Advanced Drainage Systems

  • Mold Maintenance Technician A

    Job Locations US-KY-Winchester
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/23/2019 12:11 PM)
    Company
    IWT
    Job ID
    2019-6738
    Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

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    Why IWT?

    Infiltrator Water Technologies (IWT), is the leading provider of engineered plastic chambers, synthetic aggregate leach-fields, tanks, and accessories for the onsite wastewater and storm-water industries.  Most of IWT products are made of 95% recycled material, making us a leader in the use of "green materials".  As a leader we are devoted to sustainability through recycling plastics and energy conservation. Each year Infiltrator purchases 75,000 tons (68,038,856 kg) of post-consumer and post-industrial thermoplastics that might have otherwise been landfilled. In regard to energy, the production and installation of our wastewater treatment systems consumes 85 percent less electricity and emits 40 percent less carbon than conventional systems.  In addition to our commitment to the environment and creating innovative products, we are dedicated to positively contributing to communities across the United States and Canada.

     

    At IWT we believe that people are our most important asset. IWT promotes a challenging work environment that allows for personal development and independence. Strong relationships between and among employees achieves the best results while working as a team.  With 8 locations across the country and a company-wide dedication to innovation, there are many opportunities to join our strong, supportive and successful team.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities:

    • Perform mold related disassembly, cleaning and reassembly as needed. This may include surface cleaning and polishing, hand or air assisted sanding/grinding/filing/stoning and internal cleaning of water channels.
    • Perform mold preventive maintenance activities such as cleaning and lubricating molds.
    • Repair water and hydraulic leaks as needed.
    • Performing mold repairs and improvements as required by production to meet standards.
    • Must be able to safely perform, manage priorities and work with a sense of urgency.
    • At times mold repair work will be required working inside the molding machinery following all accepted safety procedures.
    • Perform hot runner system cleaning, disassembly and reassembly as needed, familiar with basic electrical skills as related to hot runner wiring and temperature control.
    • Assist in mold changes as required.
    • Document specific mold related problems and interface with Process Technicians, Production Supervisors, Engineering and others.
    • Manage internal spare parts, mold and hot runner components, and will interact with outside suppliers and mold makers, as needed.
    • Occasional travel to outside suppliers and training, including overnight trips.
    • Maintain a neat and orderly workplace.
    • Flexibility in working hours and schedule shifts – occasional overtime and weekend work are a requirement.

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum 5 years of experience working in an injection molding tool repair environment.
    • Minimum high school diploma with technical skills training are a plus.
    • Understand operating principles of large injection molds that include multiple drop valve gated hot runners, robot automated part removal including EOAT and basic understanding of the injection molding process.
    • Knowledge of mold construction tolerances, gating, draft angles, side actions, cores, lifters, preloaded dimensions, core/cavity dimensional relationships, torque values, surface hardness, venting and other.
    • Ability to measure mold components using various hand measuring devices such as scales, indicators, calipers and micrometers to 0.001 inch.
    • Must be able to machine or modify mold components using manually operated (non-CNC) metal working equipment such as a lathe, milling machine, surface grinder, etc.
    • Welding experience required (MIG, TIG, etc.). Must be able to weld aluminum.
    • Forklift and man lift equipment experience.
    • Must be familiar with approved overhead crane and gantry rigging techniques and be willing to becomes certified in advanced rigging skills.
    • Must have appropriate set of tools required for this work.
    • Must have computer skills with experience in MS Applications such as Outlook, Word, and Excel. Must be able to enter orders in electronic system.

    EEO Statement

    Infiltrator Water Technologies, LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

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