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Toolmaker

    • Job Tracking ID: 512093-602336
    • Job Location: Germantown, WI
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: December 21, 2017
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: December 21, 2017
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Job Description:

At MGS Mfg. Group, we are an engineering house, a toolmaker, a blow molder, an injection molder, and a custom machine builder all under one company. Through customer demand and active progression on our part, we have been expanding our services since we opened our doors in 1982. MGS Mfg. Group adapts to the needs of our customers along with cultivating new concepts and goals within the plastic industry. Throughout our growth and constant change, we have remained a partner to our customers, suppliers, and employees by learning from them, growing with them, and most importantly, never forgetting that without them, the evolution and success of this corporation would not have been possible.

As part of the MGS Group of Companies, MGS Germantown Division is looking for a Toolmaker located in Germantown, WI.  The Toolmaker is responsible for repair and preventive maintenance of molds.

Below are the essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Read engineering drawings and use necessary measuring devices to produce or modify existing tooling, new tools, or old tools.
  • Repair or request replacement parts, tooling or hardware as needed in order to maintain inventory of tooling.
  • Set-up and operate all hand-tool equipment along with manual toolroom machines.
  • Coordinate with specialty machining areas for specific operations or needs.
  • Understand and perform quality standards, methods, usage of toolroom inspection equipment, and reporting as required.
  • Trouble-shooting, preventative maintenance, and repair of tools and hot systems.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills:

A qualified candidate would fulfill these requirements:

  • Completion of a state indentured tool and die apprenticeship with journeymen card or equivalent.
  • Five to seven years of applicable plastics experience, or accrued on-the-job training and experience.  
  • Experience with repairing and preventative maintenance of molds.
  • Troubleshooting and reverse engineering experience.
  • Experience with toolroom equipment such as a mills, surface grinders, and lathes.
  • Experience working with hot systems.
  • Basic understanding of injection molding process, equipment, and materials.
  • Lock out/Tag out and Forklift experience.

To learn more about MGS Mfg. Group, go to www.mgstech.com.  We offer an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, disability, life, FSA, vacation, and holidays. MGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.