Tool and Die Maker

by Vari-Form Manufacturing Inc

Position Type: Full-time
Location: Strathroy, ON
Date Posted: May 10, 2021
Vari-Form Manufacturing Inc

Job Description


Tool and Die Maker


Vari-Form Manufacturing Inc. is a leader in advanced tube hydroforming technology for the development and manufacture of products used by the automotive industry. Vari-Form Inc. has three facilities in Strathroy, Ontario.



  • Hourly rate of $37.58, plus shift premium
  • DC Pension Plan
  • Health and Dental Benefits
  • Rotating shifts – days, afternoons, nights



  • Manufactures, modifies, or repairs tools with a variety of materials. Uses sketches, blueprints and models to plan for fabrication of consumables in hydroforming dies and CNC bender tooling.
  • Diagnose production related problems with tooling and liaises with the engineering staff to identify possible problems with tooling design and function.
  • Undertakes tool modifications within the department’s capability following consultations with engineering staff as necessary. Using CNC milling machines, manual mills, lathes and surface grinders.
  • Ensures that all AM and PM procedures established for the equipment utilized in the work are maintained on an on-going basis.
  • Actively participates in the development and achievement of team quality goals and objectives, continuous improvement ideas and projects, and environmental objectives and targets.
  • Support Production and launch demands as deemed necessary with Overtime.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures supporting the quality management system, environmental management system, and health and safety.  



  • Certificate of Qualification in Tool & Die recognized by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities.
  • Three to five years’ experience in an automotive environment.
  • Ability to manufacture, modify or repair tooling with a variety of materials.
  • Ability to use a variety of tool room equipment such as milling machine, lathe, drill press, surface grinder, hand tools and layout equipment.
  • Knowledge of metals and their application.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a team.


Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls please.

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