Tool and Die maker
Posted Mar 14
Seastrom Manufacturing Company, Inc.
Job Title: Die Maker
Department: Tooling 40
Reports To: Production Manager
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
The Tool & Die Maker assembles, aligns, and maintains existing tooling used in production dies; retrieves and files all tooling stored in the Die Stack system; troubleshoots and repairs tooling used in production dies; assists Production Manager in maintaining “on-time” work flow within the department; machines tooling components as required; heat treat the tool steel; and performs basic form grinding.
SEASTROM CORE BEHAVIORS;
Professionalism: Able to follow directions, has a good work ethic, and dependable.
Inter-personal Skills: Able to work with others and maintain working relationships.
Problem Solving and Adaptability: Able to make informed decisions in an ever changing environment.
Personal Value Commitment: Demonstrate honesty, respect for others, and adherence to company standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Excellent troubleshooting skills
Able to build and understand engineering of all new dies: Progressive, Draw, CI, etc.
Set-up and operate tool room equipment with minimal or no supervision.
Works well with production dept. and die shop personnel
Thorough knowledge of manufacturing processes
Build CI dies and small progressive dies with little or no direction
Basic knowledge of capabilities: Wire EDM, CNC, jig grinding, and what they will do to enhance project flow.
Assist Jr. die makers and CI dept.
Build replacement parts for CI and progressive dies from die prints or existing parts
Setup punch press, assist press operators on press floor
Good center, flat, and form grinding skills
Able to run all tool room equipment: Mill, Drill, Lathe, Grinders, etc.
Able to do heat treatment
Applicant must demonstrate above average abilities in adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing quickly and accurately.
Build and maintain tools and dies from blueprints, sketches, or oral instruction.
Proficiently work with precision measuring equipment.
Good mechanical aptitude and assist in troubleshooting and problem solving.
Able to adapt to ever changing priorities and production requirements.
Work in a safe and professional manner, keep a clean work area, and wear proper protective equipment.
Above average attitude in teamwork within the facility. Cooperation with supervisor and co-workers - willing to work as a team. Show by example: temperament, professionalism, and teamwork.
Timely arrival and regular attendance at work.
Willing to work overtime.
Willing to work any shift.
Other duties may be assigned.
Benefits eligibility the first day on the month after hire date.
PTO accrual 1week first 12 months. 2weeks at 24 months.
Company paid Life $25000.00
Company paid Long Term Disability
Voluntary Dental, Vision and additional Life.
After first year.
401K 2% match
16 hours’ sick pay
Hours are 6am to 2pm Monday – Friday
(shifts/over time are subject to demands of production.)