Careers at Norstar Aluminum Molds, Inc.

Norstar Aluminum Molds, Inc. has been in business for over 60 years and is recognized worldwide for the products we produce and the services we offer.  We are a forward thinking, talented, and creative group of people dedicated to continue our reputation as a leader in our industry through the use of innovative processes and technology.  We recognize that our people are the reason for our success and we look to build on that success.  Our proven training program has helped many employees advance into our many unique skilled positions.

If you are interested in working for a dynamic, forward thinking company with generous benefits and an incentive program, we encourage you to apply for a position with Norstar Aluminum Molds, Inc.

To apply, please email, fax, or bring your resume or a completed Employment Application to:

Hannah Koller
Norstar Aluminum Molds, Inc.
W66N226 Madison Ave.
Cedarburg, WI 53012
Phone: 262-375-5612
Fax: 262-375-5660
Email: hkoller@norstarmolds.com

Responsibilities:
  • Set up and operate CNC machines to produce precision parts and perform various machining operations.
  • Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments.
  • May also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
  • Set up and operate manual lathes and mills to produce precision parts and perform various machining operations.
  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, or materials onto machines.
  • Calculate dimensions or tolerances, using instruments such as micrometers or vernier calipers.
  • Confer with engineering, supervisory, or manufacturing personnel to exchange technical information.
  • Design fixtures, tooling, or experimental parts to meet special engineering needs.
  • Dispose of scrap or waste material in accordance with company policies and environmental regulations.
  • Evaluate machining procedures and recommend changes or modifications for improved efficiency or adaptability.
  • Lay out, measure, and mark metal stock to display placement of cuts.
  • Machine parts to specifications, using machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders.
  • Maintain machine tools in proper operational condition.
  • Measure, examine, or test completed units to check for defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments, such as micrometers.
  • Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, or engineering information to determine methods or sequences of operations needed to fabricate products.
Requirements:
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • 2+ years experience in CNC and/or manual machining required.
  • Must be able to read blueprints and do layouts.
  • Experience with Haas machines and mold making preferred but not required.
  • Welding experience is a plus.
Pay:
  • $14-$20 per hour; based on experience.
Work Days/Hours:
  • Full-time, Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week minimum.
  • Must be able to train on 1st shift (6:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.) for the first 90 days of employment. Then move to split 1st/2nd shift (10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.) or 2nd shift (2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.).
  • We can be flexible when it comes to work days and shifts for the right candidate.
  • If you are only available on a part-time basis, please let us know and we will take that in to consideration.
Note: Pre-employment drug screening is required.
Responsibilities:

Fabricate and prepare tubular steel components. Work involves operating radial and upright drills, MIG welders, and portable and bench power tools. Work from blueprints and specifications; use necessary precision measuring instruments to set and check work.

Requirements:
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • 2+ years MIG welding experience preferred.
Pay:
  • Start at $12-$14 per hour, based on experience.
  • $0.50 shift premium for 2nd and 3rd shifts.
Work Days/Hours:
  • Full-time, 40 hours per week minimum.
  • Train on 1st shift: 6:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Monday – Friday
  • Once trained, transfer to 2nd (Monday – Friday, 2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.) or 3rd shift (Sunday – Thursday, 10:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m.).
  • If you are only available on a part-time basis, please let us know and we will take that in to consideration.
Note: Pre-employment drug screening is required.
Responsibilities:
  • Translate and convert methods data to prepare programs for multiple complex machining operations on a diversified line of work for CNC machines.
  • Analyze operational data submitted by engineers; or when so directed, utilize documented standard data, as it applies to organize machine operational methods.
  • Align and translate operations, tooling identification, indexing sequences, speeds and feeds to conform to prescribed engineering data.
  • Code steps for data entry.
  • Assist to prove-out programs on machines to test accuracy of methods for sequences.
  • Make recommendations relative to corrections, modifications, improvements etc. regarding the accuracy of programs or reduction of costs.
  • Prepare set-up sheets for machine operators.
  • Organize and maintain library records and references.
  • Document and establish standards; modify, adjust and correct existing standards to incorporate engineering changes.
Requirements:
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Experience with PowerMill CAM software preferred but not required.
  • Mold experience is preferred but not required.
Pay:
  • $20-$28 per hour; based on experience.
Work Days/Hours:
  • Full-time, 40 hours per week minimum.
  • 1st shift: 6:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Monday – Friday
  • If you are only available outside of 1st shift, please let us know and we will take that in to consideration.
Note: Pre-employment drug screening is required.