2nd Shift Tool & Die Maker's

Grand Rapids, MI 49507

Posted: 09/12/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: 6 - Skilled Trades Job Number: JO00023540 Pay Rate: $35.00

Job Description


A Leading Automotive Supplier in the Battle Creek, Michigan area is in need of a 2nd Shift Tool and Die Maker. This is a Full Time, Permanent, Direct Hire Positions offering Competitive Compensation, Bonus Potential, Good Benefits, Paid Holidays and Paid Vacation. 2nd Shift Working Hours are 2:30 P.M. to 11 P.M.


  • Complete necessary paperwork for die books, tool biographies, (and EAM, if applicable), and complete and ensure stock replenishments.
  • Optimize and communicate knowledge base (including documenting die build and tool tryout issues, and ensuring CAD data and die books are updated) to enhance future die designs.
  • Maintain inventory and organization of all die detail components and sensors within defined inventory locations; receive, relocate, and issue components from defined inventory locations.
  • Document hours and work activity daily in record-keeping system—Electronic Asset Management (EAM)—using proper repair codes.
  • Prioritize and organize die repairs, work orders, components, tracking, parts, and tooling information in data systems (Kanban, EAM, Jasper). Complete and submit Maintenance/Repair/Operations (MROs) to set up stock replenishments in EAM.
  • Troubleshoot automatic and hand-feed tooling and set-ups in-press.
  • Use data (EAM, operator observation, visual inspection, measurement, etc.) to problem solve needed die changes.
  • Use Smartpac and press controls modifications to ensure presses operate optimally.
  • Validate process parameters and notify the proper operations group to enter system deviations when applicable.

Apply continuous improvement concepts to dies and the changeover process via preventive maintenance and corrective actions, making adjustments to better the quality of the part and life of the tool, cost savings, fixing overlooked areas (such as stone the die sets, clean the dies, remake worn steels and die components), simplify the dies, and identify potential cost savings for pitch and width reductions, and ensure back up tooling is correct and present.


If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to:

We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.

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