27 days old

Mold Maintenance Technician

IWT Primary Manufacturing Plant
Winchester, KY 40391
Apply Now
Apply on the Company Site
  • Job Code
    133653101

Overview

IWT Header

Why IWT?

Infiltrator Water Technologies (IWT) is a market leader within the onsite wastewater treatment industry, Infiltrator manufactures a variety of revolutionary products and innovative, environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional stone and pipe leachfield and concrete septic wastewater system components. IWT is a wholly owned subsidiary of Advanced Drainage Systems (ticker: WMS, NYSE).

The majority of our products are produced almost entirely from recycled resins. Infiltrator's recycling operation is among the country's top twenty producers / consumers of recycled resins and among only a few of whom consume 100% of that resin in the finished products produced. Infiltrator operates some of largest molding machines and robotics producing the largest plastic molded parts in the world. IWT has always and continues to compete on innovation; we hold over 200 patents.



Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a Mold Maintenance Technician to perform mold related disassembly, cleaning and reassembly as well as mold preventive maintenance, repairing water and hydraulic leaks, adhering to safety procedures, managing priorities, documenting specific mold-related problems and interfacing across all levels of the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform mold related disassembly, cleaning and reassembly as needed. This may include surface cleaning and polishing, hand or air assisted sanding/grinding/filing/stoning and internal cleaning of water channels.
  • Perform mold preventive maintenance activities such as cleaning and lubricating molds.
  • Repair water and hydraulic leaks as needed.
  • Performing mold repairs and improvements as required by production to meet standards.
  • Must be able to safely perform, manage priorities and work with a sense of urgency.
  • At times mold repair work will be required working inside the molding machinery following all accepted safety procedures.
  • Perform hot runner system cleaning, disassembly and reassembly as needed, familiar with basic electrical skills as related to hot runner wiring and temperature control.
  • Assist in mold changes as required.
  • Document specific mold related problems and interface with Process Technicians, Production Supervisors, Engineering and others.
  • Manage internal spare parts, mold and hot runner components, and will interact with outside suppliers and mold makers, as needed.
  • Occasional travel to outside suppliers and training, including overnight trips.
  • Maintain a neat and orderly workplace.
  • Flexibility in working hours and schedule shifts occasional overtime and weekend work are a requirement.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in an injection molding tool repair environment.
  • Minimum high school diploma with technical skills training are a plus.
  • Understand operating principles of large injection molds that include multiple drop valve gated hot runners, robot automated part removal including EOAT and basic understanding of the injection molding process.
  • Knowledge of mold construction tolerances, gating, draft angles, side actions, cores, lifters, preloaded dimensions, core/cavity dimensional relationships, torque values, surface hardness, venting and other.
  • Ability to measure mold components using various hand measuring devices such as scales, indicators, calipers and micrometers to 0.001 inch.
  • Must be able to machine or modify mold components using manually operated (non-CNC) metal working equipment such as a lathe, milling machine, surface grinder, etc.
  • Welding experience required (MIG, TIG, etc.). Must be able to weld aluminum.
  • Forklift and man lift equipment experience.
  • Must be familiar with approved overhead crane and gantry rigging techniques and be willing to becomes certified in advanced rigging skills.
  • Must have appropriate set of tools required for this work.
  • Must have computer skills with experience in MS Applications such as Outlook, Word, and Excel. Must be able to enter orders in electronic system.




PI133653101

Posted: 2021-04-08 Expires: 2021-05-10

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Mold Maintenance Technician

IWT Primary Manufacturing Plant
Winchester, KY 40391

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast