Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Facilities Mold and Die Maker

Job Number: 34244

Location: New Bedford, MA

Job Description

Please note:  This is for 3rd Shift:

This position is responsible for planning, layout construction, altering and repairing a
normal range of molds and dies for use in the production of rubber products. The dies to be used in
piecing, forming, trimming, crimping, matching, blanking, and the less complicated progressive dies,
ordinary master dies, drilling and finishing jigs; the molds include a variety of single and multiple
types, trim less molds, component mold parts and accessories, loading and stripping jigs also make
special tooling and other precision items.



  • Interpret drawings, sketches, specifications, samples, models, instructions and plan and lay out
  • work in proper operational sequence, also toward correct methods.
  • Visualize finished job, make necessary mathematical calculations and select allowances for
  • spring heat-treating, metal flow, shrinkage, machining, fitting, finishing, and assembly.
  • Recognize and report, for correction, any errors, which would interfere with production.
  • Perform required layouts involving precise calculations and measurements, accurate scribing and
  • locations of points, and areas to be machined.
  • Perform necessary machining operations, including the operation of numerical-control equipment
  • in order to produce parts for the project, involving difficult and unusual set up, devising methods
  • of holding work to obtain and maintain very close tolerances, fits, and interrelationships.
  • Make temporary tools and fixtures or alter existing tooling as needed, to accomplish desired
  • results.
  • Perform heat-treating on specified parts using a variety of heat-treating equipment.
  • Perform skill bench work involving filing, scraping, grinding, lapping, polishing, fitting, timing,
  • indexing, assembling and adjusting to achieve proper operation.
  • Make mold and die try-outs and make necessary corrections or adjustments and make
  • recommendations, where feasible, for mold and die modification or improvement.
  • Perform maintenance and repair of machine shop equipment including the leveling of machines,
  • rebuilding machines, changing belts, gears, bushings, bearings, lead, screws, etc.
  • Detect unusual conditions, defective materials, or operating difficulties, and report to proper
  • supervision. Maintain equipment and work areas in clean and orderly condition.
  • Perform other duties as required and requested.

Required Skills

  • Forklift License required
  • Must have design, technical, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Must have working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must be able to use shop math trigonometry, handbook formulas, charts, tables, complicated drawing, sketches samples, a wide variety of precision measuring instruments


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