Must be able to work a 2nd or 3rd shift
Responsible for performing manufacture, repair and maintenance to progressive dies to support production.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Perform die maintenance, using tool room equipment and hand tools
- Fabricate and/or repair dies for production
- Make in press repairs of tooling
- Document and record various data for the department
- Drive a hi-lo and/or operate crane to transport dies for maintenance or installation
- Various other duties as required by the department
EducationHigh school diploma, or equivalent with education and training leading to journeyman status as a Tool & Die Maker and/or 8 years of experience as Tool & Die Maker
ExperienceFour years of experience
SkillsStrong mechanical ability and problem solving skills sufficient to perform fabrication and build activities Blue Print reading
Knowledge of cutting, forming, milling, grinding, assembly, tool steel composition, tool sharpening, hardness testing, machine repair and set-up, and metal fabrication.
Operate basic metrology instruments, grinders, mills, lathes, drill presses, optical comparator, and EDM machine. Ability to calculate speeds and feeds and perform machine offsets
Knowledge of ISO/TS16949
Communication skills to communicate and interact with all levels of employees and suppliers Computer skills and math skills sufficient to perform department related tasks are required Ability to work effectively with people
LicensureValid driver’s license, hi-lo license, and journeyman status or accredited certificate required.
SafetySafety glasses and hearing protection required. Other safety equipment required on an as needed basis.
Work EnvironmentWorking environment and physical requirements of this position are those typical of a manufacturing environment.
Physical DemandsWorking environment and physical requirements of this position are those typical of a manufacturing environment. Job requires very frequent visual effort and concentration, and the ability to move throughout the plant, including second story areas. The ability to lift 40 pounds is required, as well as the ability to grip and hold hand tools.
Fine Blanking experience preferred