Analyzes specifications, lays out metal stock, sets up and operates machine tools, and fits and assembles parts to fabricate and repair metalworking dies, cutting tools, jigs and fixtures, gauges, and machinists' hand tools by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Studies specifications such as blueprints, sketches, models, or descriptions, and visualizes product to determine materials required and machines to be used to fabricate parts.
Computes dimensions, plans layout, and determines assembly method and sequence of operations.
Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock for machining.
Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathes, milling machine, shaper, and grinder, to machine parts, and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications.
Lifts machined parts and positions and secures parts on surface plate or worktable.
Smooths flat and contoured surfaces and power grinders, and fits and assembles parts together and into assemblies and mechanisms.
Verifies dimensions, alignments, and clearances.
Heat treats tools or parts.
Connects wiring and hydraulic lines to install electrical and hydraulic components.
Examines standard or previously used dies, tools, and jigs and fixtures, and recommends design modifications regarding construction and function of part.
Develops specifications from general descriptions for specialty tools and draws or sketches design of product.
Comply with TS16949 requirements defined by Company Policies and Procedures (job specific)
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.
Continuous Learning - Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.
Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources effectively.
Use of Technology - Demonstrates required skills; adapts to new technologies; troubleshoots technological problems; uses technology to increase productivity; keeps technical skills up to date.
Design - Uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail.
Problem Solving - Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions.
Project Management - Completes projects on time and budget.
Communications - Keeps others adequately informed.
Cooperation - Offers assistance and support to co-workers; works cooperatively in group situations.
Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions.
Cost Consciousness - Conserves organizational resources.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.
Adaptability - Changes approach or method to best fit the situation.
Personal Appearance - Dresses appropriately for position.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.
Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.
Judgment - Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; monitors own work to ensure quality.
Quantity - Strives to increase productivity.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions ; uses equipment and materials properly.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Completion of a four year journeyman tool & die maker apprenticeship program.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Design software and Manufacturing software.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Journeyman Tool & Die Card
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.