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2nd Shift Assembly Toolmaker

Job Number:  11347
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Drive Automotive
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Piedmont, SC, US, 49867

Assembly Toolmaker

Role Summary

Provides tooling support to the Assembly department.  Able to work at various locations within and outside the plant.  Can operate a variety of tools and machines within the Assembly department

Key Responsibilities
  • Services, maintains, and tests new or changed dies.
  • Able to operate a variety of machine tools (i.e. Tig/Mig /Arc Welders, lathes, milling machines, etc.)
  • Verify conformance of machines or repaired dies to specifications by checking dimensions, clearances, and alignments.
  • Troubleshoot for problems during production.
  • Able to set up appropriate tools in the department.
  • Follow safe work practices and company work procedures at all times.
  • Assure work performed complies with QS9000 standards.
  • Maintain tooling Quality STD’s and Preventative/ Predictive Maintenance program to insure compliance with QS9000 Requirements.
  • Able to work overtime as required.
  • Perform other duties as required.
Key Qualifications/Requirements

Education and/or Experience

  • Associates Degree or equivalent from two years college or technical school or 5 years related experience or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Completion of a 4 year Tool & Die apprenticeship program.
  • Tool and Die Maker with related experience/familiar with assembly tooling work.
  • Good hand dexterity, mechanical skills, mathematical skills and organizational skills.
  • Must have a minimum of 7 years experience with assembly tooling with minimum 5 years of specializing with new assembly tool construction and robot tooling.
  • Hemming die or clinch tool experience is a must.
  • Metrology experience is required including exposure to and using master-buck tooling.

Communication Skills

  • Ability to:
    • Communicate with all members of our organization and our customers.
    • Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations. 
    • Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 
    • Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customer, and the general public.
    • Receive and pass down information written and verbal.


Additional Information

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 define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. 
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Physical Demands / Work Environment

  • Manufacturing Environment:  
    • 80% Standing and walking
    • 20% Stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing, or balancing.
    • Must be able to lift 100 lbs.  

Assembly Toolmaker

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