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Tool and Die Maker

Company: Perfection Spring & Stamping Corp.
Location: Mount Prospect
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

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.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. * Work from shop orders to plan die repair needs, troubleshoot dies in production to analyze nature of problem and required corrective action.
2. * Disassemble dies, check for worn or broken blocks, perforators, springs, punches, and die sections.
3. * Machine new sections and parts as needed, reassemble dies, tryout and make adjustments to meet part dimensions.
4. * Analyze last production run part and strip to determine pending die problems and take
necessary corrective action.
5. * Modify existing dies to meet part engineering changes, analyze change needs and review with Supervisor to determine extent of alterations required.
6. * 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.
7. * Modify and repair existing tools, tear down dies, replace worn and broken component parts, reassemble and tryout.
8. * Troubleshoot production problems, analyze nature of problem and take necessary corrective action.
9. * Recommend changes in tool designs to reduce costs and improve part quality.
10. * Maintain and update job history cards.
11. * Maintain spare part inventories and reorder items through supervisor as needed.
12. * Install and repair die safety devices to ensure tools are protected from serious damage.
13. * Assist and train tool room apprentices, as assigned.
14. * Use a computer to enter, track and maintain accurate production and labor records.
15. * Use a variety of machine tools and precision inspection tools, heat treat furnace and hand tools in the performance of routine work.
16. * Follow safety rules and keep work area in a clean and orderly condition.
17. * Perform other related duties as assigned.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIFICATIONS
--- Over 5 years experience in tool making with a wide range of troubleshooting methods and techniques.
--- Education and/or training must be equivalent to the successful completion of an accredited apprenticeship.
--- Properly and safely use a variety of machine tools and precision inspection tools, heat treat furnace and hand tools.
--- Demonstrated ability to follow safety rules and keep work area in a clean and orderly condition.
--- Demonstrated ability to use advanced trade mathematics together with visualizing and the use of complicated prints.
--- Experience in the proper and accurate use all varieties of precision measuring instruments including, but not limited to: micrometers, veneer calipers, height gauges.
--- Demonstrated ability to safely perform highly diversified work, which includes, but not limited to: repair, modify and troubleshoot existing punch press dies to maintain part quality and production standards; tryout and debug new dies.
--- Demonstrated experience in exercising considerable judgment to tryout debug and make
necessary alterations to new dies, where only general methods are available in the making of broad decisions requiring considerable initiative and ingenuity
--- Possess the ability to exercise the required physical effort required to handle tools and
material which is equivalent to frequently lifting up to 50 pounds.
--- Possess the concentrated mental and visual attention required to layout and perform close tolerance machining operations, to very close limits of high accuracy and quality.
--- Ability and willingness to work in an environment with exposure to noise, dust dirt, oil and chips, but with none present to the extent of being disagreeable.
--- Ability to stand for extended periods throughout a 10-hour shift.
--- Ability and willingness to work occasional weekends.
You should be proficient in:


  • Tool/Die/Mold Setup Experience

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

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