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Tool and Die Maker
Tupelo, Mississippi - Posted on October 23, 2019
Published By Troy Helmick

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Job Description

Direct hire opportunity for Tool and Die Maker. Position is 2nd shift and pays $27-30/hour plus full benefits. 

Maintain physical plant and equipment to ensure 100% production up-time.
Maintain, PM and build robust tooling for equipment.
Safety of all manufacturing equipment and facilities in the plant

Critical Success Factors:
Excellent attendance
Must be willing to work flexible shifts and hours
Ability to work independently without supervision and with minimum direction
Ability to work in a team environment and be both a team player and team leader
Support and contribute to the Quality Systems and Environmental Systems Requirements
Ensure that all duties and tasks are carried out in a safe and efficient manner and at no time is the employee or their co-workers placed in an unsafe condition
Support Quality Systems and Environmental Management Systems Requirements
Ability to utilize problem solving techniques
Respecting and understanding of the Customer / Supplier relationship
Professional and timely completion of tool room projects consistently
Timely and organized response to tooling related problems that impact production requirements
Must be willing to work other shifts or perform other duties/tasks that are of reasonable request by Management

Develop dies, tools and processes as required
To build replacement tools and dies for production use as required or internally capable
Provide assistance, guidance and advice to Junior Tool & Die Makers and Apprentices as required
Liaise with internal departments for design input, fabrication and modifications to tools and dies
Ensure timely completion of repairs, new dies, tooling, fixtures etc as required so production is not interrupted
Ensure preventative maintenance program are done on tools and dies based on assigned schedules
Trouble shooting of tools and record keeping of tool development and troubleshooting
Follow MCPC when working on production concerns, complete paperwork to close protocols.
Follow all lock out/tag out procedures as required
Responsible to maintain good housekeeping on work area and die parts at all times
Follow company policies on Health, Safety & Environment and PPE requirements
Contribute to the continuous improvement initiatives on all aspect of the job
Any other duties as needed
Working Conditions: Constant communication with employees, support departments and management
Overtime as required
Back-up Duties: Perform other duties as required

Working in a great team environment.
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance.
401K with company match.
Short term and long term disability coverage.
Safety shoe and prescription safety glasses reimbursement.
Supplier discounts.
Tuition reimbursement and training opportunities.

If you’re interested in this Tool and Die Maker opportunity, please apply today!


-Tool & Die Maker certificate and/or equivalent 5 years of related work experience or equivalent
-Good Communication Skills, English (oral and written)
-Thorough knowledge of blue print reading and interpretation
-Thorough knowledge of operating tool room and production equipment (grinding, milling, lathe)
-Possess good mathematical and mechanical aptitude
-Knowledge of GD+T
-Excellent trouble shooting for dies, cutting tools, (end forming, crimping and bending an asset)

Trillium has been recruiting and placing professionals for over 30 years. From Fortune 100 companies to small businesses, our philosophy remains the same: to achieve excellence by providing quality employees and an uncompromising level of service. We believe in honesty, integrity, and a simple philosophy of providing value to our customers and our employees. We strive to be unsurpassed in the recruitment and placement of quality and skilled professionals. Trillium is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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