Moldmaker/Toolmaker Class A - Silgan Dispensing

Slatersville, RI 02876

Posted: 07/16/2020 Industry: Manufacturing/Warehouse Job Number: 1996

Job Description

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future is recruiting candidates for Silgan Dispensing.  Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future at the end of this job description. 

COMPANY NAME: Silgan Dispensing
JOB TITLE: Moldmaker/Toolmaker Class A
LOCATION: Slatersville, RI
HOURS: 1st Shift

Designs and fabricates basic fixtures, repair and maintain injection molds, and machine components used in the manufacture of the Slatersville facility products.

Key Responsibilities:

- This position utilizes tool design skill and experience to plan, construct and repair a wide variety of basic tools, and fixtures used in the manufacture of the Slatersville facility products.

- As required, works with blueprints, verbal instructions in developing appropriate tool designs.

- Works to close tolerances on the majority of work assignments.

- Sets up and operates a wide variety of basic and advanced machines including but not limited to surface grinders, OD/ID grinders, milling machines, lathes, CNC EDM’ s necessary to execute tool/machine repair designs.

- Program, set up and operate CNC milling machines. Create toolpaths from CNC programs such as Auto Cad, Solid Works and BobCad.

- In performing assigned duties, utilizes a variety of measuring instruments such as micrometers, indicators and calipers. Repairs all molds, using basic and advanced equipment.

- Capable of evaluating and repairing all mold problems.

- Responsible for performing visual inspections therefore ensuring that tools/parts produced are in conformance with quality requirements.

- Maintains injection molds, which includes cleaning the molds, troubleshoots and repairs all molds, maintains and repairs Toolroom machines, and disassemble, clean and evaluate repairs as necessary.

- Performs general housekeeping duties including, but not limited to sweeping and trash removal, cleaning plastic from molds and equipment cleaning.

- Maintains a neat and orderly work area, keeping walkways and aisles clear.

- In performing assigned duties, walking, standing, crouching, squatting, kneeling, reaching and lifting are all required motions and actions of the job.

- When work in primary classification is not available, may perform other duties according to skill and availability.

Successful candidates will have:

- High School Diploma or equivalent

- Attention to detail

- Ability to read/understand safety, quality, and work instructions (documents and drawings)

- Basic Mathematics

- Mechanical Ability

- Blueprint reading

- Ability to lift 50lbs

For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future website at  Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future and Silgan Dispensing will make the final hiring decisions. 

Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work.  Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future’ s team will guide  and provide you with support  throughout the hiring process.
Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work.

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