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Mold Maker

Virginia Beach, VA

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Are you an experienced Mold Maker? If so you don't want to miss out on this opportunity! Mold Maker needed for a great client in the Virginia Beach / Dam Neck Area


Full Time Temp-to-Hire Possible Direct Hire

Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 5PM

When hired on benefits include health insurance, PTO, 401k, and profit sharing.



  • 5+ years of experience in tool maker position and tool design capability in manufacturing with proven ability to deliver desired results.
  • 5+ years of experience setting up, maintaining, and running CNC mills, lathes, grinders, and EDM (wire & sinker) machines
  • CAD/CAM experience (PTC Creo & CAMWorks is preferred)
  • Must have GD&T skills.
  • Able to plan and organize daily activities, analyze data and react to changes and challenges in the business.
  • Ability to communicate and present effectively in both written and oral form required.
  • Required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Frequent lifting, pushing and pulling objects that are 85lbs or heavier.
  • Punctual with reliable transportation.
  • Able to commit to a 40- hour work week.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills with ability to motivate employees.
  • Strong technical, business, and organizational skills.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • 7+ years of experience in tool maker position in manufacturing with proven ability to deliver desired results.


Essential Functions


  • Read blueprints and use necessary measuring devices to make, or modify existing tooling, tools for new or old job prints.
  • Detects and reports defective materials or questionable conditions to management
  • Able to use precision measuring devices.
  • Able to CAM necessary mold components such as mold cavities, sliders, lifters, etc.
  • Participate design reviews with engineering to identify any potential tooling shortfalls or oversights
  • Can set up and run CNC mills, lathes, and EDM equipment in order to machine mold cavities, sliders, lifters, and/or inserts
  • Make any necessary repairs to in-house tools.
  • In coordination with the engineering department, will repair broken slides, cores, cavities and vents as required using a standard bench practice.
  • Carry out tooling maintenance.
  • Will re-work tooling issues such as worn edges, dings, scuffs, and scratches.
  • Polish cores as required using proven bench practices.
  • Perform welding or grinding activities to meet specified tolerance(s)
  • Will implement proper application and maintenance of vents, including assemble/disassemble, documented measurements and inspections.
  • Inspect new molds, including breakdown, confirming measurements and identification of required parts for inventory.
  • Complete all forms and paperwork as required to maintain proper record of completed work.
  • Maintain record of spare parts inventory ensuring availability of required parts as needed.
  • Maintain proper housekeeping and safety standards i.e., proper use of personal protective equipment.
  • Participate in department/shift/team meetings.
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