manufacturing | Tool Maker in Chicago, IL

Tool Maker

  • Stanley Spring and Stamping
  • $54,680.00 - 78,660.00 / Year *
  • 3511 W 64th Pl
  • Chicago, IL 60629
  • Full-Time
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Description:

The primary responsibility of this position is to maintain and repair stamping tools. We run progressive, four-slide, and transfer tools. We produce parts in CRS stainless, aluminum, red metals, and occasionally exotic alloys.

Responsibilities include:

- Team member that participates in design review and provides input to new tool designs
- Perform routine service of tool components upon completion of production runs
- Troubleshoot tools that are not producing parts to blueprint dimensions. Determine what in the tool is causing it not to produce parts to print, determine repair required and execute repair.
- Repair tools as needed, e.g. disassemble tool, fabricate new components, disassemble, replace broken parts, reassemble, verify tool functionality and quality before returning to production
- Support maintenance of tools during production, e.g. sharpening of punches, trimming and cutting components.
- Manufacture spare tooling as needed
- Assist as needed in the design of gages and secondary tooling and fabricate gages and secondary tooling.
- Work together as a collaborative team member with other toolmakers to support your own and/or their troubleshooting, repair and maintenance efforts and to improve the overall performance and effectiveness of the tool room
- Maintain the work area in terms of cleanliness and safety.
- Meet safety and quality requirements for the business

Education:
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Toolmaker apprenticeship preferred

Experience:
- Minimum of four years of toolmaker experience at production stamping facility
- Knowledge of tools that fabricate tight tolerance and high volume parts

Skills:
- Basic math

- Blue print reading

- Proficient in use of Bridgeport, surface grinders and other standard tool room equipment

- Use inspection equipment including micrometer, caliper, pin gages, comparator

- Proven ability to troubleshoot part dimensional and variability issues in cooperation with production personnel.
- Ability to work with minimum supervision and with tight timelines
- Problem-solving competence


Must meet requirements to work in U.S.

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Associated topics: die, fixture, mold, melt, molten, tool, toolmaker, tool and die, tool designer, tool die


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.