Tool & Die Maker

Greater Birmingham, AL 35901

Posted: 03/05/2013 Category: Operations Job Number: EB-8610905971

Responsibilities and duties:
  • Sets up and operates machine tools and fits and assembles parts to repair metal parts, mechanisms, tools, or machines.
  • Determines dimensions and tolerances of piece to be machined, sequence of operations, and machines required by studying specifications such as blueprint, sketch, damaged part or description of part.
  • Plans and executes assignment using machine tools ranging from lathes to milling machines.
  • Utilizes precision measuring instruments to check accuracy of work.
  • Schedule and order parts and equipment needed for new assembly lines
  • Respond urgently during production hours in performing duties to assist maintenance.
  • Conscious of cost and production impact of downtime on any machinery and equipment.
  • Provide accurate and timely feedback about production machinery and equipment to tool and die supervisor.
  • Adjust work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Testing and introducing new monitoring and control systems
  • Monitoring deadlines

Specific function related duties:
  • Automotive Metal Stamping Environment
  • Setting up work places to suit production machinery design and in co-operation with production.
  • Continuous implementation of preventive maintenance programs.
  • Performs tasks associated with test and repair of equipment including taking apart and reassembling components after repairing or replacing parts.

JOB REQUIREMENTS 

Qualifications:
  • Four-year tool and tie apprenticeship or equivalent of minimum of  two years experience as a tool and die maker. Preferred experience in automotive metal manufacturing environment.
  • Requires machine shop training in mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties and layout, and machining procedures.
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Experience in building and maintenance of production equipment
  • CNC experience and CNC programming
  • Computer literate
  • Experience with progressive dies and blanking.
  • Experience with 500+ Tandem and 2000+ ton Transfer press experience preferred.
  • Must have equivalent of a high school diploma.

 

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