Metal Stamping Tool & Die Maker

  • ClarkDietrich
  • Warren, OH
  • Oct 24, 2020
Full time Metal Stamping

Job Description

Do you have a strong work ethic and the desire to join an organization that invests in its people through cross-training and development? ClarkDietrich fosters a work-life balance and offers competitive compensation and benefits. Join the ClarkDietrich team by applying to the Tool & Die Technician position at our Warren, OH location. SUMMARY The Tool & Die Technician is responsible for press and die setup to meet daily production run schedules and customer requirements in a fast paced environment. This includes die maintenance and repair as required to ensure efficient operation. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Can demonstrate knowledge and ability to change dies in multiple press sizes. * Operate safely and effectively all shop equipment including lathe, drill press, saws, surface grinder, mills, and heat treat oven. * Read prints to repair, setup, or manufacture dies accordingly. * Use sketches, blueprints, specifications and models to plan operations for the fabrication of dies, tools and assemblies. * Verify dimensions of finished parts to ensure they conform to specifications using dial indicators, gauge blocks, calipers and micrometers. * Utilize hand and machine tools to assemble parts of tools and dies and to repair and modify gauges, jigs and dies. * Design templates and jigs to be used as work aids for convenient fabrication of products and parts. * Diagnose and troubleshoot problems and perform repairs on tools, manually operated dies and progressive dies. * Interface with external and internal customers, and work with team members to solve problems during the production process. * Select the appropriate metals and materials to be used based on properties, ensuring they meet project specifications. * Ability to troubleshoot die and press setup issues throughout productions runs. * Knowledge of servo driven feeders and control systems a plus. SAFETY * Works safely and follows all safety rules and operational procedures. * Properly inspects and maintains necessary equipment and tools. * Wears and maintains all required PPE. * Understands all safety devices and their operation. * Keeps Tool & Die department clean, organized and safe. QUALIFICATIONS * Basic mathematical skills, addition, subtraction, multiplication and changing fractions into decimals. * Tool and Die experience required. * Mechanical press knowledge required. * Ability to problem solve. * Able to work in a team environment. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE * High School Diploma or GED preferred. * Prior manufacturing experience. * Technical School or equivalent experience. * Basic mathematical skills, addition, subtraction, multiplication and changing fractions into decimals. Ability to read a tape measure, caliper and micrometer accurately. PHYSICAL DEMANDS * Lifting - Up to 50lbs. continuously * Standing - 8 or more hours per day * Walking - Off & on, 4-6 hours per day * Body Positions - Stooping, bending, squatting, reaching overhead, extending arms * Grasping - Use of both hands intermittently, up to 8-hours per day * Sitting - None * Pushing & Pulling - Occasionally-Tools and Machine Parts up to 50 lbs. * Climbing - Occasionally WORK ENVIRONMENT * Manufacturing facility - exposed to heat and cold. * Personal Protective Equipment required at-all-times. * Activity level is high - continuous overhead crane and forklift operation. CLARKDIETRICH BENEFITS INCLUDE * Full benefits package (Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts and Life Insurance) * Monthly Bonus * 401(k) with company match * Perfect Attendance Award * Community Service Day Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled