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Tool & Die Maker III

Company: Lasko Products
Location: Franklin
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Lasko Products, an industry leader in designing and manufacturing portable fans and heaters for over 100 years, is hiring for a Tool & Die Maker III for our Franklin, TN manufacturing facility. The Tool & Die Maker will be responsible for the tear-down of plastic injection molds and stamping dies, and the repair and reassembly of them. There are three shifts currently needing positions filled. Overtime as needed. Essential Functions

  • Examines form and texture of stamped metal parts to detect imperfections on Class A surface finish.
  • Dismantles dies to gain access to and repair die components
  • Knowledge of Hot Runner Systems, including Synventive, HRS
  • Examine, form and texture of plastic parts to detect imperfections to Class A surfaces
  • Dismantles dies to access and repair tool
  • Verifies dimensions, alignments and clearances
  • Connects wiring and hydraulic lines to install electrical and hydraulic components
  • Disassembly and assembly of molds
  • Repair, modify and/or adjust molds
  • Examine molds to determine feasibility of in-house repairs or modifications
  • Diagnose problems and determine corrective actions
  • Polishing, benching, spotting, grinding, drilling, machining, fitting and welding
  • Ensure molds are in good and proper mechanical working order
  • Perform preventative mold maintenance by following the preventative mold checklist
  • Complete all associated paperwork having to do with mold maintenance and PM logs
  • Electrical repair - limit switches
  • Preventative maintenance and repair of production tools
  • Provide technical assistance to production team and assist in problem solving
  • Recommends equipment shutdown when not performing to specifications
  • Experience & Knowledge required with:
    • Lathes
    • Drill Presses
    • Milling
    • Welding
    • Polishing
    • Electrical
    • Hydraulic
    • Precision measuring instruments (calipers and micrometers) Competencies and Abilities
      • Ability to competently read and understand tooling drawings
      • Strong die trouble-shooting capabilities
      • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize effectively and to be able to use methodical approaches to complex problems/issues
      • Must possess the ability to communicate with a broad range of process partners
      • Strong motivational skills, listening skills and communication skills
      • Resourcefulness in accomplishing objectives and tasks
      • Strong managerial and leadership skills
      • Ability to operate typical machine shop tools for metal forming and removal and measurement tools
      • Experience using a 3D CAD package to view/create tooling models desired
      • Experience using AutoCAD to view tooling drawings desired
      • Ability to read Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing symbology desired
      • Ability to operate wire EDM and automated CNC Mills desired Required Education and Experience
        • Minimum 10 years' experience as a toolmaker or tooling engineer
        • Minimum 5 years' experience working with Progressive Die sheet metal stamping dies Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Work Environment Office environment is a controlled atmosphere building, as well as a manufacturing environment exposed to dust, odors, and noise. About the Company Lasko Metal Products was founded in 1906 by Henry Lasko in Philadelphia. Lasko designs, manufactures, assembles, and distributes portable fans, heaters, and humidifiers for the consumer market (Lasko brand), air purifiers (Germ Guardian brand), ventilation products such as range hoods and bathroom exhaust fans to the construction industry (Air King brand) and water damage restoration products such as air scrubbers and dehumidifiers (B-Air brand). Lasko's products are sold in North America, South America, the Caribbean, and Asia. The company is recognized as the leader in the portable fan and portable heating categories and proudly operates American manufacturing, assembly, and distribution facilities across the US. Lasko's leading market share in fans and heaters is 2X - 4X larger than the brand. Lasko's domestic production capabilities uniquely position Lasko to serve its customers. Lasko's Mission is to improve everyday life with trusted products which create a healthier and more comfortable environment. The company's success is based on 5 Core Values: 1. Be Bold:
          • Challenge the status quo
          • Courageously pursue the impossible
          • Reject mediocrity 2. Be Together
            • Work together for success
            • Drive trust and candor with each other
            • Prioritize "We" before "I" 3. Be A Leader
              • Lead with personal conviction
              • Inspire each other to deliver high- quality results
              • Leverage resilience and agility to drive excellence 4. Be Accountable
                • Consistently deliver to our customers
                • Embrace commitments as a contract
                • Take pride in our actions 5. Be The Change
                  • Demonstrate a passion to win
                  • Make a difference at work in our communities
                  • Step forward and take initiative The Lasko family owned and operated Lasko Products until November 2016, when private investment firms Comvest Partners and JW Levin Management Partners ("JWLMP") acquired the business. Comvest Partners and JWLMP are committed to growing the business with investments in growth and productivity. Geographic Reach Based in the greater Philadelphia, PA area, Lasko Products operates in locations throughout the US and Canada. The company's Tennessee, Texas, and Pennsylvania manufacturing facilities produce both indoor and outdoor fans and heaters. The company also sources select products internationally from China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia, and India. Lasko operates distribution centers in all manufacturing locations plus Nevada and Ohio. Diversity & Inclusion Comvest and its portfolio companies recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race/national origin, gender/gender identification, sexual orientation, age, disability status, veteran status, religious affiliation, and other protected status. We have a clear vision to be the place where diverse talent wants to come, stay, and do their best work . We know our companies run on the hard work and dedication of our passionate and smart employees. We believe that diversity within an organization creates long-term value for the organization itself and its constituents. Comvest and its portfolio companies are high performing organizations that seeks to hire hard-working and dedicated high performers. While Comvest and its portfolio companies always strive to look at a diverse pool of candidates, we will always choose the most qualified candidate for the job being recruited for, in order to strive for success for both the employee and the firm. The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

Keywords: Lasko Products, Franklin , Tool & Die Maker III, Other , Franklin, Tennessee

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