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Tool Maker

Job Number:  61278
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Nascote Industries Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Nashville, ILLINOIS, US, 62263

Work Style:  On-Site

About us


We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary


The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


Role Summary

  • Under the direction of the Tooling supervisor, performs repairs, maintenance and engineering changes on production molds.

Key Responsibilities

  • Services and maintains assigned tooling and molds.  Cleans and services molds in and out of the press.  Performs maintenance and repairs on tools in and out of the press.  Benches and finishes molds (core and cavity), splits molds, operates mold rotator, loads and unloads trucks and mold carts.
  • Makes power, thermocouples and corepull cables.  Rebuilds hot runner systems.  Services and rebuilds hydraulic cylinders and troubleshoots hydraulic problems with molds.
  • Operates various machines such as:  lathes, milling machines, drill presses, surface grinders, etc.
  • Must be able to do basic programming on the CNC Mill.
  • Must be able to properly operate Tool Tugger to transport tools.
  • Welds (mig, tig and stick) as required.
  • Reads drawings and prints.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • 3-5 years continuous machining experience using machines listed in essential functions.  Training and experience in electrical, mechanical and hydraulic fields.  Welding experience on tool steel and other exotic metals on both core and cavity of tools.
  • Must be able to perform core work in spotting press.
  • Must be able to properly operate Overhead Crane to move and set-up tools for tool work.
  • Must have good problem solving skills.
  • Must have excellent math skills and basic understanding of SPC principles.
  • Must work well with others.  Must have good communication skills – both verbal and written.

Additional Information

  • Required: Associate's Degree in a Technical Field with an emphasis on Machining and Welding.

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Mount Vernon

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