Tool & Die Maintenance in Gallatin, TN at ITW

Date Posted: 7/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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 machinists' hand tools by performing the following duties.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
 
Studies specifications such as blueprints, sketches, models, or descriptions, and visualizes product to determine materials required and machines to be used to fabricate parts.
 
Computes dimensions, plans layout, and determines assembly method and sequence of operations.
 
Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock for machining.
 
Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathes, milling machine, shaper, and grinder, to machine parts, and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications.
 
Troubleshoot die problems to achieve maximum productivity.
 
Lifts machined parts and positions and secures parts on surface plate or worktable.
 
Smooth flat and contoured surfaces and power grinders, and fits and assembles parts together and into assemblies and mechanisms.
 
Verifies dimensions, alignments, and clearances.
 
Heat treats tools or parts.
 
Connects wiring and hydraulic lines to install electrical and hydraulic components.
 
Examines standard or previously used dies, tools, and jigs and fixtures, and recommends design modifications regarding construction and function of part.
 
Develops specifications from general descriptions for specialty tools and draws or sketches design of product.
 
Maintains a safe, clean and organized work environment at all times.
 
Performance to comply with all company Procedures, Policies, Work Instructions, knowledge of internal and external requirements as well as TS16949, ISO 17025 and OSHAS 18001 requirements.
 
Assist in making improvements to the overall business using ITW operating principles.
 
 

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

COMPETENCIES REQUIREMENTS. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
The individual must have the appropriate tools to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and maintain required tools.
 
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
HS/GED and completion of Machine Tool Technology diploma from an accredited vocational/technical institute or equivalent work experience.  Four years’ experience in related field highly preferred. 
 
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Possess strong work ethic, is a self-starter, has good attendance and works successfully in team settings.
 
Ability to read blueprints and to properly use precision measuring devices to ensure quality.  
 
Basic working knowledge of computer software, email, excel and internet.
 
Knowledge of OSHA requirements to include Electrical Safety, Machine Guarding and Authorized Lockout/Tagout Procedures.
 
Must possess good communication and interpersonal skills. 
 
Visual skills for accessing functionality of equipment and ability to solve practical problems with a variety of concrete variables. 
 
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
 
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Forklift Certification Required
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and smell.  The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, and climb or balance.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 45 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is frequently exposed to high and/or precarious places.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.