Die Maker Job Description Sample
Sko-Die, a TMA member company, is seeking a Die Maker to add to our exceptional team in Morton Grove, IL. The Die Maker will:
Read and interpret specifications, such as blueprints, sketches, or tool description, and plan sequence of operations.
Measure, mark and scribe metal stock to lay out work pieces for machining.
Have knowledge of set-ups and/or operating machine tools, such as lathe, milling machine, machining center, EDM Wire machine, and grinder.
Position and secure parts on surface plate or worktable, using devices such as vises, V-blocks and angle plates.
Fit and assemble parts into assemblies or mechanisms, using hand tools.
Verify dimensions and alignment, using measuring instruments such as micrometers, height gauges and gauge blocks.
Examine standard tools and modifies tools as required.
Develop specifications from general descriptions and draw or sketch tool to be fabricated, using drafting tools or computer and software programs.
(May) Heat treat tools or parts.
Communicate with co-workers and supervisor to receive instructions and coordinate activities.
Input labor into the data collection terminals.
SKO-DIE is an outsource manufacturing specialist located in Morton Grove, Illinois. We specialize in supplying custom steel laminations and heavy gauge metal stampings; supporting manufacturers from initial product development into full production.
Our products are used in a variety of industries and applications - where we excel in providing manufacturing results at all phases of the product life cycle.
Dynamic Dies, Inc., a corrugated box industry supplier & a leading manufacturer of cutting dies & printing plates, is looking for a Cutting Die Maker in our Middletown, Ohio location.
Cutting Die Maker: Bend, notch, install steel rule and rubber on cutting dies, according to work order & machine specifications.
This is not a tool and die position. Experience not needed. We will train the right person!
If you have a great attitude & can validate it during the interview process, then we want to hear from you. We are seeking applicants with a strong work ethic, solid work history, great attendance, detail oriented, & an excellent quality record. We offer competitive pay & a great benefit package.
Simply stated, Materion makes advanced materials that improve the world. We are a global leader in creating innovative, high performance engineered material solutions and services for a wide range of growth industries: high-tech consumer electronics, telecommunications, commercial aerospace, defense, medical, automotive, and many more.
Our products, services and expertise help enable our customers' technologies. We supply sophisticated thin film coatings for hard disk drives, specialty inorganic chemicals for solar energy panels, bio-compatible materials for implantable medical devices, specialty alloys for miniature consumer electronics components, optical filters for thermal imaging, critical components for infrared sensing technology, special materials for LEDs and much more. As the world's only integrated "mine-to-mill" supplier of beryllium-based products, we also offer beryllium, specialty engineered beryllium alloys and beryllium composites.
In 2016, we generated approx. $1B in revenue. As a team of 2,500 associates, we partner with customers in more than 50 countries. In early 2017, Materion closed on an exciting new acquisition that expands our footprint in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
For more information, please visit our website at http://materion.com/About and check out our video "Materion Is" along with other videos of our employees sharing what it means for them to work at Materion.
