Tool & Die Maker

Posted 8 months ago

QUALITY AUTOMOTIVE STAMPINGS & ASSEMBLIES

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Constructs/repairs/maintains tools/gauges/fixtures/jigs/dies to enable Production to meet scheduling requirements
  • Participates in the training of tool & die apprentices as required
  • Aid in implementing and maintaining systems to eliminate run interruptions and in-press downtime due to tooling capability
  • Ensure that all machining at Canada Stampings Ltd. is performed in the most timely and efficient manner and is of the highest quality
  • Work to tool room schedule to accomplish die maintenance, rebuilding or other machining requirements
  • Assist Project Engineers where needed on tool builds or equipment launches
  • Abides by all plant health, safety and environmental rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Help ensure that the Toolroom department & equipment are kept clean and properly maintained
  • Identify areas of tooling fatigue or possible future problems and bring them to management’s attention
  • Advise management of improvement needed in tooling servicing methods and equipment
  • Suggest methods or practices to improve tool life, serviceability, or tool efficiency
  • Records information and maintains toolroom records either manually or on computer
  • Record all tooling service on PPRR or other supplementary service records
  • Follow directions provided on tooling service instructions
  • Provide positive input in a team-oriented work environment
  • Performs other related duties as required

Initial Qualifications For Hire

  • Current Tool & Die Maker’s certificate of qualification a requirement
  • Proficient in blueprint reading and GDT
  • At least 8 years’ experience in building or maintaining metal stamping dies is an asset
  • Crane Operation certification an asset
  • 5 years + experience
  • Automotive stamping experience is an asset
  • Transfer system experience is an asset
  • In-press trouble shooting is also an asset

Responsibility And Working Conditions

  • Under the general direction of the Toolroom Supervisor the tool & die maker performs a variety of tasks, working from verbal/written instructions/drawings. The tool & die maker is exposed to elements such as noise/temperature. The incumbent generally provides their own hand tools as necessary to perform duties.

Equipment and/or Product Familiarity

Equipment:  Various grinders/mills, lathes, various hand tools, TIG/MIG welders, Crane
Products:     Various steel products, oils/lubricants

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