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Delta Technologies Mold Maker in Auburn Hills, Michigan

Delta TechnologiesDelta Technologies is an industry leading tooling company who is searching for aMold Makerwith experience working with plastic molds. The Mold Maker works from designs to build and repair thermoplastic and thermoset injection molds to company standards. Our customers are automotive manufacturers and suppliers in one of the fastest growing automotive regions.Essential Duties andResponsibilities:Troubleshoot tool problems in concept and on the shop floorPerforms conventional machining as follows: Lathe work ndash; turning, drilling, threading; Tool Sharpening; Mill work; Surface grinding; Welding; Drilling; Tapping/Threading; PolishingPerforms conventional machining, spotting, timing, completion of details and assembly of moldsPerform revisions, repairs and upgrades to molds or diesProficient operation of all machines and tools necessary to perform mold or die build and repair functionsReview prints and programs and develop process to complete jobMaintain quality of parts through inspection and communication with fellow teammatesWork with the designers, programmers, and assemblers to produce/repair the necessary componentsIdentify process and equipment problems, and suggest improvementsWork with apprentices to upgrade their skill levelsJob RequirementsAbility to operate all in-house machine shop equipment to rework worn or damaged tooling and fabricate simple toolingAbility to determine best methods and procedures to determine causes of mold defects, as well as correct and prevent actions. Knowledge of typical mold functionsAbility to work in a steady professional manner with little or no supervision required.Knowledge and understanding of plastic processing requirements for molds such as venting, heating, cooling and polishing.Mechanical knowledge and skills to safely, effectively and efficiently to disassemble, clean, troubleshoot and reassemble 50 to 75% of companies active molds.Ability to measure and calculate basic tooling stack ups to determine component preloads and clearances and verify print dimensions.Familiarity with hot runner function basic maintenance and troubleshooting techniques like probe tip cleaning removal and reworking basic electrical troubleshooting of probes heaters thermal couplers and manifolds.Demonstrate the ability to work methodically and meticulously during repairs and build of new molds.Minimum 3 years of experience requiredKnowledge and understanding of tool design, construction techniques, maintenance and troubleshootingAbility to read and interpret part and mold designs in CAD. Ability to read and understand procedures, work instructions, safety rules and warning signsAbility to use inspection tools such as micrometers, indicators, vernier calipers, optical comparator, etc.Knowledge and understanding of safe operation of hoists, hand trucks, power trucks, and die trucks; licensed in power truck operationInterpersonal skills necessary to exchange information with variety of staffBenefitsMedicalDentalVision401K with Company MatchPaid Holidays and VacationJob Promotional Opportunities