Tool & Die Maker, Intermediate, 1st Shift
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.
A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent plus 1 year of trade school in machine shop plus at least 4 years apprenticeship in a machine shop including prior experience in drafting, blueprint reading, metallurgy, CAD and computer experience is required. Must have required experience and knowledge to design and build tooling as needed and at least 3 years tool and die experience. Knowledge of CNC preferred. 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.
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.