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Tool & Die Technician in McCalla, AL at Gestamp North America

Date Posted: 6/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Performs scheduled and unscheduled tool and die making/repair and equipment maintenance activities.


1. Understand and comply with all OSHA, safety and PPE requirements;

2. Die setup per Gestamp McCalla, AL standards.

3. Troubleshoot upkeep, preventive maintenance, dimensional capability, developing and continuous

improvement of various tools, dies, jigs and fixtures for cold/hot stamping and robotic welding.

4. Fabricate new and repair replacement details for robotic weld cells, spot weld cells; assemble, build and

maintain fixtures.

5. Continual involvement with quality, cost savings and tool, die and mechanical improvements.

6. Utilize the following equipment to complete necessary building/repair of fixtures:

a. Hand and precision tools

b. Mills

c. Grinders

d. Welders

7. Read and apply blueprints, and engineering changes

8. Understand quality requirements to ensure fixtures comply with customer requirements.

a. Apply Production Escalation Process as required.

9. Daily 5S and work area organization

10. Support team functions by:

a. Kaizen submittal and implementation

b. Cross-training with others

c. Backfills other work stations as needed

d. Problem solving
e. Supports operational metrics

11. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


1. High school Diploma or GED equivalent

  •  USDOL Tool & Die journeyman’s card or proof of (8) years' related experience.


  •  Minimum (2) years’ experience trouble shooting in a production stamping plant.


  •  Experience relative from medium to large transfer and progressive dies.


  •  Experience with implementation of engineering changes a plus.

Relocation package is available.
Gestamp is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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