Tool & Die Maker, Entry, 1st Shift

Job Summary

Constructs and repairs dies, drill fixtures, compression molds, injection molds, machines and all other associated parts to maintain or build tooling to accommodate production requirements.  Assists Manufacturing and Maintenenance in troubleshooting and resolving tooling issues.  Properly heat treats parts as needed.  Studies drawings to plan sequence of necessary operations to manufacturing tools.  Instructs trainees within the department on an as needed basis.  Assists the CAD drafters on tooling design and manufacture.  Performs overtime, general housekeeping and other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements/Qualifications

A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent plus 1 year of trade school in machine shop is required. Apprenticeship in a machine shop including prior experience in drafting, blueprint reading, metallurgy, CAD/CNC and computer experience is preferred. Must have experience and/or knowledge to design and build tooling as needed. Must have good communication skills, good basic mathematical skills, and good analytical abilities. Must be able to occasionally lift up to 70 pounds to waist level, occasionally push/pull up to 100 pounds, and occasionally bend, stoop, and/or climb and to stand for a minimum of 8 hours. Must have working knowledge of micrometers, dial calipers, tape measures, dial indicators, mills, lathes, heat treatment procedures, drill presses, grinders, multiple hand tools, and any other shop equipment deemed necessary. Must wear proper protective equipment including, but not limited to, protective eye and/or hearing equipment to safely perform job duties. Must be able to work in and adjust to varying temperatures and associated environmental factors, and to adapt quickly to physical applications requiring varying motor skills.


Join the team at Virco

If you would like to be part of this team and are up to the challenges and opportunities we have to offer, please fax or e-mail your resume to us for quick consideration. If you e-mail, please put the title of the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

Point of Contact:
Margie McEntire
Virco Mfg. Corporation
Hwy. 65-S
Conway, AR 72032
Fax 501-328-0796

Virco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. We encourage minority and female applicants.