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Tool & Model Maker- 2nd shift

S&C Electric Company
United States, Illinois, Chicago
6601 North Ridge Boulevard (Show on map)
November 25, 2023

The Prototyping and Tooling department is responsible for making and developing production tooling including stamping and forming dies, CNC machining fixtures, inspection gages, assembly tooling, and product test equipment or to make improvements to existing tooling. You will be working with various types of drawings and blueprints ranging from simple hand drawn documents or detail drawings to CAD generated assemblies. You will be required to maintain high quality and productivity standards and adhere to all applicable safety practices and procedures. This position requires good verbal communication skills and the ability to work closely with other Tool Makers, machinists, engineers, designers, and production personnel in a team environment.

  • The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following.
  • The ability to build and troubleshoot various types of tools including stamping/forming dies, molds, fixtures, gages, and assembly tooling.
  • Assume responsibility for the quality of completed assignments.
  • Must be able to work independently, meet productivity, and due date requirements of assignments.
  • Problem solve and determine solutions for various types of tooling problems.
  • To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:
  • The ability to use and apply shop mathematics including geometry, trigonometry, and Machinery's Handbook formulas as required to compete assignments.
  • The ability to work independently and apply ingenuity to analyze and resolve problems.
  • The ability to design and make your own small fixtures and jigs for machining operations.
  • The ability to utilize Lean and Continuous Improvement principles.
  • Adhere to all required company safety rules and practices.
  • Ability to mentor other team members.
  • The ability to operate lathes, mills, grinders, saws, drill press etc.
  • Ability to use measuring instruments.
  • Understand the 5s principles.
  • Ability to operate all standard Tool Room Equipment.
  • Build and troubleshoot new tooling per design requirements.

Tool, Die and Mold Maker

Basic - Experience Level 1-3 years

Intermediate - Experience 5-10 years

Advance - Experience 10-15 years

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