Mold Maker – Seaway Plastics Engineering – Port Richey, FL

Seaway Plastics Engineering

Seaway Plastics Engineering LLC is a full-service plastic injection molding company specializing in prototype injection molding, low-volume production, and mold making. Seaway provides technology leadership and performance excellence in the medical, aerospace, military, packaging, food service, industrial and consumer products markets.
We are looking for a Mold Maker with manual skills only (no Mastercam or CNC experience) with skills doing manual surface grinding and milling, a mold “closer”.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Generate cutter paths on all mold designs
  • Interphase with Designers and PM’s when areas are unclear
  • Write programs for machines
  • Set-up machines
  • Check shut offs, final fit, and assemble molds
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Responsible to build and revise Customer owned molds
  • Strategizes sequence of operations including visualizing shape of cavity core work in mold
  • Reads and interprets blueprints to match CAD files of tool being built.
  • Verifies dimensions, using micrometers calipers, gauge blocks, dial indicators, and other associated inspection tools
  • Requires understanding of 3D files, sections, views and projections.
  • Operates all pertinent equipment to accomplish mold build complete
  • Provide input on design of vents, cores, gates to engineering as needed
  • Installs pertinent electronics, pneumatics, and hydraulics associated with mold build.
  • Trains and guides work of apprentices.
  • Operates all Tool Room equipment at a high level of competency
  • Complete mold build in the timeframe given
  • Plan approach to build to maximize build in quoted time given
  • Be able to explain what is needed and expectations from the job shop worksheet to fellow workers on same project
  • Understands principles of all types of cutting tools and processes for each
  • Create drawings for any specialized work needed to perform mold build i.e. water lines, special cutters, EDM or wire work
  • Create polishing map for the polishing department
QUALITIES FOR SUCCESS:
  • Demonstrates Seaway Plastics Core Values
    • We are customer focused
    • We execute
    • We win together
    • We are respectful
  • High School diploma or GED
  • 5+ yrs in the tool making trade
  • Proficient geometry and math
  • Understands metals and tolerances
  • Ability to independently operate and validate work out of all tool room equipment at a high level of competency
  • Self – starter
  • Professional and respectful
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to readily adapt to changes in customer demands and come up with workable solutions
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management, peers, and outside customers
  • Able to communicate all levels and functions of a mold build
  • Able to carry maximum unassisted lift of 60lbs
  • Occasional climbing steps, walking and standing on uneven terrain, reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching, twisting, bending, handling, turning, balancing, carrying, grasping

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