Die Designer Apprentice Job Description Sample
Tool & Die Maker Apprentice
Roberts PolyPro, based in Charlotte, NC, manufactures plastic packaging handles and components for the world's largest consumer products companies. Roberts converting machines feature modular assembly construction and industrial computer based controls. Roberts PolyPro's unique ability to combine plastic fitments and paperboard in new applications allows them to be packaging design partners for end users and converters alike. Roberts PolyPro is a division of Pro Mach, a leading provider of integrated packaging and processing solutions for over 20,000 customers worldwide. Through multiple brands, Pro Mach provides product packaging and processing equipment, PMMI certified training, installation, parts, and service for primary and secondary packaging, flexible packaging, end-of-line packaging, and identification and tracking. For more information on Pro Mach's brands visit www.ProMachBrands.com.
Roberts is seeking a talented person for the Tool and Die Maker Apprentice position. This person will attend work and school at CPCC regularly to learn the standard processes for becoming a strong mechatronic technician. This position will report to the Engineering Manager and will be located in Charlotte, NC. Responsibilities include the following:
Lays out, machines, fits, assembles, and finishes metal parts to make and repair dies for stamping plastic products and metal molds for injection molding of plastic products, analyzing specifications, and applying knowledge of die and mold design and construction
Studies blueprints of product and die or mold, and computes specifications, applying knowledge of shop mathematics and die cutting or plastic molding processes and machinery.
Plans sequence of operations, visualizing shape of dies or mold in reverse of product.
Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock to lay out for machining.
Gives machining specifications to tool-machine set-up operators or sets up and operates machines, such as horizontal mill, engine lathe, and profile milling machine, and EDI wire machine to machine outer dimensions and contoured cavity of die or mold.
Grinds, files, and sands parts, using files, emery cloth, and powered grinders, to fit parts for assembly and to smooth and finish cavity.
Assembles die or mold, using hand tools.
Verifies dimensions, using calipers, planer gauges, and dial indicators.
May repair molds.
High school diploma and/or GED required.
Ability to work 4 days per week and attend school at CPCC 1 day per week until degree and apprenticeship hours requirement have been met, CPCC schedule is subject to change which may require additional school days.
Ability to maintain good attendance at work and during school times.
Ability to maintain a C or better in each class during apprenticeship program.
Possess good analytical skills with the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of changing situations under stress as well as be efficient, detail-oriented, with good follow-up skills.
Proficient with Word, Excel, and Outlook, as well as strong math skills
Self-managing/responsible, have an energetic and personable demeanor, be self-motivated
Flexible and dedicated to doing what it takes to get the job done
Salary is only a part of a well-developed compensation program. As a Pro Mach employee, you receive more than just a paycheck. Total compensation includes your pay (base salary), very comprehensive medical/dental programs as well as life insurance, a generous paid time off program, a retirement savings plan with a company match and a wellness program. There is no waiting period for benefits – you are eligible on your first day of employment.
Pro Mach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pro Mach complies with all states mandating the use of E-Verify to verify employment eligibility of new hires to work in the United States. Pro Mach is a drug-free workplace.
Tool & Die Apprentice (5745)
Tool & Die Apprentice
Summary Description: To build or repair all types of tools and dies. Assemble and tryout complex tools and dies on manufacturing equipment.
Read and interpret blueprints to repair and make new components.
Work from verbal or written instructions.
Self-motivated to work on projects alone or direct others to complete tasks.
Train apprentice in tool and die best practices.
Setup and operation of machine shop tools. Some knowledge of CNC helpful but not required.
Understands the proper use of materials, tolerances, cutting tools, coolants, and feeds and speeds.
Weld repair and heat treatment of different materials including tool steels.
Use precision measuring and gaging tools to perform required inspection.
Tear down, repair and reassemble tooling in the press and on the bench.
Able to troubleshoot transfer and progressive dies for repair, die improvements and part quality improvements.
Work safely following Tower guidelines to prevent injury to self and others.
Able to obtain a forklift operators license through Tower training program.
Operate overhead crane safely while opening and turning large dies
Process hourly/daily paperwork as required. Some computer skills required.
Fast-paced work environment requires some overtime.
Reliable, report to work on time, Works well in a team environment.
