Tooling Technician
at ITW Employee Network

Date Posted: 7/21/2020

Job Description

Summary:

 

Produce quality parts through efficient development of tooling coupled with proper maintenance of tooling and presses.  Promote positive attitudes so we can offer logical, user-friendly solutions to everyday problems.

 

Responsibilities:

 

·       Analyzes specifications, sets up and operates machine tools, and fits and assembles parts to fabricate and repair injection molding dies 

·       Works with management, tooling manager, setup technicians and engineering team to schedule repairs and builds on tooling 

·       Troubleshoot injection mold tooling

·       Performs preventative and predicative maintenance

·       Studies specifications such as blueprints, sketches, models or descriptions, and visualizes product to determine materials required and machines to be used to fabricate parts

·       Computes dimensions, plans layouts, and determines assembly methods and sequence of operations

·       Measures, marks and scribes metal stock for machining

·       Sets up and operates machine tools, such as lathes, milling machine, shaper, and grinder to machine parts

·       Verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications

·       Promotes positive attitude to offer logical user friendly solutions to problems

·       Lifts machined parts and 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.

·       Examines standard or previously used dies, tools, and jigs and fixtures, and recommends design modifications as related to part function

·       Develops specifications from general descriptions for specialty tools

 

 

Material Tools & Equipment Used:

Overhead Crane, hand tools, shapers, milling machine, grinders, and other equipment

Job Requirements

Requirements:

 

·       High School Diploma or GED or equivalent work experience required

·       5+ years’ experience in injection mold tooling maintenance

·       Minor hydraulic and electrical press troubleshooting to achieve maximum productivity

·       Must possess excellent communication skills, mathematical skills, and reasoning ability

·       Ability to operate conventional toolroom equipment 

·       Must possess computer skills as required based on business requirements

 

Physical Demands:

 

·       Must be able to lift 65 pounds repeatedly

·       Must have excellent near vision for accessing functionality of equipment

·       Must be able to lift, push, pull, kneel, bend, stoop & reach

·       Ability to stand for long periods of time is essential

·       Frequent Walking

·       Must be able to push & pull molds w/mechanical help

·       Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus

 

 

 

Interpersonal Skills:

 

Alternative or combined skills in understanding, counseling, and/or influencing people are important in achieving job objectives, causing action, understanding others, or changing behavior; and, skills of persuasiveness or assertiveness, as well as sensitivity to the point of view of others.

 

Working Conditions:

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For individuals with disabilities who may need help with the application process, ITW offers a contact to evaluate requests for assistance and, where appropriate, provide a reasonable accommodation to help the applicants to apply. If you would like this assistance, please contact 708-720-7121.

Note: Only requests for assistance to apply due to a disability will be responded to.

 


Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Mokena, IL
  • Job Type: Automotive
  • Experience: At least 4 year(s)
  • Date Posted: 7/21/2020

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