Tool and Die Maker | Day Shift

Mukwonago, WI 53149

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Machinist Job Number: Cd882876122 Compensation: 62000

Job Description

Title: Tool and Die Maker

Location: Mukwonago, WI



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Hire Type:  Direct hire $27-$33 per hour depending on experience. 1st shift 2-2-3 schedule 7am-7pm


Job Summary: Tool and Die maker needed for the 1st shift Rotating 2-2-3 schedule 7am-7pm


Job Duties:

  • Under minimal supervision, plan, lay out and perform all bench, machine and finishing operations required to alter and condition intricately designed and constructed plastic injection molding dies and related fixtures
  • Work from special instructions to either maintain or alter molds to achieve improvements to the original design
  • Monitor mold performance and inspect own work or work performed by other tool workers
  • Operate all tool room machines
  • Perform difficult machine set-ups and operations that require improvising of tools and machines for adaption beyond the normal range and capacities of available equipment
  • Instruct Toolmakers, Machinists and Technicians in the performance of their duties, including training new employees
  • Operate forklift truck and overhead crane
  • Read blue prints
  • Troubleshoot and repair hot runner systems


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • State indentured apprenticeship or equivalent knowledge of tooling trade, plastic molding techniques and material characteristics
  • 5 + years related work experience.
  • Proven hot runner expertise with multiple types of systems
  • Highly experienced at electrical troubleshooting
  • Proven experience with high cavitation molding
  • Bi-injection / Stack tooling experience required
  • Fork truck training (provided by Aptar-Mukwonago)
  • Perform welding operations
  • Machine troubleshooting/maintenance/repair
    Marginal Job Functions (Not fundamental job duties)
    • Good with following direction
    • Mechanical aptitude
    Non-Mandatory Job Qualifications (Not absolutely required, but enhance chance for success)
    • Knowledge of soldering & brazing
    • Knowledge of welding
    • Knowledge of NC programming & machines
    • CAD experience
    • Good organizational skills
    • Computer skills


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information 

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