Skilled Tool & Die

Monroe Staffing, a division of Staffing 360 Solutions, is currently hiring a Skilled Tool and Die Maker for a well-known Metal Stamping manufacturing company in Stratford, CT.  The ideal candidate will have proven experience from a similar environment. This candidate performs highly diversified duties to construct, alter, maintain and repair a wide variety of tools, dies, jigs, fixtures and gages, to include progressive, compound, transfer die, piercing and blanking dies for use in manufacturing operations.

Skilled - level

$35 per hour

1st Shift – 7 am - 3:30 pm, Mon-Fri

Key Responsibilities of a Skilled Tool and Die Maker

  • Works from sketches, drawings and general instructions.

  • Performs' difficult tool room operations, skillful fitting, timing and adjusting to extremely close tolerances.

  • Sets up and operates a variety of machine tools; devises and improvises tooling and sets up to meet specific requirements.

  • Fits and assembles tool and die parts and all types of dies pertinent to supporting production

  • Makes tool tryouts, diagnoses and remedies problems in complicated tools and dies.

  • Detects errors in specifications and refers to supervisor for clarifications

  • Grinds and sharpens tools.

  • Tears down production equipment and tooling, determines repairs required and makes or repairs parts to meet operating standards.

  • Must be able to use all types of precision measuring instruments.

  • Records data and information on tooling and production equipment changes.

  • Detects faulty conditions, defective material and reports these and any unusual observations to supervisor.

  • Adheres to housekeeping and safety requirements within facility.    

Qualifications of a Tool and Die Maker:

  • Previous experience in a similar environment 

  • Ability to use advanced shop math, charts and handbook formulas 

  • Reading and writing ability for record keeping purposes

  • Work from complicated drawing, sketches and specifications

  • Able to provide broad knowledge of a recognized trade, craft or technical field

  • Adhere to Hearing protection, protective eyewear, steel toe footwear, and hand protection

  • Equivalent of an accredited apprenticeship program