Tool and Die Maker

  • Company:
    Plas Tech Extrusions Ltd.
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    21 hours ago
  • Category:
    Manufacturing

Job Description

Job Description

Summary of Tool and Die Maker Duties:

Manufacture dies and tooling for production.

  • Attend scheduled shifts on a regular basis.
  • Cut, shape and trim blanks or blocks to specified lengths or shapes.
  • File, grind, shim and adjust different parts to properly fit them together.
  • Fit and assemble parts to make, repair, or modify dies, jigs, gauges and tools, using machine tools and / or hand tools.
  • Inspect finished dies for smoothness, contour conformity, and defects.
  • Lift position and secure machined parts on surface plates or worktables; using hoists or vises.
  • Measure, mark and scribe metal stock to lay out machining; using instruments such as protractors, microscopes, scribes and rulers.
  • Select metals to be used from a range of metals and alloys; based on properties such as hardness and heat tolerance.
  • Set up and operate conventional or computer numerically controlled machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, and grinders to cut, bore, grind, or otherwise shape parts and finishes.
  • Set up and operate drill presses and tap holes in parts for assembly.
  • Smooth and polish flat and contoured surfaces of parts or tools; using scrapers, abrasive stones, files, emery cloths, or power grinders.
  • Study blueprints, sketches, models, or specifications to plan sequences of operations for fabricating tools, dies or assemblies.
  • Verify dimensions, alignments and clearances of finish parts for conformance to specifications; using measuring instruments such as callipers, gauge blocks, micrometers, and dial indicators.
  • Visualize and compute dimensions, sizes, shapes, and tolerances of assemblies; based upon specifications.
  • Design jigs, fixtures, and templates for use as work aids in the fabrication of parts or products.
  • Receive quotes and cost comparisons of Suppliers for material.
  • Inventory of material.
  • Work with Production Shift Supervisors to ensure tooling is properly adjusted; and to be able to manufacturer the finished product to the required sped upon specifications.

Company Description

Plas Tech Extrusions Ltd. is a custom plastic extruding company who specializes in providing precision engineered custom plastic extruded profiles. We serve a wide variety of industries and provides extruded plastic profiles to some of the largest companies in the world. Our in-house engineering and tooling capabilities will deliver higher quality plastic extrusions, shorter lead-times and the flexibility to modify the plastic extrusions on the fly. Our mission is to provide the highest level of customer service and plastic profile solutions that will bring success to your projects. Our expertise covers an extremely wide range of plastic profile compounds such as Rigid and Flexible PVC, Polycarbonate, Polyurethane, Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polystyrene, Santoprene, ABS, Acrylic, Co-Poly, Styrolux, Foam Products and more.