Tooling Mold Maker

Job Details

LocationOshawa, ON,
Job TypeFullTimeRegular
PositionTool & Mould

Job Description


On behalf of our Tier 1 injection molding client we are currently recruiting for an experienced Tooling/Mold Maker to join their team at their Oshawa, ON location. This position reports directly into the Plant Manager


  • 3 – 5 years industrial tooling maintenance
  • Valid Journeyman Certificate – Moldmaker or Toolmaker
  • Grade 12 and trade school


  • Maintain, repair and upgrade all existing injection moulds
  • Keep maintenance of moulds and parts in production
  • Manufacture and fit parts for moulds, injection machinery and miscellaneous jobs, dictated through work orders. Also, do machine mould repairs
  • Maintain and repair Tool Room equipment where applicable and ensure adequate spare parts are on site
  • Make assessments on mould repairs on any requirements associated with the repairs
  • Prepare moulds for shipments for repair (i.e. welding)
  • Responsible for Preventative Maintenance program of moulds and proper scheduling including proper record keeping using Megamation (Preventative Maintenance software)
  • Participate in reviews of new injection molds including design, moldflows, gating
  • Approve all new tooling
  • Assist with external tryouts, qualifying molds prior to internal trials
  • Change mould inserts as required to meet delivery requirements
  • Hand work on moulds: Open vents, polish blemishes, deburr, minor tuning adjustments
  • Dis-assemble and re-assemble moulds as required to ensure proper lube and cleanliness
  • Troubleshoot and repair mould electrical wiring, adjust limit switches, repair/replace heaters and thermocouples in manifolds
  • Flush water lines to ensure proper cooling
  • Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic systems, repair leaks, replace seals
  • Follow up on moulds out for repair
  • Investigate and recommend improvements to tooling requirements for new and existing programs
  • To be familiar with and practice and promote all aspects of the ISO9001:2015 and IATF 16949 Quality System and Health & Safety policies

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