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Tool and Die Maker

Company: Perfection Spring & Stamping - Mt. Prospect Fa
Location: Mount Prospect
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

In this role you will manufacture jigs, fixtures, dies, machine tools, and cutting tools used in manufacturing processes.

- Perform duties to repair, modify and troubleshoot existing punch press and fourslide/multi-slide dies to maintain part quality and production standards and tryout and debug new dies. Incumbents will work from die design, prints, shop orders, sample parts, and handbook formulas, and in accordance with standard operating procedures and policies.

- Plan die repair needs, troubleshoot dies in production to analyze nature of problem and required corrective action.

- Disassemble dies, check for worn or broken blocks, perforators, springs, punches, and die sections.

- Machine new sections and parts as needed, reassemble dies, tryout and make adjustments to meet part dimensions.

- Analyze last production run part and strip to determine pending die problems and take necessary corrective action.

- Modify existing dies to meet part engineering changes, analyze change needs and review with Supervisor to determine extent of alterations required.

- Tryout and debug new dies, check piece parts, make necessary tool alterations and submit to inspection to release new tools for production. Make accompanying tools as required or assigned.

- Modify and repair existing tools, tear down dies, replace worn and broken component parts, reassemble and tryout.

- Troubleshoot production problems, analyze nature of problem and take necessary corrective action.

- Recommend changes in tool designs to reduce costs and improve part quality.

- Install and repair die safety devices to ensure tools are protected from serious damage.

- Use a variety of machine tools and precision inspection tools, heat treat furnace and hand tools in the performance of routine work.

Heres what were looking for:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience repairing tooling, dies as well as fabricating and machining jigs, fixture and die components.

  • Ability to troubleshoot machine tools, fixtures, dies, perform rework as needed, or machine new components to manufacturing specs and requirements

  • Ability to perform manual machining, CNC machining or both, including setup and operation; Program editing is a plus

  • Expertise at reading and understanding blueprints, CAD drawings and production specifications

You should be proficient in:

  • Manual machining
  • Tool/Die/Mold Repair
  • Tool/Die/Mold Setups
  • Mechanical troubleshooting

Machines & technologies you'll use:

  • Punch Press
  • Four-Slide Machine

Salary info:

$25 - $30 / hr

Keywords: Perfection Spring & Stamping - Mt. Prospect Fa, Mount Prospect , Tool and Die Maker, Other , Mount Prospect, Illinois

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