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TriMas Corporation Tool and Die Maker in Ottawa, Kansas


Reviews specifications on blueprints to determine materials required and equipment necessary to fabricate tooling for use in the cold heading manufacturing.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Competencies:

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Troubleshoot die problems to achieve maximum productivity.

Use precision measuring devices to ensure quality and verify dimensions, alignments, and clearances of work done.

Set up and operate Tool Room equipment (lathes, milling machines, grinders, etc.) holding close tolerances.

Submit requisitions for supplies as needed and to maintain a clean and safe organized work area.

Participate in the tool and fixture design process discussions.

Diagnose die and fixture problems and make necessary repairs.

Capable of troubleshooting dimensional issues and adjusting for optimal run conditions in press to support production schedule.

Utilizes a full range of precision measuring and gauging tools to perform inspection before start, during, and at completion of production run.

Reworks and directs reworking of tools as needed.

Meets and maintains productivity levels and quality requirements in support of departmental standards, goals, and schedules.

Must possess the ability to learn and comply with all company policies and procedures, including safety guidelines and practices.

Performs record keeping, data entry, housekeeping, and follows safety regulations.