Tool & Die Repair in Detroit, MI at L&W Engineering

Date Posted: 7/27/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Euclid Manufacturing, has an exciting opportunity available for experienced Tool & Die Repair associate.

We offer competitive wages, great benefit package, paid holidays and vacations, along with the opportunity to work in a state of the art Hot Stamping facility.


Analyzes specifications, lays out metal stock, sets up and operates machine tools, and fits and assembles parts to fabricate and repair metalworking dies, cutting tools, jigs and fixtures, gauges and machinist's handtools by performing the following job task/functions:

  • Performs extensive die maintenance such as rebuilding die sections, retrimming pads and forms and engineering changes on all types of dies.
  • Develop, maintain and upgrade fixtures and gauges.
  • Perform general fixture and gauge maintenance.
  • Demonstrates good short and long term decision making in the following:
    • Press-room Troubleshooting
    • Problem Identification and Solution
    • Tool Room Repair and Maintenance Work and
    • Tool Room Machining Practices
  • Promotes teamwork and displays a willingness to work with others.
  • Computes dimensions, plans layout and determines assembly method and sequence of operations.
  • Measures, marks and scribes metal stock for machining.
  • Determine specifications for inspection of work, using full range of precision measuring and gauging tools to perform inspection before, during and after machining.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathes, milling machine, blanchard and surface grinder to machine parts and verify conformance of machined parts to specifications.
  • Lifts machined parts and positions and secures parts on surface plate or worktable.
  • Smooths flat and contoured surfaces to fit and assemble parts together into assemblies and mechanisms.
  • Verifies dimensions, alignments and clearances.
  • Hand or spot grind Iron to Iron and Metal Out.
  • Heat treats tools or parts.
  • Examines standard or previously used dies, tools, jigs and fixtures to recommend design modifications regarding construction and function of part.
  • Connects wiring and hydraulic lines to install electrical and hydraulic components.


  • Medical, dental, vision, prescription, flexible spending account, life insurance, short and long term disability
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
  • Paid holidays and vacations

Job Requirements

  • Journeyman Toolmaker or equivalent of six years of experience
  • Demonstrates good work planning/scheduling practices
  • Tier1 experience preferred
  • Automotive experience needed