Our client company, North America’s second-largest producer of braking system components for cars, buses, trucks and motorcycles, is looking for Tool & Die Maker.The company is located in Scarborough.
-Interpret blueprints, sketches, models or specifications to plan sequences of operations for fabricating tools, dies or assemblies.
-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 drill presses to drill and tap holes in parts for assembly.
-Cut, shape, and trim blanks or blocks to specified lengths or shapes, using power saws, power shears, rules and hand tools.
-File, grind, smooth, polish, shim and adjust different parts to properly fit them together, using scrapes, abrasive stones, files, emery cloths or power grinders.
-Verify dimensions, alignments and clearances of finished parts for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as callipers, gauge blocks, micrometers and dial indicators.
-Inspect finished dies for smoothness, contour conformity, and defects.
-Conduct test runs with completed tools or dies to ensure that parts meet specifications; make adjustments as necessary.
-Lift, position, and secure machined parts on surface plates or worktables, using hoists, vises, v-blocks, or angle plates.
-Maintain good housekeeping and keep work area and surroundings organized and free of oil, spills and debris.
-Ensure that all safety equipment, devices and guards are used properly and in position at all times during equipment operation.
-Comply with all work instructions, quality and safety policies and procedures.
-Performs other duties as assigned.
-Post-secondary or community college education in Tool Designing or Tool Programming with at least 4 years tool and die making apprenticeship training.
-Broad knowledge of equipment operation, tools, precision measuring instruments, mechanical devices, milling machines, lathes and grinders as well as hand tools.
-Ability to read blueprints to the designer’s specifications
-At least 7 – 10 years as a licensed tool and die maker in automotive manufacturing.
Please apply now if you are interested