Die Designer Apprentice Job Description Sample
Apprentice - Tool And Die Maker
TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home.
With 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.
As one of the largest business units of TE Connectivity, TE Industrial is a leading global solutions provider with a broad portfolio of components and system solutions for clients in various industries. The growing demand for personalized products, a never-ending stream of new market requirements, the need for consistently high product quality, and an increasing interconnectedness make the use of highly advanced production systems a must.
TE's Industrial solutions provide the basis for this flexible production — by helping our customers to become more connected, addressing Smart Factory needs, connect and transmit vast amounts of data quickly, enable connectivity in harsh environments, increase productivity, meet localized manufacturing needs, and realize energy efficiency requirements. Industrial's primary goals include enabling smarter automation, enabling smarter rail transportation, and empowering intelligent buildings.
TE Connectivity's Operations Managers are responsible for the day-to-day operations and short/long-term planning for the groups they manage. They manage manufacturing, production control, engineering, inventory control, EH&S, shipping/receiving, etc. focusing on the development of technologies and continuous improvement and translating customer requirements into state-of-the-art manufacturing strategies and processes.
Responsibilities & Qualifications
The Tool and Die Maker apprenticeship is an 8,000 hour state approved apprenticeship program that consists of on the job training as well as related studies. The apprentice will apply knowledge of tool & die design and construction to machining, layout, assembly and conditioning procedures to complete tasks.
The apprentice will fabricate new gages, fixtures, cutting and forming tooling. The apprentice will be able to perform all assignments to construct and condition multi-station metal working dies.
Education / Experience:
Print reading, machine shop skills and mechanical aptitude is a plus.
Progressive die experience preferred.
Frequent standing is required on the job
Must be able to lift/push/pull and carry a minimum weight of 50 lbs.
Works safely and takes responsibility for the safety of others
Ability to work overtime or extended shifts as needed
- Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
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Tool And Die Maker Apprentice
TOOL & DIE MAKER Apprentice (wax or plastic injection molds)
Employer Information: How to Apply:
Location: San Leandro, CA Submit resume and cover letter to:
Full-Time, regular, benefitted Roy,Nonomura@pccstructurals.com
Day Shift: 5:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. https://careers.precast.com
Start: Contingent upon background check, drug & alcohol screen
Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, Profit Sharing, 401(k) match fund, sick leave, paid vacation/holidays, paid float holidays, health club reimbursement, life insurance, short and long term disability, health club reimbursement, more.
- Purpose: Design, build, rework, maintain, repair and trouble shoot all forms of tooling including dies, tools, gauges, fixtures and molds.
To construct, maintain, repair, and modify wax molds and fixtures; to participate in the upgrading of production molds; to dimensionally check new and/or modified wax patterns and tooling to assure tooling packages meet specification; to provide technical assistance to peers, other departments and customers. to work in partnership and collaboratively with co-workers, peers, Engineers, Sales Managers, Production team and others in the timely delivery of exceptional quality products that meet exacting customer specifications.
Mold making and Repair
Objective: to construct, upgrade, modify or repair tooling and fixtures.
Identify causes of tool issues and develop plans to remake, repair or upgrade tooling to increase operational efficiency.
Check dimension of tools and/or patterns using CMM and a variety of hand measuring devices, including micrometers, height gauges and dial indicators.
Develops and managers tooling projects
Set up and operate all department machine tools including mills, lathes, grinders, rotary tables; monitors and adjusts mechanical processes as required.
Provides technical assistance in ordering new molds and fixtures.
Other Primary functions:
Quality, Cost Control, Safety, Interdepartmental Services, Housekeeping/Orderly work area, Timely and Accurate Reports and documents
Demonstrate the ability to organize, instruct, and supervise large tooling programs.
Possess working knowledge of CAD/CAM programs.
Able to train toolmakers of lesser skill
Oversees tooling estimates, purchases, new tooling, production machine shop, machine vendor relations, machine estimating; Evaluate quotes to determine cost justification and manufacturing feasibility.
Ability and knowledge to solve tooling design, rework, and wax press operation problems
Perform cost analysis for rework/repair and selecting most efficient, cost effective solutions for problem.
Understanding of tooling automation methods and practices.
Essential equipment, tools and machinery used includes:
Dimensional measuring tools, equipment and machinery; Basic hand tools; CMM, CNC
Qualifications for this Apprentice Role:
Minimum 5-7 years practical experience as Tool & Die Maker; Preferably wax or plastic injection molds.
