Tool & Die Maker

by Means Transform Products

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jul 23, 2021
Means Transform Products

Job Description

Core Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for operation, set up, repair, maintenance, construction of various die tooling and related equipment throughout the plant
  • Inform, record, report as required or appropriate
  • Responsible for set up and tooling changes in flow forming machines and troubleshooting of flowforming issues
  • Responsible for chuck and NC-tooling related setup and maintenance including troubleshooting issues related to these systems
  • Responsible for the safe operation, organization, and maintenance of all Tool Room equipment
  • Responsible to troubleshoot, carry out preventative maintenance as scheduled / required on various types of tooling and related equipment to minimize downtime and ensure efficiency
  • Responsible to conduct all work in accordance with handbook / trade / training standards, and responsibilities defined in job documents (job descriptions, operator instructions, etc)
  • Responsible to participate in team activities and perform duties safely in manner that reflects sense of “urgency” with respect to meeting deadlines and goals
  • Responsible for the maintaining of tool tracking data including, but not limited to dies, CNC lathes, WF
  • Responsible to set up, collaboratively troubleshoot (in conjunction with toolmakers, millwrights, CNC techs, electricians, production personnel and vendors), equipment, repair programs and tooling as required
  • Responsible to create or participate in the creation of systems / documentation requirements to ensure compliance to ISO/TS16949, ISO14001, and Q1 
  • Shift work / overtime as required to meet customer demands and ensure a smooth flow of operations
  • Effective interpersonal / communication skills required internally (within own department and others) and externally (suppliers and customers)
  • Complete work assignments with accuracy, sense of urgency, and in a safe manner in accordance with established standards, and all applicable Regulations / Legislation

Other Responsibilities
  • Promote the company’s operational visions, values, goals and behaviours
  • Participate in company programs including G&O, 5S, Kaizen, meetings, training, etc.
  • Conduct all work activities in a manner that is supportive of team effort
  • Adherence to all policies, procedures and regulations
  • Participate in the company’s health, safety, environmental, and operational programs
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager, or his/her designate

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Apprenticeship or Certificate of Qualification for Tool & Die Making
  • Minimum two years’ experience as Tool & Die Maker
  • Requires knowledge of stamping presses and related machinery, basic pneumatics, hydraulics
  • Requires knowledge of MIG / TIG and / or Arc welding and use of cutting torches
  • Ability to operate tool room equipment – lathes, mills, surface grinders
  • Must have ability to read / interpret blueprints including GD&T
  • Requires knowledge of nitrogen gas spring cylinder & manifold set up, maintenance and repair
  • Knowledge or experience using AutoCAD preferred

Essential Skills
  • Reading Test
  • Document Use
  • Numeracy
  • Writing and Oral Communication
  • Working with Others
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Making
  • Critical Thinking
  • Job Task Planning and Organizing
  • Significant Use of Memory
  • Finding Information
  • Computer Use
  • Continuous Learning
  • Attention to Detail
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Working Under Pressure
  • Meeting Tight Deadlines

Working Conditions
  • Work may require extended periods of sitting, standing, lifting, bending, stooping, and performing repetitive motion tasks
  • Excellent manual dexterity, ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Flex shift hours may be required to support role responsibilities over 3 shift operation
  • Office, manufacturing, outdoor environment
  • Wear personal protective equipment as prescribed

Application Contact Information

Company Name:   Means Transform Products
Contact Name:   Sheila Ficca
Application URL: Click here to apply online