Tool & Die Maker
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Skokie, IL 60077
Tool & Die Maker
City.: Skokie Pay:
Location: IL \# of Hours: 40
ID: 83109 Shift: 3rd
Employment Duration: Part time
Staff Management SMX is currently hiring for an exciting Direct Hire Opportunity for a 2nd shift Tool & Die Maker for our client at their busy manufacturing facility in Skokie, IL .
Duties and Responsibilities:
+ Build, assemble, and debug new production dies.
+ Perform all levels of maintenance on existing dies.
+ Troubleshoot all levels of die problems in the tool room and in the press.
+ Perform all levels of revisions and upgrades to dies.
+ Perform changeovers on dies to satisfy production requirements.
+ Proficient operation of all machines and tools necessary to perform die repair functions.
+ Work with apprentices to upgrade their skill levels.
+ Complete paperwork including daily time cards, opening/closing a work order, completing tool room checklists.
+ Move parts and dies by hand, a hand truck, or a power truck.
+ Follow the QMS requirements in the tool room and suggest ways for continual improvement.
+ Promptly report quality problems and shut down the equipment if unable to resolve.
+ Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
+ Follow EHS rules and regulations, participate in safety meeting and CBT.
+ Promptly report personal injuries and unsafe conditions and help resolve them.
+ Successful completion of tool & die apprenticeship program.
+ Knowledge and understanding of stamping dies, die design, construction techniques, maintenance and troubleshooting.
+ Knowledge of proper die build procedures.
+ Knowledge of punch press equipment and metal forming processes.
+ Ability to perform trigonometric calculations to accomplish the work needed to repair, maintain, build and revise all types of tooling.
+ Knowledge of function and safe operation of tool room machines.
+ Knowledge of basic maintenance, upkeep, and cleaning procedures for tool room machines.
+ Ability to read and interpret part and tool prints. Ability to read and understand press cards, procedures, work instructions, safety rules and warning signs.
+ Ability to use inspection tools such as micrometers, indicators, Vernier calipers, etc.
+ Knowledge and understanding of safe operation of hoists, hand trucks, power trucks, and die trucks; licensed in power truck operation.
+ Ability to use tool room software database.
+ Great interpersonal and communication skills.
+ Analytical abilities necessary to plan and prioritize own work, complete work on schedule and maintain required records and logs.
+ Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 40 pounds on a daily basis.
+ Ability to walk and move around, stoop, bend, and climb (ascend/descend) power lift truck platform.
+ Ability to stand for an eight-hour shift.
+ Ability to reach and grab with arms and hands, and manual dexterity to operate machines with precision.
+ Normal or corrected visions necessary to read directions, closely examine parts, and distinguish colors.
+ Ability to pull, lift, and transport dies on carts to and from various locations within the assigned location.