Overview

Our client has an immediate opportunity for a Tool & Die Maker to join their team.

Wage: Negotiable, depending on experience.

Shift: Days, some afternoon shift.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct test runs with completed tools or dies to ensure that parts meet specifications; make adjustments as necessary.
  • Cut, shape, and trim blanks or blocks to specified lengths or shapes, using power saws, power shears, rules, and hand tools.
  • File, grind, shim, and adjust different parts to properly fit them together
  • Fit and assemble parts to make, repair, or modify dies, jigs, gauges, and tools, using machine tools and hand tools.
  • Verify dimension, alignments and clearance of finished parts for conformance to specifications using measuring instruments such as calipers, gauge blocks, micrometers and dial indicators. Will also need to measure dimensions of completed tools and products produced by tools to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Conduct test runs with completed tools or dies to ensure that parts meet specifications, making adjustments as necessary.
  • Inspect finished dies for smoothness, contour conformity, and defects.
  • Set up and operate conventional or computer numerically controlled machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, and grinders to cut, bore, grind, or otherwise shape parts to prescribed dimensions and finishes.
  • Study blueprints, sketches, models, or specifications to plan sequences of operations for fabricating tools, dies, or assemblies.
  • Review blueprints or other instructions to determine
  • Lift, position, and secure machined parts on surface plates or worktables, using hoists, vises, v-blocks, or angle plates.
  • Measure, mark, and scribe metal or plastic stock to lay out machining, using instruments such as protractors, micrometers, scribes, and rulers.
  • Set up and operate conventional or computer numerically controlled machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, and grinders to cut, bore, grind, or otherwise shape parts to prescribed dimensions and finishes.
  • Smooth and polish flat and contoured surfaces of parts or tools, using scrapers, abrasive stones, files, emery cloths, or power grinders.
  • Study blueprints, sketches, models, or specifications to plan sequences of operations for fabricating tools, dies, or assemblies.
  • Verify dimensions, alignments, and clearances of finished parts for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as calipers, gauge blocks, micrometers, and dial indicators.
  • Visualize and compute dimensions, sizes, shapes, and tolerances of assemblies, based on specifications.
  • Cast plastic tools or parts, or tungsten-carbide cutting tips, using pre-made molds.
  • Design jigs, fixtures, and templates for use as work aids in the fabrication of parts or products.
  • Develop and design new tools and dies, using computer-aided design software.
  • Set pyrometer controls of heat-treating furnaces, and feed or place parts, tools, or assemblies into furnaces to harden.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in a high precision stamping dies is Mandatory.
  • Minimum 3 years in a precision, tight tolerance dies
  • Must be able to work fast, accurately, and independently with minimal instructions from the Tool Room Foreman.
  • Competitive benefits including health insurance for employee, holidays, paid vacation, etc…

Applying:

Please submit your resume, 2 references, wage expectations and your interview availability to Chris Halliwell at chris@halliwellconsulting.com or call 1-877-737-6562 ext. 108 with any questions.

Job # 1435