Tool and Die Maker

Port Washington, WI 53074

Posted: 01/02/2019 Industry: Trades/Skilled Job Number: 493690

Are you looking for a company that you can utilize all your skills with? This company is looking for talent that has many skills. They are currently looking for a Tool & Die Maker at their Port Washington location.

This company was founded in 1979 as a family owned machine shop, with a mere 5,000 square feet of machining space and a handful of customers to their name. Through their continued commitment to quality and customer service they have expanded their current location multiple times to the current 100,000 square foot facility.

The duties in which will be expected of you are plans, lays out, and performs all machine operations to sharpen, alter, and repair intricately designed and constructed tools, dies, fixtures, gauges, machine attachments, and mechanisms, requiring a high degree of skill and knowledge of tooling practice and application.

T hey would like someone with cnc experience and the following qualifications for the Tool & Die Maker position:

         Works from blueprints, sketches, models, specifications or other drawings to plan sequences for operations and machining, compute dimensions, etc.

         Verifies dimensions, alignments, and clearances of tools, dies, fixtures, and gauges using measuring instruments.

         Visualize and compute dimensions, sizes, shapes, and tolerances of assemblies, based on specifications.

         Set up and operate equipment such as lathes, milling machines, grinders, drill presses, and saws to cut, bore, grind, or otherwise shape parts to prescribed dimensions and finishes.

         Fit and assemble parts to make, repair, or modify dies, jigs, gauges, and tools, using machine tools and hand tools.

         Ability to effectively troubleshoot on deep draw tooling and progressive punch press dies on presses up to 600 tons.

         Inspect finished dies for smoothness, contour conformity, and defects.

         Design jigs, fixtures, and templates for use as work aids in the fabrication of parts or products.

         Smooth and polish flat and contoured surfaces of parts or tools, using files, power grinders, or scrapers.

         Perform test runs with completed tools or dies to ensure that parts meet specifications, when necessary.

         May assist in the development and designing of new tools and dies, using computer-aided design (CAD) software.

         Other duties as assigned or required.

The skills and qualifications in which you would need for the Tool & Die Maker position are:

         High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and Journeyman Tool & Die Status, as well 8-10 years of previous related experience (including apprenticeship hours); or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

         Previous experience in bench repair, including assembly, machinery, up-keep, layout, die repair, inspection, press troubleshooting design, quality control, die and/or fixture building, welding, and heat treating.

         Ability to read and understand blueprints, sketches, or computer-aided design (CAD) files.
Possess good verbal and written communication skills as they pertain to dealing with and understanding tools, dies, and equipment malfunctions.

         Ability to perform basic shop mathematics; add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

They offer a competitive compensation package including:

         Experienced-based Starting Wage

         Group Insurance Plans (medical, dental, vision, life)

         Disability Insurance

         Retirement Benefits (including match percentage)

         Tuition Assistance

         Paid Sick Leave

         Vacation Leave after 60 days

         Ten paid holidays per year

The pay for the tool and die maker position is starting at $21/hr and goes up based on experience. The shift is Monday Thursday 3:30pm - 1:30am, Overtime as needed on Fridays and/or Saturdays.

If you are interested in the Tool & Die Maker position please send an email to rkopet

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