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2nd Shift Mold Repair Technician

Apply Now Submit a Referral Job ID REF10976K Date posted 02/23/2024 Address 195 East Algonquin Road, Des Plaines, IL Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt

ITW Appliance Components serves all the major Appliance OEM in the US, Europe, Asia, and Mexico and their tier suppliers.  This global division manufactures mechanical, electromechanical and electrical components and assemblies with a variety of manufacturing processes.  We have locations in the US, China, Mexico, the UK, Slovenia, New Zealand, Bulgaria and Italy.  ITW Industrial Components is a separate Business Unit within the ITW Appliance Division focused on industrial customers and applications.

The division drives profitability by leveraging its innovative solutions and application engineering.  In addition to ITW’s industry leading research and development capabilities, the division enhances our customers’ competitive advantage by . . .

  • Maintaining advanced global engineering and manufacturing facilities.
  • Identifying customer needs to provide continued added value solutions.
  • Continually improving processes, material and designs to ensure every solution exceeds customer expectations while providing unparalleled value.

Job Title:      Mold Repair Technician                

Department:            Tooling                                  

Reports To: Tool Room Manager                      

Position Summary:

Maintain and Repair Plastics Tooling. Molds ranging in size from 17 ton-400 ton.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot tooling issues and work with Plastics Personnel to resolve tooling issues.
  • Ability to read/understand tool drawings from blueprints or “electronically”.
  • Proficient use of typical shop measuring tools, and use of toolroom equipment such as surface grinders, milling machines, lathes, drill presses, band saws, various small hand tools, chain hoists, and hydraulic hand trucks.
  • Knowledge of injection molding and materials and their characteristics pertaining to processing, mold set-up procedures and auxiliary processing equipment.
  • Function independently with minimal supervision
  • Understand and follow the current Mold PM Program-Procedures. Make recommendations to prevent future tool failures.
  • Must be able to operate lift trucks and fork trucks.
  • Maintain good housekeeping and adhere to all Safety Rules.
  • Follow ITW Appliance Components ISO Procedures
  • Interact with supporting departments (Engineering, Department Peers, Machine Maintenance, etc.)

Qualifications:

Position Skills and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Five or more years experience in the Injection Molding Industry with repairing Injection Molding Tooling.
  • Strong math skills required.
  • Ability to communicate and interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to communicate in English. 
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs sometimes repetitively.
  • Experience with ISO9001 requirements.

ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

Equal Opportunities

ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Read more information here.

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