Completion of a structured training or apprenticeship program and at least two years of experience as a Journey Mold Maker or an equivalent combination of structured training and experience.
Experience with, working knowledge of blueprint reading and interpretation
Ability to perform math calculations, including algebra, plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
Ability to use dimensional measuring tools and devices
Ability to work independently with limited supervision
Previous experience in the construction and operation of wax molds is desirable
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; Demonstrates tact in dealing with people internally and externally. Able to maintain confidentiality particularly with proprietary data such as tool development, pricing, and personnel.
Physical ability to perform the essential job functions
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations in this manufacturing environment may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is generally performed in a production environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:
Sit for long periods of time; use computers to enter data and interpret data; compose written documents and correspondence that is of college level composition, format, spelling and grammar; perform repetitive wrist, hand and/or finger movement; fine finger and manual dexterity; feel the attributes of objects, grasp, push, and reach with arms or hands; ascend/descend stairs
Regularly required to: talk and interact in a civil and professional manner with colleagues, direct reports, vendors and customers; to occasionally conduct group presentations and tours;
Frequent walking on uneven surfaces inside/outside;
Math proficiency with and without calculators; intermediate to advanced computer skills such as Excel worksheets, pivot tables, and V-look-ups;
Able to occasionally lift and/or move objects of 25-50 lbs. and frequently lift/move objects of 10 lbs.
Some work required near moving mechanical parts, loud noise, extreme heat, exposure to weather and allergens and detritus from general manufacturing and construction.
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Precision Cast Parts Corporation (PCC), a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the world's leader in investment casting of precision parts for a variety of components, primarily noted for delivery on advancements in jet and rocket propulsion engines. This position is located in one of the smallest plants out of 190 such plants globally, however, one that specializes in small precision-made complex parts which require a great deal of engineering, a bit of metallurgic magic and hand-crafted workmanship. It really is STEAM – where Science, Technology, Engineering, Artistry and Mathematics all come together!
We started as a family operation in 1956 and still maintain that family and maker feel, although we are growing at 20% per year. Go to www.precast.com for the incredible story about the corporation. What you won't find there is that we have been hidden in 'plane' sight a block from the Oakland International Airport since 1956, quietly honing our craft until aviation and technology caught up. Now, we find ourselves at the intersection of SpaceX commute rockets and our ability to work with super alloys to create incredibly thin walled, complex small parts crucial for delivery on over-engineered technological advancements in rocket and jet propulsion. And we make parts for Jamba Juice too! For the whole story, you'll want to come in for a tour and interview.
We are located at 414 Hester Street, San Leandro, CA. Send resume for interview and tour to: Roy.Nonomura@pccstructurals.com or apply on website: https://careers.precast.com; search 'San Leandro'
PCC Structurals is committed to a diverse workforce. As Equal Opportunity Employer, VEVRAA Federal Contractor, affirmative action employer we provide equal opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, religion, age, gender, disability, status as a protected veteran, national origin, color, or any other classification in accordance with federal, state, and local statutes, regulations and ordinances "Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran Status/VEVRAA Federal Contractor". Veterans are encouraged to self-identify as PCC Structurals desires to provide protected veterans priority referrals for open positions. PCC Structurals complies with all laws and regulations associated with the Family Medical Leave Act.
In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of Rehabilitation Act 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 503-652-3512 for assistance. PCC Structurals is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor committed to providing priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. Veterans are encouraged to self-identify as desires to provide protected veterans priority referrals for open positions. PCC Structurals complies with all laws and regulations associated with the Family Medical Leave Act. If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please visit www.eeoc.gov
Tool And Die Apprentice
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Under direction of senior/lead-person tool and die personnel, performs stamping die installations, setups, changeovers, and maintenance as required.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Receives work assignments from Supervisor/senior/lead-person tool and die personnel in the form of blueprint, technical instruction or drawing. Consults with Lead-person or more experienced tool and die personnel regarding completeness of the specifications, prints, or sketches and to establish familiarity with all phases of the project.
Performs die changeovers/maintenance under supervision of tool and die lead-person/senior tool and die personnel.
Maintains a working knowledge of the various stamping dies used, as well as all machines, hand tools, and inspection equipment as necessary to perform day to day duties.
Assists tool and die/pressroom personnel with die installations, setups, and correction of dimensional part discrepancies.
