Die Maker

OTTO – designed, manufactured and precision tested, right here in the USA.

OTTO’s opportunity:

Our Die Maker will lead tool development and debug of new dies.

Specifically, the Die Maker will:

  • Keep a clean and safe work area.
  • Understand tool steels and production material.
  • Must be able to work from blueprints and CAD data to construct, alter or repair tools.
  • Must be able to operate Tool Room equipment.
  • Responsible for fabrication of tooling in stamping department.
  • Maintain proper tooling records for preventative maintenance.
  • Knowledge to setup dies, material feeds, and operate the punch press to trial tools.
  • Experienced in debug and troubleshooting of new tooling for part approval process.
  • Assist in Die changeovers.
  • Assist with other related duties as required or assigned.

What you’ll need to bring to the table:

  • Completed Tool and Die Apprenticeship or 10+ years of equivalent experience.
  • Have 5-7 years of experience as a Tool and Die Maker with troubleshooting skills.
  • Expert in Blue-Print reading with GDT.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Knowledge of SPC.
  • Ability to lift and move 50 lbs. with assistance as necessary.
  • Ability to push 200lbs. on wheeled carts with assistance as necessary.
  • Ability to use various inspection equipment.
  • Must be available for mandatory overtime or non-standard or extended work schedule.
  • CNC Mill and EDM experience is a plus.

OTTO’s Benefits:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Life Insurance Benefits
  • Competitive Pay
  • Profit Sharing Bonus
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Company Picnic
  • Holiday Party
  • AND numerous OTTO celebrations throughout the year!

To review all of OTTO’s available opportunities,

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