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JOB PURPOSE AND REPORTING STRUCTURE
Under minimal guidance and direction from the Operations Manager, the individual is qualified and accountable to make casting dies and repair or make new parts by using various precision measuring devices, hand tools and machining equipment. Individual may work from a variety of sketches, blueprints, drawings and SOP's when available. Individual will have, or will gain, a good understanding of the different grades of graphite and other materials used to make dies, and be proficient in the machining of all, including but not limited to turning and boring. Regularly operates multiple machines simultaneously. Recognizes operational irregularities on equipment or processes, accurately determines the cause of irregularities, and takes appropriate corrective action. Performs basic maintenance on all equipment in the die room.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Manufacture graphite casting dies from drawings, sketches, standard operating procedures (SOP), and other documents using available CNC and non-CNC equipment
Program, run and assist in maintenance of all machine shop equipment. This includes CNC and non-CNC lathes, mills, drill presses, and other supporting equipment
Maintain casting tooling to ensure uninterrupted production availability
Fabricate spare parts as needed to support machine shop, plant and maintenance functions
Support test specimen fabrication for plant's laboratory. Task includes training and assisting lab personnel in completion of this task
Machine billets prior to hot working and provide support to other operators for this task
Manage graphite, machine tool and spare parts inventory
Safely and efficiently operate several machines simultaneously
Keep machine shop clean and orderly
Work safely and participate in all plant safety activities
The above statement reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the position described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the role.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D with excellent shop math skills
Must have a minimum of three years of CNC programming and set up experience – OR – CNC certification and one year of programming and set up experience
AutoCad or SolidWorks experience a plus
Knowledge of graphite grades and machining characteristics is desired but not necessary
Must have practical computer knowledge and capability, including basic use of Excel
Must have a strong mechanical aptitude
Must be able to read and work from sketches, blueprints, drawings and SOP's
Must be able to correctly use calipers and gauges
Knowledge of inventory control helpful to successfully manage stock of highly valued raw materials
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs on a regular basis
Must be available on an on-call basis to cover work on nights & weekends as needed
Must be able to work independently without supervision
Must follow all environmental health and safety rules and regulations, and must wear all required safety equipment
Must have concern for safety for themselves and co-workers
Must have a positive, team player attitude and be able to work with all functions in the plant
Die Makers are highly skilled employees responsible for producing dies, and specialized parts and devices used on manufacturing machines in an automotive manufacturing plant. The work requires practical skill and knowledge as a Die Maker to analyze specifications, lay out metal stock, set up and operate machine tools, and fit and assemble parts to make and repair dies, jigs, fixtures, gauges and hand tools. The work may require interpreting specifications, blueprints, manufacturers' manuals, sketches or similar documents. The candidate must have the ability to plan the sequence of operation and materials required according to knowledge of computer technology, such as computer aided design, CAD, or computer aided manufacturing, CAM, to design and create instructions for the manufacture tools. The candidate will be required to test and inspect the dies that are created to ensure that they are true to the original design and function properly. The candidate must have excellent communication skills and the ability to problem solve.
High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
Basic knowledge of mathematics, algebra and physics
Eight (8) years of documented experience as a Die Maker or Tool & Die Maker or a documented and verified U.S. Department of Labor Completion of Apprenticeship Certificate as a Die Maker or Tool & Die Maker
Experience as a Die Maker or Tool & Die Maker in a manufacturing environment
Ability, with or without reasonable accommodation, to:
Work any shift and work overtime, including daily, weekends and holidays as required
Work from blueprints, drawings, layouts or other specifications to plan sequences of operations for fabricating dies or assemblies
Visualize and compute dimensions, sizes, shapes and tolerances of assemblies, based upon specifications
Set up and operate conventional or computer numerically controlled machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, CNC Machines and grinders to cut, bore, grind or otherwise shape parts to prescribed dimensions and finishes
File, grind, shim and adjust different parts to properly fit them together
Fit and assemble parts to make, repair or modify dies, gauges and tools using machine tools and hand tools
Perform tests with completed dies to ensure that parts meet specifications; make adjustments as necessary
Inspect finished dies for smoothness, contour conformity and defects
Lift, position and secure machine 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
Cut, shape and trim blanks or blocks to specified lengths or shapes, using power saws, power shears, rulers and hand tools
Design jigs, fixtures and templates for use as work aids in the fabrication of parts or products
Select materials to be used from a range of metals and alloys, based on properties such as hardness and heat tolerances
Set up and operate drill presses to drill and tap holes in parts for assembly
Perform incidental tasks as required to complete the larger task
Tool & Die Apprentice Tool Maker 1-1
This position is one of learning, practice and retaining of the basic tool making skills and knowledge leading up to a practicing Journeyman status. To include the understanding, principles and applications of basic Blanking Tools, Forming Tools and Assembly Tools. Assists Journeyman & Master Toolmakers with steel tooling component preparations.
High school diploma or equivalent.
