Tool Maker

Battle Creek, MI 49037

Posted: 10/04/2019 Job Number: 13238590
Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS) is seeking a Tool Maker   to work in the Battle Creek, MI area.   This position offers a variety of great benefits, including health insurance, 401(k), and paid time off.

Job Introduction

To provide support for manufacturing operations by maintaining and repairing all tooling and related machinery in a safe and orderly fashion as directed by the Tool Room Manager.
Major Responsibilities
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Attain safety, quality and productivity goals
  • Repair and maintain production tools and dies
  • Construct new tools and dies as required
  • Verify conformance of machined or repaired dies to specifications by checking dimensions, clearances and alignments
  • Troubleshoot problems during production
  • Modify dies to conform to engineering changes; conduct tryouts of new dies
  • Work to blueprints, sketches, written and verbal instructions
  • Maintain and update equipment records, schematics, blueprints and files in orderly fashion
  • Operate lift truck, overhead crane, floor scrubber and equipment to wash dies
  • Obtain training for professional development and to stay current on tooling and safety requirements
  • Complete correspondence, forms and reports using personal computer and required software
  • Handle confidential information on a regular basis
  • Attend training as required
  • Encourage safety and housekeeping practices and lead by example
  • Promote and facilitate Open Door process, effective communication and Fair Treatment
  • Participate in Continual Improvement activities
  • Adhere to customer requirements, Business Operating System and company policies
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Knowledge and Education
Education and Experience
  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent experience
  • Further training will be required on all job responsibilities not otherwise satisfied
  • Forklift/crane training and experience
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Journeyman status in Tool and Die or equivalent knowledge and years of experience
Skills and Competencies
Qualifications
  • Able to demonstrate understanding of how job performance affects product quality and customer satisfaction
  • Able to work well with others; build and maintain positive employee relations
  • Able to prepare, read and interpret written reports, instructions, procedures and guidelines
  • Able to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, employees, suppliers and customers
  • Able to operate machine tools such as TIG/MIG/ARC welders, lathes, milling machines
  • Able to maintain confidentiality, and use discretion and tact
  • Able to manage and schedule multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Able to work flexible hours and overtime to be available to three (3) shifts
  • Able to use computer and software as required
  • Able to work to blueprints and sketches
  • Must have good color vision to work with tooling components
  • Able to lift 75 pounds
  • Able to work in confined spaces
  • Able to use standard hand and measuring tools
  • Must be able to understand written instructions
ITS is an international recruiting and staffing firm specializing in Engineering, Technical and Professional positions.  Founded in 1984 as a subsidiary of an engineering firm, ITS continues to remain a strategic partner for the job seeker.   

Our clients include some of the largest and most respected architectural, engineering, and manufacturing companies in business today.  Our ability to offer a wide range of services, and the flexibility to adjust to the changing needs of our clients, has allowed us to maintain a solid reputation for several decades. 

Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401(k) with a company match; paid holidays and vacations; tuition reimbursement.  To learn more, go to www.Wehirepeople.Com or click below to directly contact your recruiter.
 
 
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