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Tool And Die Maker ","Value":" Tool And Die Maker
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 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. Responsible for observing safe work habits and cleanliness of work area.
Proceeds under general supervision. Performs other duties as may be requested. Responsible for using standardized inspection methods and SPC as requested.
Work subject to process and final inspection in accordance with Badger Meter ISO 9000 documentation. 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 & Die Maker
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance
Troubleshooting – determining causes of operating errors and deciding the resolution
Visualize and compute dimensions, sizes, shapes and tolerances of assemblies, based on specifications
Verify dimensions, alignments and clearances of finished parts for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as calipers, gauge blocks, micrometers, and dial indicators
Set up and operate conventional and/or computer numerically controlled machine tools such as lathes, milling machines and grinders to cut, bore, grind or otherwise shape parts to prescribed dimensions and finishes
Lift, position and secure machined parts on surface plates or worktables, using hoists, vises, and angle plates
Fit and assemble parts to make, repair or modify dies, jigs, gauges and tools using machine tools and hand tools
Develop and design new tools and dies
Build and maintain die, mold and assembly tooling involving machining and grinding components for dies, molds and assembly tooling
Visual acuity for all close range job functions
Monitor production machinery/equipment operation to detect problems
Read blueprints, specifications, technical drawings
8 years or 16,000 hrs. or state approved apprentice certificate
State approved apprentice certificate
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Tool And Die Maker
Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) is a major manufacturer and supplier of residential locksets, residential builders' hardware, faucets, and commercial locksets and doors, with a portfolio of renowned brands, including Kwikset®, Weiser®, Baldwin®, National Hardware®, Stanley®, FANAL®, Pfister™, EZSET®, and Tell. HHI is a leader in its key markets with #1 positions in U.S. residential locksets (Kwikset), Canada residential locksets (Weiser), U.S. luxury locksets (Baldwin), and U.S. builders' hardware (Stanley-National Hardware), #2 in Mexico residential hardware (Fanal), #3 in U.S. retail plumbing (Pfister), and #1 in U.S. retail commercial locksets. Headquartered in Orange County, California, HHI has a global sales force and operates manufacturing and distribution facilities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Asia. HHI is a division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.
Develops, constructs and alters molds and die sets for die casting and progressive stamping plus a wide variety of jigs, fixtures and gauges. Performs assignments that range from the use of ordinary tool room operational duties including working within tight tolerances of +/- .0002. Accountable for quantity and quality of workmanship
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
- (10%) Plans construction procedures and methods, selecting the proper materials.
- (5%) Makes allowances for shrinkage during the heat-treating of tools and metal flow in dies.
- (85%) Builds die from complex set of blueprints and builds jigs and fixtures from sketches, part drawings or verbal instructions.
(20%) Disassembles and reassembles all types of progressive dies and die cast molds for routine maintenance or repairs.
(70%) Repairs tools and dies by identifying and correcting problems. Analyzes and troubleshoots progressive dies, assesses problems and repairs accordingly.
(5%) Provides support to production area by problem-solving and building tools.
(5%) May instruct Tool Room Apprentices and Machinists.
Performs other duties as required.
Education and Experience Profile
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Completed Apprenticeship or Machining Technologies course completion or equivalent experience required.
Able to read complex set of blueprints.
Able to analyze and troubleshoot progressive carbide lamination dies or multi-cavity Die Cast Molds.
Work with minimal supervision.
Must have a complete knowledge of all tool room equipment and procedures. Able to operate
Drill presses: drilling, reaming, tapping and c/boring.
Lathes: complex turning operations, angles, tapers, threading, etc.
Milling machines: complex milling, slotting, rotary table, boring, indexing, speeds and feds, cutter selection, etc.
Surface grinding: perform complex radius/form grinding, selection of wheels, sine bars, angles and slots, etc.
precision measuring equipment (micrometers, Vernier's and comparators)
Knowledge of and ability to perform oxygen/acetylene welding techniques.
Able to operate CNC and Wire EDM machines is desirable.
Able to solve mathematical equations and problems using geometry and trigonometry.
Demonstrate unyielding integrity in leadership and transactions.
Deliver on time and on target commitments for the team.
