Toolmaker – Mold Repair & Maintenance

MGS United States
posted 2 months ago
Germantown, Wisconsin, United States View on Map
Published : October 7, 2022
Apply Before : December 30, 2022
Job Description
  • Job Tracking ID : 512093-825922
  • Job Level : Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education : 2 year degree
  • Job Type : Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated : 10/05/2022
  • Years of Experience : 2 – 5 Years

Job Description

MGS Mfg. Group has an exciting opportunity for a full-time, Toolmaker at our molding facility in Germantown, WI.

MGS is a best-in-class custom manufacturer that delivers plastics solutions in tooling, molding, and equipment technologies to help customers around the world bring innovative products to market.

We pride ourselves on being the best at what we do and look for individuals that have the same passion! We proudly employ over 1,300 employees worldwide. Our employees are a vital part of our success. We maintain and reinforce an atmosphere of mutual respect and communication that will foster continued growth and career opportunities. Our achievements are built on a solid foundation of core values that inspire a culture of Teamwork, Integrity, Passion, and Safety. To learn more visit us at

The Toolmaker is responsible for repair and preventive maintenance of molds.

As a Toolmaker, you will..

  • Read engineering drawings or CAD data and use necessary measuring devices to produce or modify existing tooling, new & 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.

Experience and Skills

A qualified Toolmaker 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 runner
  • Basic understanding of injection molding process, equipment, and materials.
  • Lock out/Tag out and Forklift experience.
  • Good understanding and ability to perform tasks and create documents using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of Pro-E, Solidworks, or AutoCAD.
  • Experience working with multi-shot tooling is a plus
Job Detail
  • Experience 3-5 years experience
  • Education Advanced graduate degree