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Apprentice Technician

Company: Standex
Location: Carol Stream
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Position: Apprentice Technician
FLSA Exemption: Non-Exempt
Location: Carol Stream, IL
Status: Full-time
Summary of Position: Reporting to the Production Manager and supported by the Team Lead, the entry level Apprentice Technician is a trainee role beginning in the foundational areas of shipping/receiving, preparing, cleaning, and masking tools/molds, and pattern development. Successful entry level Apprentices may expand their skillsets over time to grow further into the texturing department. This may include learning areas such as printing, etching, and/or tool repair and tool finishing.
Essential Duties:

  • Shipping and receiving; check in tools properly and swiftly, as well as the ability to properly prep the job once completed to be shipped back to the customer/tool shop
  • Shipping and receiving; assist in areas of package and prep, load, and unload trucks as needed
  • Complete customers paperwork, shipping and receiving paperwork - FedEx, UPS, shippers etc.
  • Masking/blasting jobs properly and efficiently per the Production Managers instructions
  • Discernment of jobs on the floor that need to be sandblasted based on job requirements and status, glass bead and oxide blasting
  • Tool inspection, scribes, handwork, missing components etc.
  • Determines proper working order (Line up) and cleanliness of tools.
  • SAP data entry and documentation
  • Open order and complete QC documentation
  • Learning and applying the proper gloss level application and being able to read the gloss meters; must be proficient in all gloss codes

    Additional Requirements:

    • Must be able to work a standard 40-hour work week with occasional-moderate overtime including weekends as a possibility, especially when busy.
    • Sitting and/or standing for an extended period of time as well as some walking within the facility.
    • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds
    • Must be proactive and show initiative in taking on and completing projects with a deadline.
    • Strong interpersonal and motivational skills
    • Strong and confident on the go decision making skills
    • Strong attention to detail with a focus on quality at all times
    • Good communication and team work skills
    • Being able to work in a fast-paced environment and work in a team environment
    • Ability to use tool room equipment such as cranes, Hi-lows, bead room
    • Be able to work independently from verbal and/or written instructions from the Production Manager
    • Responsible to follow all OSHA and safety rules and regulations.
    • Be able to keep a clean and organized work environment while working on tools.
    • Communicate in an effective and timely manner with any tooling issues to the Production Manager

      Standex Engraving Mold-Tech designs, develops, and applies engineered texture finishes to the tooling that produces the products we see and use every day. These texture finishes add beauty, creative expression, fine details, and functionality, enhancing the value and our enjoyment of these products. As the premier supplier for mold texturing and related services, we have deep technical craftsmanship experience and are relentless in our pursuit of advanced technologies. With 42 facilities located around the world, we are the only global texture company. We are customer focused, constantly striving to meet the ever evolving challenges in the industry.


      • Health Benefits (medical, dental, vision)
      • Health Savings
      • Flexible Savings
      • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plans with Employer match
      • Company paid Life Insurance
      • Employee Assistance Programs
      • ...and more


        • Overtime after 40 hours
        • Weekly pay
        • Discounts for travel and entertainment

          • Movies
          • Theme Parks
          • Restaurants
          • Concerts

            279 East Lies Rd, Carol Stream, Illinois 60188-9421

Keywords: Standex, Carol Stream , Apprentice Technician, Professions , Carol Stream, Illinois

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