Tool and Die Technician

Tool and Die Technician

LB Manufacturing

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Tooling Technician

2nd Shift

Position Summary: The primary function of this position is to fully support the stamping department. Maintain all stamping tooling in a ready state condition. Troubleshoot issues relating to the production of stamped parts and train with stamping toolmaker on how to build to print, new stamping tooling, jigs, fixtures and gauges. Document changes to production tooling.

  • Apply knowledge gained by technical training and experience of machine processes and capacities to determine tool requirements and establish sequence of operations to fabricate and assemble parts.
  • Start machine, observe operation and make program or tooling adjustments to ensure quality manufacturing according to parts model specifications.
  • Identify, analyze, and resolve process conditions and problems to improve production or workflow.
  • Assist supervisor to design, develop and implement scheduled maintenance procedures. Perform die maintenance, preventative maintenance, machine troubleshooting and repair of production equipment requiring the use of any or all shop maintenance equipment such as drill presses, lathes, milling machines and surface grinders.
  • Use a wide variety of hand, power, and machine tools, and precision measuring instruments to perform assignments.
  • Discuss, determine root cause and make actionable measures to address defective or unacceptable quality with Engineering, Quality Control personnel, Production, Suppliers and others as necessary.
  • Understanding of shop math and trigonometry to set up machinery and check accuracy of work.
  • Be able to change over tooling to produce different parts and to spot tools for proper metal fits
  • Sound understanding and knowledge of die work/operations
  • Tig / Mig welding of tool steels
  • Handwork flat and contoured surfaces of die parts using grinders, files, profiler, and stones.
  • Own basic tools needed to measure and check machined components
  • Able and willing to work flexible work schedule, overtime, and weekends as required.
  • Capable of working without direct supervision, capable of following verbal and written instructions with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work independently as well as efficiently in a team environment
  • Self-motivated, open minded, intuitive team player with a good working attitude and good interpersonal skills, and a solid work ethic
  • Actively support full implementation of 5’s, using it to approach and keep all areas clean, neat, and properly maintained

Physical Demands

  • 80% Standing, and walking*
  • 20% Stooping, Kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing, and balancing**
  • Must be able to lift heavy loads (50 lbs.) *

Education & Experience

  • High School degree required.
  • Associates degree in Machine Tool Technology (machine tool curriculum) preferred
  • 3 years minimum experience in a production-manufacturing environment and or served a Tool and Die Apprenticeship or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Tig / mig welding experience Preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 – $64,500.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

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