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Tool and Die Maker Lead

The Tool Maker Lead will work from engineering drawings to lay out the design on the raw material then cut it to size and shape using manually controlled machine tools (such as lathes, milling machines, grinding machines, and jig grinders), power tools (such as die grinders and rotary tools), and hand tools (such as files and honing stones).  May also make tooling used to produce products or whole machine tools used to manufacture, hold, or test products during their fabrication. Additionally, may fabricate custom tools or modify standard tools. This position is in the Chandler Products Euclid, Ohio Facility  

Specific Responsibilities

  • Will work independently on projects.
  • Assists Production with thorough communication concerning Tool issues.
  • Contributes to the team effort by accomplishing results with accuracy and timeliness.
  • May be called upon to assist in other duties as needed to insure quality level of facility activities.
  • Responsible for all customer specific requirements where applicable, including those referenced in Quality manuals.
  • Maintain database inventory of all available, in use and being maintained tools
  • Verifies updated or revised tooling prints
  • Coordinates with machine operators on locating tools and repair needs. 
  • Follows schedules, procedures and 6S housekeeping practices
  • Be goal-oriented toward manufacturing and work center efficiency
  • Offers ideas, suggestion and improvement concepts for improving the utilization and productivity of the Tool Room

 Knowledge and Skills Required

  • High school education or GED
  • Minimum of 2 years Tool Maker/Machinist, preferably in the Fastener Industry
  • Experience reading engineering drawings
  • Basic to intermediate computer knowledge including Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to read Mics and Calipers
  • Experience in carbide dies preferred
  • Experience with lathes, surface grinders and measuring equipment
  • Demonstrated math skills
  • Ability to maintain paper and electronic files and databases. 

Essential Job Functions

Grip and grasp tools and parts; form parts and perform machine manipulation; turning and twisting wrists and hands.  Moderate reaching, pushing, pulling, gripping and grasping.  No fine manipulation or fine manual dexterity required. This position requires the repetitive lifting of materials/parts weighing 5-10 lbs; ability to lift at least 50 pounds, stand 100% of the time in addition to walking, climbing stairs, bending, twisting, squatting and/or kneeling as required.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package including bonuses, medical, dental, vision, 401k savings plan, training and education, safety equipment reimbursement and more.

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