Tool & Die Maker
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Build, repair, and maintain tools, dies, molds, fixtures and assembly machines. Assist Engineering with prototypes.
Plan, construct, alter and repair a wide variety of tools, dies and molds, progressive dies, combination tools, compound tools, intricate blanking and forming dies, drill jigs and milling fixtures.
Perform machining operations requiring unusual and difficult setups and methods to maintain close tolerance and fits; bench work involving fitting, scraping, grinding, lapping, indexing, timing, assembly and adjusting to insure satisfactory operations.
Make tool tryouts, diagnose and correct troubles, detect faulty operation or defective materials.
Keep records of maintenance on dies, equipment and fixtures. Build new dies, fixtures, and assembly machines and troubleshoot as necessary.
Assist Engineering with prototype development of new parts, fabrication and print adjustments.
Perform quality inspection of new parts from new dies, fixtures and assembly machines before releasing to production.
Work from verbal instructions, simple sketches or complex prints to fabricate required items.
Assist any individual with a question or a problem relative to tool and die functions.
Ensure good quality and a clean and safe work area at all times.
Work with suppliers assisting with tool repairs and new tool designs.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Set up and operate various shop equipment.
This position requires a level of knowledge that is usually associated with a specialized training equivalent to two years of college plus five years or more of tool and die experience. Must be able to setup and operate Bridgeport milling machines, lathes, drill presses, surface grinders, and optidress and J&S wheel dressers for form grinding. Experience with measuring tools such as: micrometers, disc mics, anvil mics, vernier calipers, telescoping gauges, gauge pins and gauge blocks and comparator.
- General Safety
- Quality System Awareness
- Hazardous Waste handling and control
- Required to sit, stand, bend and lift up to 60 lbs.
- Combination of Manufacturing and Office environment
- Regular exposure to noise, dust, heat, cold and odors
Electroswitch is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides Equal employment opportunities for all current and prospective employees. The Company will ensure that all terms of employment are provided without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, military status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristics protected by law.
Electroswitch will provide reasonable accommodations which do not impose an undue hardship on the company, to enable individuals with disabilities to participate fully in the interviewing and hiring process and during their employment in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.