Die Maker Trim Job Description Sample
Die Cast Or Trim Operator - 3Rd Shift
Who we are and what we do:
Pace Industries is North America's leading full-service die casting manufacturer. Our mission is to provide uncommon, creative die casting and support solutions that contribute to the success of our customers. Our die cast parts are used in automobiles, motorcycles, generators, snow mobiles, lawn mowers, washing machines, power hand tools, BBQ grills, commercial lighting and many other well-known products. You can have a significant impact on our cultural transformation.
Port City Group, a division of Pace Industries, located in Muskegon, Michigan, is a multi-location, fully integrated manufacturer of aluminum die castings, zinc die castings, mechanical assemblies and injected molded plastics. Our facilities include Port City Castings Corp., Muskegon Castings Corp., Port City Metal Products, Port City Die Cast, Port City Custom Plastics, Alloy Resource Corp, and Mirror Image Tool.
Die Cast or Trim operators are required to set-up operate, adjust die cast machines, and support each other in production of die cast parts ranging in weight from several ounces to over 30 pounds. It is also the responsibility of the trim operators to operate die casting machinery to relieve die cast operators for breaks and as required. Trim Operators will assist with machine set-ups which include removing and installing dies and related machine parts.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Die Cast or Trim Operators must have knowledge of die cast processes including the function of the die, gates, runners, and venting systems.
Supports die cast operations in the production of good quality parts to meet standards.
Must be capable of operating hydraulic trim press, keep the cast conveyor unloaded and to prepare castings for shipment and/or secondary operations.
Able to change out trim dies and set-up per the set-up sheets.
Manually remove gates and runners as defined in work instructions and inspect as required to assure product quality.
Operate trim presses to remove excess metal as defined in work instructions, properly inspect as required to assure product quality and identify and tag parts per instruction sheets.
As position demands—stand, bend and/or twist a minimum of 8 hours per day.
Required to complete paperwork associated with the job. (time card, machine card, production records, charts, preventive maintenance records, etc.)
Work in a safe manner, so not to endanger self or co-workers. Report unsafe conditions.
Wear required personal protective equipment.
Capable and willing to work overtime.
Participate in training programs deemed necessary by the company.
Keep work area clean and orderly.
Must follow all safety rules and policies as set forth by OSHA guidelines and Pace Industries policies and procedures as outlined in the employee manual.
High school diploma or GED equivalent.
Must be able to read and understand written directives along with good communications skills.
Ability to read, write and use math required.
This is a physically demanding position requiring moderately heavy lifting, dexterity and good mechanical skills.
Please note that the duties and requirements described herein are intended to represent general contents of this job. This is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties and responsibilities.
Pace Industries has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity, and in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the hiring department by the application deadline.
Tool & Die Maker III
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.
The Aerospace, Defense and Marine (AD&M) business unit of TE is part of the Industrial Solutions segment and is a world leader in the design of components and electrical interconnection solutions that are used for applications in extreme and rigorous environments. These interconnection solutions make possible applications of avionics, jet and propulsion engine management, flight controls, grounding systems and on-board entertainment (EAB) for today's "connected aircraft". This capability is extended to military, marine, aviation, space, land and drone vehicles, as well as oil and gas exploration of open-ocean deposits. TE offers solutions for enhanced connectivity that work and resist in the most extreme environments on Earth, from the deepest oceans to the ends of space. In your relentless activities to save space and weight, improve data delivery and power, you will find that AD&M is ready to collaborate with your design team to help you present your product more quickly in the market with smarter and better interconnect solutions.
TE Connectivity's Tooling Teams perform the manufacturing functions related to metal working dies and tool making. They are responsible for completing all assignments to construct, modify and condition metal working dies and may fabricate new gauges, cutting or forming tools and fixtures by analyzing blueprints, sketches, models and engineering or shop specifications. They perform precision work to exacting tolerances and dimensions; recommend revisions in design and/or substitutions in material based on machinability or fabrication problems encountered; and solve problems relating to unusual materials, machine settings, fabrication methods, and production process. Every team member is responsible for maintaining housekeeping and organization of the work area as well as following TE Connectivity's EH&S policies and procedures.
