Tool and Die Maker in Garden Grove
Analyzes specifications, lays out metal stock, sets up and operates machine tools, and fits and assembles parts to fabricate and repair metalworking dies, cutting tools, jigs and fixtures, gauges, and machinists' handtools by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Must be able to perform all duties up to Tool & Die maker Level B (360-TDM-B)
Studies specifications such as blueprints, sketches, models, or descriptions, and visualizes product to determine materials required and machines to be used to fabricate parts.
Computes dimensions, plans layout, and determines assembly method and sequence of operations.
Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock for machining.
Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathes, milling machine, shaper, and grinder, to machine parts, and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications.
Lifts machined parts and positions and secures parts on surface plate or worktable.
Smoothes flat and contoured surfaces and power grinders, and fits and assembles parts together and into assemblies and mechanisms.
Verifies dimensions, alignments, and clearances.
Heat-treats tools or parts.
Connects wiring and hydraulic lines to install electrical and hydraulic components.
Examines standard or previously used dies, tools, and jigs and fixtures, and recommends design modifications regarding construction and function of part.
Develops specifications from general descriptions for specialty tools and draws or sketches design of product.
Abides by all company policies and procedures as stated in the Employee Handbook, policy manuals, work instructions, bulletins and dated memos.
Other duties as assigned.