Career Opportunities

Toolmaker

Job Summary

The tool room machinist will work under the direction of the VP of Engineering to perform all operations (from start to finish) to construct, alter and repair tools, dies, fixtures, parts, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Set up, adjust, operate, and maintain all tool room equipment (milling machine, lathe, grinder, etc.).
  • Construct, alter, and/or repair tooling, dies, fixtures, gauges, and/or customer supplied parts.
  • Read and correctly interpret blueprints (tolerances and dimensions) for building parts to print.
  • Communicating to the team when changes are required to the print, due to unforeseen situations or need (for internal documentation).
  • When provided: install, work with, and/or edit CNC code.
  • Create CNC code (TRAK CNC Controls: mill and lathe).
  • Maintain clean, organized, and safe workspace.
  • Communicate the progress of projects and present contingencies for missed deadlines.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Willingness to pursue requirements leading to tool and die journeyman card.
  • Preferred: Completion of a state indentured tool and die apprenticeship with journeyman card.
  • 5 years of related experience, preferably in a metal stamping and assembly environment.
  • Solve practical problems with a variety of concrete variables in situations where limited standardization exists.
  • Possess troubleshooting skills related to equipment and processes associated to tool room equipment.
  • Read, understand and interpret technical material, engineering drawings and industry standards.
  • Experience using measuring tools associated with tool and die making (micrometers, height gauge, and calipers).
  • Ability to calculate machine speeds and feeds (CNC and tool room machinery).
  • High degree of accuracy and strong attention to detail.
  • Work to specified deadlines, working overtime as needed to meet tooling completion dates.
  • Willingness to train others and apply skills to current tool room machinery to meet tooling completion dates.
  • Ability to effectively communicate (verbally and through written communications) with staff at all levels of the organization.
  • Flexibility when priorities change in tool room scheduling (customer or production related “slide-ins”).

Please submit your resume below with salary requirements or apply in person between 8 am-3 pm:

Wenthe-Davidson Engineering

16300 W Rogers Dr

New Berlin WI 53151

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