Staff Management | SMX Tool & Die Maker in Skokie, Illinois
Tool & Die Maker
Pay Range: Depends on experience
Shift: 2nd and 3rd
Employment Duration: Full time
Tool & Die Maker
Staff Management | SMX is currently hiring for an exciting Direct Hire Opportunity for 2nd and 3rd shift Tool & Die Makers for our client at their busy manufacturing facility in Skokie, IL .
2nd shift = 2:30pm-11pm
3rd shift = 10:30pm-7am
Duties and responsibilities:
Build, repair, and maintain stamping tools.
Perform major rebuilds, sharpen, and repair blanking dies.
Troubleshoot press and die problems in production environment.
Run all conventional Tool Room machine tools and possess personal tools and gages necessary to perform tasks.
Follow all safety policies and suggest improvements to existing processes and procedures.
TMA graduate or equivalent who has completed formalized apprenticeship preferred.
Journeyman with a minimum of 5 years post apprenticeship bench experience.
Experience troubleshooting die and press problems.
Experience with rubber mold is a plus.
Knowledge of form, draw, and progressive tooling.
Ability to fabricate and debug new dies.
Knowledge of proper die build procedures, punch press equipment and metal forming processes.
Self-motivated individual with a positive attitude.
Team oriented individual with good communication skills.
Ability to work from verbal and written instructions.
Must be able to operate all equipment required to perform job functions.
Customer focused individual.
Proficient computer skills.
Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 40 pounds on a daily basis.
Ability to walk and move around, stoop, bend, and climb (ascend/descend) power lift truck platform.
Ability to stand for an eight-hour shift.
Ability to reach and grab with arms and hands, and manual dexterity to operate machines with precision.
Normal or corrected visions necessary to read directions, closely examine parts, and distinguish colors.
Ability to pull, lift, and transport dies on carts to and from various locations within the assigned location.