Tool, Die & Fixture Maker

LDJ Manufacturing, Inc.
Job Description


Position Summary:
Reporting to the Vice President, Engineering, the T&D Maker is responsible for the design, development, building, calibration and repair of tools, jigs and fixtures utilized in a robotic manufacturing environment.

Principal accountabilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Support Manufacturing Engineer (ME) to build fixtures and gauges for assembly line and robotic welders using both verbal and documented designs.
  • Propose design changes and improvements to existing jigs and fixtures.
  • Maintain jig / fixture preventive maintenance program.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area by following clean-up and housekeeping procedures and observing all prescribed safety regulations.
Ideal Candidate will possess the following skill/qualities:
  • Previous experience building jigs and fixtures
    1. Weld fixtures as a 1st choice, but candidates with experience in machining fixtures and/or assembly fixtures would be equally desirable. 
  • Experience with ISO 9001 is a plus
  • Ability to read and understand blue prints including machining tolerances, GD&T and weld symbols.
  • Ability to build jigs and fixtures to print using manual and CNC machining equipment, welders, hand tools, etc., including the ability to program CNC both conversationally and with G & M Codes.
  • Ability to set up CNC equipment for production runs including cutting tool selection and inventory.
  • Understand the use of hydraulic and pneumatic clamping / sequencing and can install and maintain these systems.
  • Ability to set-up and run all standard machine shop equipment- Lathes, Bridgeport’s, Surface grinders.
  • Ability to work to tolerances of .0002”.
  • Knowledge of shop math and GD&T.
  • Have a high sense of urgency and the ability to meet schedule requirements.
  • Work independently and efficiently to complete projects with minimal supervision.
  • Inspect and confirm conformity of all engineering requirements.
  • Problem-solving skills.
Education & Experience:
•   High school diploma or GED required.
•   Four-year journeyman apprenticeship training or equivalent experience.
•   Minimum of five years manufacturing experience in the Tool & Die industry.
•   Currently have or be able to obtain a forklift license.

  • Full-time position
  • 40 - 45 hours per week
  • Paid Vacation
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Simple IRA retirement plan
  • Long term disability
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