Job Purpose: Supports product manufacturing by building, repairing and troubleshooting metal stamping dies

Essential Job Functions:
• Plan, layout and perform all bench and machine operations to build, repair or to alter tools, dies, gauges, fixtures and other tooling
• May act as a lead person on any given tooling project
• Perform critical bench and assembly operations to fit, align, calibrate, adjust, assemble and finish work
• Do development and experimental work, select allowances and materials, proceed from own conception in absence of design and specifications
• Troubleshoot and analyze tool and die problems for corrections and improvements and implement recommendation
• Respond to tool and die concerns from the production area
• Ensure that all tools and dies are maintained according to schedule and that repairs are completed expeditiously
• Assume responsibility for quality, workmanship, and dimensional accuracy of assigned work
• Follow all company policies and procedures as applicable to position
• Follow all clean-up and housekeeping procedure
• Understand and follow health, safety, security, and environmental practices

Non-Essential Job Functions:
• Travel maybe required
• Other task, duties, and responsibilities as requested by the Operations Manager or other member of management
• Provide reports on tooling as required

• To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:
• Must be 18 years of age or older
• Requires a high school diploma, or equivalent
• Journeyman card required
• Must be trained in Solidworks
• Previous tool building experience is preferred
• Progressive die trouble shooting experience required

Abilities, Skills and Knowledge:
• Ability to use measuring instruments, i.e. micrometer, calipers test sets, and gaging equipment
• Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as dimensions, tolerance, etc.
• Ability to operate computer and working knowledge of typical office programs – i.e. Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project
• Understanding of drawings and related documents
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers
• Excellent attention to details

Physical Demands:
• Requires tolerance of standing up to 8 hours, intermittent sitting, and walking
• Regularly requires to hear and talk
• Occasionally required to reach above shoulders, climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch
• Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
• Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls

Training Requirements:
• Training requirements as applicable to the Quality Management System and Environmental Management System

Work Environment:
• Primary work is performed in tool room
• Noise level in the work environment is loud

Protective Equipment Required:
• Steel-toed work shoes
• Ear plugs
• Safety glasses with side shields

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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