OTHER SPECIFIC DUTIES:
Makes minor adjustments or repairs to equipment as necessary.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Identifies to Supervisor or Lead-person, specification, equipment, or material shortcomings.
LEVEL OF RESPONSIBILITY AND DECISION-MAKING AUTHORITY: See Department Supervisor for full scope of Supervision.
Responsible primarily for own work and its accomplishment in the most efficient manner. Responsible for logging own time.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS, WORK ENVIRONMENT AND REQUIRED SAFETY EQUIPMENT:
Must be able to handle and lift up to 50 pounds as well as manipulate a wide size and weight range of metal stock and related materials. Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time and remain on feet most of workday.
Works in a busy machine shop environment, subject at times to noise, vibration, sharp work materials and tools, and moving equipment and machinery. Required to wear safety glasses, hearing protection and gloves when necessary. May work under conditions of varying lighting and in restrictive workspaces.
In order to advance in the apprenticeship program, further Machining/Tool and Die related college courses are required and expected to be completed in 3-4 years.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
1-2 years as Vishay Pressroom Operator 3 or equivalent
1-2 years as Vishay Pressroom Operator 4 or equivalent
Skills / Certifications
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Must be able to accurately interpret specifications working from blueprints and bill of materials.
Strong mechanical and die setup aptitude
Strong working knowledge of Vishay stamping die principles
Tool & Die Apprentice
After acquiring specialized training in an approved Tool & Die Apprentice program as outlined by a Vo-Tech school or Community College, will analyze specifications, lay out metal stock, set up and operate machine tools, and fit and assemble parts to fabricate and repair metalworking dies, cutting tools, jigs and fixtures, gauges, and machinists' hand tools by performing the following duties.
SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL:
All employees are expected to act in a safe manner at all times and ensure that those around them do not put themselves or others at risk. Everyone is personally accountable for his/her own safety as well as their co-workers.
Safety and health is a shared responsibility of everyone in the organization and a condition of employment. We value and expect engagement out of all employees.
All co-workers share the responsibility for doing the right thing for the environment and carrying out the stewardship principles addressed in our HH&B Environmental Policy. We will provide the resources necessary to implement this policy, and management will conduct periodic reviews to ensure its ongoing effectiveness.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Studies specifications such as blueprints, sketches, models, or descriptions, and visualizes product to determine materials required and machines to be used to fabricate parts.
Computes dimensions, plans layout, and determines assembly method and sequence of operations.
Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock for machining.
Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathes, milling machine, shaper, and grinder, to machine parts, and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications.
Lifts machined parts, positions and secures parts on surface plate or worktable.
Smoothes flat and contoured surfaces and power grinders, and fits and assembles parts together and into assemblies and mechanisms.
Verifies dimensions, alignments, and clearances.
Heat-treats tools or parts.
Connects wiring and hydraulic lines to install electrical and hydraulic components.
Examines standard or previously used dies, tools, and jigs and fixtures, and recommends design modifications regarding construction and function of part.
Develops specifications from general descriptions for specialty tools and draws or sketches design of product.
Must follow all WestRock work rules and policies.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Requires specialized training such as an approved Tool & Die apprentice program. Usually requires several months of experience on the job to attain efficiency standards.
Must have a minimum of four years or 8,000 hours experience in this classification before promotion to a higher grade. Must have a minimum of two years experience, or an equivalent, Tool & Die Utility at Saint-Gobain Calmar.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence and effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percentage. Ability to apply concepts of basic Algebra and Geometry.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to handle problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and sit, bend, stoop, twist, kneel, squat, or crawl.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 58 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration.
The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.
All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an "at-will" basis.
Silgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or the presence of a disability, which would not prevent the performance of essential job duties with, or without reasonable accommodation of any other protective status.
Silgan is a drug-free workplace.
Apprentice Machinist/Tool And Die Maker
Hoover & Strong is a 106 year old, family-owned Jewelry manufacturer and refiner. We cater to the jewelry industry by producing over 30,000 eco-friendly and responsible Harmony jewelry products, all made in the USA. Our products and services include jewelry, contract castings, findings, mill products, diamond services and eco-friendly metal refining.
Monday through Friday, 8:30 am 5:00 pm, Paid Holidays and Full Benefits. A team of 140 enthusiastic and dedicated coworkers have created a progressive, family-oriented work environment that encourages personal growth, the sharing of creative ideas and responsible practices. Our work ethic is strong and we strive for excellence and innovation in everything that we do. Providing high quality products and professional services is our passion and we do it all in a casual, non-corporate atmosphere with respect and appreciation for one another. Make a difference in YOUR life and become a part of the Hoover family!
