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Tool and Die Repair

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Dayton, OH

Tool and Die Repair


Job Description

Toolmaker – 3rd shift! 


Under general supervision: knowledgeable and knows how to build tools, dies, prototype parts, jogs, fixtures, and gauges to specified designs. Maintains the tooling to produce a production part within customer specification. Able to operate general shop equipment such as mills, lathes, grinders, etc.

  • Must participate in annual training to update and document job related skills, including Core tool (SPC, MSA, and APQP & PFMEA) as applicable to the position.
  • Reviews and details assembly prints as required.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools to machine details, grinds details to specifications, and verifies detail's conformance to specifications.
  • Computes dimensions and plans machining and assembly operations.
  • Assembles the job per the design.
  • Sets up, tries out, and finalizes the job per specified design and part print conformance.
  • Has the knowledge and skills to review and troubleshoot the tool during the production run.
  • Identifies the problem areas and corrects the problem area so production can continue.
  • Examines tools and dies to determine what needs to be sharpened, polished or repaired for the next production run.
  • Must satisfy quality standards.
  • Communicates ideas to improve the organization.
  • Can clearly communicate orally and in writing.
  • Regular attendance, starts work on time, works the scheduled shift. 


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Vocational or Trade School Diploma preferred
  • Must have print reading, shop math and machining skills
  • Good mechanical dexterity
  • Experienced in use of micrometers and calipers
  • Two to five years' experience in die maintenance
  • Good math skills 

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PDSI Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, military service or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, consideration of employment staffing submissions are based on demonstrated skills, qualifications, work experience, expertise and expectations meeting the position requirements as specified by the client, including compensation