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(Archived) Tool and Die Maker

Last Updated: 11/25/22

Job Description

Job description:


Perform duties to lay out, construct, alter and repair a variety of tools including ordinary combination blanking drawing, piercing and forming dies, jigs, and fixtures involving the general type of machining operations, location and profile gauges where design is available, but requiring ordinary development work as to mechanisms and details.

Work from prints, machine manuals, machinist manuals, and instructions:

Visualize the finished job, make necessary mathematical calculations, and select allowances for spring, shrinkage, lapping, grinding, scraping and fitting,Recognize and report corrections, necessary to correct blueprint errors such as improper angles, radii, and materials.Perform difficult and exacting machine operations requiring a wide variety of setups and methods to maintain very close tolerances, skilled bench work involving filing, scraping, grinding, lapping, fitting, assembling, and adjusting to ensure satisfactory performance or experimental and development parts, mechanisms to produce workable parts, units or models.Make tools tryouts, diagnose the trouble and make recommendations of tools and methods, and correct problems.Perform hardening, drawing, and tempering operations on a variety of materials, tools, and pats as required.Use a variety of manual and CNC machine tools, a variety of precision measuring tools, optical comparators, heat treating furnaces, and hand tools.Follow safety rules and keep the work area in clean and orderly condition,Perform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications:

- manual lathe and mill experience
- know how to single point thread on a manual lathe
- CNC machine experience (set up, operate, program)
-will need to be able to read, understand, and edit G-codes and M-codes.
-required to make complete set-ups of machines including setting up all tooling, on CNC multi-spindle and multi-turret Lathes with live tooling, and Vertical and horizontal CNC Machining centers.
-experience with computerized tool setup equipment that measures the length and diameter of tools after they are assembled

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

The client is a Union company with great company culture, benefits package, and facilities.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 30

Salary Max : 33

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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