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Tool Room Technician - Plastic Injection Molding

Company: The Intec Group
Location: Palatine
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The Intec Group, a recognized leader in the field of insert molding, is seeking skilled Tool Room Technicians to work a flexible schedule to support a 24/7 operation.

The Tool Room Technicians will maintain and repair molds, tools and automation to support production requirements. This position will be responsible for performing preventative maintenance on tools used for production and have responsibility for producing quality workmanship in an efficient and safe manner. Work as part of a team having responsibility for identifying and correcting conditions that affect employee safety.

Characteristics and attributes sought after for this role:

  • Possesses a detailed and methodical approach to work
  • Conscientious and takes pride in their work
  • Communication style is direct, factual, no-nonsense approach
  • Quality-oriented with an ability to work at a moderate pace


  • Builds, maintains and troubleshoots dies, molds, fixtures and automation by understanding the construction process.
  • Responsible for keeping the Tool Room clean, orderly and safe and practicing the 5S principles.
  • Must demonstrate safe, work habits.
  • Increases customer satisfaction (internal and external) by anticipating in identifying customer needs, surveying customer satisfaction, involving customers in continuous process improvements, etc.
  • Contributes to continuous process improvement by:
  • Understanding the concepts of process, process variation, waste identification
  • Active involvement in process improvement activity and individual suggestion program


  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED) with additional training required.
  • Completion of a formal apprenticeship program with 5+ years of experience, preferred.
  • 5+ years' experience working in tool room or mold shop.
  • Courses and/or shop experience with drill presses, milling machines, lathes, surface grinders, fabricating products, manual welding, using precision measuring instruments.
  • Knowledge of injection and insert molds.

Other Requirements

  • Open to flexible hours/schedule with a willingness to complete the job as required.
  • Provides own tools.
  • Have good people and communication skills.
  • Have good mechanical ability.
  • Be a self-starter that can work with minimum supervision.
  • Positive work record, attitude and good attendance record.
  • Good basic math skills.
  • Willing to accept responsibility and accountability.

Why should you join our Team?

Intec has 65+ years in the field of insert molding. We are recognized as a global leader in our industry because we are dedicated to supporting our customer's projects from the concept stage through design, material selection and mold fabrication to the final molded part. We offer EXCELLENT BENEFITS which include HSA Employer match, paid voluntary plans, paid time off and much more! Come and be a part of something extraordinary! Click to view: Intec Passion to Innovate Video

Keywords: The Intec Group, Naperville , Tool Room Technician - Plastic Injection Molding, Other , Palatine, Illinois

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