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Tool & Die Technician - Press - 2nd or 3rd shift

Job Number:  43323
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Bowling Green Metalforming
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Bowling Green, KENTUCKY, US, 42103

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Job Number: 43323 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Bowling Green Metalforming 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 


Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


Role Summary

Maintain a safe and healthful workplace and keeping tooling maintained to produce quality products.  Also responsible for assisting with continuous improvement of tooling, housekeeping, helping to make informed decisions, and having tooling ready for production runs.

Key Responsibilities

(This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed in this position. Team members will be required to follow any other job related instructions or to perform other job duties requested by their leader)

  1. Attend and participate in Team, Department, Plant-wide and any other meetings as required.
  2. Tig & Mig welding and hand working parts of dies (heat treat of materials)
  3. Sound understanding and knowledge of die work/operations
  4. Sound understanding and machine knowledge, able to run all tool room equipment including measuring instruments
  5. Sound understanding and knowledge of Press and Assembly Operations and Quality procedures
  6. Assist in determining spare parts requirements
  7. Maintain accurate documentation
  8. Recommend modifications to existing equipment
  9. Establish and maintain communication with other team members and support departments
  10. Perform troubleshoot tooling (in or out of the presses)
  11. Work to blueprints, CAD data, sketches, and verbal instructions
  12. Verify dimensions, alignments, and clearance of finished parts.
  13. Visualize and compute dimensions, sizes, shapes, and tolerances of assemblies based on specifications.
  14. Smooth and polish flat and contoured surfaces of die parts on tooling using abrasive stones, filers, emery clothes or power grinders. Spot dies into proper run conditions.
  15. Be able to identify tool ­­stacks and how to heat treat

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Post-secondary education preferred in tool and die, or related minimum of two years’ experience in tool and die capacity
  • Journeyman Certification is a plus

Additional Information

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • General knowledge of troubleshooting, materials and methods, machines and tools, and practical application of tooling
  • Computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred
  • Minimum of two years on-the-job training with heavy industrial manufacturing experience in skilled trade capacity
  • Must be able to provide own tools
  • Must have basic knowledge of drafting (blueprint reading, dimension drawings, etc.)
  • Basic knowledge in automation

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Nearest Major Market: Bowling Green

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