Staff Management | SMX Tool & Die Maker in Skokie, Illinois
Tool & Die Maker
Employment Duration: Part time
Staff Management | SMX is currently hiring for an exciting Direct Hire Opportunity for a 3rd shift Tool & Die Maker for our client at their busy manufacturing facility in Skokie, IL .
Duties and Responsibilities:
Build, assemble, and debug new production dies.
Perform all levels of maintenance on existing dies.
Troubleshoot all levels of die problems in the tool room and in the press.
Perform all levels of revisions and upgrades to dies.
Perform changeovers on dies to satisfy production requirements.
Proficient operation of all machines and tools necessary to perform die repair functions.
Work with apprentices to upgrade their skill levels.
Complete paperwork including daily time cards, opening/closing a work order, completing tool room checklists.
Move parts and dies by hand, a hand truck, or a power truck.
Follow the QMS requirements in the tool room and suggest ways for continual improvement.
Promptly report quality problems and shut down the equipment if unable to resolve.
Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
Follow EHS rules and regulations, participate in safety meeting and CBT.
Promptly report personal injuries and unsafe conditions and help resolve them.
Successful completion of tool & die apprenticeship program.
Knowledge and understanding of stamping dies, die design, construction techniques, maintenance and troubleshooting.
Knowledge of proper die build procedures.
Knowledge of punch press equipment and metal forming processes.
Ability to perform trigonometric calculations to accomplish the work needed to repair, maintain, build and revise all types of tooling.
Knowledge of function and safe operation of tool room machines.
Knowledge of basic maintenance, upkeep, and cleaning procedures for tool room machines.
Ability to read and interpret part and tool prints. Ability to read and understand press cards, procedures, work instructions, safety rules and warning signs.
Ability to use inspection tools such as micrometers, indicators, Vernier calipers, etc.
Knowledge and understanding of safe operation of hoists, hand trucks, power trucks, and die trucks; licensed in power truck operation.
Ability to use tool room software database.
Great interpersonal and communication skills.
Analytical abilities necessary to plan and prioritize own work, complete work on schedule and maintain required records and logs.
Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 40 pounds on a daily basis.
Ability to walk and move around, stoop, bend, and climb (ascend/descend) power lift truck platform.
Ability to stand for an eight-hour shift.
Ability to reach and grab with arms and hands, and manual dexterity to operate machines with precision.
Normal or corrected visions necessary to read directions, closely examine parts, and distinguish colors.
Ability to pull, lift, and transport dies on carts to and from various locations within the assigned location.