Tool & Die Maker /1st Shift – LG Energy Solution Michigan, Inc. – Holland, MI

  • Full Time
  • Holland, MI
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  • Full Time
  • Holland, MI
  • Applications have closed

LG Energy Solution Michigan, Inc

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LG Energy Solution, Michigan located in Holland, MI – on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan is offering exciting opportunities for talented skilled trades to be a part of a cutting edge technology in the development and manufacturing of large lithium-ion polymer batteries for electrical vehicle (EV) applications. Top candidates will be critical thinkers, motivated by challenge, a “hands-on” “roll-up” your sleeves team member who wants to be part of the ‘solution’, and in return LG Energy Solution, Michigan will offer you a competitive wage and benefits package along with the opportunity to excel in your skilled trades.

Relocation available to eligible candidates.

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The Tool and Die Maker will work under minimal supervision and be responsible for support of the timely manufacture and maintenance of high precision, multi-station, progressive press-tools for electronic components. They will ensure that production parts meet drawings and specifications and be sure the completion of tasks are efficient to support production schedules. Troubleshoot, repair and maintain the press-tools in a production environment. Support punch press operations for set up and processing of production orders. Apply knowledge of tool design, shop math, material properties, fabrication and assembly to utilize Tool Room equipment including computers, machines, tools, instruments, gages, etc. for designing, fabricating or repairing production tooling.


  • Plans the layout, fabrication and assembly of production machining tooling, such as holding and checking fixtures, machining jigs, forming dies, templates, molds centering and locating devices, production and inspection gauges and special machine accessories and attachments.
  • Works from tool design drawings, sketches, part or part print, or verbal information as to purpose or function of tooling.
  • Supplies information lacking on the design, print or sketch.
  • Makes determination as to tooling materials most suited, material processing required, type of tool construction, reference and coordination points which must be held, lay out machining, assembly finish and tolerances required.
  • Lays out details of tools preparatory to machine or other tool fabrication operations required.
  • Makes such tools as drill jigs, checking fixtures, and drill plates involving irregular contours and locating points in more than one plane, fixtures for holding compound angle cuts to true plans, multiple purpose fixtures, forming stage dies, molds, quick change checks, centering and locating devices and special production and inspection tooling.
  • Set ups and operates any machine tools as required in the fabrication of tooling and in proving of tooling (i.e., lathes, mills, grinders, etc.)
  • Improvise minimum cost tooling for one-time or rush jobs.
  • Designs, builds, fits and assembles components according to assembly blue-prints, manuals, engineering memos, sketches, and knowledge of machine construction to construct prototype machinery, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Performs all set ups without assistance according to blueprint specifications.
  • Sets up compound and progressive dies for multiple action, toggle and punch presses when required with no assistance.


  • 6-10 years of experience as a Tool and Die Maker, along with tool and die apprentice training or equivalent.
  • Minimum 2 years mold-related.
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent, college, or an equivalent degree from a 2-year technical school, will accept experience in exchange for education.
  • Experience in an automotive manufacturing environment.
  • Must be familiar with the general composition of tooling steels, machinability of metals, and effect of aluminum and copper.
  • Build and assemble special molds experience along with sufficient experience and understanding of notching molds.
  • Ability to plan the construction of tooling, working from tool designs, part or part print or functional information.
  • Knowledge of machine shop theory and practice.
  • Ability to lay out parts in detail for required machining operations.
  • Must be familiar with the general composition of tooling steels, machinability of metals, and effect of aluminum.
  • Experience with reviewing drawings and schematic layouts.
  • Ability to set up and operate basic and special purpose tool room machines.
  • Ability to do hand and machine work to precise tolerances.
  • Must be able to work in the United States without restrictions.

LGESMI is an Equal Opportunity employer that values the diversity of its workforce EEO


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