Tool/Die Technician



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Louisville Engineering - (USA) 10200 Forest Green Boulevard Suite 112 KY Louisville , KY 40223



Job Description

Manpower Engineering seeking a Tool/Die Technician for our client in Glasgow, KY. Direct hire, 2nd or 3rd shift opening. Full benefits, annual bonus, sign on or relo bonus.

Position Summary:

Perform maintenance on high pressure die cast tooling. Support production needs for tooling repairs in a timely manner.

What you'll be doing:

* Evaluate tooling and make repairs needed to support quality and production needs

* Assemble and disassemble tooling

* Use hand finishing tools

* Welding

* Perform and document measurements on new and in process tooling. Maintain tolerances to avoid poor quality of products.

* Set-up of measuring devices, gauges, standards, equipment and provide necessary planning for tooling measurements.

* Use machines such as mills, lathes, drill press and surface grinder

* Ensure that all existing dies, production tooling, and dedicated equipment are adequately maintained and in good working order. Evaluate existing dies for condition and wear, recommend replacement or enhancements as necessary.

* Develop and maintain knowledge of processes and materials utilized in the department.

* Perform die changes

* Keep work areas and shop area clean at all times. 5S must be followed

* Use overhead cranes

Here's a summary of who we're seeking:

* High School Diploma, trade or tech. school preferred

* Die Repair actively attending apprenticeship program for tooling helpful

* Must be able to read and understand prints and drawing of a mechanical nature.

* Ability to assemble and disassemble tooling

* Ability to spot all seal off and fitting surfaces of dies

* Ability to skillfully and artfully use hand finishing tools

* Have welding skills with MIG, TIG, and arc welding.

* Have ability to use oxygen-acetylene torch

* Possess ability to use machines such as mills, lathes, drill press and surface grinder

* Ability to perform die changes

Ability to use overhead cranes