A national provider of plastic injection molding services

Entry Level Machinist/ Tool Maker

Posted on: 9-24-2018


Essential Job Functions:

·       Sets-up and Operates manual machining equipment for the manufacturing and repair of injection molds. (Bridgeport, Surface Grinder, Lathe, Cutoff Grinder, and Band Saw)

·       Operates CNC equipment (Cimatron & Solidworks experience preferred).

·       Analyzes manufacturing feasibility and specifications using knowledge of tool design, shop math, and assembly procedures to build tools and dies.

·       Sets up and operate conventional, special-purpose machines to fabricate tooling components; and fit and assembles these components into production tooling and fixtures.

·       Ability to read tooling blueprints and/or engineering parts/welded prints and produces high quality tooling from them. Most data will be 3D solids.

·       Supports and assists with preventive maintenance of tools.

·       Maintains Preventative Maintenance schedule and documents on all equipment. 

·       When required, produces parts for broken machines, at times with few or no prints as a repair function.

·       Consults with other tooling machinists and engineers to translate simple, effective ideas into tools.

·       Understands Poke-Yoke and use with all tools as much as is practical.

·       Takes direction from Tooling Supervisor as to daily activities.

·       Regular and punctual attendance.

Required Qualifications:

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

·       Able to react to change and perform other tasks as assigned

·       Reflects a positive professional image

·       Proactive, Motivated

·       Able to read and interpret blueprints

·       Able to operate CNC equipment (programming a plus)

·       Experience in measurement techniques and practice

Education, Training and/or Experience                   

·       2-year Technical Degree and/or  

·       1-3 years of related experience and/or training

·       Injection molding experience preferred, alternate industry experience will be considered

·       Proficient understanding of drawing analysis, i.e. Cimatron, AutoCAD, and Solidworks or other.

·       Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Language Skills                   

·       Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 

·       Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 

·       Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees.

Mathematical Skills                  

·       Advanced measurement (GD&T a plus)

·       Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

·       Basic trigonometry

Computer Skills                   

·       CNC programming skills a plus

·       Microsoft Office Suite

·       ERP navigation (IQMS preferred, but will train right candidate).

Thogus’ Core Values                                       

Passion – Desire to make a positive impact and inspire others to do the same.

Honest and Integrity -Doing the right thing even when no one is watching.

Dedication-Team focused to execute tasks with a positive attitude, sense of significance, and enthusiasm.

Mutual Respect- Considerate of others’ ideas, feelings, beliefs, or property; giving it even if you don’t get it.

The Edge- Commitment to adaptation, breaking tradition, and accepting change. 

If you are interested in joining the Thogus teamplease email your resume to careers@thogus.com or stop by to apply in-person.

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