Inspire excellence by setting stretch goals and recognize team accomplishments
Develop trust, accountability, commitment, and result through team work with caring and fun leadership.
Working conditions are normal for an office environment and non-climate controlled manufacturing facility.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job/classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Spectrum Brands is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Tool & Die Maker Master
This position is responsible for the proper concept, design and complete construction and assembly of both single operation and progressive die type tooling. Responsible for technical training and advisements to Apprentices and Journeyman Toolmakers to include basic tooling design layouts, machining applications, die tryouts and troubleshooting activities
High school diploma or equivalent.
Formal T&D Apprenticeship and a minimum of 5-years on the job experience.
Good communication and Team Skills.
Able to follow as well as give concise verbal instructions.
Total proficiency and command in operating all tool room equipment and machinery including sinker EDM.
Has a complete understanding & total comprehension of basic advanced Die Making operations.
Able to interpret, understand and create complex drawings and blue prints.
Has a comprehensive understanding of wire EDM capabilities and limitations.
Has a solid understanding of CNC machining methods, techniques and capabilities.
Able to maintain and sharpen any and all progressive and transfer tooling.
Able to troubleshoot progressive tooling in press and provide & perform corrective action solutions to problems.
Able and proficient in design layouts and construction of progressive and transfer tooling.
Able to prototype individual progressive tooling stations to prove feasibility of concept.
Able to interpret product samples and develop part blanks to replicate samples.
Able to select and dress the proper grinding wheels used to form grind angles, radius's and shapes in hardened tool steels.
Responsible for instructing and training Apprentices, Machinists and Journeyman Toolmakers.
Tool & Die Maker (5423)
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With a dynamic workforce of 7,000 plus colleagues on four continents, Tower International offers exceptional opportunities for achievement and career growth.
A collaborative spirit and shared vision are foundations for Tower's values-based culture. Our values are demonstrated daily by colleagues throughout the world, providing a positive working environment in a fast-paced, high energy industry. DIRECT POSITIONS, GREAT HOURLY WAGE, OT, BENEFITS-Healthcare, Dental and Vision-BONUS!
Tool & Die Maker/Repairman
Candidate must be proficient in repairing and assembling metal stamping die components and progressive/ transfer dies.
Qualified person will be knowledgeable in the use of measuring tools and capable of performing accurate timely thorough work in a fast pace environment.
Knowledge of the following is necessary: Mill, Lathe, Drill Press, Radial drill, Saw, and measuring tools.
Experience with CNC Mill and /or Wire EDM is a plus.
Wage based on experience.
Min. 5 years Tool and Die experience in fabrication and/or machine shop
Proficient in math and analytical skills
Ability to read blueprints Stamping die, progressive die maintenance experience
Performing and documenting preventative maintenance Mig & Tig welding
Use of air tools Owns good tool selection
Capable of lifting 40 lbs.
ISO, 5S, TS16949, and/or QC experience
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Tool & Die Maker
Tool and Die Maker
Tool Room Manager
This role ...
Knowledge and Skills (Education):
Must be able to read, write and speak English with good written and verbal communication skills.
Possess Government issued Tool and Die Maker certificate of qualification, indicating completion of Government apprenticeship.
Minimum 5 (Five) years jobbing shop experience in automotive.
Possess own tool and die equipment.
Good understanding of International Standards Organization (ISO).
Knowledge of Quality Systems (QS).
Statistical Process Control (SPC) skills.
Must have reliable transportation
Ability to communicate and work with fellow employees in a professional and respectful manner.
Capable of operating all Tool Room equipment.
Capable of reading and interpreting tool & die drawings.Major Accountabilities:
To effectively develop and produce New Build tooling components as per detail drawings.
To produce accurate progressive, transfer and prototyping tool and die components as per drawings provided.
To competently operate all Tool Room equipment.
To assist in quoting and design activities as required.
Record daily job numbers and hours at computer terminal in designated area. All data must be entered into COSS manufacturing system.
Other duties required in order to accommodate the customer.
Record and/or report product damage/nonconformities to your supervisor as required
Comply with Quality Assurance policies and procedures
Comply with company rules, regulations and policies as stated in the Employee Handbook
Provide and/or participate in training as required
Decision Making and Authority:
Communicate with employees and management staff as required
Report any deficiencies in systems, facilities, machinery, equipment and/or tools immediately to your supervisor
Participate and contribute to effective production efficiency
To work effectively and timely under minimal supervision.
