Tool and Die Repair – Afternoon Shift (5:00 pm start)

Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY: Primary responsibility is to troubleshoot and repair machines throughout the plant and assist with all functions of the tool room. Responsible for quality of workmanship and ensuring completion of tasks. Able to troubleshoot and repair progressive and secondary stamping dies.
REPORTS TO: Plant Manager
▪ Assists in ensuring 5S standards of housekeeping are maintained in tool room area.
▪ Ensures safety standards and compliance with work rules are consistently followed throughout tool room.
▪ Reports any and all safety issues immediately to Plant Manager.
▪ Ensures lockout/tagout procedures are followed when working on equipment.
▪ Recommends shut down of equipment if found to be unsafe or not capable of performing to specifications.
▪ Suggests and implements continuous improvement initiatives.
▪ Conducts test runs with completed dies in presses or in Die Room to ensure that parts meet specifications and adjusting as necessary.
▪ Cut, shape, and trim blanks or blocks to specified lengths or shapes, using power saws, power shears, and hand tools.
▪ File, grind, shim, and adjust different parts to properly fit them together.
▪ Fit and assemble parts to make, repair, or modify dies, gages, and tools, using machine tools and hand tools.
▪ Inspect finished dies for smoothness, contour conformity, and defects.
▪ Lift, position, and secure machined parts on surface plates or worktables using hoists, vices, v-blocks, or angle plates.
▪ Measure, mark, and scribe metal to lay out machining, using instruments such as micrometers, scribes, and rulers.
▪ Select metals to be used from a range of metals and alloys, based on properties such as hardness and heat tolerance.
▪ Set up and operate conventional machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, and grinders to cut, bore, grind, or otherwise shape parts to prescribed dimensions and finishes.
▪ Set up and operate drill presses to drill and tap holes in parts for assembly.
▪ Smooth and polish flat and contoured surfaces of parts or tools, using scrapers, abrasive stones, files, emery cloths, or power grinders.
▪ Study blueprints, sketches, models, or specifications to plan sequences of operations for fabricating tools, dies, or assemblies.
QSA-622-000 Quality Lab and Metrology Technician
▪ Verify dimensions, alignments, and clearances of finished parts for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as calipers, gage blocks, micrometers, and dial indicators.
▪ Advance understanding of MIG/TIG welding tool steel. Including but not limited to A-2,D-2, S-7, 4140 and O-1 steel.
▪ Capable of operating equipment such as mills, lathes, saws, grinders, and drilling machines.
▪ Must be able to grind tool steel and shim trim steel and punches.
▪ Ability to read blueprint or die/tooling details.
▪ Demonstrated ability to read measuring devices including calipers, micrometers, and liner calipers.
▪ High School Diploma
▪ Journeyperson certification preferred
QSA-622-000 Quality Lab and Metrology Technician
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $25.00 – $32.00 per hour

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance


10 hour shift
Weekend availability


die build: 5 years (Preferred)
die repair: 5 years (Preferred)


Journeyman License (Preferred)

Work Location: In personHealth insurance

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