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Job Title:  Tool/Die Repair                                                                                          Department: Tool Room

Location:  ___Lebanon____                                                                                                         Date Released: __3/15/2010__

X  Hourly    Salaried     Exempt:  Yes   X No


To repair and machine molds at a high skill level to ensure that all molds operate at maximum potential.

Ability to self manage time and complete projects efficiently.

Responsible for set up and operation of lathes, milling machines and surface grinders.

Correct flash by performing skilled handwork and blue in on molds.

when assigned by the tool room supervisor responsible for interpreting drawings and evaluating

machining methods on intricate machining setups.

Disassemble and assemble molds, analyzes basic mold problems including flashing conditions,

galling, cooling problems, venting, etc.

Compute time and materials quote as requested.

Complete engineering changes and revisions to injection molds.

Repair injection mold cavities and cores due to damage or wear.

Stone and polish mold components of many materials to a high finish.

Troubleshoot and identify tooling issues at the press as needed.

Responsible for accurate completion of mold repair sheets and any other applicable paperwork.

Observes all safety requirements and maintains work area in a neat and orderly condition.

Responsible for working knowledge of TS16949 procedures.

Performs related duties as assigned.




High School diploma or G.E.D.

Minimum of 3 years experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience in

tool repair/die field.

Ability to use shop math, precision measuring instruments and read blueprints.

High level ability to perform Tig welding on many different materials.

Good verbal and written communication skills.


Medium physical demand level.

Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time.

Stretches out, up and across occasionally.

Squatting, kneeling, bending, or crouching may be required when inspecting machines and molds.

Twisting of the body or neck may be required on an occasional basis.

Frequent lifting is required.  Should be able to safely lift, push, or pull a maximum of fifty lbs.  Loads larger than 50 lbs. should be handled by other means.

Bends occasionally over machines, conveyer belts and when picking up supplies or products from low levels.

Repetitive large hand and arm movements may occasionally be required for some tasks.

Should be able to safely operate cranes, forklifts and other equipment necessary to perform job.

Job involves visual effort and concentration.

Good hand-eye coordination.



Ability to grip and hold hand tools.

Regular and reliable attendance and punctuality.

Ability to engage in shift work.

PPE- Safety Eye Wear, Cutting Gloves when using a knife, cotton gloves when handling hot parts, and approved safety, steel toed shoes.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Work Environment – indoors in plastic manufacturing factory.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles.  The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  There is also exposure to cleaner/degreaser, coolant, and hydraulic oil.

*Due to the factory not being climate controlled, extreme heat is experienced in the summer months and due to working near overhead doors and a large vent occasional extreme cold is experienced in the winter months.

Apply by sending email to or apply at the Lebanon/Marion County Career Center, 516 Workshop Lane, Lebanon, KY 40033



*The above job description is a broadly based description and is not intended to contain all specifics of a particular job.  This description is not a contract for employment.  It does not include all aspects of the position such as potential duties assigned by supervisors with the requirement for flexibility in helping others for the company’s overall benefit.





Physical Demands: Check the appropriate box to indicate physical demands for this job.


Amount of Time spent:
None Amount up to 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 More than 2/3
Stand                  X
Walk                  X
Sit                  X
Climb or balance                   X
Stoop, kneel, couch, or crawl                   X
Push, Pull                   X
Reach with hands and arms                   X
Bend, twist, squat                   X


Does this job require the use of:                                             
  None Amount up to 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 More than 2/3
Use of ladders                  X
Stairs, climbing                  X
Work on platforms                  X


Lifting / how much how often:
None Amount up to 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 More than 2/3
Up to 10 pounds                   X
Up to 25 pounds                    X
Up to 50 pounds                    X
Up to 100 pounds                  X
More than 100 pounds                  X


Does this job require the ability to use:
None Amount up to 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 More than 2/3
Power tools                  X
Manufacturing equipment                     X
Use of personal protective equipment (PPE)                  X
Fine manipulation                    X
Office Equipment:                 X
Typing/Keyboarding/Data Entry                    X
Computer / Calculator                    X
Other Specify                 X


Does this job require reliable attendance and punctuality?                     Yes                                    No
Does this job require shift work?                                                       Yes                                   No
What is the amount of Travel required for this job?
Less than 25%    25%-50%    50%-75%    75%-100%  
Does this job require mobile equipment certification?                         Yes               No 

Working Conditions: Check as neededSpecify additional conditions if needed

Very quiet

(Forest trail)


(library/private office)

Moderate noise

(business office)

Loud noise

(metal manufacturing )

Very Loud Noise

(jack hammer)

Noise  Levels               X
Extreme cold

(non weather)

Extreme Heat

(non weather)

 Moderate temperature Severe hot weather Severe cold weather
Temperature           X
         Note:               If employee will be working in extreme heat, then must meet the requirements of the Heat Stress Medical Evaluation
  Ability to Adjust Focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus) Close Vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less) Distance Vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more) Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors) Peripheral Vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point) Depth Perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)
Visual Acuity              X              X               X          X             X          X


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