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2nd Shift - Sr Tool and Die Maker

Job Code: 57400442
Job Location: White Bear Lake, MN
Category: Technicians
Last Updated: 06/05/2017
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Job Description:
We are looking for Sr. Tool and Die Maker that will design, construct or repair a wide variety of highly intricate and complicated tools, dies, jigs, gauges, fixtures, to extremely close tolerances. Constructs tools where no design is available. Performs any tool room machine operation. Works from complicated drawings and sketches. Uses advance shop mathematics and all types of precision measuring instruments. Typical work products include building intricate components for hot chamber die casting molds, replacement parts for die cast machines, fixtures and grippers for the robotics and coating departments and checking fixtures and gauges for the quality control department.
• Verify dimensions, alignments, and clearances
• Measure, mark, and scribe dimensions and reference points on material or work-piece as guides for subsequent machining
• Select, align, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders, and shapers
• Calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant, flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit Computerized Machine Control media.
• Start and observe machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.
• Makes repair parts if not commercially available.
• Verifies conformance of finished work-piece to specifications.
• Uses high spot dykem to assess how mold fits. Makes changes as needed.
• Designs tools, jigs, fixtures and templates to use as work aids.
• Troubleshoot problems and recommend design changes regarding construction and function of molds and fixtures
• Repairs or modifies worn, broken or smashed molds as needed.
• Install new or replacement parts in molds and test ensure functionality
• Ability to use advanced shop mathematics
• Ability to use all types of precision measuring instruments
• Must be able to layout work from blueprints, sketches and written specs
• Working knowledge of Bridgeport mills, manual lathes, Fanuc-controlled vertical machining centers, surface grinders, jig grinders, ID/OD grinders, CNC lathes, EDM sinker machines and miscellaneous tool room equipment necessary
• Experience working with Virtual Gibbs or similar CAM software preferred
For more information about this position, please contact the Entegee New Hope, MN office at 763-577-9000 or
Please reference job # 57400442AG
Equal Opportunity Employer


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