Mold Maker

Company: Parkway Products

General Information
High School
At least 3 year(s)
Job Description


Troubleshoot and maintain molds, practice predictive and preventative maintenance, familiarity with standard tool room equipment and maintains thorough and accurate tool maintenance records.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Maintains and repairs injection molds to support production requirements of a multi-shift, 5 press facility.

  • Mold trouble shooting, maintenance, and repair to include trim dies and occasional fixture building.

  • Finish tool fitting, grinding, or polishing.

  • Manufacture and/or replace tooling components with minimal supervision and a high degree of accuracy and competency.

  • Assists other toolmakers and trainees in operation and set up of tool room equipment.

  • Maintain accurate mold history/records.

  • Ability to train and perform minor CNC support.

  • Observes all health and safety requirements and maintains work area in a neat and orderly condition

  • Job Requirements

    Qualifications/Education/ Experience:


    • Skilled in the use of all above referenced tool room equipment

    • Ability to use good judgment to achieve organizational goals in a self-directed manner

    • Excellent oral and written communication.

    • Good computer skills.

    • Attention to detail and the ability to record and document applicable data

    • Keen understanding and knowledge of manufacturing related safety issues.

    • Ability to work as a cooperative team player, treating all co-workers, customer, and suppliers with consideration and respect.

    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

    • Minimum of 3 years of experience as an apprentice mold maker, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    • Blueprint interpretation and Strong CAD Skills

    • Knowledge of machining technology to include set up and operation of lathes, milling machines, electrical discharge machines, and surface grinders as needed.

    • Experience with stoning and polishing of mold components

    • Must own precision tools (micrometers, indicators etc.).

    • High School Diploma or G.E.D preferred

    • English language proficiency, to include verbal and written communication.

    • Ability to pass a criminal background

    • Ability to pass drug/alcohol screening.