One year of experience as a Machinist Trainee or Vocational School diploma
Understanding of basic math
Good communication & Team Skills
Has a clear understanding of general safety and machine shop equipment practices and operations.
Proficiently interpret 2-D dimensioned drawings including the final inspection of finished parts to prints.
Proficient with the use of all shop precision measuring instruments.
Has a clear understanding of the various grades of tool steels and the relative applications of the same.
Is proficient with the methods and procedures for heat treating tool steels to proper working tempers.
Has a good applicable understanding of basic shop math including fractions and decimal equivalents
Understands general shop and equipment application for basic machining operations.
Able to effectively drill/tap and ream die blocks.
Includes some assembly and mounting of basic single operation tooling
Learn the procedures for threading on a Lathe
Able to validate machined component accuracies using digitizer and/or optical comparator.
Able to produce simple tools (pointed and three sided) using tool/cutter grinder.
Other duties as assigned
Tool And Die Maker
The FRAM Group-Autolite facility in Spartanburg, SC, is looking for an experienced Tool & Die Maker for the various aspects of manufacturing. Work with tools, dies, prototypes and/or models to repair tooling. Operate CNCs, read gauges, and test completed projects for close tolerances.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications of tools, dies, prototypes or models
Provide close production support, such as troubleshooting and repair of production machines
Compute dimensions and tolerances and set up machine tools
Set up, operate and maintain a variety of conventional and (CNC) machine tools to cut, turn, mill, drill, bore, grind or otherwise shape work piece to prescribed dimensions and finish
Verify machined parts for conformance to specifications using precision measuring instruments such as Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM), vernier calipers, micrometers, and electronic measuring devices
Fit and assemble or disassemble parts using hand tools
Test completed tools, dies, jigs or fixtures for proper operation
Able to work within close tolerances +/- .0005
Action oriented with proven track record for resolving tool/die issues in a demanding manufacturing environment
Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED required
Minimum of 3 years' experience as Tool Maker (to include some Tool & Die Making) or equivalent technical degree
Experience with CNC equipment, welding, and heat-treating process is a plus
Ability to troubleshoot machines as it relates to tooling issues
Apply online at http://framgrp.com/careers.html
Tool & Die Maker (Stamping)- 2Nd Shift - (Tz14990)
2nd shift Tool & Die - Stamping
Plans and performs required machine operations to maintain dies, fixtures, gauges, tools, jigs, machines and equipment.
Designs, constructs, maintains, alters, checks, and repairs dies, fixtures, gauges, tools, jigs, machines and equipment.
Operates tool room machines and equipment related to the trade as necessary.
Creates and supplies sketches to engineering for blueprints of new machines and equipment.
Partners with maintenance and other manufacturing personnel during the construction of machines and equipment to ensure quality
Performs basic support tasks of various trades.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Skills Requirements
Excellent personal, organizational, verbal, and written communication skills.
Excellent mechanical aptitude & craftsmanship
Associates degree preferred
Journeyman or equivalent education/experience
Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents.
Briggs & Stratton Corporation is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minoriti
Tool & Die Maker 5 (Stamping)
Teledyne Relays' mission, vision, and value statements have never really changed in principle since 1963. Dedication to every employee and client's success; Innovation that matters - for our company and for the world; Trust and personal responsibility in all relationships – Teledyne Relays is EveryWhereYouLook!
Are you looking to be part of a dynamic and growing organization - whose company culture is centered on empowering its employees to make decisions?
The Stamping Dept at Teledyne Relays is looking for an experienced Tool & Die Maker to join the team.
Position Summary and Responsibilities
This candidate is responsible for:
- performing skilled tasks using a variety of tools to construct, modify, maintian, calibrate and repair machine shop tools, dies, jigs and fixtures
- working from blueprints, specifications and diagrams.
- working with engineers and tool designers to develop and modify tools.
