Reference : 563082

Tool Maker

  • Technical Production
  • United States PORTAGE
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 12/04/2018

Position description

As a member of the Tool Room team, the Tool Maker will construct and/or repair various mold types as well as fixtures, dies, punches, gages and automation assemblies used in manufacturing.  To perform this task, the Tool Maker will be expected to set-up and operate various tool making machines including CNC, EDM, VMC and manual machine tools.  Tool Makers are also expected to perform CAD/CAM programming functions as well as dimensional inspections of finished products.

Profile description

Education and Experience:

  1. Graduate of 2-year Machine Tool program is required.

  2. Current Journeyman certification is required.

  3. Minimum of 3 years of mold making experience is preferred.

Qualifications:

  1. Strong team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  2. Ability to read and understand procedures, work instructions and training documents.

  3. Must be able to take directions, multi-task, identify problems, and provide solutions.

  4. Commitment to continuous improvement.

  5. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel,and Outlook.

  6. Desire to learn, seek new challenges, and take on additional responsibilities if needed.

  7. Problem solving skills to resolve quality and processing issues.

Physical Demands:

  1. Physical demands include walking, standing, bending, pushing and pulling of objects, lifting and moving objects (weighing up to 40 lbs.).

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is one of seven businesses within the Innovative Materials Sector, which is spear-heading the advancement of innovation within the Group. Performance Plastics is a recognized leader in the advanced polymer technology market with access to state-of-the-art manufacturing and research & development facilities around the world.

Through close partnerships with our business leaders, our team works to support the achievement of business goals while emphasizing the PPL values of accountability, trust, initiative, respect and helping.