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Tool and Die Maker

by PWO Canada Inc.

Position Type: Full-time / Permanent
Date Posted: Aug 10, 2017
Experience: 2 Years
Education: College Diploma (3 years)

Job Description

PWO Canada Inc. is looking for a certified and experienced Tool and Die Maker to join our Tooling department.

Job Description

The position repairs tools based on specifications provided on blueprints and other information such as run records and last off samples. The Tool and Die Maker must consistently evaluate, based on experience, whether the blueprint has provided the best way to meet customer needs. The position works independently but will question the engineering department and the toolroom Team Lead or Supervisor concerning tooling designs. The positions will also interact with the machining group Team Lead to enquire about the progress of components for the tool.This position will require shift rotation (days, afternoons, nights)


Education: High School Diploma. Certified Tool and Die Maker required.

Knowledge and Skills: The Tool and Die Maker must have good knowledge of, and be able to use, standard toolroom equipment. These include: drill presses, milling machines, grinders, lathes, overhead cranes, band saws, micrometers, verniers, height gauges. The incumbent must be able to read blueprints and schematics. The position should have some knowledge of the building and repair of progressive and transfer stamping dies. The position may have to use welding techniques to repair tool steel components. The position must be able to lift at least 50lbs.

Communication Skills: The incumbent must have good oral and written communication skills for normal business communication.

Nature and Length of Experience: At least two years of experience beyond certification in a similar industry.


1. Repairs dies and tools by determining the needs and methods, and implements as required.

2. May be required to build and develop new dies/tools and implement product changes based on specifications provided by engineering. The position reviews die blueprints to check for functionality prior to assembly. Assembles tools, analyzing the design prior to inserting die in tryout press. Checks tool accuracy and production capabilities in the tryout press and troubleshoot problems to ensure a smooth transition to production.

3. Directs less responsible toolmakers and apprentices. Checks the work of others to ensure the quality of their work. Directs the work of press operators when a tool is ready for production in order to learn about and trouble shoots any problems.

***We provide a very competitive compensation package, incentives and bonuses, and much more!

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