Our client, a global activewear brand, is looking for an experienced Mold Maker to join their footwear team. The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of Fanuc and Okuma controls.
The nature of the work is focused on research and development of products from conception to retail to meet the needs of accounts and consumers. Works with mold designs generated by mold design staff, or with 2 dimensional raw data from customer groups to set up and run various vertical and horizontal CNC machines to create molds. Prepare material and tooling per programmers set-up sheets and verbal instructions and perform machining in support for complex injection molds, to include; surface grinding, manual milling, and lathes. Provide precision machining capability to support prototype requirements for small fixtures, tools, parts, rework, etc., as required. Perform necessary handwork to complete final mold assembly, including polishing, welding, adjusting, etc. Perform all necessary daily and preventative maintenance functions as required. Contacts, schedules and coordinates repair, service, and maintenance calls with vendors as needed. Assists in the development of current and future mold creation and machining techniques, procedures, standards & guidelines. Trains more junior level staff on machine functionality and best practices.
CNC programming and machine operation experience needed. Must be familiar with Fanuc and Okuma controls. Inside Operations: May be required to perform a wide variety of physical tasks which are generally basic, repetitive, and routine in nature. May be required to sit or stand for long periods of time, in addition to being required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, push, or pull. May be frequently required to reach with hands and arms, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel small and medium sized components while operating machinery and exerting force or lift up to 50 pounds. May be called upon to perform physical and quality checks requiring sufficient visual acuity to identify quality flaws and distinguish colors on small components. May be required to work with toxic or caustic chemicals, and be exposed to fumes or airborne particles. May be required to work with or near large machinery and moving mechanical parts so they may be subject to higher noise levels, vibration, and there may be a risk of electrical shock.
Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 4 years relevant work experience Note: One of the following alternatives may be accepted: Bachelors degree + 1 yr or Associates degree + 2 yrs.