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Plastic Molding - Mold Maker

OKAY Industries
United States, Connecticut, New Britain
200 Ellis Street (Show on map)
November 27, 2023
Plastic Molding - Mold Maker
New Britain, CT, USA
Req #86
Wednesday, November 22, 2023


As a Mold maker, you will be responsible for leading and managing several facets of mold making, mold repair and maintenance, tooling and fixtures including developing to ready for production status.

Key Goals:

Become a trusted and respected leader. Achieve the system development performance goals on the OKAY Report Card (Efficiency, Cost savings and continuous improvement), assigned objectives related to OKAY strategy, as well as working with the NPD and Project Management teams to successfully execute and launch new programs/strategies/systems for each.


* Lead by example and live the OKAY Vision, Mission, Values and Strategy

* Show positive attitude and be a strong team player.

* Good attendance and on time to work.

* Be able to lift moderate loads regularly (under 40 lbs.)

* Drive for results and satisfaction of both internal and external customers.

* Fabricate tooling to the highest standard and best practices.

* Look for opportunities for better tool building efficiency.

* Organize, prioritize, and plan accomplishment of multiple tasks.

* Mentor apprentice and mold makers/tool makers with less experience.

* Submit ideas for improvement and safety suggestions regularly.

Key Attributes:

* Follows and promotes principles of "right things right". Focused on Safety.

* Self-motivated.

* Critical thinker and problem solver.

* Good communication skills (oral and written)

* Focus on quality workmanship and dimensional accuracy of assigned work.

* Flexibility of work schedule as overtime and Saturday work may be required.

Key Skills

* Proficient in Mold construction

* Proficient on all toolroom machines.

* Proficient with a EDM sinker.

* Proficient Surface grinder.

* Proficient on all toolroom machines.

* Proficient with common measuring tools.

* Basic computer skills.

* Solid documentation skills.

* Blueprint reading and understanding of GD&T

Key Experience

* Minimum 5 years' experience mold and/or tool making.

* Working to tight tolerances.

* Experience with PFMEA a plus

* Experience with molding machines a plus

* Some knowledge of tooling design a plus

Other details

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  • Job Start Date
    Tuesday, November 21, 2023

  • New Britain, CT, USA

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