Job Details


The Welder/Mold Technician is responsible for the preventive maintenance and repair of molds and molding related equipment. They engage Machine Operators/Assigned Personnel to ensure that molds/related equipment are functioning as designed. Ensures safety components are in-place and Molds produce quality parts.


Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions and use various welding techniques to maintain aluminum molds

Weld separately or in combination, using aluminum, stainless steel, cast iron, and other alloys

Mark or tag material with proper job number, piece marks, and other identifying marks as required

Prepare all material surfaces to be welded, ensuring that there is no loose or thick scale, slag, rust, moisture, grease, or other foreign matter

Remove rough spots from molds, using portable grinders, hand files, or scrapers

Prepares molds in advance according to Production Schedule, and new molds for start-up after mold change occurs

Maintains, tests and repairs all mold maintenance tools, equipment, components and safe keeping of tools

Observe molds in operation and locates causes of problems in preparation for mold preventive maintenance

Conduct preventive maintenance per provided checklists and confirm work by completing and turning in paperwork

Repair and maintain in accordance with blueprints, manuals, and specifications for various production equipment/machinery

Tracks repair causes and repair time per issue and dismantles and replaces/repairs defective molds

Advises Operators of operation procedures/requirements for working safely with mold equipment and components, and informs appropriate Managers and Operators of potential mold problems and inherent danger involved

Install, start up and shut down equipment in accordance with company safety procedures and adhering to OSHA requirements

Must maintain proper housekeeping and safety standards i.e. proper use of personal protective equipment and maintenance of area per safety and 5S standards

Understand all safety precautions when working with hazardous materials

Operate forklifts as necessary, assist in training other technicians and perform other related duties


High school education or equivalent required

Valid forklift license which can be obtained onsite

Valid driver’s license

Experience with plant maintenance or fabrication shop work required

Experience in welding is required (Mig and Tig welding)

Able to read a tape measure, blueprints, calipers, drawings, use hand/power tools, metal working tools, and welding equipment

Able to engage in progressive trouble shooting to find root cause of breakdown

Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and effective communication skills

Color vision required, as well as good visual motor skills (Eye-Hand Coordination)

Ability to work flexible hours

Understanding of and adherence to all safety precautions when working with hazardous materials




Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well



Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks