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Tool and Die Maker

Temperance, MI 48182

Posted: 05/23/2024 Industry: Skilled Labor Job Number: RS32964761024 Pay Rate: $60000-73000 / year

Job Description

A direct-hire opportunity on 2nd shift to work the hours of 2:30pm-11pmPay:   $29-35/hr plus a $5/hr shift premium
For more than 30 years we have been designing and manufacturing highly productive tools and dies for the most demanding die-cast industry. Our worldwide customer base relies on us as a development partner from the concept phase of a new product until the start of production as well as on our comprehensive services throughout the whole product life cycle.
What you will do...
  • Responsible for the repair, cleaning, and troubleshooting of dies  
  • Visualize and computer dimensions, sizes, shapes, and tolerances of assemblies based on specifications
  • Tear apart, clean, replace/repair, and rebuild components and dies  
  • Fit and assemble parts to make, repair, or modify dies using machine tools and hand tools
  • File, grind, shim, and adjust different parts to properly fit together   
  • Smooth and polish flat and contoured surfaces of parts using scrapers, abrasive stones, files, or power grinders
  • Verifies dimensions, alignments, and clearances of finished parts, using measuring instruments, such as calipers, gauge blocks, micrometers, and dial indicators
  • Maintain and utilize resources and equipment in the area safely and efficiently, within the Federal and State OSHA standards
  • Determine effective methods and resources to achieve desired requirements by conducting tasks accurately 
  • Manufacture and/or remanufacture tooling, components, and parts as required per specifications, including welding as needed
  • Operate necessary equipment to achieve requirements
  • Maintain resources and equipment as necessary for effective operation
  • Responsible for keeping the work area clean and orderly
  • Troubleshoot any issues/nonconformance that arise. Start Nonconformance report when required
  • Ability to operate and inspect forklifts and cranes
  • Ensure that equipment used is in safe working order, within the Federal and State OSHA standards
  • Uphold professionalism by providing courteous customer service to employees, visitors, clients, and vendors
  • Performing other duties as assigned
  • Observe all safety rules & regulations
  • Compliance with quality system requirements
  • Compliance with customer, regulatory, and statutory requirements
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives
  • Observe customer, regulatory, and statutory requirements
What is required...
  • Registered Journeyman and/or comparable education
  • Experience with manual machine operation
  • Read and interpret prints accurately
  • Excellent working knowledge of machining processes and in-depth understanding of tool and die manufacturing
  • Knowledge of machining, tool & die, modeling, programming, die cast process
  • Good understanding of similar industrial practices (electrical, plumbing, hydraulics)
  • Understanding of Federal and State OSHA standards
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Contribute to a team environment  
  • Ability to multitask efficiently and effectively
  • Must possess the proficient ability to communicate in English in oral and written format
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers and handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. Onsite presence is required. 

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