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Journeyman Moldmaker
Fremont, OH

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Our client is a very well established manufacturer of machinery, and they have an immediate need for a Journeyman Moldmaker, in Fremont Ohio.
Position Summary:
To build and/or repair all types, sizes and shapes of plastic blow molds including assembling.
Duties and 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.
 Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities,
duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities,
and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
 
Minimum Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
 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 product.
 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.
 Ability to follow written and/or oral instructions.
 Ability to work individually and as a team.
 Ability to give operating instructions.
 Use of judgment to plan, perform, and make decisions as to the sequence of set ups and
processes within the limitation of recognized or standard methods and procedures.
 Ability to control operations of equipment.
Education:
 DOL Journeyman card required.
 High School diploma or equivalent.
 Technical school training preferred.
 Knowledge of terminology related to equipment, methods, tooling, gauging, etc.
 Previous manufacturing and polishing experience preferred.
Work Environment:
Manufacturing environment. Employee may be occasionally exposed to moving equipment,
mechanical parts in motion, risk of shock and other hazards associated with a manufacturing
environment such as overhead cranes, welding, machining, painting etc. 
 Must be able to occasionally lift, push and carry up to fifty (50) pounds on an average
eight (8) hour shift.
 Must be able to stand and sit intermittently during an average eight (8) hour shift.
 Must be able to reach, bend, twist, reach overhead, walk and carry parts.


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