Mold Making Engineer (305 views)

Elgin, IL, Chicago Metro

An international manufacturer in the northwestern suburbs of Chicago is seeking a Mold Making Engineer who is experienced with Plastic Injection Molds.


  • Maintain and repair molds used in plastic injection processes
  • Disassemble, reassemble, and perform inspections on new molds
  • Perform machining, polishing, welding, and benching on injection molds
  • Troubleshoot and provide feedback on mold repair and design issues
  • Fabricate tools, fixtures, molds, and other components in support of manufacturing
  • Assist and communicate with key personnel regarding status of the molds, ensuring molds meet standards and production suitability
  • Requirements:

  • Prefer at least an Associate’s Degree in a Technical Discipline; or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • PREFER at least 5 years of experience in injection mold maintenance and repair
  • MUST be able to use surface grinders, manual milling machines, and lathes
  • MUST have experience polishing, fitting, and spotting of mold parting lines
  • MUST be able to read blueprints
  • If you feel you can make positive contributions to our company, and think this is the position for you, please don’t hesitate to send us your resume right away!

    This position includes manufacturing and warehousing work environment. While performing the duties of this job you may be required to intermittently sit, stand, walk, lift up to 25 pounds, lift in excess of 25 pounds with a lift assist, climb stairs, use hands to handle or feel parts/equipment, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend at the waist, talk and hear. You may also be required to use close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and peripheral vision.

    We screen ALL Candidates to verify the validity of each applicant with criminal background / Social Security verification. Upon submitting your resume, we will contact only those candidates that we deem qualified for our client. If we do not contact you, we do not see the fit for the position. If we are unable to reach you in a reasonable time frame, you will be eliminated from the pool of potential candidates.

    Direct applicants only. We do not accept any resumes from any third party organizations or other recruiters.

    LocationElgin, IL
    Salary$25/hr - $30/hr
    PositionInjection Mold Repair Technician
    Visa Support No
    Employment Type Full-time
    Job Order NumberIL/JE/28988
    Experience (Years)5+
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