Tool and Die Maker

Posted on Nov 19, 2018 by Affinity Executive Search

Sterling Heights, MI 48310
Manufacturing
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
POSITION DESCRIPTION
Metal Forming

Must be able to work a 2nd or 3rd shift

Responsible for performing manufacture, repair and maintenance to progressive dies to support production.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Perform die maintenance, using tool room equipment and hand tools
* Fabricate and/or repair dies for production
* Make in press repairs of tooling
* Document and record various data for the department
* Drive a hi-lo and/or operate crane to transport dies for maintenance or installation
* Various other duties as required by the department

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

High school diploma, or equivalent with education and training leading to journeyman status as a Tool & Die Maker and/or 8 years of experience as Tool & Die Maker

EXPERIENCE

Four years of experience

SKILLS

Strong mechanical ability and problem solving skills sufficient to perform fabrication and build activities Blue Print reading
Knowledge of cutting, forming, milling, grinding, assembly, tool steel composition, tool sharpening, hardness testing, machine repair and set-up, and metal fabrication.
Operate basic metrology instruments, grinders, mills, lathes, drill presses, optical comparator, and EDM machine. Ability to calculate speeds and feeds and perform machine offsets
Knowledge of ISO/TS16949
Communication skills to communicate and interact with all levels of employees and suppliers Computer skills and math skills sufficient to perform department related tasks are required Ability to WORK EFFECTIVELY with people

LICENSURE

Valid drivers license, hi-lo license, and journeyman status or accredited certificate required.

SAFETY

Safety glasses and hearing protection required. Other safety equipment required on an as needed basis.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Working environment and physical requirements of this position are those typical of a manufacturing environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Working environment and physical requirements of this position are those typical of a manufacturing environment. Job requires very frequent visual effort and concentration, and the ability to move throughout the plant, including second story areas. The ability to lift 40 pounds is required, as well as the ability to grip and hold hand tools.

Fine Blanking experience preferred

Reference: 559198929

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