To troubleshoot tool and die failures.
99% plant floor (PPE required)
Occasional travel may be required due to tool tryout, training and other Corporate requirements.
- Perform compulsory overtime as necessary and in accordance with legislative requirements
Health and Safety Responsibilities
Comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) particularly the "Duties of Workers" as stated in section 28.
Comply with the Workplace Safety Insurance Act (WSIB)
Comply with Workplace hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
Comply with Health and Safety rules, policies and procedures of Martinrea Tech Tool and Die Inc.
Safety glasses and safety shoes must be worn at all times in the plant.
Be aware of moving lift trucks at all times.
Hearing protection must be worn in the press room at all times.
All employees are prohibited from working under dies which are suspended from hoists, cranes or forklifts.
Perform other duties as required
Tool And Die Maker
Molex is seeking an experienced Tool and Die Maker to setup and operate stamping tooling, presses, and support equipment to Molex's quality and performance standards while maintaining high levels of safety and workplace organization as it applies to this position.
Setup and operate general tool room equipment
Operate all gauging and inspection equipment and perform first piece parts runs and inspections
Perform geometric shop calculations
Performs development work, difficult tool room operations, skilled fitting, timing, and adjusting
Rework tooling components worn or not meeting specifications to develop piece parts to blueprint specifications
Use tool conditioning and debut skills to setup and operate assembly machines and related equipment
Diagnoses and condition tooling problems in complicated dies and tools
Review, assemble, and develop assembly processes that meet tool room standards
Perform required divisional tooling qualifications
Plans construction processes and methods and selects materials to be used based upon applications
Maintain and identify die tooling components such as punches, holders, cradles, electronic safeties, pins lubricants that are necessary to fabricate new tooling
Complete all required paperwork, data entry, and records such as updating and recording all tooling modifications on die drawings, daily work tickets and hour logs
- High School Diploma or GED
- Tool Maker State Certification or Documented minimal 7 years Tool and Die Building
Skills and Abilities:
Minimum 7 years of experience in tool and die
Manufacturing and production experience in the connector industry proficient using manual grinders for high-speed and carbide grinding with set up using jigs and fixtures
Debug and troubleshoot high speed precision dies and stamping equipment
Capable of set up and working with auto-reelers and de-reelers
Problem solving skills to rework form or profile blank development details to meet print specifications, and determine how each job should be set up
Plan, construct, alter, and repair a wide variety of tools, jigs, fixtures, and gauges to very close tolerances
Read and interpret all assembly drawings and working knowledge of GD&T
Job #4331: Tool & Die Maker
Tool & Die Maker
Manufactures and repair tools, fixtures, and machinery to be used in the production process.
Illustrative duties may include, but are not restricted to, one or more of the following:· Studies specifications, such as blueprints, sketches, models, or descriptions, and visualizes product to determine materials required and machines to be used to fabricate parts.
Request materials to be ordered to complete tooling projects.
Sets up and operates machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, and grinders, to machine parts, and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications.
Verifies dimensions, alignments, and clearances, using measuring instruments, such as dial indicators, gauge blocks, thickness gauges, and micrometers.
Repairs existing items to return production process to full capability.
Examine standard or previously used dies, tools, and jigs and fixtures, and recommends design modifications regarding construction and function of part.
Develop specifications from general descriptions for specialty tools and draw or sketch design of product.
Tests all newly manufacturing mechanisms
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Requirements:
· Education and Experience: Associates degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or one year to three related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Basic computer skills
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: N/A
Ability to read and interpret blue prints. Read basic measuring devices including micrometers and calipers.
Safety training at all levels.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
· Ability to talk and hear
Vision - clear, close, mid distances, depth perception, color, peripheral and ability to focus.
Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds regularly with mechanical assistance
Walking - frequently
Using hands to finger, handle, or feel - almost continuously
Reaching with hands and arms - almost continuously
Working Conditions:· Work near moving mechanical parts - frequently
Moderate noise - almost continuously
Loud noise - occasionally
- Daily interaction with production department.
