• Full Time
  • Lakewood
  • Posted 9 months ago
  • Pay Rate: $30.00 per/hr

2nd shift CNC Machinist/Prototype Mold Maker

Work Schedule:  2nd Shift M-F 2:00pm – 10:30pm


Works under general supervision with engineering, marketing, facilities, manufacturing and I&D to fabricate precision machined parts using standard and complex machine tools.  Produces prototype and production tooling used in manufacturing and plastic processing operations not limited to plastic injection molding.


.    Utilizes advanced knowledge to program and produce precision parts on Conventional and CNC Machine Tools.

  • Produces products utilizing a variety of machining equipment to specified tolerances and finishes.
  • Provides proper care and maintenance of tools, equipment, and facilities including general housekeeping.
  • Works from routine and complex prints, sketches, drawn points, or verbal directions to fabricate precision machined parts and production tooling.
  • Can originate simple and/or complex setups.
  • Inspects work for compliance with blueprints, process sheets, and written or verbal specifications using basic inspection equipment.
  • Designs, plans, and executes the sequences of related technical operations for fabrication of precision parts or molds.
  • Provides input to designers or engineers on parts configuration with alternative solutions for reduction of manufacturing complexity and tooling costs.
  • Services machinery or equipment and maintains facilities.
  • Interacts as a team member sharing ideas and machining experience.

Other Required Skills include:

  • Ability to machine to the level of tolerance required by company products.
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret blueprints.
  • Requires extensive and practical knowledge of different materials and their workability such as plastics and exotic tool steels and their uses.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of shop mathematics including applicable trigonometry.
  • Skilled in tool room grinding, tool and die work, sheet metal, mold making and fixture development.
  • Ability to provide a high level of customer service in the area of machining/mold making.
  • Ability and willingness to commit to continuous learning and to keep up with changing technologies in the field of model/mold making.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Proficient on all standard/nonstandard shop tools and equipment.
  • Knowledge and use of relevant   CAD/CAM software applications and skills to use them effectively.


High school diploma or GED.


Minimum 5 – 10 years experience.

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