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Tool & Die Maker

Lake Zurich, IL 60047

Posted: 01/31/2024 Job Number: AR19636645 Pay Rate: $62000-80000 / year

Job Description

SURESTAFF is immediately hiring Tool & Die Makers for a large, well-known client in Lake Zurich, IL.  The Tool and Die maker will analyze specifications, as well as machine tool and parts to fabricate dies from raw steel stock. In addition, this individual will be responsible for the repair of existing dies.
SURESTAFF is invested in their team members!  All temp-to-hire employees are offered competitive compensation ($29-38/HR) Shifts available are 1ST, 2ND, and 3RD shift
Duties and Responsibilities
•    Verify dimensions, alignments and clearances of finished parts for conformance to specifications using measuring instruments such as calipers, micrometers, gauge blocks, and dial indicators.
•    Select or recommend metals and alloys to be used for tooling based on hardness and heat tolerance.
•    Set up and operate conventional machine tools such as drill press, lathes, milling machines, and grinders to cut, bore, grind, or otherwise shape parts to described dimensions and finishes.
•    Study blueprints, sketches, or specifications to plan sequences of operations for fabricating tools, dies or assemblies.
•    Inspect finished dies for smoothness, finish, contour conformity, and defects.
•    Conduct test runs with completed tooling or dies to ensure that production parts will meet specifications.
•    Follow ISO/IATF, safety, and environmental procedures as well as department and corporate policies and procedures.

Qualifications for Tool & Die Maker
•    Experience utilizing a press fit, slip fit and tolerance. Ability to use lathes, milling machine, grinders, drill machine, gauge blocks, dial indicators, calipers and micrometers.
•    Experience working with a broad range of materials including tool steel, Teflon, aluminum, etc.
•    Ability to use lathes, milling machine, grinders, drill machine, gauge blocks, dial indicators, calipers and micrometers. As well as an understanding of the impacts of heat treat prior to grinding.
•    Ability to apply basic math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
•    Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
•    H.S. Diploma or equivalent and at least 5 years of experience fabricating dies for automated or other related equipment.

Tools and Equipment
•    Precision measuring instruments and tooling equipment.
•    Steel toed shoes, safety glasses and ear plugs are required at all times.  
About SURESTAFF:Founded in 1998, Surestaff operates 39 branch offices and 24 workforce onsite solutions in Illinois, Texas, Wisconsin, Indiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, Michigan, Florida, Ohio, and Georgia; with an estimated 2023 revenue of $295 million, it was recently named one of the largest staffing firms in the U.S. by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA).
Surestaff specializes in light industrial staffing serving logistics, manufacturing, distribution, and production clients. It offers temp, temp-perm, direct hire, and onsite workforce solutions. The company has been named five times to Crain’s Business as one of the largest and fastest-growing privately-held companies in Chicago. Surestaff is a portfolio partner company of Austin, TX-based private-equity group Owner Resource Group (ORG).

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