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Position:  DIE MAKER
Location:  Avon, OH
Job Id:  101
# of Openings:  1

  • Studies blueprints of product and die, prototype of products, and die models
  • Visualizes structure and function of die and plans operations, applying knowledge of shop mathematics, machining, and assembly method, properties of sheet metal under pressure, and metal-forming presses
  • Measures, marks, and scribes tools and stock for machining
  • Sets up and operates machine tools, such as lathe, milling machine, and grinder to machine parts to specifications; verifies correctness of machined parts to specifications
  • Lifts machined parts manually or using hoist and positions them on worktable for assembly
  • Shapes, smoothes, and fits flat and contoured surfaces of die members and parts, using hand tools such as stones, files, and powered grinders
  • Verifies dimensions, clearances, and alignment of members and parts in die, using dial indicators, gage blocks, thickness gages, and micrometers
  • Dowels and bolts parts together, using hand tools such as hammers and wrenches
  • May operate power press, perform final adjustments and refinement operations on die in press, and inspect piece part product, to complete tryout of die for Initial Sample Inspection Report (ISIR)
  • Exercises judgment to manufacture components and dies in timely, efficient manner--using available, real manufacturing capabilities
  • Performs other customer driven or product driven duties as assigned by Supervisor

  • Experience level:  1-2 years die maker/die repair
  • Education:High school or equivalent

  • Blueprint reading
  • Knowledge of tool room equipment
  • Machining (ID-OD grinding to close tolerances)
  • Manufacturing environment
  • Shop math (geometry, algebra, and trigonometry)

  • Computer Drafting
  • Engineering problem solving
  • GD&T
  • ISO 9000
  • Materials
  • Mechanical drafting
  • Tooling design

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