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Tool & Die Maker

Company: Tenneco
Location: Van Wert
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:


  • Receive instructions and prints for work assignment.
  • Enter and look up needed information in computer.
  • Disassemble tooling to determine cause of problems.
  • Interpret complex blueprints and sketches and plan and determine working procedure.
  • Calculate and determine dimensions, tapers, and other data using shop formulas and handbook.
  • Select and grind tools in accordance with parts or materials to be machined.
  • Procure or make jigs, fixtures, or machine attachments.
  • Set-up and operate various types of machine tools to drill, face, cut, turn, bore, grind, mill or shape various metals to precision tolerance, specified finishes, and blueprints.
  • Program and modify programs in order to have machines perform various functions on metals.
  • Check and measure parts with use of precision measuring devices to assure quality specification and record quality check.
  • Perform heat treat procedure.
  • Assemble, fit, align, and adjust finished production tooling and parts for production equipment.
  • Notify proper persons when tooling is ready for production.
  • Prepare packing material and package parts in preparation of shipment.
  • Clean equipment and work area.
  • Other duties as required.
  • High school diploma, G.E.D., or 10 years manufacturing experience.(if employed before 04/01/11).
  • High school diploma or G.E.D. (if employed on or after 04/01/11).

  • Lift maximum of 40 lbs. occasionally and approximately 15 lbs. frequently which may be from floor to chest height.
  • Push or pull items occasionally which requires physical strength equivalent to lifting no more than 40 lbs.
  • Must be able to differentiate series of numbers and/or letters.
  • Corrected vision must be 20/40 far vision and 20/40 near vision.
  • Stand and/or walk on cement up to 8 hours a day.
  • Have effective use of all 4 limbs and/or equivalent use of prosthesis.
  • Document information accurately and legibly.
  • Be of a height of 4'8" to operate controls and to have unobstructed view.
  • Must have good hand and eye coordination.
  • Basic shop math skills.
  • Complete tow motor operator training and pass tow motor operator test.
  • *Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.

    Nearest Major Market: Lima
    Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

Keywords: Tenneco, Fort Wayne , Tool & Die Maker, Other , Van Wert, Indiana

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