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Tool & Die Maker

9/13/16
Virco Mfg. Corporation (www.virco.com)
Manufacturing/Production

/yr

  Full Time   Employee


Conway
Arkansas
72032
United States

JOB CONTENT

Job Purpose:
Constructs or repairs tooling to ensure a smooth and efficient operation of meeting the tooling requirements for Manufacturing.

Essential Functions:
• Constructs and repairs dies, drill fixtures, compression molds, injection molds, machines, and all other associated parts to maintain or build tooling to accommodate production requirements.
• Assists Manufacturing and Maintenance in troubleshooting and resolving tooling issues.
• Properly heat treats completed parts as needed.
• Studies drawings to plan sequence of necessary operations to manufacturing tools.
• Instructs trainees within the department on an as needed basis.
• Assists the CAD drafters on tooling design and manufacture.
• Performs overtime as assigned.
• Performs general housekeeping duties as assigned.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Required Qualifications:
• A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent plus 1 year of trade school in machine shop plus at least 4 years apprenticeship in a machine shop including prior experience in drafting, blueprint reading, metallurgy, CAD, and computer experience is required.
• Must have required experience and knowledge to design and build tooling as needed and at least 3 years tool and die experience.
• Must have good communication skills, good basic mathematical skills, and good analytical abilities.
• Must have good teamwork skills, meet quality requirements, be flexible, and be able to meet and maintain performance standards.
• Must have workable knowledge of micrometers, dial calipers, tape measures, dial indicators, mills, lathes, heat treatment procedures, drill presses, grinders, multiple hand tools, and any other shop equipment deemed necessary.
• Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a driving background check.
• Knowledge of CNC is preferred.


ADA Requirements:
Must be able to occasionally lift up to 70 pounds to waist level, to occasionally push/pull up to 100 pounds, and to bend, stoop and/or climb. Must be able to stand a minimum of 8 hours and be able to use micrometers, dial calipers, tape measures, dial indicators, mills, lathes, heat treatment procedures, drill presses, grinders, multiple hand tools, and any other shop equipment deemed necessary. Must wear proper protective equipment including, but not limited to, protective eye and/or hearing equipment to safely perform job duties. Must be able to work in and adjust to varying temperatures and associated environmental factors, and to adapt quickly to physical applications requiring varying motor skills.


Please indicate if your job requires:
YES NO (IF YES, PLEASE BRIEFLY DESCRIBE)

1. Driving cars, trucks, forklifts and other equipment? __Yes - may drive any of the equipment listed____

2. Working around equipment and machinery? __Yes – in manufacturing areas________________

3. Walking on uneven ground? __Yes – on the dock ramp____________________

4. Exposure to excessive noise? __Yes – in manufacturing areas________________

5. Exposure to extreme in temperature, humidity or wetness? __Yes – in manufacturing areas_____________

6. Exposure to dust, gas, fumes, or chemicals? __Yes – in manufacturing areas________________

7. Working at heights? __Yes – working on equipment________________

8. Operation of foot controls or repetitive foot movement? __No____________________________________

9. Use of special visual or auditory protective equipment? __Yes – safety glasses and ear plugs____

10. Working with bio hazards such as: blood borne pathogens,
sewage, hospitals waste, etc. __Yes – if an accident occurs_______________________

Virco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. We encourage minority and female applicants. We participate in E-Verify.

To apply for this job, contact:
Carol Tennis

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