Tool & Die Maker

Job Details

Tool & Die Maker

Delhi, Iowa




Job Description

  • Read and interpret routine blueprints.
  • Uses hand tools of the trade.
  • Maintenance for cold header tooling.
  • Work with cold header operators, engineering and production to support customer’s needs and lead times.
  • Set up and operate tools such as lathes, milling machines, shaper and grinder to machine parts and verifies conformance of machines parts to specifications.
  • Fit and assemble jigs, fixtures, tools and dies. Sets up runs off and test dies to produce a product to specifications, tracing die difficulties to their source and correcting them.
  • Lapping, grinding, fitting, and finishing dies
  • Maintain Cleanliness and organization in the tool room.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

Education and Experience: 

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • High school graduate, trade school or apprenticeship preferred.
  • 5 year minimum experience working with carbide and tool steel
  • Ability to make carbide trap and extrusion dies.
  • Able to read and understand production prints and tolerances.
  • Computer experience required.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings, follow routings, use shop math, and use various hand held measuring tools. 
  • General Safety. 
  • Must have a good command of the English language, both written and spoken. 
  • Quality System Awareness. 

Physical Demands

  • Continuously lift up to 10 lbs.
  • Frequently lift 11- 50 lbs.
  • Frequently bends, twists & turns, reach lower than knee, push and pull, squat and kneel.
  • Moderate to heavy physical effort required. 
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Continuously stands through 8 hour shift.

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