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Tool and Die Apprentice

Location : Converse, TX 78109
Job Type : Temp to Hire
Compensation : open - $14-$18
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Overview: Responsible for overall die maintenance and repair of die equipment, tools and machinery as assigned by the head of the Tool & Die department.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Obtain Daily Passdown from various departments.

Inspect various departments and make corrections to dies.

Assist operators with die issues as they come up.

Have all backup tooling ready for dies currently running in press.

Sharpen tool, shim and wrap with blue tape, label with sharpie, and put on press tooling "back up table".

Ability to read a caliper, micrometer, & indicator.

Make shims out of various thickness shim stock. Maintain good shim quality.

Check tool harness on Rockwell/Hardness Tester.

Heat treat die blocks. Wrap, load, & remove extremely hot die block from the oven.

Use a green/red tagging system on die sets for production availability.

Maintenance red-tagged dies, and complete any "Die Maintenance required to have die ready for production.

Record a red tagged information on shared drive.

Fabricate any tool or accessory needed for any die or task.

Weld up die components as needed.

Maintain and operate both surface grinders.

Conduct 5S tool and die department.

Work with head of Tool & Die and submit a weekly tool and die 5S project.

Email leads and supervisors with the following information:

- Any tooling changes out on the production floor.

- Any die issues on the production floor that affected quality or performance.

- Any tool and Die equipment issues.

- Any work order submitted



You may apply Online at https://jobs.prima-core.com/jobdetails/tool-and-die-mechanic/converse-tx-78109/1127 or contact our Recruiters at 210-647-6076. Our physical address is 12315 Judson Rd, Ste. 318, Live Oak, 78233.

Required Qualifications :

Physical Requirements

Lifting no more than 40 lbs

Intermittent bending, lifting, stooping, reaching, walking, and squatting

Standing for long periods of time


Education and Experience:  High school diploma or GED.  College degree or technical school diploma preferred.  OSHA certifications a plus but not required.  Previous Tool & Die experience is required.  Previous experience with surface grinders, milling machines, lathes, heat treat oven and welding is a plus

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