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West Contract Manufacturing

  • Dublin West
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 28/11/2012
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Job Summary: Manages the maintenance and repair of all moulds in operation at Tech Group Ireland. Liaises with external contractors for the manufacture and repair of Jigs & Fixtures


Job Summary: Manages the maintenance and repair of all moulds in operation at Tech Group Ireland. Liaises with external contractors for the manufacture and repair of Jigs & Fixtures and spare parts for injection moulds.



  • Tool making qualification with minimum of 5 years experience working with injection moulds.
  • Good knowledge of milling, turning, grinding, sparking and fitting.
  • Must be able to read both 2D & 3D drawings.
  • Good knowledge in mould maintenance and experience of supporting a high volume manufacturing environment.
  • Previous experience in the manufacture and/or repair/maintenance of the following mould types would be a distinct advantage:
    • Multi cavity moulds
    • Hot Runner moulds
    • Valve gated moulds
    • Stack moulds
  • Good understanding of the injection moulding process.
  • Previous experience working on technically challenging applications would be an advantage (i.e.) medical, tight tolerance work.
  • Ability to interact with suppliers, customers and external toolmakers.
  • Knowledge of Hydraulics and Pneumatics would be an advantage.
  • Basic PC skills required

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the maintenance of injection moulds in the company and compiling standard specifications /procedures for new moulds and monitoring of existing moulds to standard specifications.
  • Responsible for, Jigs & Fixture manufacture, maintenance on the injection moulding and ancillary equipment in conjunction with the machine supplier.
  • Works with the Production Group leaders (PGL’s) in troubleshooting Mould problems.
  • Establishes relationships with the customers and suppliers in pursuit of continuous improvement and on-going business development.
  • Attend, schedule and facilitate internal meetings to help establish priorities and assign tasks.
  • Solves, in conjunction with the Quality department, customer related problems/issues as needed
  • In conjunction with approved toolmakers, research new processes and/or systems for maintenance/manufacture of moulds and implement new processes and systems as developed under the direction of the operations manager.
  • Record and maintain detailed tool work history/records on computer data base as well as completing technical reports for both internal and external use.
  • May be required to work shift pattern depending on company requirements
  • Instructs others, formally or informally, regarding manufacturing related skills or knowledge and assist in the training of employees on new processes or systems introduced to the company.
  • Coordinate the development of documentation in the tool making areas in line with ISO9001:2000 / ISO 13485 requirements and review of the systems with the Process Engineer/Group Leaders and the Quality department on a regular basis to ensure conformance to same.
  • Perform additional duties at the request of the direct supervisor.

Ref: 789078
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