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Die Maintenance and Tooling-Automotive Industry

SHELBYVILLE, IN 46176-9719

Posted: 01/20/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Technicians Job Number: 14587008

Job Description

Die Maintenance and Tooling-Direct Hire World Class Automotive


  • We have multiple openings for experienced Die Maintenance Technicians   and Lead Die Cast Maintenance Technicians for our World Class automotive Client located in Shelbyville, Indiana.   These are Direct Hire positions.

  • We offer competitive wages at $22/hr. To $31/hr.
  • World class benefits from Day 1

  • 2nd and 3rd shift positions with tremendous growth potential 
  • On site Family Medical Clinic
  • Great Family Culture- Climate Controlled Facility


Die Maintenance Technician, Die Setter-Toolmaker, works in the Die Maintenance Department.   Maintains Die Cast Tooling
  • Assesses damages to dies in production, determines equipment and personnel needed to perform required repair to ensure no further damage to die. Ensures that deadlines are met to perform various repairs.  
  • Responds to requests from engineering on dies not in production and confirms that proper approval has been received before implementing any ECR on the dies.
  • Performs trimming, pressing and other related finishing activities to complete the die repair or maintenance process.
  • Performs other general welding and steel fabricating activities to make machine parts and provide assistance to other departments.
  • Maintains responsibilities for activities during shift, including prioritizing work, ensuring inventory is maintained, accounting for all department materials and equipment used during that shift, and ensuring quality output and coverage when needed to meet deadlines.
  • Troubleshoots more complicated jobs and recommends best approach to repair.
  • Ensures that workers on assigned shifts adhere to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.
  • Assists in the preparation of annual employee performance appraisals.
  • Completes preventative maintenance on equipment as assigned.
  •   Recommends additional training needs for employees.
  • Oversees an assigned team of Die Maintenance Operators and Leads.
Attends all departmental and company scheduled meetings.
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing setting preferred.
Welding experience, including exposure to mig, arc, and tig welding  preferred.
  • Good mechanical skills. The ability to disassemble and reassemble mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to use various hand tools such as mills, lathes, and grinders.
  • Knowledge of the basic blueprint reading and basic machine practices.
  • Use calipers and micrometers for dimensional inspections.
Use of oxygen acetylene torch.

Meet Your Recruiter

Sunshine Dolph
Talent Aquisition Specialist

Hi my name is Sunshine, yes that is my real name and yes my parents were hippies😊 I am a part of the Direct Hire team at Advance Employment. I work hard every day to connect qualified applicants with their forever employment home. Maybe this is not the right position, but reach out to me, I have lots of opportunities we can review together. Let’s find you the right job for you!!!

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