work area 5) Set up and operator Bridgeport milling machine, lathe, grinder and other associated machinery for the production of components 6) Operate crane and fork lift to move steel plates and other product as needed 7) Provide technical telephone support to customers as needed 8) Trouble shoot and repair electrical hot runner control systems 9) Install, trouble shoot, service plastics material handling equipment 10) Setup and operate injection molding press 11) All other tasks assignedSkills required: 1) Sound knowledge of plastic injection mold construction 2) Experience with operating, trouble shooting and servicing of hot runner technology1 of 2 Job Description (cont'd)Tool Builder/Assembly Techician 3) Sound process knowledge of plastics injection molding 4) Knowledge and proficiency in operating standard machining equipment such as Bridgeport, lathe and grinder 5) Proficiency in using standard mold making tools and measurement instruments 6) Sound knowledge of plastics injection molding processing 7) Read and understand 2-D mechanical drawings of molds and hot half's 8) Use Solid Works and Auto Cad to read and update 2 and 3-D files of hot half's 9) Sound understanding of wiring electrical devices 10) Ability to trouble shoot electrical control systems 11) Performance of other duties as required.Education:Journeyman Mold MakerOr 2 year technical college with focus on machining or mechanical engineeringAnd/or experience as mold repair technicianAnd/or experience as hot runner technicianExperience as injection mold process technician a benefit2 of 2

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Carol Stream , Tooling Engineer/Sr. Assembly Technician, Other , Carol Stream, Illinois

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