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Title:  Tooling Technician

Requisition ID:  45149
Date:  Jun 23, 2022

Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania, US

Department:  Operations

This position is a night shift position.  5:45 PM 0- 6:00 AM 


Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Job Summary:

In this role, you will be responsible for trim press line clears, including but not limited to die changes and related paperwork. Provide technical expertise in mold cleaning thru installation, removal, transportation, assembly, disassembly, cleaning of molds and associated machinery and equipment.  Machine Shop work maintaining trim dies, hand punches, scissors, and other duties as assigned.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complete trim press line clears, die changes, and associated paperwork
  • Perform trim die maintenance; cleaning, peening, chamfering, sharpening, etc.
  • Transport and stage die for maintenance/installation
  • Transport/install molds
  • Perform clean up runs, spraying and preparing molds for production
  • Clean molds via Salt Bath, Bake Oven or CO2 Mini Blaster
  • Maintain Fremont/salt cleaning tank with appropriate concentration, fluid level, temperature, and solution cleanliness
  • Operate Vacu-blast
  • Prepare/maintain production and mold maintenance file forms, reports and records
  • Maintain inventory of supplies
  • Operate mold lift truck, forklift(s), and electric hand truck
  • Sharpen and maintain scissors and punches for production
  • Keep supervisor advised of any/all off standard conditions, work, property damage, accidents and unusual conditions encountered
  • Other duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to work in standard Microsoft office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Must possess a moderate to high level of mechanical ability 


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Previous experience in a Machine Shop
  • Previous experience in a cGMP regulated environment
  • Willing and able to work as a team to make general decisions within authorized responsibility
  • Willing and able to work overtime within the department as necessary or advised
  • Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Support and contribute in Lean Sigma programs and activities towards delivery of the set target
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety policy at all times
  • Able to comply with the company’s quality policy at all times.


Travel Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel up to 5% of the time


Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to learn, understand, and remember normal tasks.
  • Ability to hear, speak, and understand conversation in English in a normal tone of voice.
  • Ability to see and read letters, numbers, characters, or symbols and identify colors.
  • Must maintain the ability to work well with others in a variety of situations.
  • Must be able to multi-task, work under time constraints, problem solve, and prioritize.
  • Ability to make independent and sound judgments.
  • Use written and oral communication skills
  • Read and interpret data, information and documents
  • Analyze and solve problems
  • Use simple arithmetic reasoning
  • Observe and interpret situations
  • Learn and apply new information or new skills
  • Work under deadlines with constant interruptions








West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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