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Toolmaker

Added August 13th, 2020

Why You Should Work Here

At Liquibox, our team is made up of the best and brightest in the packaging industry. We take pride in creating a workplace culture where people feel supported, motivated and challenged every day. From inclusivity and diversity to professional development and health and wellness, we are passionate about giving our employees what they need to deliver the innovation and service our customers expect.

Job Description

The Toolmaker works to repair and maintain plastic injection mold tools, varying from single cavity low volume to multi-cavity high volume molds. This routinely includes disassembly and cleaning of complex molds, some of which can exceed thousands of pounds in weight and require lifting by an overhead crane to tables in the Toolroom, where intricate and often delicate or expensive components are removed for inspection, repair, and cleaning. Setups to the correct plastic product configuration are done by the Toolmaker, who works with other Toolmakers including apprentices on jobs scheduled by priority. Troubleshooting of molding visual defects or dimensional issues may be done on the bench or in the presses to determine next steps and make corrections as needed. Some fabrication or repair may be done on components using toolroom equipment including use of a lathe, mill, EDM machine, grinders, etc.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Perform scheduled & emergency tooling repair, maintenance, cleaning & set-up of self-contained molds
  • Inspect, build & maintain tooling & part fixtures using turning, milling & grinding operations
  • Recommend changes to mold designs to improve life of the tooling
  • Assist in troubleshooting of tooling on production floor in the molding machines & on the bench
  • Understanding of hot runner tooling function, maintenance & troubleshooting
  • Assist in the training of other toolmakers and apprentices
  • Participation in plant-wide safety efforts - safe and careful work practices always followed to reinforce a culture of safety
  • Support and participation in continuous improvement activities including maintaining a clean and organized workplace
  • Responsiveness to customer, scheduling, production, engineering and maintenance demands
  • Ability to work independently as well as on a team, and willing participation in cross-training activities
  • Other responsibilities and projects as assigned

Minimum Years of Experience

Two-year degree/diploma in machine trades program. Five years experience in assembly and reassembly of molds with thorough knowledge and understanding of tooling, tool room practices, and fabricating techniques. Mechanical aptitude, ability to accurately trouble shoot and problem solve, strong organizational and mathematical skills.

Salary or Hourly Rate

Competitive.

Benefits

We provide a full and competitive benefit package.

Application Information

All we need is your resume to start!

About Company
Liquibox is a global company delivering liquid packaging solutions designed for today’s world—and tomorrow’s. Sustainable solutions and game-changing innovations make Liquibox a leading partner.

Location
78 2nd Avenue South, Lester Prairie, Minnesota

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