Tool and Die Maker

$30.00 - $32.00 hourly
  • 11500 Oakland Avenue, Detroit, MI, USA
  • Nov 23, 2021
Full time Automotive Skilled Labor

Job Description


To build or repair all types, sizes and shapes of jigs, fixtures, tools & dies.  Assemble and tryout complex tools and dies on manufacturing equipment.



    • Performs all duties and operates machinery & equipment according to MIOSHA standards and company procedures using required safety equipment (gloves, sleeves, ear plugs, etc)
    • Studies specifications such as blueprints, sketches, models, or descriptions and visualizes product to determine materials required and machines to be used to fabricate parts and make repairs
    • Measures, marks and scribes metal stock for machining
    • Die welding
    • Sets up and operates machines tools such as lathes, milling machines, blanchard and surface grinder to machine parts and verify conformance of machined parts to specifications
    • Lists machined parts and positions and secures parts on surface plate or worktable
    • Smooth flat and contoured surfaces to fit and assemble parts together into assemblies and mechanisms
    • Verifies dimensions, alignments and clearances
    • Perform hand operations involved in producing jigs, fixtures, tools and dies. Uses hand tools of the trade
    • Determine specifications for inspection of work, using full range of precision measuring and gauging tools to perform inspection before, during and after machining
    • Able and willing to work any shift assigned
    • Keeps work areas clean and orderly
    • Participates in continuous improvement
    • Other duties as assigned by supervision
    • Conforms to TS16949 and ISO-14001standards and procedures