Journeyman Tool & Die Maker - Wauconda, IL

A tool and die company in Wauconda, IL is looking for a Journeyman Tool & Die Maker.
Job Purpose:
Supports product manufacturing with new die construction, trouble shooting and die repair.

  • Develops die function and structure by studying blueprints of die, product, and prototypes: applying knowledge of material under stress, machining and assembly methods, and mathematics.
  • Machine parts by measuring, marking, and scribing stock; setting up and operating lathe, mill, radial drill, shaper, grinder, etc.
  • Confirms parts by comparing measurements to specifications.
  • Assembles die by shaping, smoothing, and fitting parts with grinders, files, stones, etc.
  • Confirms assembly by verifying dimensions, clearances, and alignment of parts and components with micrometers, thickness gauges, gauge blocks, dial indicators, etc.
  • Confirms performance of die by installing die; inspecting operation of die; making adjustments; comparing finished product to specifications.
Must have 5 years minimum draw die/progressive die experience.

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