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Toolmaker – 1st Shift

Job Description

  • Location: Maple Grove, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #66836
Toolmaker – 1st Shift:

A well-known electronic component manufacturer in Maple Grove, MN is looking for a Toolmaker. This is a temp to hire and 1st shift position. 

Shift of the Toolmaker:
Monday – Friday 6:00am – 2:30pm

Pay rate of the Toolmaker:
$40-45 /hr

Responsibilities of the Toolmaker:

  • Plan, layout and perform machining operations with manual mills, lathes, surface grinders and CNC mills.
  • Perform bench work to construct, alter, and repair molds, fixtures, jigs, and assembly machines. Repairs are made by copying broken parts, from verbal instructions, and from concept drawings.
  • Work from complicated drawings, sketches, handbook formulas and specifications. In the absence of design drawings, proceed from verbal instructions and/or concept drawings, organize and determine work procedures and sequences, select materials in accordance with specifications.
  • Perform complex machining and grinding operations requiring complicated and unusual setups necessitating frequent improvising and adaptations of machines and tools.
  • Perform critical bench operations involving polishing, fitting and aligning component parts of fixtures, molds, and machines.
  • Create Solid Works models and programs for the plate fabrication department as needed.
  • Assist with set up of Molds.
  • Other duties assigned. 

Requirements of the Toolmaker:

  • High School diploma or equivalent. Broad knowledge of tool and machining technology, mechanical
  • principles, advance mathematics, layout and precision measuring procedures, material characteristics,
  • and treatment applications acquired through trade schools.
  • A minimum of four years of similar toolmaking experience as an apprentice toolmaker or combination
  • of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of CNC Mill set-up and programming.
  • Requires a very high degree of precision tolerances at times less than .001.
  • Muscular control and delicate touch are required.
Toolmakers apply today! 

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