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3rd Shift Mold Maker/Repair Technician

Job Number:  46833
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Holland, MICHIGAN, US, 49423

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Group Description

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.



This individual constructs, repairs and performs preventative maintenance on injection molds using prints and sketches as required. Also performs machining and assembly of prototypes, tools, fixtures and gauges.



  • Performs intricate and detailed welding repairs, color matching, re-spotting, engineering changes, insert work, hand benching, peening, texturing, polishing and glass spotting. Tolerances may need to be as close as ± .0001.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on injection molds including: disassembly, inspection, repair and replacement of springs, ejector pins, hydraulic cylinders, limit switches, etc.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints, schematics and machine manuals in order to build and repair molds and tools.  Requires understanding of sections, views and projections.
  • Fabricates parts with or without sketches and prints using lathe, mill, drill press and welder. Operates testing equipment, power tools, hand tools, torches, welders and precision measuring instruments.
  • Performs heat treating of steels, such as hardening, annealing and drawing.
  • Operates drill press, radial drill, milling machines, lathe, grinder, welder, torch, bench tools, spotting press, boring mill and CNC mill.
  • Performs precise handwork of in-mold steel to create special shapes and forms.
  • Routinely contacts suppliers or manufacturers and suppliers on mold information, repair issues, improvement needs and shipping instructions.
  • Influences mold design by providing input on the design of vents, cores, gates and gate placement to engineering.
  • Installs service electronics, pneumatics and hydraulics associated with mold repairs.
  • Assists other team members in meeting department requirements. Serves as a resource to production, engineering and other plant personnel.
  • Maintains and improves knowledge and skill requirements in all required trade areas.
  • Maintains user knowledge of tools, testing equipment, measuring instruments, conveyance and material handling equipment.
  • Operates company vehicles, conveyance and material handling equipment.
  • Completes appropriate paperwork, mold documentation and maintenance records.
  • Maintains a clean, organized and safe work environment.
  • Trains and guides work of apprentices.



  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Completion of a 5 year apprenticeship program certified by the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Must obtain and maintain a valid powered industrial truck operator permit and a State of Michigan Driver’s License.
  • Must be able to work with a minimum of supervision and guidance.
  • Requires the use of judgment, organization, initiative, teamwork, creativity, problem solving and commitment to tasks.
  • Requires bending, heavy lifting, reaching, working in cramped and confined spaces.
  • Commitment to continuous learning.



Normal amount of sitting and standing; Ability to move around an office environment and on the production floor; Ability to work at a computer workstation; Ability to bend, twist, lift, reach.  Required to carry out job duties and responsibilities in a work environment that may include, but is not limited to, varying levels of noise and/or temperature. Ability to lift max. 50lbs periodically.


Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

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