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Tooling Technician

Time: 1st Shift - Mon-Fri

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Position Overview:

The Tooling Technician is responsible performing preventive maintenance on all molds, tools, dies, etc. This individual is expected to perform job responsibilities in accordance with the company’s core values.


  • Sign-On Bonus
  • 12 Paid Holidays (including your Birthday)
  • PTO after 90 days
  • Perfect Attendance Days
  • Consistent schedule and hours (40hrs guaranteed)
    • 1st shift, 7a-3:30p, Mon-Fri
  • Overtime opportunities
  • 401k with Employer Match
  • Comprehensive Benefits (including Medical, Dental, Vision, STD/LTD, Life)
  • Temperature controlled (Air Conditioned)

Essential Job Functions:

  • Performs preventive maintenance on all molds by disassembling, cleaning, reassembling and storing molds according to the ERP System.
  • Performs inspection for damage to molds and performs minor repairs.
  • Analyze manufacturing feasibility and specifications using knowledge of tool design, shop math, and assembly procedures to re-build tools and dies.
  • Ability to read tooling blueprints and/or engineering parts/welded prints, and work orders.
  • Works with little direction while performing maintenance on tools or fixtures for production.
  • Organize tool room and request shop supplies as needed.
  • Updates tool room schedule as needed with minimal direction from manager.
  • 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.
  • Perform other responsibilities as needed to support the success of the organization

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.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities                

  • Able to react to change and perform other tasks as assigned
  • Reflects a positive professional image, leads with direction and optimism
  • Proactive, Self-starter / Motivated
  • Able to read and interpret blueprints
  • Able to program and operate CNC equipment
  • Experience in measurement techniques and practice

Education, Training and/or Experience                   

  • 2 year technical degree and/or
  • Five years of related experience and/or training –Or-
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Injection molding experience preferred, alternate industry experience will be considered
  • Experience in preventive maintenance
  • 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                  

  • Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

Computer Skills                   

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • ERP navigation (IQMS Preferred)

Other Skills and Abilities:                                           

  • Problem Solving
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Safety and Security
  • Adaptability
  • Dependability
  • Quality Management

Physical Demands:

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

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to

  • Stand and walk
  • Reach with hands and use hands to finger, handle, or feel
  • The employee may be required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance
  • The employee may be required to lift and /or move up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception


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. 

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