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Tool & Die Makers- Automotive


Posted: 03/11/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Technical Job Number: 14611488 Pay Rate: $62400 / year

Job Description

The JobSquad Solutions is currently looking for Tool & Die Makers to work at a company located in the Springfield, TN area!

We are seeking experienced Tool & Die Makers for 2nd and 3rd shift assignments with a leading stamping client located north of Nashville, TN. These Direct Hire positions offer competitive wages ranging from $26 to $33 per hour for candidates with the right experience. Our client prides itself on innovation, quality, and providing outstanding benefits and work environment to its employees. Successful candidates will benefit from comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 401k with company match, short-term disability coverage, safety shoe, and prescription safety glasses reimbursement, along with training opportunities.


2nd and 3rd shift assignments.

Stamping – Metal forming Tool and Die.

Welding experience.

Job Summary: 

Analyses tooling problems and improvement opportunities, troubleshoots stamping dies, repairs stamping dies, operates machine tools, and disassembles and assembles dies, fixtures, and gauges.

Required Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and three to five years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Tool and Die Apprenticeship Certification/Journeyman's Card.
  • Forklift Operator License and Crane Operator License.
  • Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), CAD software, and KeyCreator software.
  • Must have excellent communication, problem solving, organization, time management, and decision-making skills.
  • Must be able to work independently, multi-task, and prioritize.
  • Must have a good knowledge of the English language.
  • Knowledge of Customer Specific Requirements.
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001/IATF 16949.

Essential Functions:

  • Analyzes and troubleshoots tooling problems and recommends improvements to manual, progressive, and transfer metal stamping dies.
  • Develop and produce new build tooling components as per detail drawings.
  • Utilize applicable measuring equipment, work instructions, and control plans to complete tasks.
  • Assist in quoting and design activities as required.
  • Run tryout presses and production presses safely and effectively.
  • Competently operate all tooling equipment.
  • Provides diagnosis of die repair requirements and damage, as well as solutions to dimensional problems with stamping dies.
  • Provide accurate progressive, transfer, and prototyping tool and die components as per drawings provided.
  • Make necessary corrections to stamping dies to bring dies to correct dimensional status.
  • Set up and operate machine tools for tool repair and improvement.
  • Weld dies as required.
  • Assist production with die problems and tooling improvements.
  • Record daily job numbers and hours at computer terminal in designated area. All data must be entered into the eMaintenance system.
  • Record and report product damage/nonconformities to supervisor.
  • Any other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Tooling Manager.

Work Environment:

100% Plant Floor (PPE Required)

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, stand, hear, and lift/move up to 50 pounds. The employee is frequently required to reach and talk. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, climb, crouch or kneel.

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Meet Your Recruiter

Pete O'Connell
Director of Business Development

Hi, I am Pete O'Connell, I am the Director of Direct Hire Talent Acquisition here at Advance Employment.  I have been with Advance employment for 2 years.  I have over 30 years of experience in Operations Management and 7 years of experience in Direct Hire Recruiting before coming to Advance Employment.  My years of experience give me the ability to connect and communicate with Candidates at every level.  From Janitor to CEO, I can focus on their experience and strengths for our positions.

I am proud of our growth in developing a Team of Direct Hire professionals.  Our mission to perfectly match outstanding Candidates with Clients and present Candidates in a professional manner.  We always follow up during the interviewing process to schedule interviews and assure Candidates are prepared and committed to the process.

A little about me.  I am spiritual and believe that destiny brought me to this wonderful supportive family of professionals, and I have a Cat.


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