Mold Maker


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Chicago, IL
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We are currently seeking a Mold Maker who will work with various journeymen building and repairing injection molds. This person must have knowledge of tool room equipment: saws, drill press, vertical mill, lathe, surface grinder, EDM equipment, CNC equipment, CNC programming, and oversee tool crib.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Constructs piece parts or entire assemblies from sketches, verbal or blueprints
  • Operates various hand and/or machine shop tools with high degree of precision to models and parts
  • Works closely with designers or planning engineers, understands the design approach
  • Adapts or develops designs intent into practical procedures
  • Build die section and proto molds as required
  • Document all tools
  • All other duties as requested by supervisor

Essential Requirements:

  • Vision acuity required 5 years of experience
  • Must be able to follow simple instructions
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic math skills
  • Blueprint reading (Required)
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds Machine Shop experience (Required)

EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet Switchcraft is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status