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Tool & Die Maker

Job Number:  40451
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Maple Stamping
Job Type:  Apprentice

Concord, ON, CA


Group: Cosma International
Division: Maple Stamping
Job Type: Full Time, Licensed or 4th Year Apprentice
Location: Concord, ON, Canada



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

  • 4th Year Apprentice working towards writing CofQ or possess valid technical certificate - C of Q

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation and maintenance of existing tooling according to requirements:
  • Effectively identify day to day tooling issues and implement corrective action where required.
  • Cleaning of all production tooling to ensure on time delivery and schedule adherence goals are met.
  • Ensures that all tooling is safe and production ready at the time it is returned for production use, following the correct PM (preventative maintenance) process.
  • Ensures Leader is advised when assignments cannot be completed as planned.
  • Supports coordination of engineering changes.
  • Supports maintenance of spare parts.
  • Prepares and tests tools by laying out / setting up / machining.

Other Key Responsibilities

  • May design / make tools / templates to produce prototype parts of various materials including generating bill of material and complete fabrication and validation.
  • Verifies conformance of machined and/or repaired tools to spec by checking dimensions, clearances, and alignments.
  • May make parts of various plant machines and tools as required.
  • Fit and assemble parts, and test completed tools for proper operation.
  • Performs inspections prior to removing tooling from the machine.
  • Assist in developing the team as required and to assist with mentoring the toolmaker apprentices
  • Actively involved in continuous improvement, lean and WCM initiatives.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Ability to communicate in English; both verbal and written.
  • Must possess toolbox and the appropriate tools required to carry out the duties of the position.
  • All Tool Room equipment, including overhead cranes.
  • Knowledge of progressive stamping, die-set servicing and general maintenance.
  • Administer and execute the preventative maintenance program.

Core Competencies

  • Assertive and self-motivated, able to analyze and prioritize tasks
  • Intimate knowledge of equipment and processes within scope of job.
  • Constantly open to new ideas, open to change and CI, capable of moving ideas into actions.
  • Skilled in root cause analysis and proven troubleshooting skills in related production equipment.
  • Creative problem-solving skills are essential.
  • Working knowledge of GD&T & SPC.

Working Conditions

  • Required to carry out routine, repetitive tasks such as reaching, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, lifting, packing, stacking, bending, climbing / descending / going under or on equipment as well as some physical lifting.
  • Regularly exposed to noise, temperature change and lubricants and vibration.
  • Wears all PPE as required including company uniform.

Additional Information

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

07--Operations B--Apprentice 

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