POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Engineering Manager and Team Leader, is responsiblefor building, repairing, and trouble shooting tool and dies, supporting the press room during die sets, andcollecting and analyzing data to improve part processing and quality.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Build tool and dies from part prints, sketches, reference parts, or instructions. Operate tool room machinery in a safe manner during the build process. Perform tool and die repairs on progressive dies, manually operated dies, and tooling. Diagnose and trouble shoot dies in the bench and make corrections. Work from T.C.O. program reports and last piece references to make corrections as required to produce quality parts. Support try out and make ready to run production after die steel or tool installations. Support press room operations by servicing die sets, trouble shoot dies and make corrections when possible with die in the press, and through using SPC data to determine dimensional integrity for die adjustments and document. Interface with both internal and external customers, participate on problem solving teams in production, and handle customer and supplier concerns. Support SPECS, TQM, MOS, and Safety programs. Also responsible for practicing good housekeeping standards. Authorized to initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformities relating to product, process, and quality system. Authorized to support and assist Tool & Die Apprentices in day to day operations. Performs other essential functions as assigned.
JOB QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:High School diploma or the equivalent, completion of a certified 4 year apprenticeship program in Die Makingand/or Tool & Die Making, or eight years experience/or equivalent background in a Tool/Die shop buildingtools and dies.