Commercial Tool Group Careers

For candidates eager to work with a company that cares about its team members, innovation, and building the future of tooling, Commercial Tool Group (CTG) has a number of outstanding career opportunities.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released information on the outlook of job growth for the Tool and Die industry. Machinist and Tool & Die Maker positions are expected to grow by 6% between 2014 and 2024. To fill this demand, it is imperative that employees harness and develop their skills in this industry. Our apprenticeship program, on-the-job training, advanced machinery, commitment to our employees, and full gamut of services offered puts us in a unique position to develop the very best employees possible.

The CTG Apprenticeship Program is approved and registered with the United States Department of Labor. We provide continuous learning through coursework and hands-on shop floor experience to learn the skilled trade of CNC Machining or Mold Making. Upon completion of the 4-year program, the Department of Labor issues the highly respected and coveted Journeyman’s Certification. Once you receive a Journeyman’s Certificate CTG offers excellent career growth opportunities.

CTG offers a competitive benefits package for eligible employees which exceed the industry average. These options include medical, dental, vision, flex spending, 401k, life insurance, voluntary life insurance, short and long term disability, voluntary accident and hospital indemnity policies, and more.

CTG offers a great working environment with a climate controlled facility, on the job training, and cutting edge equipment to learn and develop the skills necessary to succeed in today’s world.

CTG offers the full spectrum of services to our customers. This diversity of services allow us to be a leader in our industry as well as providing our employees opportunities for growth and the ability to excel in more than one branch of the company. Employees that master the technical skills in our core business can transfer their skills to other departments based upon their aptitude and interests. This latitude allows for a more well-rounded skill set for the employee.

Injection Molding Setup/Die Setter
Comstock Park, Michigan, United States -

CG Plastics is a leading tryout and production manufacturing facility for plastic injection molding, located in Comstock Park, MI just north of Grand Rapids. We have a 1st Shift opening for an experienced Injection Molding Setup Technician or Die Setter.

This position will support the mold setup of injection mold tooling. This role is also responsible for material changes, mold transportation, installation, setup/startup within established validated parameters and cleanup of area and equipment. Additionally, this role will set molds, set-up cell, and deliver material to appropriate molding operations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for the safe and efficient material changeovers and injection mold set up and removals as assigned.
  • Adjust equipment in accordance with, and within established process parameters, to ensure attainment of production rates and quality specifications.
  • Perform basic troubleshooting on machinery and/or feeding systems.
  • Operate forklift and overhead crane for material and tool movement.
  • Compile and maintain paperwork or documentation as required for assigned shift and machines.
  • Maintain a clean and safe organized work area at all times.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE include, but not limited to:

  • Broad knowledge of CNC machines.
  • Must be reliable, demonstrated willingness to stay to get the job done.
  • Requires a positive attitude and ability to work collaboratively.
  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Vocational, technical or trade school experience preferred.
  • One to two years Die Setter experience in a similar molding operation, preferably with experience on 85 to 2300 ton equipment.
  • Good hand eye coordination and must be mechanically inclined
  • Solid math skills and measurement knowledge.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to read and interpret typical component specifications and prints
  • Must be familiar with the differences between basic resin types, operations, and troubleshooting of molding and auxiliary equipment.