Posted 1 week ago

Tool Room/Tool Maker

Company: FormCo Metal Products
Category: Machinist

 Wood Dale

Type: Full Time

FormCo Metal Products seeks a Tool Maker to join their team. Under general supervision from the Plant Manager, the Tool Room/Tool Maker will be responsible to maintain, repair, and troubleshoot machine tooling, to meet production requirements.
Key Responsibilities & Duties
1. Plan, layout, construct, alter and repair a wide variety of tools, dies, jigs, fixtures, machine parts and gages for machine operators
and equipment.
2. Responsible for skilled fitting, timing and adjusting tools and instruments, to produce a functional part.
3. Check and gage work using tool and die makers’ hand tools, and other precision measuring instruments.
4. Perform related hand and bench operations such as inspection, layout, fitting, polishing, lapping and scraping.
5. Check condition of machines and other equipment; Make any necessary repairs.
6. Work with machine operator on problem solving.
7. Work with engineering and/or maintenance to resolve specific machine, tooling, setup problems that may arise.
8. Ensure production schedule may be obtained, through proper maintenance of tooling.
Academic & Trades Qualifications
Must have a working knowledge of blueprints, lathes (horizontal and turret), surface grinders, and milling machines, and be functional on a machine – set-up and operation.
Work Experience & Skills
1. High school diploma or general education degree (GED); A minimum of two years related experience and/or training, or
equivalent combination thereof.
2. Journeyman/Apprenticeship experience a plus.
3. 2+ years experience as a Tool & Die Maker/Machinist.
4. Knowledge of proper use of horizontal mills, lathes, grinders and cut off saw.
Interested parties should submit cover letters and resumes to: No phone inquiries, please.