Title: Apprentice Machinist/Tool and Die Maker
General Description: Apprentice Machinist/Tool and Die maker to machine stock components to specifications, assist tool makers in building new tooling and maintaining existing tooling, maintain tool room stock, Learn tooling set ups and assist production departments with tooling set up.
Set up 40%
Read prints and job orders to determine dimensions and machine set-up.
Set up and operate various machining and grinding equipment such as Mills, Lathes, and surface grinders in order to machine or grind components to precise specifications.
EDM experience is a plus.
Perform tasks to meet speed expectations without compromising quality.
Quality Control 20%
- Verify conformance of finished work pieces to specifications using precision measuring devices such as micrometers, calipers, gauges, comparators, etc.
Classes & Attendance 20%
Attend apprenticeship classes in addition to on the job training while performing responsibilities in the shop.
Report to work on time and be ready to learn and accomplish tasks.
Must be able to maintain a good attendance and be on time ready to work and be available to work extra hours when needed.
Stock Supply 20%
- Machine and maintaining stock supply, component die maintenance, die assembly responsibilities and some short production runs to prove new or repaired tooling.
Demonstrate initiative and the ability to prioritize job responsibilities.
Good math and mechanical skills/aptitude and the ability and desire to do precision work.
Knowledge of blueprint reading and precision measurement tools such as micrometers, calipers and indicators preferred but not necessary.
High school diploma or GED equivalent; some vocational-technical training preferred but not necessary.
All candidates must pass an extensive background check, Credit, Criminal and Drug Screen
Starting Hourly Range: $13 - $15 based on experience
Our comprehensive benefits package includes:
Medical and Dental Insurance; Vision Program
401K & Profit Sharing
Paid Time Off and Nine Paid Holidays
Free Checking through BB&T and VA Credit Union
Life Insurance; Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
Pre-Taxed Flex Spending Medical Program and Child Care Reimbursement
Cookouts, Holiday Festivities and Random Employee Appreciation Celebrations
Candidates should send a copy of the Resume and salary expectations to: email@example.com
Tool And Die Maker, Apprentice
Generac Power Systems – Work with the leader in the power industry! Our office in Jefferson, WI is seeking a Tool and Die Maker Apprentice.
The Tool and Die Maker Apprentice role will be responsible for machine building, tool and die maintenance and troubleshooting, cleanliness of the tool room, running all equipment, delivering efficient services, and high customer service levels. Is responsible for managing the planning, configuration, construction, and alteration of equipment, machinery, tools, dies and fixtures, manage rework projects that come to the tool room from manufacturing, create prototype parts and models for new product inspects or directs the inspection of construction and installation progress to ensure conformance to established drawings, specifications, and schedules. This position reports directly to Facilities Supervisor and receives guidance from Journeyman.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Regular and prompt attendance and the ability to work schedule as define and overtime as required.
Assists with Diagnose and repair complex equipment breakdowns.
Suggest and implement improvements of existing equipment and/or designs to improve safety, quality, delivery and productivity.
Perform safe and effective operation of all equipment needed to perform job function
Learning the principles, practices, and processes in the function or discipline.
Work is supervised daily or weekly with assignments that encompass a well-defined set of tasks. Follows established procedures, processes, or policies.
High School Diploma or Equivalent;
1-3 years of mill, lathe, and CNC machine experience;
Willingness to take apprentice classes in specified trade skill area through a certified approved apprenticeship program (state, U.S. Gov't, college, skilled trade org, etc.).
Strong problem solving skills
Strong verbal and written communication competencies;
Strong prioritization skills;
Ability to understand mechanical and electrical principles and machine functionality;
Ability to read and understand drawings and schematics;
Ability to read and interpret construction and equipment drawings;
Ability to use personal computer and Windows-based software (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel, AutoCAD Mastercam X);
Ability to work inside, outside, confined areas, extreme heat, extreme cold, with noise, with vibration, high places, fumes/odors, and in dirt/dust.
- Intermediate mechanical aptitude, ability to understand complex issues and systematically work toward resolution.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to use hands to manipulate objects, tools or controls and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to walk; stoop; crouch; bend and reach above shoulders. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance, waist high, up to 10 feet away. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. Temperatures can vary from cool to warm depending upon the season. The employee must comply with the assigned location PPE requirements including but not limited to safety glasses, hearing protection, appropriate gloves, clothing and shields for required tasks and closed toed or safety shoes as required by facility safety policies.