Responsibilities & Qualifications
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
Prepare and polish new tooling for impacting and pierce and trim operations
Maintain tooling and equipment – preventative maintenance for machinery
Read, interpret, and follow basic blueprints, diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, bills of materials, and other written instructions or procedures to accurately set up and assemble products
Work with team to troubleshoot setup, assembly, and/or flow issues
Perform quality work checks to ensure the product meets quality standards
Identify product defects and complete appropriate documentation and notification
Meet documented and communicated standards for quality and productivity
Keep records of production quantities and times
Keep records of production runs/tooling usage and history (requires basic math)
Follow safety protocols and maintain a safe and clean work area by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
Assist other operators
Communicate clearly in English (both verbal and written)
Completion of an apprenticeship program for machining or tool and die making
3 years of experience in a related field
Press experience with a high mechanical aptitude is preferred
A coachable attitude that translates well in a teamwork environment
Ability to follow both written and verbal instructions
Basic computer navigation and utilization skills
Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem and to think in such a way as to produce a new concept or idea
Strong troubleshooting skills necessary, with the ability to make informed decisions
High attention to detail and self-motivation skills
Able to work overtime
US Citizen or Green Card Holder
Physical demands and abilities:
Ability to lift 50 lbs
Regularly perform repetitive tasks
Ability to work in a loud environment (hearing protection is provided)
- Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
At TE, we believe in unleashing people's potential. We have Employee Resource Groups (Women In Networking, ALIGN – LGBTQ, Young Professionals, etc.) to support and promote a diverse workplace and a culture of inclusion for the development of different perspectives, styles and ideas. By doing this, we are consistently recognized by Thomson Reuters, and now Clarivate Analytics, as one of the Top 100 Innovators, as well as deemed one of the world's most ethical companies by Ethisphere.
Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg
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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 & 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 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
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
Relocation is not provided for this position
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This is 2nd Shift position and requires a Journeyman's Card. Plan, layout and perform required bench and machine operations to construct, alter and repair intricately designed and constructed tools, dies, fixtures, cavity mold dies, gauges where a high degree of skill and extensive knowledge of plastic mold tooling practice and metal tooling practice application is required. Work from complicated drawings, specifications or concepts.
Use a wide variety of precision instruments for exacting measurements. Lay out work and plan machining and bench procedures. Perform difficult machining operations requiring complicated setups which may involve improvising of tooling and machines for adaptations beyond the normal range in capacities of available equipment.
Sets up, program, and operates a variety of CNC mills, CNC EDM's and related CAD equipment machine tools to perform precision machining operations. Perform critical bench and assembly operations to fit, align, calibrate, adjust, assemble and finish work. Assume responsibility for quality workmanship and dimensional accuracy of assigned work.
May include responsibility for training an apprentice Tool and Die Maker or other tool room personnel on a project basis. Will also operate related CAD/CAM equipment. Analyzes molded parts to determine tool repair and adjustments required with minimum supervision.
Equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Applicants can learn more about their rights regarding equal opportunity in employment by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster and the “EEO is the Law” poster supplement at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm.
Tool And Die Maker
The Tool and Die Maker constructs and repairs jigs, fixtures, cutting tools, gauges, or metal dies or molds used in shaping or forming metal or nonmetallic material (e.g., plastic, plaster, rubber, glass).
Planning and laying out work according to models, blueprints, drawings, or other written or oral specifications.
Selecting appropriate materials, tools, and processes required to complete task.
Makes necessary shop computations, and setting up and operating various machine tools and related equipment.
Using various Tool and Die Maker's hand tools and precision measuring instrument, works to very close tolerances, heat-treating metal parts and finished tools and dies to achieve required qualities, and fitting and assembling parts to prescribed tolerances and allowances.
Perform other qualified duties as assigned.
Knowledge & Skills
- Knowledge of the working properties of the common metals, selecting standard materials, parts, and equipment required for this work.
Experience & Education
High School Diploma or GED.
Six (6) or more years' experience as a Tool and Die Maker.
Experience with 2 and 3 axis Proto-Trac Milling Machine Programmer.
Previous aviation experience on fabrication of aircraft critical structural components.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
May be required to carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds.
