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Tool & Die Maker- Injection Molding

Location: LAKEVIEW, MI, United States
Job Family : Manufacturing and Production
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Sep 18, 2023
Job ID: 43333

Job Description
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  • Operate and set up manual surface grinders, band saws, lathes, and milling machines
  • Program, operate and set up CNC mills and lathes
  • Program, operate and set up EDM machines
  • Tear down, troubleshoot and repair injection molds, including measuring blocks and components for proper fit; repair and make ejector pins, core pins, springs, bushings, and plates
  • Read and understand complex blueprints, sketches, drawing manuals, specifications, or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations and set up requirements
  • Use various measuring tools (micrometers, calipers, various toolmaker gauges, optical comparators, etc.)
  • Interact with manufacturing to resolve tooling related molding issues
  • Use of judgment to plan, perform and make decisions as to set ups and operations within recognized procedures
  • Build cavities from part prints
  • Perform these and all other duties as assigned by Supervisor or Management

Required Skills:

  • All team members are expected to keep their work area clean, organized and maintain a high level of safety and quality
  • Must be able to use basic shop math and possess an understanding of complex prints and sketches
  • Requires basic computer skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other team members, including between shifts
  • Ability to proceed on work assignments with minimum supervision or assistance
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to work within High Performance Team (HPT) guidelines
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language, including spelling, grammar, and composition
  • Ability to read and interpret required paperwork with high degree of accuracy

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs. occasionally during an 8-hour shift
  • Must be able to sit and stand intermittently during an 8-hour shift
  • Must be able to tolerate a mold shop environment which includes fumes, dust and oil
  • Must be able to stand, sit, reach, bend, twist, reach overhead, walk and carry molds, materials and boxes of product or parts intermittently during an 8-hour shift

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalency
  • Knowledge/experience/education through prior employment and/or educational background
  • Documented Tool & Die apprenticeship with progression towards journeyman status
  • Prior injection molding Tool & Die experience required

To apply, go to and search for this job. An up to date and fully complete resume containing prior work experience and educational history must be uploaded to the site.
The hiring process includes a series of interviews.  The successful candidate must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. The pay rate range for this job is $30.00 to $32.00 per hour. Parker offers a full line of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, accident and sickness pay, pension, 401k with Company match, profit sharing (ACIP), paid vacation and holidays, tuition reimbursement, all effective immediately upon hire!
If your qualifications match our needs and you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted.  Please do not call the location for information.  Thank you for your interest in this career opportunity with Parker Hannifin.

Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow. Learn more at or @parkerhannifin.

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. However, U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency or other appropriate status is required for certain positions, in accord with U.S. import & export regulations.

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