Our client located in Midland, Ontario has an immediate opening for a Tool & Die Maker


  • Plan, lay out and construct dies and fixtures according to engineering drawings.
  • Repair and maintain dies and fixtures as required.
  • Responsible for spare Tooling.
  • Give input/ideas to Engineering Department on tooling/design alternatives for unique or difficult jobs.
  • Help trouble shoot small tooling problems.
  • Complete any work required on track sheet and ensure that all inspection sheets are correct.
  • Make sure that all log books and PM’s are up to date.
  • Perform set-ups as required.
  • Develop new dies; make changes to meet or exceed quoted rates and improve product capability.
  • Responsible for maintaining tooling documentation (tooling history) up to the smallest detail.
  • Continuous Improvement.
  • Communicate changes with fellow employees and supervisors.
  • Responsible for die sign off and die approval.
  • Ensure that dies are ready according to production schedule.
  • Minimize downtime through quality improvement activity.
  • Work together with fellow employees & personnel of other departments.
  • Ensure production readiness of all dies, by following the preventative maintenance schedule, die service procedure, and spare parts system requirements.
  • Recommend maintenance and equipment repair necessary to achieve the highest possible efficiency, safety and quality.
  • Provide training and assistance for Tool & Die apprentices as required.
  • Perform other assignments from time to time as management so directs.


  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or ministry-approved equivalent
  • Tool & Die Certificate of Qualification
  • 5 – 10 years’ experience in an automotive manufacturing environment as a licensed Tool & Die Maker
  • Transfer Tooling experience an asset
  • Capable of full construction of new tools
  • Excellent independent trouble-shooting and problem solving skills
  • Good understanding of GD&T level 1, SPC level 2, Metrology, Blueprint Reading & Basic CNC lathe/machining programming
  • Able to work independently
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Working knowledge of the English Language (both written and oral).


Please submit resumes to george@halliwellconsulting.com including salary expectations and availability or contact George @ 1 877-737-6562 extension 109.

Job # 8923