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Tool & Die Repair in Avon, OH at L&W Engineering

Date Posted: 2/17/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are a successful Tier One Automotive Supplier, looking for skilled candidates to join our team! Our Avon facility specializes in Metal Stamping and Weld Assembly. Currently we are in need of candidates for 3rd shift. Great benefits package and competitive wages!

Main job duties include:

  • In press trouble shooting skills, Die protection, Preventative Maintenance, Continuous improvements on transfer, progressive & single hit dies.
  • Capable of building and assembling all sizes of progressive and single station dies for the automotive industry.
  • Be capable of trouble shooting new and used tools along with skills to develop, try out and debug new tooling to become production ready.
  • Document all changes to original die design in appropriate forms.
  • Operate press equipment during tryout
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work independently on a daily basis
  • Operate tool room equipment safely and efficiently and in accordance with MIOSHA standards and company procedures.
  • Maintain and upgrade fixtures and gauges.
  • Studies specifications such as blueprints, sketches, models or descriptions and visualizes product to determine materials required and machines to be used to fabricate parts.
  • Perform extensive die maintenance such as rebuilding die sections, retiming pads and forms and engineering changes on all types of dies.
  • Make decisions and judgments about proper course of action for repair and maintenance.
  • Performs all duties and operates machinery & equipment according to MIOSHA standards and company procedures using required safety equipment (gloves, sleeves, ear plugs, etc.).
  • Promotes teamwork and shows a willingness to work with other departments.
  • Provide instruction and guidance in the use of tool room equipment.
  • Performs activities of Journeyman and other associates in department.
  • Punctual and regular attendance is required.
  • Able and willing to work any shift assigned.
  • Keeps work areas clean and orderly.
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities.

Job Requirements


  • Certified Journeyman Tool & Die and at least 4 years of experience in Tool & Die Repair, or 8 years equivalent.
  • Experience running lathes, mills and grinders.
  • Good math skills.
  • Able to read micrometer, gauges, comparator, and blueprints.
  • Proven mechanical ability.
  • Good verbal & written communication skills.
  • Organized, able to prioritize, plan accomplishment of multiple tasks.
  • Self motivated
  • Team player with experience working successfully in a team environment.
  • Basic computer skills using Windows and MS Word, Outlook, Excel.
  • Quality and safety focused.
  • Able to fluently read and write in English.
  • Must have own tools.