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Journeyman Tool and Die Maker

Job Number:  42337
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Drive Automotive
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Piedmont, SOUTH CAROLINA, US, 29673

Journeyman Tool and Die Maker

Role Summary

Job Summary:

The Press Tool and Die Maker builds, fabricates, and repairs tooling, fixtures, and other components as necessary to ensure the support of the plant production.

The Press Tool and Die Maker is responsible to ensure that the Customer, People, and Investor goals are balanced and met.

Key Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Services, maintains, and test new or changed dies.
  • Performs scheduled preventative maintenance on all tooling and familiar with SAP for work orders.
  • Basic Formability training and circle grid analysis.
  • Operates a variety of small machines, tools and equipment.
  • Verifies conformance of machined or repaired dies to specifications by checking dimensions, clearances and alignments.
  • Troubleshoots for problems during production.
  • Modifies dies and tooling to conform to engineering changes.
  • Tryout and launch of new die sets and tooling.
  • Class A experience.
  • Welding experience.
  • Strong communications skills.
  • Tandem, Progressive, Blanking, and Transfer Die experience.
  • Maintain good housekeeping and 5S practices.
  • Operate overhead cranes.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Education and/or Experience· Bachelor’s degree (BA) from four year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. · 4 Year apprentice trade certificate in Tool making

  • Must be able to read blueprints and preferred CAD experience.

Core Competencies

Personnel shall be competent to perform their job function based on appropriate education, training, skills, and experience. Detailed training and competency requirements are defined in the specific Training & Competency Matrix for each functional area. Competency evaluation is through various sources including, but not limited to, process performance, performance appraisal, and competency testing, as appropriate.

Communication Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability, and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands / Work Environment

Manufacturing Environment:

  • 80% Standing, and walking
  • 20% Stooping, Kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing, and balancing
  • Must be able to lift heavy loads (50 lbs)


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Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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