Other duties as required.
- High School Diploma or GED
- Passing score in Shop Math and Mechanical Reasoning Test
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
Ability to work 40 hours a week plus required mandatory overtime including holidays
Ability to stand for 8 hours
Walking, Bending, stooping, and climbing
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Senior Tool & Die Maker
Summary of Job Purpose:
The Senior Tool & Die Maker will work under minimal supervision and be responsible to. Support the timely manufacture and maintenance of high precision, multi-station, progressive press-tools for electronic components.
They will ensure that production parts meet drawings and specifications and be sure the completion of tasks, are efficient to support production schedules. Troubleshoot, repair and maintain the press-tools in a production environment. Support punch press operators for set up and processing of production orders. Apply knowledge of tool design, shop math, material properties, fabrication and assembly to utilize Tool Room equipment including computers, machines, tools, instruments, gages, etc. for designing, fabricating or repairing production tooling.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Plans the layout, fabrication and assembly of production machining tooling, such as holding and checking fixtures, machining jigs, forming dies, templates, molds centering and locating devices, production and inspection gauges and special machine accessories and attachments.
Works from tool design drawings, sketches, part or part print, or verbal information as to purpose or function of tooling.
Supplies information lacking on the design, print or sketch.
Makes determinations as to tooling materials most suited, material processing required, type of tool construction, reference and coordination points which must be held, lay out machining, assembly, finish and tolerances required.
Lays out details of tools preparatory to machine or other tool fabrication operations required.
Makes such tools as drill jigs, checking fixtures, and drill plates involving irregular contours and locating points in more than one plane, fixtures for holding compound angle cuts to true planes, multiple purpose fixtures, forming stage dies, molds, quick change chucks, centering and locating devices and special production and inspection tooling.
Sets up and operates any machine tools as required in the fabrication of tooling and in proving of tooling (i.e., lathes, mills, grinders, etc.)
Improvises minimum cost tooling for one-time or rush jobs.
Designs, builds, fits and assembles components according to assembly blue-prints, manuals, engineering memos, sketches, and knowledge of machine construction to construct prototype machinery, using hand tools and power tools.
Performs all set ups without assistance according to blueprint specifications.
Sets up compound and progressive dies for multiple action, toggle and punch presses when required with no assistance.
Minimum 8 years of experience as a Tool & Die Maker, along tool & die apprentice training or equivalent.
High School diploma or GED equivalent
Experience in an aerospace manufacturing environment
Assembly with small parts experience
Legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship
This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S.
Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee
Skills and Abilities:
Ability to plan the construction of tooling, working from tool design, part or part print or functional information.
Knowledge of machine shop theory and practice.
The employee may be required to work beyond normal working hours from time to time as the workload dictates.
Ability to lay out parts in detail for required machining operations.
Must be familiar with the general composition of tooling steels, machinability of metals, effect of heat treat on steel.
Experience with reviewing drawings and schematic layouts.
Ability to set up and operate basic and special purpose tool room machines.
Ability to do hand and machine work to precise tolerances.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms.
The employee must lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Company information Safran Electronics & Defense
Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018.
Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.
Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.
Safran Electronics & Defense is a world leader in optronics, avionics, electronics and critical software for civil and defense applications. The company's products are deployed worldwide on more than 1,000 ships, 25,000 armored vehicles and 10,000 aircraft.
Maintains all aspects of the dies to ensure the quality of cast components.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*Lifts using hoist or crane.
Cleans dies using pressure washer.
Polishes grinds, and finish core insert.
Measures die parts using metric scale.
Performs layout according to design specifications.
Disassembles and assembles die parts.
Fits die using handwork technique.
Uses pipe threader to cut and thread pipe.
Wires limit switches.
Applies Sparktron coding.
Completes daily reports of all die repair content.
Completes Preventative Maintenance check sheet.
Fabricates any needed items.
Operates milling machines, lathes, and surface grinders.
Other duties may be assigned.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
One year certificate from college or technical school, or two (2) to four (4) years experience and high school diploma or G.E.D., or equivalent combination of education and experience.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
PHYSICAL DEMANDSWhile performing the duties of this job, the member is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The member frequently is required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The member is occasionally required to climb or balance. The member must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENTWhile performing the duties of this job, the member is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and extreme heat. The member is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration. The member is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Tool & Die Maker
Provides highest level of technical support to mold shop. Provides knowledge and background on mold building techniques to other personnel in shop by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Develops, constructs and alters a wide variety of jigs, fixtures and gauges.
