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MSI Mold Builders Moldmaker Apprentice (Toolmaker) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

For 50-Years , industries around the world have turned to MSI to design and build molds of exceptional accuracy and durability. This requires highly skilled trades in multiple fields! Our dedication to the highest quality mold design and building standards would not be possible without those highly skilled individuals.

All around the world, MSI is making a difference and so can you!

Are you the type of person who enjoys learning?

Do you have a high mechanical ability and attention-to-detail?

Are you looking for a career with future earning potential over $100k and great benefits?

If so, you might be exactly what we’re looking for right now!

We are hiring for two Moldmaker Apprentice positions in our Cedar Rapids, IA Facility.

The Moldmaker Apprentice position uses appropriate equipment such as a surface grinder, manual mill, drill press, spotting press, and other equipment; as well as precision hand tools to create and make tooling to match part drawings.

They will learn to effectively perform bench-type processes to complete mechanical and electrical assemblies and sub-assemblies, using hand tools and electronic and pneumatic tooling; as well as welding.

Reading and following blueprints are just one of the many skills they will need to use!

Job Requirements for this position are:

  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • Willingness and ability to learn

  • Solid understanding of basic math

  • Prompt reliability

  • Basic computer literacy

  • Must pass a basic aptitude test

    Previous experience mechanically, industrial or welding a plus!!

    Successful candidates will be able to operate in a team environment, possess excellent communication, problem solving, attention to detail and troubleshooting skills. Candidates will take a basic aptitude test as part of the screening process.

All offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug screen and background check. We are an equal opportunity employer.


Some of the benefits offered to our employees are:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • HSA Contributions

  • Company Paid Life Insurance

  • Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Short Term Disability Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Matching 401k

  • Company Paid Continuing Education

  • Competitive Wages