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Tool Maker in chattanooga, tn at Gestamp North America

Date Posted: 4/24/2018

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Job Description






Gestamp Chattanooga II




Job Description







TITLE:



Tool & Die Technician



Reports To:



Supervisor, Tool & Die



 

Department:



Engineering



Exemption Status:



Non-exempt



 

Location:



Chattanooga TN



Date:



January 2016



 

Approved By:



HR







JOB SUMMARY




Perform scheduled and unscheduled tool and die making/repair and equipment maintenance activities. Employ various technologies including: Sheet metal blanking line, Transfer and Progressive sheet metal Stamping Presses, Robotic welding/assembly cells, primarily spot welding, mid frequency welding, servo guns.




DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES




1.  Responsible for troubleshooting, upkeep, preventive maintenance, dimensional capability, making and continuous improvement of various tools, dies, jigs, and fixtures in an automotive stamping and robotic welding facility.


2.  Fabrication of new and repair of replacement details for robotic weld cells, spot weld cells as well as assemble, build and maintain fixtures.


3.  Committed involvement with quality, cost savings, and continuous tool, die and mechanical improvements.


4.  Any other duties deemed necessary or appropriate including but not limited to die setting as required.


 



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE





1.  Experience relative to medium to large Tandem Line Dies or small to medium Transfer Dies or medium to large Progressive Dies required with experience relative to Transfer Dies & large Progressive Dies a plus.


2.  Experience with implementation of Engineering Changes a plus.


 



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES




1.  Must be a Team oriented player & work well with others.


2.  Must have own basic set of precision/hand tools.


3.  Must be able to read detail prints & order perishable details such as pierce punches & buttons, gas springs, guide pins and bushings, etc.


4.  Must be willing to work any shift as Plant schedule and/or manpower requirements deem necessary.


5.  Must be willing to work overtime as required (including Sundays) to maintain all Plant functions relative to the Tool Room such as but not limited to Program Launch, die repairs, engineering change timing to customer dates/requirements, etc.


 



PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION




1.  Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus


2.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle, manipulate, or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, talk and hear


3.  Employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds


4.  While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time


5.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate


6.  The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences


7.  The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so other will understand


8.  The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted






NA-OP-02-015B


Form Effective Date 08/21/12



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N.A. Director of Human Resources






Job Requirements


1.  Minimum (2) years experience trouble shooting in a Production Stamping Plant.


2.  Experience relative to medium to large Tandem Line Dies or small to medium Transfer Dies or medium to large Progressive Dies required with experience relative to Transfer Dies & large Progressive Dies a plus.