Success Factors:Ability to visualize final product and understand how parts and pieces will fit together in production.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. The requirements listed above are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the job according to specific department and group requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
?Equal Opportunity Employer ? M/F/Disabled/Vet?
Tool And Die Maker - Rotational Shift
This position is for Mytox Manufacturing, a division of Magna Exteriors.
Magna Exteriors, an operating unit of Magna International, is one of the world's leading suppliers of innovative systems and modules as well as offers a variety of exterior and interior mirror systems to the global automotive industry. Our focus is on developing technically sophisticated and economically viable products in order to satisfy our customers at any time.
Mytox Manufacturing is a division of Magna International located in Vaughan, Ontario. Mytox is a diverse company with capabilities ranging from engineering services, metal fabrication, Inline Compounding Injection molding and final assembly of sub-components. Mytox supplies products to major OEM's such as FORD, FCA and GM.
Support shift with completing open action items.
Production coverage / Change Over's / Manufacturing Spares / Preventative Maintenance / C.I.'s/ Predictive Maintenance
Carry out daily pre-start Crane and Toolroom inspection sheet
Maintain a clean and organized Toolroom / 5S
Ensure clear communication of production related issues are passed onto all shifts and outstanding work is prioritized to be continued.
Maintain good communication with Supervisor and Team Leaders by way of verbal discussions and Email
Inspects and troubleshoots new tools and progressive dies
Operates Toolroom equipment effectively and safely
Assists in the tooling process as assigned while meeting the established customer requirements
Modify, repair and trouble shoot progressive dies while working to very close tolerances from blueprints, sketches and samples
Maintains documentation and preventive maintenance requirement of progressive dies
Manages daily priorities for attainment of customer satisfaction, while also meeting production schedule commitments to achieve business objectives
Performs assigned tasks within given timeframes and monitors/reports progress to the Tool and Die Team Leader or designate
Actively participates in continuous improvements, dimensional quality concerns and customer issues and supports department goals and objectives
Contributes to a positive work environment by demonstrating and sharing functional/technical knowledge
Perform duties to ensure that their department policies, procedures and instructions are followed to satisfy requirements of the IATF 16949 quality management and ISO 14001
Knowledge and Education
Grade 12 education or equivalent
Certificate of qualification – Tool and Die Maker
Good English (both written and verbal) communication skills
Must possess strong troubleshooting skills with the ability to determine root cause and recommend countermeasures
Knowledge of Progressive Die design / Function
Must be a self-starter, able to work with minimum supervision on large Progressive Dies, Auto Transfer Dies, Hand Transfer Dies, Cut off Dies and Benders
Ability to Machine components to tight Tolerances and high surface finish
Read and interpret documents such as blue prints, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, rations and proportions to practical situations
Must be available to work rotating shifts and overtime when required
Valid Crane Operator license
Knowledge of WHMIS/GHS
DESIRABLE ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Five years related experience and / or training in an automotive production environment
Mould Maker Certificate of qualification
Valid forklift license
Knowledge of CNC equipment and programming
Basic understanding of the computer
Ability to program operate sink / wire EDM
Familiar with CAD Modeling (Mastercam, SolidWorks, ESPRIT. Inventor)
TIG welding experience
Mytox Manufacturing, a division of Magna Exteriors, is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. If contacted for an interview, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.
Tool & Die Maker
Come Build Your Career Under OUR Roof
Tool & Die Maker - $28.05-$31.43
Responsibilities will include:
Layout, construct, alter and repair a variety of tools, metal stamping dies, jigs, fixtures, and gauges to close tolerances.
Read and interpret blueprints and sketches.
Develop and design new tools and dies using computer-aided design software, Mastercam experience is a plus.
Select materials to be used from a range of metals and alloys, based on properties such as hardness, durability, and application.
Set-up and operate conventional or computer numerically controlled machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, grinders and Wire EDM machines, to produce parts to prescribed dimensions and finishes.
Have a good working knowledge of a variety of progressive dies with a strong ability to troubleshoot.
Must perform well in a team-centered Safety First Environment.
HS Diploma with 5 years of manufacturing experience and a completed Apprenticeship Certification.
We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).
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