Mold Maker

  • Lodi, CA
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: NC99-2690321

Journeyman Toolmaker needed for injection Mold Maker role leading projects to build, repair and modify high-quality injection mold tooling from complex parts and mold designs. Diagnose issues that cause molds to function poorly or cause quality issues.

This is a 2nd shift position.

Must Haves:

  • High School diploma (or equivalent) *
  • Minimum 10+ years’ experience as injection tool maker
  • Experience in ISO medical regulated environment
  • Familiar with high-volume, multi-cavity, hot-runner injection molds
  • Knowledge interpreting part print & Mold drawings.
  • Machining requirements/ responsibilities in operating EDM, CNC & all standard toolroom equipment.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs over the shoulder
  • Must be able to stand for several hours

*preferred Degree in Engineering or Manufacturing related area or 4-Year Journeyman Tool Maker certificate.


  • Maintain tooling machines, molds and mold maintenance areas in a safe, clean and organized condition
  • Understand and adhere to safety policies and practices
  • Follow, develop and edit mold maintenance and manufacturing procedures
  • Proactively evaluate, suggest and implement mold maintenance and manufacturing improvement ideas
  • Use SolidWorks to view, modify and create mold design models, assemblies and drawings
  • Inspect, evaluate and perform complex mold repair work including welding, machining, grinding and polishing
  • Train apprentice tool makers and machinists to operate tooling manufacturing machines
  • Disassemble, inspect, evaluate, repair, assemble and test complex, Class 101 hot-runner injection molds Valve gate systems.
  • Work closely with Engineering, Processing and Operations Teams to solve complex problems, recommend improvements and implement countermeasures
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