Tool & Die Designer (P11369)
MiTek® USA Inc., a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. is the world's leading supplier of state-of-the-art, engineered connector products, engineering services, and computer-driven machinery for the building component industry. We provide the industry's most advanced, most comprehensive, and most innovative software for design and manufacturing. Our products and services are backed up by a team of industry professionals whoare dedicated to one goal – making our customers successful.
We are seeking a dynamic and motivated Tool & Die Designer who is responsible for designing progressive dies that produce high-speed precision parts. Manage activities in design, detail, assembly, tryout and debugging with our toolmakers. This role will work closely with Tool room personnel, and production to create new products and streamline current production techniques.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Excellent mechanical aptitude, an understanding of electronic sensor technology and good theoretical/practical knowledge of metal forming processes.
Ability to design jigs, fixtures, and gauges for use in Production and Quality Control.
Determines sequence and number of die stages in which single or progressive cutting, punching, and forming will be accomplished, and type of die sets required to produce complete part, based on knowledge of dies, forming processes, and machines.
Design and draft all detail drawings for replacement parts as needed and complete build of Die Tool. This to include "allowances" and "tolerances" engineered into details so parts can be interchanged on common tooling.
Drafts scale drawings of each die set, delineating contours and dimensions for manufacture of die.
Extensive design and development collaboration with our Research and Development.
Attendance at work during the regularly scheduled shift is an essential duty. This includes, but is not limited to the ability to work overtime as required, to be present at work, arrive on time and be at the work station ready for work at the start of the shift.
Interpret blueprints and measure parts and products to verify conformance to specifications.
Perform in a manufacturing environment and should have the ability to communicate and work effectively with internal customers (various departments within the manufacturing plant).
Responsible for coordinating with external customers (vendors) on scope of work, quotes, outsourcing, supplies, etc.
Knowledge of Tool Room Equipment, Press Line Equipment, Process Control, and Die Tools.
Demonstrate knowledge of Mathematics, Metal use, Metal properties, and Heat Treatment.
Work both individually, and at times within a team environment, possess the ability to problem solve a variety of tooling related issues.
Develop, recommend, and implement measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
Required to design piece part drawing for future product or revision of existing product; from piece part, design and/or collaborate with Die Tool builder stock strip in which to produce progressive Die Tool.
Safety: Must have an outstanding safety record and follow all safety policies and procedures.
Participate in safety training and meetings.
Maintain clean and safe work area.
Report all injuries/accidents near misses immediately to supervisor or a member of management.
Report all unsafe acts and conditions.
Use equipment and materials properly.
Demonstrate knowledge of OSHA standards and applicability to Stamping Operations.
Quality: Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness. Monitor own work to ensure quality. Apply feedback to improve performance. Look for ways to improve and promote quality.
Quantity: Meet productivity standards without diminishing quality of work. Strive to increase productivity. Work at keeping waste down. Complete work in a timely manner.
Dependability: Take responsibility for own action. Commit to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Willing to work overtime whenever necessary. Follow instructions, responds to management directions.
Initiative: Readily volunteers. Undertake self-development activities. Seek increased responsibilities. Take independent action. Ask for and offer assistance whenever needed.
Problem Solving: Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner. Gather and analyze information skillfully. Develop alternative solutions. Work well in group problem solving situations. Use reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Motivation: Sets and achieve challenging goals. Demonstrate persistence and overcome obstacles. Measure self against standard of excellence. Take calculated risks to accomplish goals.
Ability to interact professionally with others; including co-workers, vendors and customers.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Education and/or Experience
- Strong computer skills, including Excel, Word, AutoCAD and Solidworks are a must.
- 5+ years of Tool and Die Design experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Effectively communicate with co-workers and management regarding work.
Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Write routine reports and correspondence.
Demonstrate knowledge of material qualities, performance, and heat treat properties.
Apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Comprehend job training and safety instructions. Work with problems involving variables and apply sound reasoning.
Other Skills and Abilities: Skilled in operations of all measuring equipment. Has skill in use of all machine tools. Has knowledge of all Die Tooling, Stamping Presses and Process Control. Work without supervision and under stressful situations.
