Title: Tool and Die Maker
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Department: Manufacturing Production
The Tool and Die Maker will cut, shape, finish, and maintain tools made of metal.
To be successful in this role, an individual must be able to perform in a satisfactory manner the functions listed below. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.
- Uses tools and dies to build fixtures; creates dies as required to construct new fixtures.
- Repairs dies, molds, and tools when needed; disassembles molds, jigs, tools, and fixtures, then reassembles when repaired.
- Reads and understands blueprints and complicated schematics as required to create and build new fixtures, tools, and machine parts.
- Inspects completed tools and dies for signs of imperfection or damage that may affect functionality.
- Regularly tests all equipment, tools, and machines to ensure they are arranged and set properly and working efficiently.
- Modifies machines to control speed, material feed, or path of cut as required to ensure a quality product is produced within specifications.
- Maintains a safe, clean, and well-organized workspace.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the following education and/or experience.
- Successful completion of an apprentice program with a licensed professional or established company required.
- On-the job training available.
- Tool and diemaker certification preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to safely and accurately operate all measuring and production equipment.
- Working understanding of geometry, trigonometry, and algebra.
- Thorough understanding of metallic properties.
- Ability to work independently, and with engineers and machinists.
The physical demands described here are representative of those an individual must meet in order to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.
- Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times.