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A client of ours, located in Mason, MI, is currently seeking an experienced Toolmaker and Die Repairer. This is a 2nd or 3rd shift opportunity with a reputable automotive manufacture. The hourly pay for a Toolmaker and Die Repairer starts out at $20 hourly and goes up to $30 an hour based on experience. All work will be performed in a factory setting that practices social distancing and all Covid-19 safety protocols.


Benefits of a Journeyman Tool Maker and Die Repairer include:

  • Direct Hire Opportunity 
  • Apprenticeship opportunities available
  • Overtime available 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and 401k packages available 
  • Room for opportunity and growth 
  • Referral bonuses up to $500 available

Duties of Journeyman Tool Maker and Die Repairer include:

  • Plans the setup and operation of all types of machine shop tools, considering types of material, tolerances, types of cutting tools, coolants, lubricants, and machine tool feeds and speeds.
  • Heat treats and welds parts as required.
  • Determines specifications for inspection of work, using precision measuring and gauging tool, performing required inspection before, during and after machining/repair
  • Performs hand operations involved in producing fixtures, tools, jogs, and dies. Uses hand tools of the trade.
  • Fits and assembles fixtures, tools and dies. Sets up, runs off, and tests dies to produce a product to specifications, tracing die difficulties to their source and correcting same.
  • Repair tooling as required while setup in the production equipment.
  • Will work collectively with any other department in the plant on the build or repair of any machinery.
  • Will work with product designers providing input to manufacturing capability on newly formed products.
  • Will provide own tools

Job Requirements

  • Know how to skillfully operate a lathe, surface grinder, id/od grinder, and mill, spotting press, radial arm drills and any other related tool room equipment.
  • Must have experience with trim tool build and repair
  • Ability to reads and interprets blueprints or works from verbal or written instructions or from the part to be copied or fitted.
  • Ability to communicate in English both orally and in writing, effectively
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Be able to work overtime
  • Be able to follow directions of a supervisor
  • Be cooperative with other employees
  • Active Journeymen's Card/Certificate required 
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