Mold Maker Apprenticeship Program

We are looking for someone to join our Mold Maker Apprenticeship Program

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A Mold Maker specializes in the building and repair of injection molds and components to be used in our manufacturing facility and our customer’s facilities. 

  • They are proficient in the use of manual and CNC machines used to perform precision milling, turning, grinding and electrical-discharge in the production of tight-tolerance components.
  • They are skilled in a wide array of secondary operations in the shop, such as, laser & TIG welding, polishing & benching, and mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and pneumatic troubleshooting.
  • Mold Maker’s also use various software to aid them in their work, including, MasterCAM, Solidworks/ProE, as well as typical office applications, such as, Word and Excel.
  • The ideal candidate would consistently demonstrate a high level of self-management using sound judgment and thoughtful analysis.
  • Truly great Mold Makers also have a strong desire to share their knowledge and actively work to improve everyone’s performance through effective communication and mentoring.

The Apprenticeship is a paid 4 year program, registered with the Department of Labor, which includes 8000 hours of skilled training in-house with a journeyman Mold Maker as well as 38 credit hours of related instruction at an accredited college, paid for by Accu-Mold*.

Requirements:

  • Mechanical aptitude and interest
  • Highly motivated
  • Excellent computer and organizational skills
  • Interest in learning close tolerance work.
  • Diploma or GED with strong skills in mathematics, especially, geometry.
  • Stable work history and good attendance record.
  • Self-managed, highly team player.
  • Ability to work overtime as required.
  • Must be able to perform the essential job requirements for this position, including the ability to lift 50 pounds.

Desired but Not Required

  • Experience in an injection molding facility.
  • Machining or mechanical experience or training.
  • Pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical experience or training.
  • Injection mold processing experience or training.
  • CAD/CAM/CNC experience or training.

Wages and Benefits:

  • Apprentice wages start at $12.00/hour and increase progressively to $22.00 at completion of the program. Please note, wages may change at management’s descression.
  • We offer Major Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability and Supplemental Insurance as well as Flex Spending and a company matching retirement plan to full time eligible employees.

* This post serves as a summary of the program and does not constitute an employment contract or full description of requirements and conditions associated with the Mold Maker Apprenticeship Program.