Tool and Diemaker

Job Details

Tool and Diemaker

Colorado Springs, Colorado




Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops die function and structure by studying blueprints of die, product, and
  • prototypes; applying knowledge of material under stress, machining, and assembly
  • methods, and mathematics.
  • Machines parts by measuring, marking, and scribing stock setting up and operating
  • lathe, mill, radial drill, shaper, grinder, etc.
  • Confirms parts by comparing measurements to specifications.
  • Works to very close tolerances.
  • Assembles die by shaping, smoothing, and fitting parts with grinders, files, stones, etc.
  • Confirms assembly by verifying dimensions, clearances, and alignment of parts and
  • components with micrometers, thickness gauges, gauge blocks, dial indicators, etc.
  • Completes assembly by bolting and doweling parts and components together with
  • hammers, wrenches, etc. connecting wiring and hydraulic lines.
  • Confirms performance of die by installing die inspecting operation of die making
  • adjustments comparing finished product to specifications.
  • Resolves assembly problems by altering assembly to meet specifications notifying
  • supervisor to obtain additional resources.
  • Maintains supplies inventory by checking supplies to determine amount available.
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions,
  • irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Documents actions by completing logs in MP2.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Follows all Qualtek safety rules and reports any potential safety issues to the Safety
  • Representative or Management.
  • Other duties, as required.

Desired Skills:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Infectious positivity
  • Initiative
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Time-management
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Professionalism
  • Required Qualifications:
  • Journeyman Tool and Diemaker certification.
  • 2 year Technical degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience as a Tool and Diemaker.
  • Very strong background in precision die trouble shooting.
  • Strong knowledge of class “A” die design and principles.
  • Keen eye for detail.
  • Excellent skills in interpersonal relationships, communication and teamwork.
  • Time management skills.
  • Work independently and possess a high level of self-motivation and initiative.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of feed systems and a variety of sensors.
  • Competent forklift handling.
  • Contribute to team effort by performing work in other areas/jobs of the machine shop as
  • needed.
  • Proficient in SolidWorks, Esprit, Excel and MP2 software.
  • HAAS machining center programming and operation.

Schedule: Full-time, Monday thru Thursday, 6:00am – 4:30pm


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