Associate has knowledge of blueprint reading, heat treating, material specification, and production methods.
MiTek is an E-Verify and Drug and Tobacco-Free Workplace We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Progressive Die & Metal Stamping Senior Tool Designer
At a Glance
US - CT - West Hartford
Senior Tool Designer - First Shift
Legrand has an exciting opportunity in West Hartford, CT for a Progressive Die & Metal Stamping Senior Tool Designer to join our Electrical Wiring Systems Team. Using your expertise in tool and die design, you'll prepare layout drawings and detail drawings using advanced CADD systems. You will modify tool designs based on trial runs or production service data to improve tool life and performance. You will also also assist other designers with die design related issues.
What Will You Do?
Draw preliminary sketches and prepare layout/detail drawings for complex progressive/secondary dies, four slide tooling, fixtures, assembly units and gages.
Review product specifications and engineering blueprints and collaborate with engineering and manufacturing personnel to resolve design issues.
Modifies tool designs according to trial runs or production service data to improve tool life and performance.
Review tool room manufacturing processes for effectiveness and feasibility.
Diagnose and solve tooling and engineering problems.
Analyze new tooling procedures and standards.
Lead Kaizen efforts to improve workflow of work.
Develop new techniques and processes on the CADD system to enhance tooling.
Assist other designers with die design related issues.
High school diploma or equivalent.
8+ years experience in tooling/die design.
8+ years of CADD experience.
At least three years die design experience using Solidworks or SolidEdge.
Experience troubleshooting die related problems.
Ability to analyze die design improvements.
Strong background in design of stamping and progressive dies.
Knowledge of lean manufacturing.
Attention to detail and strong organizational, communication and time management skills.
Every day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world's best employers. For more information, visit legrand.com.
About Legrand North and Central America
Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 60 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting). LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and visi
Apprentice CAD Designer
Job LocationUSA, Louisville, KY
Job Posting TitleApprentice CAD Designer
The ChallengeGE Appliances is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. The Apprentice program will allow you the opportunity to work with experienced designers & engineers all the while learning and getting first hand exposure to the most advanced systems in product design today. These include, but are not limited to 3D printing, Model Based Design (MBD), Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T), 3D Scanning, Virtual Reality, and many more cutting edge design technologies.
What you will Do
Create 3D CAD models using Parametric Technologies (PTC) Creo 4 software.
Engage in the process of developing the skills and knowledge required to fulfill all the task required of the CAD designer.
Work with experience designers & engineers to obtain a working knowledge of designing components & assemblies for conceptual analysis, testing and manufacturing.
Ability to accept varying workloads and maintain an aggressive learning curve.
Participate and pass multiple rotations in order to complete the apprenticeship.
What you need to Succeed
Minimum 1-year mechanical/technical school or equivalent.
Must have a general understanding of 3D CAD modeling.
Desire and ability to learn
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Associate in Mechanical Engineering/Design
GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Graphic Designer Apprentice
Nutanix is offering a 6-month Apprenticeship Program to individuals with an AA degree, Coding Certificates, and/or trade school in a related field. The Nutanix 6-month apprenticeships will provide support programs, mentorships, and valuable work experience across multiple disciplines, including Marketing, Operations, Sales Ops, and Engineering. Students will end the program with real-world tools to kick off their career and build their networks.
As a graphic designer you will be required to plan, conceptualize, and design (both print and digital) collateral, marketing program materials, sales materials, illustrations, tradeshow booths, and advertising that creatively and consistently reflect the company's brand identity.
Collaborate with team members (both internal & external) to develop creative concepts & designs, translating those solutions through to a variety of channels
Responsible for seeing all projects through to completion, from concept & design to production
Work closely with the Art Director to create collateral, promotional, and advertising pieces
Support the Sales team (via Marketing) in creating necessary sales materials
Remain current on art, industry, and communication trends
Meticulous organizational skills
Ability to handle & manage constructive criticism
Design certificate or related AA degree
Strong creative, organizational, problem solving, and time-management skills
Thorough knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
Strong conceptual skills with a high sense of design, illustration, layout, and typography
Excellent social and interpersonal skills
Experienced knowledge in graphic production process
Work well with tight deadlines in a team environment
Collaborate effectively with creative teams and other designers during the creative process
Seek opportunities to increase customer & user satisfaction, and deepen "client" relationships
Grow with learning; dedicated to self-improvement
Perform other duties as designated by the Director of Web & Creative Services
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