Must be eligible for a security clearance if required.
May work in an aircraft maintenance hangar or outside in varying weather conditions.
Required to climb, stand, stoop, bend, stretch and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions.
Frequently lifts parts and equipment up to 20 pounds.
- Ability to travel domestically if required.
Tool & Die Maker
Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company's global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter's employees worldwide are building upon the company's rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Fabricate, install, repair and rebuild a variety of machine tools and parts to support
operating capabilities of production and service equipment
Adheres to all environmental, health and safety SOP's, equipment, policies and procedures, including any department specific requirements
Makes prototypes of newly designed product parts for testing and evaluation.
Skillfully fits parts and components to close tolerances requiring precise alignment and adjustment.
Inspects parts using measuring instruments.
Performs programming for editing on assigned equipment.
Troubleshoots advanced production problems.
Establishes fabrication procedures for new and difficult parts. May fabricate metal (and
other materials) parts for experimental or prototype equipment.
Decides layout, selection of material, procedures and machining methods.
May create special tools and fixtures for prototype and production work.
May design desktop drawings/models and programs (ex. ProE or CAD).
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
6 years relevant experience
Ability to work from specification documents including blueprints, drawings,
Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs on a routine basis.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.
EEO is the Law
EEO is the law - Poster Supplement
Pay Transparency Policy
Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an email to Corporate_Staffing_Deerfield@baxter.com or call 877-229-4748 (877-BaxHR4U) and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.
Tool & Die Maker - 1St Shift
Eaton's Power Delivery Division is seeking a Tool & DieMaker - 1st Shift. This role is at Badger Drive Facility, Waukesha, WI.
The primary function of this position is to plan, layout,and perform all bench and machine operations to construct, alter, and repairtools, dies, fixtures, molds, gauges, etc. requiring a high degree of skill andin-depth knowledge of tooling practices and applications.
Manufactures, assembles, and inspects simpledie sets to complex progressive die sets by using the necessary machines,tooling and gauges required to mainteain specifications.
Manufactures, assembles, and instepcts jigs,fixtures, inspection gauges, prototype machinery or machine parts using thenecessary machiens, tooling, and gauges required to maintain specifications.
Performs preventive maintenance inspectionson die sets, jigs, fixtures or gauges and makes recommendations whennecessary. Inspections includedisassembling, assembling, cleaning, grinding, or machining necessarycomponents.
Performs necessary maintenance repairs to diesets, jigs, fixtures, or machine parts. Determines causes of failure or mailfunction and makes recommendations.
Works from work orders, prints, skethes,sample parts, or verbal instructions. Use of technical manuals, machinery handbook, or general literature todetermine machine speeds and feeds, proper clearnaces, types of materials touse and heat treat requirements is a must.
Inspections of work is normally done with useof precision instruments such as: micrometers, Vernier calipers, height gauges,sincee bars, jo-blocks, surface plate, etc.
Operates a lift truck and overhead crane forthe purpose of moving dies, tooling ormaterial required in the tool room.
Occasionally estimates jobs and preparesnecessary parts list. Makesrecommendations in the design of new tooling and modifications of presenttooling to increase the reliability and longevity of tooling.
Assists other maintenance personnel in therepair and troubleshooting of equipment as requested.
Works with outside suppliers to manufacturereplacement equipment parts, and any machining jobs too large to complete internallyin Badger Drive's tool room
The incumbent will maintain a safe and cleanwork area, will adhere to all facility safety guidelines and will encouragecommunication and participation of personnel to further identify andreduce/eliminate potential hazards. Theywill run the machines in a safe manner, with all safeguards applied. Constant care is required to prevent injuryto self and others.
A high school diploma or GED (GeneralEducation Degree) from an accredited institution is required.
The ability to work in the United States onan ongoing basis without company sponsorship is required.
Relocation benefits not included. Onlycandidates living within 50 miles of Waukesha WI will be considered
A five year apprenticeship for Tool & DieMaker consisting of 576 hours of school and 10,400 hours of on the job trainingor ten years of related Tool and Die Maker experience with part time TechnicalSchool training. Technical School coursesrequired would be basic die design, blueprint reading, metals technology, andadvanced mathematics or equivalent.
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