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Aerotek Mold Set Up Technician in Grandview, Missouri


Technician will be responsible for the repair and maintenance of complex multi-cavity molds with various types of hot runner systems. Analyzes mold condition for preventative maintenance using check sheets, QA reports, pull shots and visual inspection. Operates machine tools to fabricate and repair mold components, fixtures and gauges.


toolmaker, plastics injection molding, injection mold technician, tool and die, machining

Top Skills Details:

mold tech, toolmaker, mechanic

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Qualifications: Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Four years of experience on the job or apprenticeship plus more of experience in the construction, alteration or repair of complicated tools, molds and gauges to meet standards. • Understands how an injection mold comes apart and goes together and how it functions. • Has experience with various hot runner types and manufacturers. • Analyze problems with molded parts and determine what/how to repair. • Identify and replace or repair parts of molds that are defective. • Fit up cores, cavities, ejector pins and moving parts within .0005 clearance. • Read and understand prints showing complex parts and assemblies. • Assign tasks for apprentices and utility workers and oversee their work. • Clean all plates, cavities/cores and moving parts of mold with Ultrasonic cleaner and solvents. • Make out layout sheets, mold repair tags and log all repairs in shop log. • Make new parts for molds according to print and grind stock before heat-treating. • Finish parts to print dimensions. • Heat treat parts to specifications per print. • Make holding fixtures and gauges for grinding and/or machining for other departments. • Figure stack-up dimension of parts. • Plug and bore gauge hole diameters. • Trig angles for grinding and machining. • Indicate parts on shop equipment. • Sets up and operates machine tools such as manual lathe, milling machine, and grinders, to machine parts, and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications. • Lifts machined parts, positions and secures parts on surface plate or worktable. • Verifies dimensions, alignments and clearances. • Connects wiring and hydraulic lines to install electrical and hydraulic components. • Must follow all work rules and policies

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.