Mold Maker at Westfall Technik

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: union city, California

Job Description:

Westfall Technik is a global holding company which provides innovative plastics manufacturing solutions to the healthcare, consumer package goods and light industrial vertical markets. The site locations, operating within the Westfall Technik enterprise, are internationally aligned with unmatched global reach in the industry. Our proprietary Stacked Integration Model ™ enables us to operate leveraging a high degree of specialization, extensive capacities in end-to-end design, production and assembly, and first-class references in high-end manufacturing.


Competitive advantages such as vertical integration, speed-to-market and advanced manufacturing systems allow us to streamline our processes and be a complete solution provider positively impacting our customers' business. We are powered by experienced people with diversified capabilities and specialties. We pride ourselves in developing customized solutions with precision and care. So, while there is complexity to what we do; we simplify the process to deliver a customer experience that is enjoyable and easy; providing a single point of accountability.


This simple phrase captures what Westfall Technik is all about. The statement embodies the company's commitment to total support, complete manufacturing capabilities and its bold approach. It is our internal rallying cry. It is our philosophy. Nothing half-hearted.

Associates (and Customers) can be confident that this mantra drives the organization to be nimble, scalable and comprehensive ----no matter how complex the customers' challenge.

We look forward to having an interesting conversation with you.


Title: Mold Maker

Location: Union City, CA

Reports to: Tool Room Manager


Prepare molds for use in production by maintaining, repairing, and constructing molds, fixtures and other relevant machining and tooling related tasks.


  • Develop from drawings an accurate close-tolerance cavity core or plastic mold component to meet customer specifications

  • Determine methods of manufacture, parts list, electrodes, and machines/tools to be used to manufacture new molds

  • Prepare molds for heat treating, finish grinding, fitting, polishing, etc.

  • Repair molds and tools

  • Provide monthly maintenance on long-run molds

  • Make fixtures, tracks, & vision systems for mold presses

  • Troubleshoot and debug molding problem

  • Maintain machines used for building and repairing molds

  • Maintains cleanliness of work areas.

  • Complies with ISO policies and procedures.

  • Complies with all safety procedures and regulations.


  • 7+ years of mold making or equivalent experience

  • Able to read engineering drawings

  • Able to use various software applications including CAD, Mastercam, and Solidworks or simlar

  • Able to use measurement equipment

  • Excellent Communication Skills

  • Able to run all tool room equipment and CNC equipment, EDM, welding equipment, lathes, mills, etc.


Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.

Westfall -Technik is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, religious creed, physical disability, mental disability, age for individuals age 40 and over, medical condition (as defined by state law (for example, cancer or genetic characteristics or HIV/AIDS), marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment