Journeyman Mold Maker

Hickory, North Carolina, United States, 28601

Posted on 01/22/2019

Position Details




Manufacturing & Dist / Plastics


Manufacturing / Production

Job Level:

Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)


High School Graduate

Reference ID:


Journeyman Mold Maker


   My client, located in the Hickory, North Carolina area, is looking for a Journeyman Mold Maker join its team.  Excellent benefits package included.




  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • State indentured apprenticeship or equivalent knowledge of tooling trade, plastic molding techniques and material characteristics.
  • 10 years Toolmaker experience preferred.
  • Fork truck training.
  • Able to work weekends and extended hours to meet customers’ satisfaction.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.



  • Plan, lay out and perform all bench, machine and finishing operations required to alter and condition intricately designed and constructed plastic injection molding dies and related fixtures.
  • Work from special instructions to either maintain or alter molds to achieve improvements to the original design.
  • Monitor mold performance and inspect own work or work performed by other tool workers.
  • Operate all Tool room machines.
  • Perform difficult machine set-ups and operations that require improvising of tools and machines for adaptation beyond the normal range and capacities of available equipment.
  • Instruct Toolmakers, Machinists and Technicians in the performance of their duties, including training new employees.
  • Operate forklift truck and overhead crane.
  • Read blue prints.
  • Attend and participate in design reviews.
  • Outside molder interaction and support.
  • Manage mold rebuilds, various extensive engineering projects and design modifications to current and new molds.
  • Support and adhere to all system procedures and Company policies / procedures.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment. Follow all safety regulations.
  • Working Knowledge of SQF and GMP procedures.



If you are looking for a stable company that will offer you career advancement and meet the above requirements, please send your resume in Word format to Interviews are being scheduled NOW.