Tool & Die Maker Apprentice
Company: Interplex Nascal
Posted on: January 7, 2021
In a training environment, under supervision of a Journeyman Tool
and Die Maker, the Tool and Die Apprentice will assemble and
complete all necessary detail work to put progressive dies into a
state of production readiness; including analyzing problems and
working with engineering, as required, to correct them. The Tool
and Die Apprentice will also perform all necessary work to maintain
existing tooling in a production ready state and will oversee the
operation of the tools in production.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: In a training environment,
under supervision of a Journeyman Tool and Die Maker, the Tool and
Die Apprentice duties include but are not limited to:
Assembles, repairs modifies, sharpens etc. tooling as required to
meet the product specifications and the production
Studies specifications of product drawings and tooling drawings and
makes decisions or recommendations for changes and improvements to
improve the quality and/or the efficiency of the tooling.
Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathes, milling machine,
EDM sinker and grinder, to machine parts, and verifies conformance
of machined parts to specifications, as may be required.
Recommends design modifications regarding improvements to
construction and function of tooling.
Sets up and operates metal forming production equipment including
presses, dies, feed systems, payout and take-up equipment, die
protection and automated inspection systems.
May be required to spend a significant amount of time working as a
Press Operator and/or Setup Operator as part of the training
Oversees the set-up and operation of the tools by the press
operators when required.
Measures product manufactured at set-up and material changes using
a variety of devices including micrometers, optical comparator,
toolmaker's microscope, Nikon VMR, calipers, etc. Reports results
in the Quality Department inspection sheets.
Visually inspects product manufactured at set-up and material
changes and compares results to standards.
Completes special training assignments such as the fabrication of
test pieces, die makers tools etc. as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: 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
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: A 2-year degree or certificate from an
accredited college in Manufacturing or Machining; or 5 years of
ADDITIONAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:
Each candidate shall successfully complete two years of
career-technical training during the Program term in the study of
subjects related to the trade, in accordance with the schedule set
forth on Appendix A which is attached hereto.
Interplex Nascal shall supply the core training for the program;
however, the apprentice may be required to seek additional outside
training during non-working hours for areas of deficiency.
Each candidate shall be required to successfully complete 2 hours
of safety training provided by Interplex Nascal prior to being
allowed to work.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as
safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure
manuals as well as all drawings pertaining to the tooling and the
part drawing. Ability to write routine reports and
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply concepts of trigonometry,
basic algebra and geometry.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal
with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only
limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of
instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule
PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL DEMANDS: The 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 use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with
hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up
to 50 pounds. Heavier loads may require the use of pry bars, other
employee's assistance, lift trucks etc. The employee frequently is
required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to walk;
sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
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 frequently
exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work
environment is usually moderate to high in the press room and may
require hearing protection while in the press room. Eye protection
is required when working in conditions and areas that pose a risk
of eye injury.
Keywords: Interplex Nascal, Tustin , Tool & Die Maker Apprentice, Other , Tustin, California
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