GEMINI INCORPORATED Pattern Rigger - 1st Shift in DECORAH, Iowa
Job Function:Under general supervision the individual will create, repair, and rig wood and plastic patterns. They will mix and fill molding frames and core boxes with epoxies and urethane. Individual will edit artwork and operate all equipment in the pattern shop.Specific Job Duties:Reviews work orders to insure familiarization with job requirements, discussing details with the Plant Supervisor Reviews artwork for manufacturability. Cleans and edits files as necessary with graphic arts software.Sets up and operates a CNC router to produce desired components to complete the orders. Casts epoxy patterns from existing molds and parts.May construct or repair wood patterns using templates, power and hand tools.Mixes epoxy and urethane, and fills cavities with the appropriate materials for the casting of letters.May fabricate jigs and fixtures for pattern and shop production.Paints patterns and boxes with paints, sealers, and releases using spray gun or brush.May build core boxes and cast cavities from fabricated patternsRepairs damaged patterns in a timely manner to assure a minimum of disruption in the molding department.Transports finished patterns and tools to appropriate storage areas. Documents working procedures used in the production of patterns.Periodically review required shop materials to insure that an adequate supply of such materials are available for production requirements.Maintains a neat and orderly work area at all times, cleaning dust collecting system daily or as required.Completes records of department production including waste materials and units produced.Constantly works toward producing products that are acceptable by company standards of qualityPerforms all duties in a safe manner following all safety procedures at all times.Maintains a positive working relationship with employees.May perform reasonably similar or related duties as directed Required Qualifications:High School Diploma/GEDHigh level of computer proficiencyPreferred QualificationsExperience with Adobe Photoshop/Adobe Illustrator/Corel DrawExperience with Artcam/ComposerExperience with Table Saw and Band SawExperience with CNC OperationWe are an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.