At the Rodon Group, our team enjoys a dynamic environment -- designing custom tooling, creating the highest quality injection molds and manufacturing molded components for over 100 industries including consumer products, medical, construction, pharmaceutical and window & door products.

We are an ISO 9001 certified, landfill free plastic injection molder. We provide a flexible and family-friendly culture, with work tailored to individual needs. We strive to create a positive work environment offering ongoing training and continuing education in areas such as Management Training, Robotics, Quality Management, Advanced AutoCAD, 3-D Design, Safety, IT and Project Management.

Employees are extremely well valued and many of the key personnel are developed from within. As a testament to our unmatched employee relations, the average service for all Rodon employees is 15 years, with many employees serving in excess of 25 years. We place a very strong emphasis on employee safety, providing ongoing safety training as part of the well-lit, clean and safe environment. A family-owned company since 1956, our success has been achieved through the superb performance of dedicated employees, innovative ideas and laser-like focus on precision and quality. A gem of American manufacturing - Rodon is a great place to work.

We offer competitive wages and comprehensive, high quality benefits including an option among affordable medical plans and open choice dental plans, life, disability and accidental death insurance, 401(k), 10 paid holidays and paid vacation.

It is the policy of Rodon Limited Partnership to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and genetics. Business activities, such as hiring, promotion, and compensation of employees are conducted without regard to these or any other status or condition protected by law. To learn more about your EEO rights, please read EEO is the Law. We are an E-Verify employer. To read the notices in English or Spanish, click here

Current Opportunities: Tool Maker

We currently have an opening for a Tool Maker. Please see the job description below. If you meet the skills and qualifications, and you are interested in being considered for the job, please submit your cover letter and resume to Heather Black at hblack@rodongroup.com.

Position Summary:

The employee working as a mold maker is a skilled trades worker who makes injection molds to be used in the production of plastic parts. The mold maker demonstrates solid mathematical and analytical reasoning skills, is adept in the use of manual machining and precision instruments, and employees relevant computer technologies such as CNC machining. A minimum of 10 years of experience is required for this position.  We offer excellent compensation and benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Machines parts to specifications, using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, grinders, and EDM machines, etc.
  • Set-ups, adjusts and operates basic machine tools as well as specialized, advanced tools to perform precision machining operations.
  • Using precision instruments (e.g., micrometers), measures, examines, and tests completed units to check for defects and ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Sets controls to regulate machining; enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.
  • Uses knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
  • Calculates dimensions and tolerances using mathematics and instruments.
  • Aligns and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, or materials onto machines.
  • Selects the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work.
  • This position may require overtime and weekend work; actual work hours may vary from 40 to 55 hours per week.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

  • Walk and stand a minimum of 8 hours/day, 40 hours/week on concrete floors.
  • Make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • Perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and whole body movement, such as lifting up to 50 lbs., balancing, stooping, and handling of materials.
  • Talk; hear; see. Specific vision abilities required by this job include normal field of vision, close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and color recognition.
  • Wear steel-toed safety shoes and other personal protective equipment as required such as ear plugs and gloves.

Reports to:

Tool Room Foreman

Job Type:

Full-time

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