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Tool Maker A - 1st Shift

Company: ITW
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

ITW Drawform is a $200M USD Division within Illinois Tool Works' Automotive Segment. It has an excellent reputation for delivering top results and exceeding customer expectations within the deep draw industry.

Job Description

Looking for a highly motivated Toolmaker with the ability to turn Engineering Drawings and sketches into precision transfer press tooling, machine components and gages.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Ability to read and understand Engineering Drawings and Blueprints
  • Must be able to determine the best method of constructing tools to ensure quality and efficiency while avoiding excessive tool steel waste
  • Knowledge of safe operation of all tool room equipment such as lathes, mills, and grinders.
  • Should possess an understanding of the machining differences for various types of tool steels and carbide
  • Ability to hold very close tolerances
  • Must have the ability to design and build jigs and fixtures to ensure accuracy and repeatability of tool build
  • Responsible for the accuracy of finished tools
  • Must have experience using various inspection equipment
  • Assist in Apprentice training
  • Responsible for keeping work area and equipment clean and organized
  • Must adhere to all safety and environmental policies and procedures
  • Must follow all procedures outlined in the ITW Drawform Waterbury Quality System
    The ability to make or rework carbide tooling
    • Programming and use of ProtoTrak mills
    • Knowledge of I.D./ O.D. Grinding and Jig Grinding
    • Basic Heat-Treating knowledge

      Completed Apprenticeship in Tool & Die

      Strong blueprint reading and comprehension capability; technical data capability

      Experience on grinders and other tool room equipment; thorough knowledge of machine shop practices

      Ability to read, write and follow both written and verbal instructions

      Additional Information

      All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

      ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

      As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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