Lead Tool Maker

Years of on-the-job tooling repair and maintenance experience have helped Jon, Placon’s Lead Tool Maker, extend our customers’ tooling life.

What do you do at Placon?

Preventive maintenance (PM) and repair of all different types of tooling, ordering special parts and services and working closely with the Tooling Manager to plan and schedule the work in the shop.

How does your job impact our customer?

I make sure that our customers’ tooling, molds and dies remain in superior form for each and every production run.

What’s it like working at Placon?

I am very proud of our shop and the people I work with! Most of us have been working together for more than 25 years!

Best career advice you’ve ever received?

Get a job and work hard.

Best career advice you could give someone?

Pick a career you truly love to do! Also consider starting your own business.

What do you like to do in your free time?

Spending time with my wife and family, and when I have time, pursuing my hobby of building and flying remote control airplanes and helicopters.


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