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Exceptional surface finish skill and technique, works with little or no direction to polish and hold tolerances required for high precision, high quality tools +/-0.0001, perform mold cleaning as needed to accomplish assigned tasks.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Polish all types of Injection Molds, tools and dies and perform machining operations on tool room machines, using all necessary machine attachments to make replacement parts, tools, and dies.
• Plan work to be performed and determine methods and sequence of operations working from tool design drawings or our own designs to establish the best method to deliver high quality, high precisions tools.
• Advanced polishing techniques, ability to bring surfaces to SPI A-1 finishes.
• Operates various types of polishing equipment (Profilers, sonic polishers, stones) to complete assignment as required. Select polishing tools, holding fixtures, stones and compounds, for all kinds of metals and pieces to be worked.
• Works from and interprets blue prints to achieve required finishes for molds, dies, tools and fixtures.
• Assists in the estimating, planning, and timely completion of assigned work.
• Records data required to accurately track mold, die maintenance activity.
• Identify key areas of improvement in our system and communicate these effectively to management, including identifying and recommending equipment for tool room.
• Regular reporting of progress to the management team, both verbally and through written reports.
• Maintains the work area through good housekeeping and safety practice in accordance to 5S standards.
• Consistently challenge oneself to improve on process and efficiency.  
• Able to work with minimal supervision.  

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
AA / Technical degree, technical apprenticeship, or 15+ years’ experience in a technical tool making role.
• Minimum 5 years’ experience as full time Mold Polisher in a high precision medical device mold manufacturing environment or other high precision mold making environment working with all types of surface finishes up to and including SPI A-1.
• Minimum 5 years’ experience holding tolerances of +/-0.0001 in a medical device manufacturing or high precision mold making environment.
• Fundamental understanding GD&T tolerances and dimensions for high precision medical devices.
                                           
LANUGUAGE SKILLS:        
• Excellent communications skills, both written and oral are required.                                             
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, and operating procedures.  Must have the ability to write routine reports and correspondence. The ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization is required.
 
COMPUTER SKILLS:  
 To perform this job successfully, an individual should:
• Be competent with use of personal computers and related software is desirable, with a knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and/or Project.
•  Possess excellent Communication (Technical, Oral, and Written).
Math Ability:
• Ability to add, subtracts, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to calculate rates, ration and percent to draw and interpret graphs. Ability to discern trends, and analyze operational and financial reports.
Reasoning Ability:
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands/Work Environment: 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

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 the essential functions.
Required to follow safety rules when operating machine equipment and assembling molds and mold assemblies. Follow Corporate and Departmental Environmental Quality, and Safety Programs; including the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as ear plugs, safety glasses, badges, and steel toe shoes as applicable.


Envista and all Envista Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.

About Envista

Envista is a global family of three companies and more than 30 trusted dental brands, united by a shared purpose: to partner with professionals to improve lives. Envista helps its customers deliver the best possible patient care through industry-leading dental consumables, solutions, technology, and services. Our comprehensive portfolio, including dental implants and treatment options, orthodontics, and digital imaging technologies, covers an estimated 90% of dentists’ clinical needs for diagnosing, treating, and preventing dental conditions as well as improving the aesthetics of the human smile. Envista companies, including KaVo Kerr, Nobel Biocare Systems, and Ormco, partner with dental professionals to help them deliver the best possible patient care.


Envista separated from Danaher as an independent company in 2019. We brought with us the proven Envista Business System (EBS) methodology, an experienced leadership team, and a strong culture grounded in continuous improvement, commitment to innovation, and deep customer focus to meet the end-to-end needs of dental professionals worldwide. Envista is now one of the largest global dental products companies, with significant market positions in some of the most attractive segments of the dental products industry. For more information, please visit www.envistaco.com.

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