Tool and Die Maker 1st shift TL

Tool and Die Maker 1st shift TL

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Under minimal supervision from the machine shop supervisor, must be able to analyze a variety of specifications, lay out metal stock, set up and operate machine tools, fit and assemble parts to make or repair molds, tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, or mechanical hand tools by applying knowledge of tool design, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, machinery, and assembly procedures. Assist in maintaining production by repairing molds and tooling while keeping tight tolerances. Analyze a variety of specifications. Set up and operate machine tools (lathe, milling machine, surface grinder, drill press, saws). Program HAAS CNC laths and mills. Heat treat steels using shop furnace and understanding hoe to machine hardened steel.


• Understands and follows plant safety and procedures
• Avoids or prevents hazardous conditions from developing
• Wears appropriate protective equipment as required, dresses and conducts self in a safe manner
• Keeps work area clean and orderly and maintains Lean 5S
• Participates in plant safety objectives
Job Functions
• Read and interpret tool setup sheets, drawings, and SOP’s
• Use a variety of hand tools and fixtures
• repairing molds and tooling while keeping tight tolerances +/-.001”
• set up and use a tig welder with a high degree of skill
• Assists in installation and removal of tooling
• Cleans and examines tooling for defects
• Verifies dimensions, alignments and clearances, using measuring instruments such as: dial indicators, gauge blocks, thickness gauges, and micrometers
• Repairs fixtures as necessary
• Report and document tooling changes
• Responsible for following all company policies/regulations
• Performs all quality checks, interprets and reacts to data trends on quality documentation
• Follows up on quality product/process improvement suggestions
• Takes proactive ownership and responsibility for product quality at point of manufacture and process improvement
• Fully quality trained and understands concepts, documentation and control procedures
• Performs duties as assigned by supervisor


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education and Experience
• High School Diploma or GED
• A minimum of 5 - 10y ears experience or similar environment
• Experience in lieu of education will be considered
• Additional duties may be assigned to meet business needs
• Knowledge and understanding of the various types of production equipment
• Must have good interpersonal skills, able to work with minimal supervision to meet department goals
• Good mechanical/electrical abilities
• Good communication skills & Interpersonal skills
• Ability to read blueprints
• Injection molding skills
Skills and/or Training:
• Ability to read and understand various written instructions in English
• Must be able to:
o Bend, twist & turn in a safe manner
o Lift up to 40 Pounds
o Stand for long periods
• Good hand dexterity
• Ability to speak and write in clear English communications
• Strong math skills

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
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Installation Products
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Production and Manufacturing
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ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

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