• Tool & Die Maker

    Job Locations US-IL-Springfield
    Posted Date 4 months ago(6/28/2019 7:49 PM)
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  • Overview

    Responsible for all aspects of die making which includes, but is not limited to maintenance, repairs, changeovers, fabricating new parts, fixtures and machine work.  Types of dies include progressive, blanking, 2 station hand transfer, compound forming and draw dies.


    • Operates all tool room equipment, including drills, mills, lathes, grinders, jig bore, etc.
    • Maintains knowledge of heat treating tool steels such as D2, A2, 01, etc.
    • Performs analysis to diagnose problems with tooling and then takes appropriate steps to
    • Maintains necessary working knowledge necessary to build, repair, and maintain various dies and fixtures.
    • Makes spare or replacement parts for all dies.
    • Reads and understands blueprints.
    • Sharpens all types of dies and keeps the tool timed out.
    • Be able to changeover dies for similar parts and to keep changeover parts maintained.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    High School graduate or equivalent, further vocational/technical training in tool and die, or machining desirable.  Must have minimum 5 years experience in tool and die trade. Must be highly motivated, a self-starter, and very detail-oriented.  Good communications skills required. Previous CNC and wire EDM experience, are a plus.


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