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Tool & Die Maker

KWKS Executive Search Tupelo Full-Time
$20.00 - $30.00 / hour
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Tool & Die Maker

KWKS Executive Search

City: Tupelo

State: MS

Country: USA

Full-Time

Salary: $20.00-$30.00

Industry: Manufacturing

Reference # 544

Our client, a World-Class Manufacturer in the automotive industry, is currently seeking Tool & Die Maker's, at several locations to join their team.

 

  • Maintain physical plant and equipment to ensure 100% production up-time.
  • Maintain, PM and build robust tooling for equipment.
  • Safety of all manufacturing equipment and facilities in the plant

Required Qualifications:

  • Tool & Die Maker certificate and/or equivalent 5 years of related work experience or equivalent
  • Good English Communication Skills (oral and written)
  • Thorough knowledge of blueprint reading and interpretation
  • Thorough knowledge of operating tool room and production equipment (grinding, milling, lathe)
  • Possess good mathematical and mechanical aptitude
  • Knowledge of GD+T
  • Excellent troubleshooting for dies, cutting tools, (end forming, crimping and bending an asset)

Critical Success Factors:

  • Excellent attendance
  • Must be willing to work flexible shifts and hours
  • Ability to work independently without supervision and with minimum direction
  • Ability to work in a team environment and be both a team player and team leader
  • Support and contribute to the Quality Systems and Environmental Systems Requirements
  • Ensure that all duties and tasks are carried out in a safe and efficient manner and at no time is the employee or their co-workers placed in an unsafe condition
  • Support Quality Systems and Environmental Management Systems Requirements
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques
  • Respecting and understanding of the Customer / Supplier relationship
  • Professional and timely completion of tool room projects consistently
  • Timely and organized response to tooling related problems that impact production requirements
  • Must be willing to work other shifts or perform other duties/tasks that are of a reasonable request by Management

Responsibilities:

  • Develop dies, tools, and processes as required
  • To build replacement tools and dies for production use as required or internally capable
  • Provide assistance, guidance, and advice to Junior Tool & Die, Makers and Apprentices, as required
  • Liaise with internal departments for design input, fabrication and modifications to tools and dies
  • Ensure timely completion of repairs, new dies, tooling, fixtures, etc as required so production is not interrupted
  • Ensure preventative maintenance program are done on tools and dies based on assigned schedules
  • Troubleshooting of tools and record-keeping of tool development and troubleshooting
  • Follow MCPC when working on production concerns, complete paperwork to close protocols.
  • Follow all lockout/tag-out procedures as required
  • Responsible to maintain good housekeeping on the work area and die parts at all times
  • Follow company policies on Health, Safety & Environment and PPE requirements
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement initiatives on all aspect of the job
  • Any other duties as needed

Working Conditions

  • Plant floor (PPE required)

Effort/Physical Demands

  • Constant communication with employees, support departments and management
  • Overtime as required

Health and Safety Responsibilities

  • Identify and report any hazard(s) in the workplace;
  • Report any accidents, injuries requiring first aid, health care, lost-time injuries, Occupational diseases or incidents;
  • Use equipment, materials, and machinery only as authorized;
  • Follow procedures and wear personal protective equipment as outlined in the health and safety manual
  • Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations

Back-up Duties:

  • Perform other duties as required

Benefits:

  • Working in a great team environment.
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance.
  • 401K with company match.
  • Short term and long term disability coverage.
  • Safety shoe and prescription safety glasses reimbursement.
  • Supplier discounts.
  • Tuition reimbursement and training opportunities.

Skills/Experience:

Minimum 5 years of experience in Tool & Die Maintenance, Making and repair within the Metal Stamping industry.

 

Education:

Journeyman Tool & die maker highly prefered.

 

Skills required

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Manufacturing
Tooling
Fabrication
Assemblies

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