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Mold Set-Up Technician

Company: G&W Electric
Location: Bolingbrook
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Innovating since 1905, G&W Electric has grown into a global leader in engineered electrical power grid solutions. Working with us means joining a worldwide team of passionate manufacturing professionals striving to continually improve the technologies the world depends on to deliver safe, reliable electricity. Our culture is focused on employee success, so we foster an entrepreneurial environment that encourages everyone to thrive.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Lead Tooling Engineer, this position will be responsible for setting up, starting up, breaking down, and performing planned maintenance tasks, such as: cleaning, replacing screws, bushings, pins, and other wear items; for molds in our molding facility. This position will work directly with the Tooling Department and will support day shifts Monday through Friday, as planning will ensure mold changes are scheduled during normal scheduled hours. This position will be hourly, start time is flexible, 8-hour shifts. Overtime as needed.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Setting up molds, in coordination with planning, to proper configurations as needed per production needs
  • Breaking down previously ran mold configurations as needed.
  • Keeping molds properly inventoried and organized to ensure traceability.
  • Work directly with Tooling Department to coordinate repairs that require machining or mold-maker guidance and help.
  • Perform planned maintenance on tooling, such as: general cleaning, replacing worn or stripped bolts, bushings, etc.
  • Inspect final mold set up to ensure successful implementation
  • Use lifting mechanisms (i.e. crane or forklift) to handle mold set-ups and storage
  • Promotes a culture of safety and continuous improvement towards a world-class standard
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Experience in injection molding and mold set-ups
    • Strong mechanical skills and dexterity
    • Forklift and crane operation experience
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Positive attitude with the ability to work well with others and possibly train others
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Must be able to speak, read, and write in English.
      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Moderate computer literacy
      • Organizational/ 5S skills
      • Forklift license
      • Familiarity with tools, torque specs, die grinders, presses, etc.
        Why join us? G&W enjoys a long reputation for product quality, innovation and world-class customer service to the power industry. We have established this reputation by believing that our greatest asset is our employees. We owe our success to the initiative and talents of highly skilled individuals within our team-based organization. Our goal is to set the standard for customer satisfaction by ensuring a superior level of service, performance and innovation. As a global organization and industry leader, we are committed to cultivating an engaging work environment that embraces our core values and develops our talent. Our continuous focus on growth and innovation means that you become part of a company that provides challenging opportunities, rewards excellence and combines your individual expertise to achieve a higher level of shared success. As part of our organization, you also help power the world!

        G&W Electric is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

        * G&W Electric participates in the E-Verify process for all new hires.

        *G&W Electric participa en el proceso de E-Verify con todas las contrataciones nuevas.

        VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Keywords: G&W Electric, Bolingbrook , Mold Set-Up Technician, Professions , Bolingbrook, Illinois

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