Mold Maker Technician

  • Career level: Direct Entry
  • Employment: Fulltime, permanent
  • Start: immediately
  • Location: Enfield, CT (US)
  • Job-ID: R1521

Would you like to work for a company who has made it its mission to make a contribution to improving human living conditions? With around 4,500 employees worldwide Eppendorf is a leading Life Sciences company. We develop and distribute devices, consumables and services for use in laboratories worldwide. Our daily work is characterized by our principle: Collaborate on new ideas. You would like to be in an environment in which you can work in a team in a collaborative and respectful manner? At Eppendorf you will be working, together with your team, on products that really make a difference. You are also motivated by practical work? Then apply now!

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Your challenges

  • Disassemble, clean and assemble of molds back for production to achieve 100% cavitation rate at start up.
  • Analyze mold problems, make recommendation and repair molds as required.
  • When necessary, outsource repairs and or mold components
  • Set up tool room for operating basic tool room equipment for repairs like surface grinder and CNC mills to be able fabricate, repair or modify mold components
  • Maintain proper inventory of mold spare parts in CMMS system
  • Maintain mold history records, e.g. documenting preventive and mold repairs.
  • Warrant daily operation by troubleshooting of injection mold related problems
  • Establish a working relationship with our German colleagues to exchange mold information
  • Documenting and getting authorization for deviation of processes related to the molds
  • Disassembly and assembly of molds, including hot runner systems, analyzing basic mold problems, like cooling problems, venting etc. and repairing them as required
  • Repairing and preventive maintenance of mold cavities and cores to ensure continuous production and a smooth operation; troubleshooting and identifying mold issues
  • Maintain supply of spare parts, process, and mold and quality records.
  • Assist, lead or support projects as needed for mold repairs.
  • Assist with the training of co-workers on how to operate, maintain, and troubleshoot molds
  • Abide by all safety and health procedures and practices

Your expertise

  • High school, Trade or Technical School Degree or higher relating to machine technology in CNC machining, Mastercam, Metrology and CAD. Three to five years' hands-on experience as a plastic process technician with state-of-the-art molding equipment.

Your benefits at Eppendorf

  • Competitive total rewards package including health, financial, and education benefits
  • Innovative and Collaborative corporate culture
  • Contribute to improving the human living condition
  • Direct impact on business

Please note that we can only consider applications that are submitted online via our application management tool.

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