Performs assignments that range from the use of ordinary tool room operations to work involving accurate relationships and extremely close tolerances.
Plans construction procedures and methods, selecting the proper materials.
Makes allowances for shrinkage during heat treating of tools and metal flow in dies.
Identifies and corrects problems in complicated dies and tools.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
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
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.,) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Requires four-year degree and four-year apprenticeship and a minimum of five years experience acquired through a formal apprenticeship program or equivalent training and experience.
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 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 is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to walk and talk or hear.
The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT 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 is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Tool & Die Maker
Tool & Die Maker
Goodman is seeking a professional, skilled individual for our Tool & Die Maker position. This position will service and repair steel stamping dies, including preventative maintenance programs in support of a high volume fabrication environment. Support fabrication team with set up and emergency repair in support of production requirements. Journeymen or formal apprenticeship program preferred. If you meet the qualifications listed below, then we invite you to apply for our open position by applying and submitting your resume at http://careers.daikincomfort.com
Repairs or modifies stamping dies, including progressive dies and uses standard conventional machine tools
Assist fabrication department to set up, diagnose, or repairs dies in fabrication area or heavy press
Builds or modifies assembly fixtures, or assembly assist tools
Builds detail components per detail blue print, specification's, or duplicates existing details
3+ years in a manufacturing or tool room environment
Experience with standard machine shop practices and machine tools with high safety awareness
Knowledge of materials, methods and standard fabrication
Ability to read and interrupt detailed design blue prints
High School diploma or GED equivalent
Completion of a certification and or apprenticeship program preferred
High safety awareness and willingness to work in a team based environment
Experience with standard tool and die making practice including design, build, repair and PM.
The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of a person's race, color, religion (including religious dress or grooming practices), creed, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship, uniform service member or veteran status, ancestry, disability, physical or mental disability (including HIV/AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, request for protected leave, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age (over 40), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company will comply with all federal and state regulations and statutes pertaining to individuals with disabilities. *MSTUS
Tool & Die Maker
JOB DUTIES SUMMARY:
- Sets up, adjusts, and operates all machine tools and equipment necessary to make,
alter, or repair a wide variety of complicated tools, jigs, fixtures, dies, molds, and
gauges, and performs required bench operations such as die assembling, laying out,
fitting, adjusting, and assembling.
- Lays out work from samples, blueprints, or sketches. Tool Makers select machines and
Make determinations about operation sequences. They make set-ups and selects tooling,
speeds, and feeds, and performs required machine and bench operations.
- Diagnoses and remedies trouble on all machine tooling. Dismantles machine
tooling and replaces worn or defective parts. Makes fixtures for machines where
parts are not standard.
- May require in-press die repair and trouble shooting on progressive, transfer or other die set
- May perform other duties from time to time of assisting maintenance in machine
repair work. Assists and instructs others. Maintains good housekeeping practices
in working area.
- This job will require the performance of other tasks as directed by a supervisor. Other duties may include limited guidance duties (i.e. answering phone, redirecting employee questions, etc.) in the absence of a supervisor
SKILL SUMMARY: Requires a thorough knowledge of shop math, machine and
hand tools, measuring instruments and working properties of various metals. Employees must be thoroughly experienced in the construction, alteration or repair of all tools, dies, fixtures, and gauges.
Requires a high degree of ability to plan and perform work of a difficult nature where only general methods of procedure are available. Tool & Die Makers must be able to work with only general supervision.
Must have a Journeyman's card or proof of eight years experience in that trade. Equivalent hours of credit will be awarded for Military experience, technical course work as well as technical manufacturing experience such as CNC programming, etc.
Bobst Die Cutter Operator - 3Rd Shift
Do you want to work for a smart, international company that’s as committed to its employees and best practices as it is to its manufacturing processes? At Cartamundi, the world leader in the manufacturing of playing cards and board games, you’ll find a high performing, team-driven, family-centered culture.
