Tool and Die Maker 2nd Shift – ABB – Albuquerque, NM


Job details


From $23.60 an hour

Job Type
Number of hires for this role


    • Electrical discharge machining: 1 year (Preferred)

    • CNC: 1 year (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Under minimal supervision from the machine shop supervisor, must be able to analyze a variety of specifications, lay out metal stock, set up and operate machine tools, fit and assemble parts to make or repair molds, tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, or mechanical hand tools by applying knowledge of tool design, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, machinery, and assembly procedures. Assist in maintaining production by repairing molds and tooling while keeping tight tolerances. Analyze a variety of specifications. Set up and operate machine tools (lathe, milling machine, surface grinder, drill press, saws). Heat treat steels using shop furnace and understanding how to machine hardened steel.



  • Understands and follows plant safety and procedures
  • Avoids or prevents hazardous conditions from developing
  • Wears appropriate protective equipment as required, dresses and conducts self in a safe manner
  • Keeps work area clean and orderly and maintains Lean 5S
  • Participates in plant safety objectives

Job Functions

  • Capable of operating open setup mill, lathe and surface grinders
  • Repairing molds and tooling while keeping tight tolerances +/-.001”
  • Understands how to read engineering drawings
  • Fabricate tooling from engineering drawings
  • Use a variety of hand tools and fixtures
  • Cleans and examines tooling for defects
  • Verifies dimensions, alignments and clearances, using measuring instruments such as: dial indicators, gauge blocks, thickness gauges, and micrometers
  • Repairs fixtures as necessary
  • Responsible for following all company policies/regulations
  • Performs quality checks, interprets and reacts to projects in a timely manner
  • Takes proactive ownership and responsibility for product quality after fabrication
  • Performs duties as assigned by supervisor or team lead


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • A minimum of 3 – 10 years’ experience or similar environment
  • Experience in lieu of education will be considered
  • Additional duties may be assigned to meet business needs
  • Knowledge and understanding of the various types of production equipment
  • Must have good interpersonal skills, able to work with minimal supervision to meet department goals
  • Good mechanical/electrical abilities
  • Good communication skills & Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to read blueprints

Skills and/or Training:

  • Ability to read and understand various written instructions in English
  • Must be able to:
  • Bend, twist & turn in a safe manner
  • Lift up to 40 Pounds
  • Stand for long periods
  • Good hand dexterity
  • Ability to speak and write in clear English communications
  • Strong math skills

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $23.60 per hour


  • 8 hour shift


  • Electrical discharge machining: 1 year (Preferred)
  • CNC: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location


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