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Journeyman Toolmaker - Plastic Injection Molding

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Job description

The Journeyman Toolmaker's primary responsibility is to build, repair, and revise in-house fixtures and jigs as required by Engineering, Assembly, and Molding.  You will also perform preventative maintenance activities and repairs on current in-house production tools and fixtures. You must also complete all paperwork and computer/data entry into IQMS on work performed. 

This position is on a 4&2 rotating schedule.    

Available Hours:

  • Swing Shift - Work two days on 1st shift (7:00am to 3:30pm) and two days on 2nd shift (3:00pm to 11:30pm) and two days off ($26.00-$30.00/hour DOQ)

***External candidates receive a $500 BONUS after 90 days of employment (must meet performance and attendance requirements). 


  • 2 year technical school certificate/diploma in tool making or machine tool technology.
  • Master Cam experience beneficial but not required
  • 5 years minimum experience in plastic injection tooling revisions and repair.
  • Print reading skills.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Strong knowledge of tooling required.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Must be able to read, write and comprehend English job instructions.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

If you have any additional questions, please call or text 651-407-5700.

Pre-employment drug screening and/or testing is required.

Our Rush City, MN facility is located within 30 miles of Hinckley, Mora, Braham, Stanchfield, Cambridge, Isanti, North Branch, Wyoming, Lindstrom, and Chisago, MN and Grantsburg, WI!

Job location
920 South Frandsen Avenue
P.O. Box 7
Rush City, MN 55069
Benefit packages*
  • High-deductible health plan with 100% preventive services (in network)
  • 100% coverage for preventive prescription medications
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life, accident, and disability insurance options
  • Dental and vision plan options
  • 401(k) and profit sharing
  • Employee assistance program
  • Additional benefits may apply to specific companies

*Available to qualified full-time employees

About Plastech Corporation

Acquired by Dennis Frandsen in 1963, Plastech is now a diversified custom manufacturer of high-quality, injection-molded components and fully assembled products. The company is still actively managed by Frandsen and his grandsons, Luca Bonvicini, Nick Frandsen, and Alex Knox. Financial stability, bolstered by 60 years of continuity, has enabled Plastech to steadily expand its injection-molding capabilities and plastics-processing technologies. Operating a wide array of press sizes (up to 1,500 tons), Plastech is an ISO 9001:2008 certified and complete supplier of injection molded, assembled, and packaged products for drop shipment to customers throughout North America by focusing on a single objective—Perfect Parts, On Time, Every Time.

Plastech Corporation is an affirmative action and equal employment opportunity employer.