We bring a love and passion into every game we manufacture for kids of all ages throughout the world. Our secret to success is a highly skilled, motivated workforce that believes in our company purpose: Sharing the Magic of Playing Together!
We offer competitive pay, excellent health benefits, and a great 401(K). Apply today and discover the magic of making a difference at Cartamundi!
As a 3rd Shift Bobst Die Cutter Operator your responsibilities will include:
- Setup and operation of all the standard Bobst presses.
- Loading and unloading pallets of material for the presses.
- Stripping waste and removing waste materials.
- Performing troubleshooting tasks, making all necessary adjustments to maintain quality of diecut materials and productivity of the die-cutting operation.
- Effectively preparing Make-Readies and changing tooling in standard Bobst presses. They can make effective machine and tooling adjustments in the Feeder, Platen and Stripping Station to register printed material.
- Recognizing defects on dies and strippers and taking appropriate action to ensure problems are corrected.
- Running the Aerator-Jogger and the Balers. This includes dumping loads, weighing and storing bales along with general troubleshooting and changing wire spools.
- Ensuring accurate production and quality record keeping and entering Goods Receipts quantities into SAP.
- Training new employees.
- Keeping general work area clean and performing Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM) tasks.
- Understanding and following Die-cutting department quality work instructions .
To be successful in this position, we are seeking candidates who have:
- Preferred: 2 years in a manufacturing environment
- Experience operating manufacturing equipment a plus
Cartamundi East Longmeadow LLC does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities
This position is a member of Local 224 RWDSU
Candidates must be 18 years old to work for Cartamundi, East Longmeadow LLC
- Competitive Pay
- Excellent health benefits
- 401(k) Matching program and profit sharing
- International Company that is the world leader in the manufacturing of playing cards and board games
- High performing, Team-Driven, Family-Oriented Culture
Machine Shop Mechanical Parts Inspector/Machinist/Tool & Die
Role Summary:The primary function of this job is to perform dimensional inspection, using standard mechanical gaging of purchased/fabricated electrical, mechanical, electro-mechanical parts, sub-assemblies, and assemblies such as, but not limited to, printed wiring boards, machined/formed parts, rubber products, standard hardware items, connectors, and bearings.
Perform visual inspection of purchased and internally fabricated material to verify that the material is correct to the purchase order or process and that the parts are the correct color, type, uniformity, revision, and are free of damage. Conduct detailed, in-depth first piece inspections to verify conformance to drawings, process data sheets, drawing notes, etc. Appropriately record inspection acceptances and rejections in a computerized database.
High School Diploma / GED from an accredited school
Basic mechanical/fabrication knowledge for the inspection of mechanical products such as castings, forgings, machined parts, and sheet metal products.
Knowledge of and an understanding of geometric dimensioning and tolerances.
Required to successfully complete a pre-employment written test.
This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.
Desired Characteristics:• Good interpersonal and communication skills to work with engineering, manufacturing, and quality personnel regarding inspection results and to constructively critique workmanship on incoming and internally fabricated products.
Preference will be given to candidates with prior electrical and mechanical inspection experience
Able to work under minimum supervision and schedules jobs based on work assignments received
Keen attention to detail
Proficient with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and PDF Viewers
About Us:GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE's mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).Additional Locations:United States;Michigan;Grand Rapids;
Die Cast Setup
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Purpose: To participate in setting up, operating and monitoring die-cast machines to produce quality parts, and efficiently produce parts.
Ensure a safe work environment for self and others. Follows all safety rules and regulations. Demonstrate commitment to safety program.
Ensure part quality is in accordance with inspection report
Perform complete set up of die cast machines and trim presses
Monitor and document all aspects of set up to minimize production down-time
Accurately complete reports and all necessary paper work for the jobs
Utilizes the 5-S principles (sort, set in order, shine, standardize, and sustain) to maintain an orderly, clean and safe work area.
Ability to regularly meet or exceed efficiency requirements
Actively participates in CIP events to improve the safety, quality, and efficiencies of our current processes and procedures
Support and positively contribute to a culture of continuous improvement
Communicates with supervisor and co-workers in a professional manner
Promote a positive atmosphere. Actively support activities that promote the welfare and morale of TEAM employees.
Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.
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