Must be able to:
- make repairs and inspect tooling dies and punch presses for optimal performance and safety
- read and work from detailed drawings
- responsible for setting dies
- operate cutting tools for die making
- operate stamping presses: Minster, Bench-master, Bliss-press, and Shear-brake. Pivot-pin and mils
- make adjustments and repairs to all machines in stamping and tool making operations
- verify safety functions are operational on all equipment
- inspect work including 1st article, interface with engineering on tool & die adjustments
- diagnose potential problems and apply contingencies
- maintain housekeeping
One year certificate from college or technical school with minimum five years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Ability to read and intrepret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports. Ability to speak effectively to customers, clients and colleagues.
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 solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Must have basic computer skills for data entry and time keeping purposes.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: occassionally will be required to walk and sit, reach with hands and arms, to speak to ask questions and provide feedback, hear to listen to instructions or feedback, possibly lift and carry up to 100 lbs.; Frequently will need to stand, use hands to finger to handle or feel.
VISION REQUIREMENTS: must be able to use close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), distant vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up & down or left & right whiles eyes are fixed on a point), and depth perception (3D vision with ability to judge distances and spatial relationships).
WORK ENVIRONMENT: frequently work with and near moving mechanical parts, experience vibration, noise level is loud due to large equipment and metal work.
Candidate must be a US person.
NOTE: Relocation is not offered for the position listed above.
Teledyne Reynolds, Inc. dba Teledyne Relays may, at its discretion, modify or add further duties not currently listed in this general job description.
This is a full-time opportunity with one of the world's innovative leader in manufacturing Electromechanical/Solid State Relays and Power Controllers, High Power Coax Switches and RF Switching Systems, located in Hawthorne, California.
What can Teledyne Relays' offer YOU?
A Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
Excellent Health, Dental, Vision
Paid Vacation Time , Paid Sick Time
Life Insurance Benefits
Educational Tuition Reimbursement
Employee Fun Events throughout the year
How to Apply:
Qualified external applicants go to the Teledyne Career Center at: http://teledynecareers.com. Refer to requisition# 2018-6078, Tool & Die Maker, located in Hawthorne, California.
TELEDYNE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, protected Veteran Status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. EEO is the Law.
Teledyne participates in E-Verify and upholds the Pay Transparency Policy.
If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please inform Human Resources at (323) 777-0077. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.
Learn more about us at www.TeledyneRelays.com.
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date2/9/2018
Tool & Die Maker Class A
Class A” T&D techs who can spot weld, make engineering changes, follow the die from cradle to customer.
Pay is in the $30+ for the right experience. Must be willing to work an off shift.
Perform PM activities on stamping dies progressive and blanking.
Die steel welding
Operation of manual machine tools (lathe, milling machine, grinders, radial arm drill press)
Operation of overhead crane
Die steel welding is a plus
Ability to read and interpret blue prints
Tool & Die Maker 2Nd Shift
Eaton in Ellisville, MO is seeking a full-time Tool & Die Maker to work 2nd shift.
Primary Function: Support production by ensuring dies are sharpened and repaired in a timely manner to produce quality parts.
Perform all duties required to plan, layout, construct, alter, repair 75% of in-house tooling including molds, progressive, and compound dies with no guidance and drives the department PM program
Possesses a strong understanding of how dies work and strong die troubleshooting skills
Work from sketches, prints, die design layouts, piece part drawings or actual parts using reverse methods of tool making
Work with manual machines such as lathes, mills. Grinders, etc.
Follow instructions and plan accordingly to use most efficient procedures and methods to accurately machine parts with no guidance
Set up and operate most Tool Room equipment to a high degree of accuracy and extremely close tolerances
Work closely with pressroom die setters to:
Understand the process of die setting and how it influences die performance
Suggest changes in setup and coach die setters on best practices when setting up a tool
Inform die setters on any shut height or other important die changes
Capable of making major die set up changes in press and perform set up if needed
Will need to work with minimal guidance or supervision. Must be able to teach and guide apprentices in the machine shop
High School Diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution
Minimum of 6 years journeyman level Toolmaker experience
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of Ellisville, MO will be considered
Possess strong Math skills and possess excellent mechanical aptitude
Associate's Degree from an accredited technical institution
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