Position title
Tool & Die Repair
Employee Classification
Employee Classification:  Non-exempt, Full-Time, Union
Reports To:  Tool Room Manager
Hours:  Monday through Friday

 1st Shift - 7:00 am to 3:30 pm

Job Summary

Tool & Die Repair Journeyman. Must be experienced. Able to read blueprints. Gauging equipment skills are essential (mic, calipers, depth mic etc). Must be able to run all tool room equipment (lathe, surface grinder, milling machine, radial arm drill). Must have material handling and Q.C. skills. Must be able to work overtime as needed.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Uses blueprints, sketches, and/or descriptions to determine needed materials and machines to fabricate parts and make repairs.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as: lathes, milling machines, and surface grinders; verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications.
  • Performs extensive die maintenance including rebuilding die sections and retrimming pads and forms on all types of dies.
  • Hand grinds, spot grinds, or polishes in form sections.
  • Examines standard and previously used dies and tools, recommending design modifications as needed.
  • Works with engineering to develop concepts for improvements to tooling.
  • Continuously looks for ways to improve processes.
  • Documents all work done to dies for future reference.
  • Develops a history of dies.
  • Strives to eliminate any issues or reoccurring problems with equipment.
  • Troubleshoots press repairs and issues when needed.
  • Is reliable and punctual in reporting for work as scheduled.
  • Maintains professionalism at all times.
  • Performs other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet production deadlines
  • Resilient with a positive attitude
  • Self-motivated and solid work ethic
Education & Experience
  • High school diploma preferred
  • Completion of apprenticeship or at least 4 years of experience building/repairing metal stamping dies
Physical Requirements
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. unassisted
  • Frequent standing, pushing, and pulling

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a complete listing of competencies, duties or responsibilities required for this job. Job requirements may change at any time. Employee signature constitutes employee’s understanding of the requirements and essential functions of the position.

Job Location
Cleveland, OH
Date posted
July 6, 2021
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