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Mold Maker

Requisition ID:  31162
Date:  Apr 11, 2021

Tempe, Arizona, US

Department:  Engineering



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 $1.84B in 2019. 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:

Performs labor along a production line. Operates, inspects, and troubleshoots production line machinery and /or assemblies



•                  Modifies and/or constructs tools, jigs, fixtures, molds and mold components utilizing moth manual and CNC driven and metal working machinery. Understands form fit and function in mold construction.


•              Performs close-tolerance machining using detailed blueprints, drawings, and sketches from engineering.

•              Uses precision measuring instruments in the fabrication of various metals and plastic tools and parts.

•              Performs accurate layout of tolerance and angles required to complete assignments.

•              Computes dimensions involving curvature and compound angles

•              Recommends design improvements and/or substitutions of material as required.

•              Other duties as assigned.

•              Contributes to continuous process improvement efforts to reduce scrap, cycle times, improve efficiency, and eliminate waste.

•              Provides a "Customer Service" attitude when interacting with internal and external customers while accomplishing work,

production, and achieving quality standards.

•              Maintains a clean, orderly and safe workstation and environment at all times.

•              Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, instruction, and safety rules.

•              Exhibits regular, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance.

•              Performs other duties as assigned based on business needs.


Required Qualifications: 

  • Education or Equivalent Experience: High School or equivalent
  • Experience: 0-3 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a Machine shop on manual and CNC equipment
  • Knowledge of reading blueprints
  • Shop Math skills
  • Inspection procedures
  • MS Office


Travel Requirements:

  • 0 – minimal


Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Medical Device manufacturing requires strict adherence to standards. Working environment is a manufacturing facility, which houses plastic injection molding machines. Must tolerate fumes and particulate generated from various plastics. Work areas are equipped with adequate lighting, cooling/heating and equipment that are in a good working condition. Must work constructively in an environment that may be stressful due to competing resources while at all times maintaining company confidentiality.
  • Must be able to work scheduled work week, plus overtime and/or irregular hours as required to complete assignments. May stand or sit for extended periods of time. Must transport oneself to and from other areas of the facility and travel to other divisions when necessary. Must have good visual acuity. If specifically necessitated by customer requirements, must be able to see with or without corrective lenses and distinguish color differences for product and safety issues. Must be able to lift a minimum of 25lbs.








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 disability or special need that requires accommodation, please send an email to peggy.tayloe@westpharma.com. 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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