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Tool and Die Maker

Company: Veridiam
Location: El Cajon
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

The Tool and Die Maker manufactures, reworks and repairs dies, jigs, fixtures, gauges, templates, tools, equipment and machine components.Tool and Die Maker Position Duties and Responsibilities:1. Receive instructions, drawings, sketches and work orders from Production personnel/supervision, Maintenance and Engineering.2. Interpret drawings and sketches. Plan and determine working procedure for tools and material requirements. Manufacture tools, jigs and fixtures needed to complete assigned tasks. Develop sketches of parts and perform layout as required. Calculate and determine dimensions and indices. Use data, shop formulas and reference material as required.3. Select and grind tools for the job considering hardness, machinability, desired finish and other properties of parts to be machined.4. Set up and operate all machine tools common to the trade. Adjust stops, feeds, speeds and indexing, tapering or threading attachments to perform all types of operations for which the machine is adapted. 5. Machine and hand finish part to precision tolerances and required surface. Use precision measuring instruments. Create and use CNC programs as required.6. Assemble, fit, align and adjust parts to required tolerances.7. Train others in the use of tools and techniques.8. Perform routine maintenance of equipment and tooling, including preventive maintenance and maintaining cleanliness of equipment and work area. 9. Follow all written and oral safety requirements. Thoroughly understands, and completely complies with, relevant OSHA safety standards, including the "TAG TO ZERO" program.10. Support and participate in the organization's Continuous Improvement philosophy and SPC programs, as applicable, to maintain and improve quality standards.11. Perform other related duties as assigned.Tool and Die Maker Education and Experience:Education: High school diploma or equivalentExperience: A minimum of eight years tool and die making experience in the manufacturing industry. Highly skilled with plunge EDM and carbide draw die fabrication and polishing experience.Knowledge: Knowledge of machine shop and tool room practices. Knowledge of the properties for various materials, the principles of application as well as the operations of various types of tools, fixtures, dies, instruments and machinery.Knowledge of all types of hand, power and pneumatic tools; machine shop tools and cutters; manual and CNC machine tools; mills; plunge EDM equipment; die finishing equipment and compounds; heat treating equipment; lathes; grinders; measurement tools; computers; data collection equipment; testing and diagnostic equipment; lifting equipment; etc.Knowledge of hazardous and flammable materials, lubrications and coolants, cutting oils, grinding compounds and other processing materials, compressed and liquefied gases, repair kits, spare parts, raw stock material (e.g. metals, plastics, Teflon, nylon), service manuals and instructions, engineering drawings and sketches. PI160249158

Keywords: Veridiam, El Cajon , Tool and Die Maker, Other , El Cajon, California

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