Careers with ASH®

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Tool and Mold Maker

Are you ready for good food, music, festivals, and the best hunting/fishing? Come and visit Lafayette, La in the heart of Cajun country. With our low cost of living and pleasant climate, why would you want to live anywhere else?

ASH Industries is a fast paced manufacturing company with almost NO 'same old same old' days of work. Engineers US-wide come to us with their designs (medical, industrial, consumer goods) and we use their prints, our ingenuity, plastic pellets, and chunks of metal to create finished injection molded thermoplastic products. ASH builds its own tooling & processes its own components. We have experienced consistent 6 to 12% growth/year beating back US & foreign competition. ASH is 27 years old, 60 employees, and we're NOT slowing down any time soon. ASH is NOT a micro-manage facility and we live by the “do your own thing, do it well'' credo. We work in clean, well-organized shop. Come for a visit and you will not want to leave.

OPPORTUNITY
· Qualified tool maker or machinist that can be trained into the art of mold building.
· Exciting opportunity to work on new projects weekly.
· Multiple production, experimental and prototype tools created each and every week.
· We are a full-service custom molder taking customers from design to the completed part. Our in-house tool room builds tools from simple to the sophisticated
· Tool makers are involved in an engaging variety of tasks from building molds, fixtures and related tools to completing tooling repairs and revisions.
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RESPONSIBILITIES and DUTIES
· Build a variety of components used in the injection molding industry.
· Aid in the development of faster more efficient machining and fixturing methods
· Provide input into the design and creation of molds and fixtures.
· Assist production molding department with some maintenance and troubleshooting duties
· Must be familiar with typical machining equipment like mills, lathes and grinders.
· Perform inspection for damage and minor repairs.
· Perform in press trouble shooting
· Analyze manufacturing feasibility and specifications using knowledge of tool design, shop math, and assembly procedures to re-build tools and dies.
· Work with little direction while performing maintenance on tools or fixtures for production
· Ability to read tooling blueprints and/or engineering parts/welded prints, and work orders.
· Lead, direct, and guide others with a smile.

REQUIREMENTS
· 5 year experience in tooling and/or 10 years tight tolerance machining.
· Proactive, Self-starter / Motivated
· Able to read and interpret blueprints
· Tig welding a plus
· Injection molding experience preferred, alternate industry experience will be considered

BENEFITS
· Long term disability insurance
· Health Insurance
· Life Insurance
· Matching 401K to 3%
· 2 week vacation your first year in addition to 6 paid company holidays
· Reimbursement for educational advancement

About ASH Industries

ASH® Industries offers a wide range of product manufacturing solutions.

Our engineering knowledge, patience, technical expertise, and desire to please clients has led to consistent innovation. 

Connect with ASH®

1330 W. Willow St.
Lafayette, LA 70506 
Ph: (800) 598-5274 
Fax (337) 235-0971

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