The Tool & Die Repair Associate is responsible for repairing progressive dies; assembly, disassembly, troubleshooting, and preventative maintenance of tooling; gage making/design, machining, new business prototyping and other projects.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Repair/maintain/troubleshoot tooling
• Build/maintain/troubleshoot gages, fixtures and poka yokes
• Provide hands on support to production to ensure tools run effectively and efficiently
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS: 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.
• Five years journeyman tool & die repair experience or equivalent
• Demonstrated machining skills-machine shop equipment (eg-milling machines, lathes and drill presses)
• Prior exposure/experience in metal stamping with progressive dies
• Excellent troubleshooting skills – bench and in-press
• Demonstrated ability to perform MIG and ARC welding
• Competency in reading, writing and math
• Strong spatial relations and demonstrated mechanical aptitude
• Strong communication skills
• Quality conscious
• Open minded to continuous learning
• Team oriented
• Self-starter; Strong work ethic
• Completed state indentured tool & die apprenticeship
• Experience setting up and running progressive tooling in metal stamping presses
• Knowledge of tool and press protection systems, sensory technology
Required Behavioral Competencies – Companywide:
• Adaptability – open to and actively solicit new ideas and opinions.
• Communication – demonstrated ability to work effectively with cross-functional work groups both verbally and in writing. Excellent listening skills.
• Energy – have the stamina and endurance to maintain a fast pace and continue to produce.
• Initiative – proactive and takes action without being prompted.
• Learning agility – continuously seeks new knowledge, creates and fosters a culture of interest, curiosity and learning. Flexible to change, and learns from failure. Seeks to improve processes and products.
• Problem Solving & Decision Making – identifies and solves problems, develops innovative solutions, acts decisively, and shows good judgment.
• Self-Discernment – knows personal strengths and limitations and works toward improving weaknesses.
• Team Player – respond to requests from other parts of the organization, and support larger legitimate organizational agendas.
• Visual Communication – appreciates the value of drawing a “story” to convey a message to others as opposed to using formal documents and verbal explanations.
Day Shift: Monday through Thursday – 6:00 am to 4:00 pm; Second Shift: Monday through Thursday – 4:00 pm to 2:00 am; Overtime available.