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Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Mold/Tool Maker - Injection Molding in Frankfort, Illinois

Mold/Tool Maker - Injection Molding

  • 21555 S Harlem Ave, Frankfort, IL 60423, USA

  • Full-time

  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

    Company Description

    ITW Description:

Founded in 1912, ITW (NYSE: ITW) is a global industrial company built around a differentiated and proprietary business model. The company’s seven industry-leading segments leverage the ITW Business Model to generate solid growth with best-in-class margins and returns in markets where highly innovative, customer-focused solutions are required. ITW’s approximately 45,000 dedicated colleagues around the world thrive in the company’s decentralized, entrepreneurial culture. In 2019, the company achieved revenues of $14.1 billion, with roughly half coming from outside North America.

Division Description:

ITW Deltar Fasteners is a large division within the Automotive Segment and serves all the major OEMs and their tier suppliers with plastic fasteners. Locations include: Frankfort, IL; Chippewa Falls, WI and our Commercial Sales and Engineering in Troy, MI.

The division drives profitability by leveraging its innovative solutions and application engineering. In addition to ITW’s industry leading research and development capabilities, ITW Deltar Fasteners enhances our customers’ competitive advantage by…

  • Maintaining advanced engineering and manufacturing facilities in NA.

  • Exchanging product, process and benchmarking information with sister units worldwide.

  • Continually improving processes, material and designs to ensure every product exceeds customer specifications while providing unparalleled value.

    Job Description

    Position Summary:

The Mold/Tool Maker – Deltar Fasteners will report to the Toolroom Manager – Deltar Fasteners and will be responsible to perform duties to construct, alter and repair molds of a complex, intricate, precise nature.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work from complicated drawings, handbook formulas, and instructions.

  • Makes, alters, and repairs dies and molds of an extremely complex, intricate, precise nature.

  • Makes, alters, and repairs gauges, jigs, fixtures, special machines, and other devices.

  • Set up and operate all tool room equipment including EDM, and improvise where equipment is limited.

  • Read and interpret complicated drawings, work to extremely close tolerances, manufacture all types of special tools and electrodes.

  • Builds and repairs molds from piece part prints.

  • Use of variety of precision measuring instruments, hand tools, machine shop equipment and mills, lathes, grinders, EDM.

  • Follow safety rules and keep work areas in a clean and orderly condition.

  • Program CNC equipment

  • Complete proper documentation as required

  • Troubleshoot, maintain and repair hot runner tooling

  • Other tasks and duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 2-year Associate degree in Machine Tool or equivalent

  • 3-5 years’ experience in injection molding and tooling field

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • Excellent organization and human relations skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Experience and understanding of G-code programming or CNC programming

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

  • Ability to work with little supervision

    Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.