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Fiberglass Mold Technician

Tubs-USA in High Point, NC, is seeking highly motivated employees to join our team working in a hands-on, collaborative environment. The successful candidate must be familiar with a manufacturing environment, a self-starter who pays attention to detail and accuracy, and takes responsibility for their work. If you are hard-working and dedicated, Tubs-USA is an ideal place to get ahead.

 

The Fiberglass Mold Technician performs duties such as diagnosing issues in performing cosmetic repairs, replacing defective parts, applying fiber layers to surfaces, sculpting materials, using molds to create new parts, building new molds, performing maintenance on existing molds, and creating new molds as production schedules dictate.

FLSA Classification: Hourly non-exempt
Type: Full-time
Salary Range: $17 to $20 per hour
Work Hours: 7 am to 4 pm
Reports to: VP of Manufacturing
Location: 100% onsite

Essential Duties

  • Read and comprehend written and verbal instructions, detailed blueprints, and other similar authorized drawings and documents, and be capable of doing basic math.

  • Cut and trim composite parts to close tolerances per instructions using hand tools such as a hand router, hand drill, hand sander, and inspection equipment.

  • Structural bonding and fastening of composite assemblies, including surface preparation for bonding mold, fiberglass reinforcements, and structural mold materials.

  • Skilled at handling delicate materials and sensitive repairs with precision such as mending and restoring fiberglass as well as gel-coat damage.

  • Experience with spray and hand lay-up of FRP and composite materials (Fiberglass, Phenolic resins, honeycomb core, OSB, balsa, and composite inlay and core).

  • Understand and execute work orders in a timely and professional manner, finalizing paperwork while maintaining a clean working environment.

  • Maintain clean, organized work areas, and securely stored equipment and supplies.

  • Inspect work for the highest quality, maintain strict attention to detail.

  • Ensures that the required documentation is complete and in compliance with regulations and standards and follows all safety policies and procedures.

  • Collaborate with other team members to ensure that production schedules are met.

  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts to improve safety, quality, and efficiency.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be able to work in controlled ventilated environments with a respirator mask and personal protection equipment (PPE)

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with effective communication

  • Quality-conscious and detail-oriented

  • Minimum 2 years of mold composite-making experience

 

Preferred Requirements

  • Highly organized and self-motivated with knowledge of basic prep and keeping a clean job site (5S and Kaizen experience and knowhow a plus)

  • Technical ability and problem-solving orientation

  • Associates Degree in composite materials

 

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to walk, stand, and lift heavy objects for an extended period.

  • Use their hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.

  • Repeat the same movements while wearing PPE the entire day.

  • Bend or twist their body and move and lift at least 50 pounds.

  • The employee spends most of the day on their feet and must follow strict safety rules.

  • They wear necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) such as safety glasses, hearing protection, respirators, hard-toe shoes, and Tyvek paint suits, as necessary.

 

Work Environment

  • The employee spends most of the day on their feet and must follow strict safety rules.

  • They wear necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) such as safety glasses, hearing protection, respirators, hard-toe shoes, and Tyvek paint suits, as necessary.

  • As required, employees are to attend routine safety and company training deemed necessary for this position and to produce quality products.

  • It is a professional work atmosphere, everyone from top managers to employees holds themselves accountable for their actions and is trustworthy, open, and honest.

  • It is a workplace environment where people are respectful and competent, and work together to meet their expectations with a high work ethic for quality and output.

  • It is an open work culture in which no one feels excluded in whatever is going on within the workplace. People are not afraid to talk and are very supportive of each other.

  • It is a rewarding working environment where managers make the effort to show gratitude to those who work hard and promote from within

  • Punctuality and communication are mandatory parts of commitment to the team.

 

Work Authorization

  • Must be a US Citizen or Authorized to work in the US.

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