Master Tool and Die Maker – 3rd shift – American Trim – Wapakoneta, OH

American Trim

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Keeping production going with as little down time as possible by following procedures outlined below:
  • Building new dies, repairing and adjusting old dies, making new designs, duplicating parts to match perfectly, forming dies and roll forms, and problem solving any and all questions relating to dies and their components.
  • Helps in maintaining equipment so that it runs safely and efficiently to prevent trouble before it happens, i.e., sharpening, polishing, replacing worn parts, etc.
  • After changing or making a new die, make test samples of products, test and evaluate the quality.
  • Works with outside sources and/or Corporate Tooling to make and perfect dies to certain specifications when unable to make in-house. Provides blueprints, gives recommendations and/or suggestions.
  • Checks scheduling to watch for what part is to be ran next and seeing if anything is needed prior to start up.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies and orders parts or tools as needed.
  • Checks and follows-up on ordered dies to see that they are to be delivered on time. Check them when they arrive, run new samples, etc.
  • Occasionally travel to customers or other American Trim to look at their products and operations.
  • Rotate on-call duty by carrying pager, cell phone, etc., as scheduled by the supervisor.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment at all times.
  • Other job duties as assigned by supervisor.

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: Statistical Process Control, Linear Measuring and Problem Solving Training. Must be able to get certified in Press Safety.
TYPICAL MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT INVOLVED: Punch presses, benders, feeders, roll forms, derailers, welders, powder coater, plater, high lifts, transfers, hoist, conveyors, etc.
TOOLS AND GAGES: Grinders, drill presses, lathes, mills, all mechanical tools, all gages & meters and almost all precision measuring instruments (calibers, etc.).
TYPICAL PRODUCTS INVOLVED: Grease, oils, chemicals, tapping lubricants, degreasers, etc.
METHOD OF JOB ASSIGNMENT: Somewhat self-assigned, but also verbal and written.
QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to complete Statistical Process Control Charts (SPC), do Linear Measuring and Problem Solving. Attention to detail, advanced math, blueprint reading and precision work required. Mandatory 5 to 7 years prior experience as a Tool and Die A or B or tool and die experience at another plant.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to do essential physical tasks including, but not limited to: Cleaning (machine parts), Bending, Carrying, Coordination (eye/hand), Dialing, Hearing*, Inserting, Lifting, Pounding, Reaching, Removing, Seeing, Stretching, Standing, Turning & Twisting, Walking, Welding.*
Non-essential physical tasks may include the following: Cleaning (areas), Climbing, Coordination (hand/foot), Driving, Filing, Folding and Unfolding, Holding, Locking & Unlocking, Maintaining, Opening and Closing, Pulling, Pushing, Scheduling, Sorting, Speaking, Stooping, Sweeping, Threading, Turning Pages, Weighing and Writing.

  • Decision of hearing as essential determined because of listening to the machines as they operate.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.*
Plant environment subject to dirt, dust, noise, oils and some chemicals. Uncomfortable temperatures at times.
*HAZARDS: Minor scratches and bruises. Possible skin irritations due to oils and chemicals.*

Location: 16984 Glynwood New Knoxville

Job Type: Full-time


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