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ICONMA, LLC Tool and Die Maker in Wichita, Kansas

Job Description


  • Performs a variety of operations such as advanced die design and construction of progressive dies, and compound dies.

  • Guidance to other associates in the construction, repair, and engineering changes in existing stamping dies.

  • Have knowledge of safety and be able to design guards and safety devices for production situations.

  • Be able to design and construct ergonomic tools for production associates.

  • Be able to implement cost saving ideas through die constructions and assembly techniques.

  • Work in a professional manner.

  • Highly diversified work.

  • Research and develop, design and construct all varieties of highly intricate tools, dies, jigs, fixtures and gauges from verbal instructions or physical part requirements where fitting and interchangeability of parts require maintenance of extremely close tolerances or fits.

  • Outstanding ingenuity to determine metal flow in dies, select allowance, perform difficult development work, make tool tryouts, perform closely with engineering, and supervisors to solve intricate metal working problems.


  • To perform this job successfully, individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Successful completion of certified four-year tool and die apprentice training program or demonstrated O.J.T. proficiency.

  • Includes shop mathematics, handbook formulas and trigonometry.

  • Must have thorough knowledge of and work with complicated blueprints, mechanical drawings, and sketches.

  • Capable of using of all types of precision measuring instruments.

  • Thorough knowledge of principles of mechanics and machine tool operations.

  • Thorough knowledge of working qualities and heat treatment of materials.

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Safety shoes and safety glasses with side shields always required.

  • Ear protection, gloves, aprons, grinding shields, welding protective equipment, and painting equipment required occasionally.

  • Potential hazard for injury to fingers hands and eyes from machine operations and metal chip debris.

  • Potential hazards from heavy falling objects such as die plates and parts.

  • On feet most of the time.

  • Non-repetitive work.

  • Occasional lifting of weights from 5 to 50 pounds, any weight over 50 pounds requires either physical or mechanical help.

  • Ability to raise arms above chest/shoulder level and overhead.

  • Closely concentrated mental and visual attention for planning and laying out work and performing a wide variety of operations requiring a very high degree skill and accuracy.

  • Practice safe work and environmentally friendly behavior and participate actively in safety and environmental training.

  • Maintain and use as required all personal protective equipment (PPE)and other safety equipment provided.

  • Follow environmentally sound practices to help reduce pollution and conserve natural resources.

  • Understand hazards associated with job assignments and alert supervisor/management of any unsafe conditions or environmental concerns immediately.

    As an equal opportunity employer, ICONMA prides itself on creating an employment environment that supports and encourages the abilities of all persons regardless of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or disability.