GT Technologies is a premier manufacturer of rocker arms for use in a wide range of internal combustion engines. The GT Technologies facility in Toledo, Ohio, is looking for an experienced Tool and Die Maker. The ideal candidate will perform lays out, machines, fits, assembles, and finishes metal tool steels and parts to make and repair and troubleshoot stamping dies. We offer a very competitive salary and benefits.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Studies blueprints of die and product die models, templates, and prototype parts and visualize shape, mechanical structure, and operation of die.
Develops and maintains progressive and transfer stamping dies.
Computes dimensions, plans machining, layout, and assembly operations.
Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock for machining by other workers.
Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathe, milling machine, radial drill press, shaper, and grinder, to machine parts to specifications,and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications.
Lifts machined parts and positions them for assembly on worktable or surface plate.
Smoothes flat and contoured surfaces and fits parts to each other.
Verifies dimensions, clearances, and alignment of members and parts in die.
Dowels and bolts parts together.
Works to tolerances as close as 0.0005 inch.
Fits and assembles cam operated mechanisms for lateral movement of part of die.
Responsible for die maintenance and repair, tool changes, inventory, quality, documentation and communication.
New product development and launches, along with continuous process improvement.
Dismantles die and repairs or replaces parts.
Tool and die makers will possess a certificate and have completed a U.S. Department of Labor recognized apprenticeship,or have at least 8 years proven experience in the tool and die trade. They must be capable of understanding math-based measurement systems and demonstrate the ability to fully understand complex written material and to write materials describing their work equipment and processes. Knowledge of S.P.C., computer skills and experience in progressive tooling and transfer dies are a plus.