Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Tool/Die Maker A in Broadview, Illinois
Tool/Die Maker A at ITW
Analyze specifications, lay out metal stock, set up and operate machine tools, and fit and assemble parts to make and repair dies, cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, and machinists' hand tools.
Working knowledge of stamping dies and machining equipment, including grinding, lathes, mills; EDM and CNC experience a plus
Ensure timely delivery of tools to press
Work with production supervisor to identify and correct issues on tools with repeat problems
Work with production operators to troubleshoot dies as needed
Sharpen/maintain/change-over/repair/PM dies as needed to support production
Maintain accurate die history files and time spent for work performed
Consult with production operators regarding first/last piece approval; execute reaction plan for defective parts as needed.
Participate in tagging system, including red tags to ensure tools are ready for production
Monitor inventory of key tooling components needed for assigned dies
Complete tool or engineering change requests to ensure proper documentation control
Ensure good housekeeping in your area
Normal climate control (Tool Room), occasional lifting up to 50 lb., occasional exposure to production area (heat, noise).
Two-year degree in Machine Tool and/or minimum of 6 years Tool & Die or equivalent.