With minimal supervision, efficiently manage all mold making techniques used in the Department. Ability to train and instruct others in many processes. Create complex and high-quality molds, and generate castings on a production timeline for product assembly. De-mold, clean-up and tool component castings from molds to prepare for assembly.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Familiarity with materials and compounds used in-house for generating molds and castings, as well as knowledge/experience with other materials (not used in-house) that might be beneficial to production.
Understanding and experience with gravity-feed molds so they inject and vent properly.
Ability to duplicate pre-existing 2-piece box and block molds, and create parting blocks.
Ability to perform most mold repairs and maintenance without supervision.
Ability to perform jeweler's cut into silicone block molds.
Understanding of Ability to cast into different the full range of mold making techniques with minimal supervision, including resin and glass, stone, RTV, box, and layup mold making.
Ability to cast materials into different types of production molds. Procedural knowledge of casting most of the commonly produced parts out of silicone and/or urethane.
Remove parts from molds after materials catalyze, and perform any specific cleaning, trimming, or tooling as required. Ability to accomplish this with the majority of parts produced within the department.
Organize and maintain workspace, tools and equipment used to perform duties.
Maintain logs and documentation used to track production runs.
Re-order supplies as necessary.
Other duties as assigned.
REPORTS DIRECTLY TO MOLD DEPT. HEAD.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
High School degree or equivalent required.
At least two years of experience working in mold making and casting technologies, or at least two years of previous experience working as a Silicone and Urethane Caster with TraumaFX.
Ability to use artist tools, and small hand and power tools, e.g. brushes, sculpting tools, Dremels, pneumatic grinders and shapers, etc.
Good hand/eye coordination.
Strict attention to detail.
Proficiency in basic woodworking skills.
Good communication skills.
Ability to follow detailed instructions, and accept feedback.
Ability to work well with others as part of a team.
Ability to lift at least 40 Lbs.
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