Alltrista - Tooling Engineer I

Greer, SC, USA Req #270
Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Alltrista Plastics LLC, formerly known as Jarden Plastic Solutions, is a subsidiary of Jadex Inc., and is a leading manufacturer in high-volume, precision injection molded parts.  The company designs and manufactures with proprietary engineering processes and extensive manufacturing capabilities, from five (5) locations worldwide.  From the first spark of an idea, through the design of the mold to the actual manufactured product, Alltrista Plastics focuses all efforts on delivering innovative plastic solutions.  The company’s core markets include Consumer Products, Medical/Healthcare, Personal Care, Health & Beauty, Caps & Closures, and Packaging.

Position Summary

 Ensure molds are repaired and fully functional to optimize quality, mold utilization and cavitation.

Primary Functions

  • Disassembles, cleans and reassembles molds.
  • Replaces worn or broken tooling.
  • Utilizes production monitoring system to evaluate and continuously improve the mold preventative maintenance program on all molds. Properly document all preventative maintenance and mold improvements.
  • Initiates communication and interaction with Manufacturing Team to maintain full cavitation, utilization and efficiencies of the molds.
  • Actively participates in spare part analysis to develop cost efficient levels of spares. Maintains the established minimum inventory of spare components for each mold through coordination with the department Supervisor.
  • Supports the team concept by performing multiple functions as assigned by Management.
  • Performs preventative maintenance activities to the molds and maintains the customer’s assets in peak functional condition.
  • Supports the QMS by adhering to the system requirements.
  • Understands and follows plant safety rules.  Helps to identify and eliminate any safety hazard or concern.  Assists in monitoring of quality of work output.
  • Maintains compliance with company policy and procedures.
  • Maintains a clean, neat, and orderly work area.
  • Responsible for reporting any problems or concerns to direct Supervisor. 
  • Maintains good working relations with all other employees.  Strives to have no conflicts with other employees.
  • Requires regular attendance to perform essential element as contained herein between the assigned start and end times for work.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.  
  • Ability to use a drill press, pedestal grinder, and basic hand tools.
  • Physical skills necessary to utilize mold disassembly; assemble tools and handle molds.
  • Self-motivated to learn and perform job tasks to meet or exceed customer and company expectations.
  • Demonstrates the capacity to work at an efficient rate to meet production goals and standards.
  • Effectively communicates with others both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work 12 hour shifts, as applicable.


Physical Requirements

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Please refer to the Physical Job Description, which is contained as a separate document, for more detail.


Environment: Normal manufacturing environments; work with machinery and media in or around confined spaces; exposure to chemicals, grease and oils.   

Physical: Sufficient physical ability to perform heavy lifting and carrying; reaching, kneeling, crawling, climbing; standing for moderate periods of time.   

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Other: Ability to work overtime or occasionally on weekends with short notice.


 The above statements describe the general nature and level of responsibilities for this position, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this position. Company management may assign other relevant, business-related duties.

At Jadex, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. Jadex is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Other details

  • Job Family H
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Greer, SC, USA