Tool and Die Machinist

Orange, CA 92867

Posted: 03/26/2020 Job Category: None Job Number: 1892486

Job Description

We have an opportunity for a skilled Tool and Die Machinist with a busy and growing manufacturer in Orange.


The Tool and Die Maker uses assorted hand tools, welders, and Manual / CNC machines to repair, rework and manufacture dies, check fixtures, benders, and other tooling deemed necessary to support production. This position reports to and is under direct supervision of the Die Sink Lead.

Major Duties and Responsibilities Include: (But not limited to the following)
Repair / Rework forging dies under the direction of the Die Sink Lead o Measurement of forgings, parts, and tooling for evaluation purposes.
Welding of tooling using TIG, Arc, and/or Gas. O Operating CNC machines as needed.
Meets established standards for productivity and quality. Confers with supervisor when problems arise, which impact expected level of performance.
Knowledge, awareness, and support of the policy and how it relates to the Engineering department.
Must contribute to a positive work environment. O Continual awareness and contribution to a safe and clean work environment.
Performs assigned tasks other than Tool and Die in nature that are required to support customer requirements and company goals.
Active involvement in the company Process Improvement process.
Studies specifications, such as blueprints, sketches, or tool description, and plans sequence of operations.
Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock to layout work pieces for machining.
Sets up and operates machine tools, such as lathe, milling machine, shaper, and grinder, to machine parts to specifications, and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications. Positions and secures parts on surface plate or worktable, using devices such as vises, V-blocks, and angle plates.
Fits and assembles parts into assemblies or mechanisms, using hand tools.

Qualifications Knowledge of:
Demonstrated ability or Documented training in welding various materials.
Strong working knowledge in manufacturing with manual machines, hand tools, and CNC machines
Excellent attention to detail, good critical thinking skills and sensitive to timeline constraints.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Strong working knowledge in manufacturing with manual machines, hand tools, and CNC.
Excellent organizational and decision-making skills.

Ability to:
Work in a fast-paced environment and to meet deadlines
Ability to read and interpret aerospace blueprints, drawings and specifications.
Strong problem-solving skills
Reacts well under pressure
Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments
Highly motivated, self-starter
Must be able to use software and input information such as timecard data.

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