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Tool and Die Maker

Day Shift (Monday to Friday 6:30am – 2:30pm) (afternoons also available)

Wage based on experience.

Burloak Tool & Die Ltd. is currently looking for licensed Tool and Die Makers for our automotive parts manufacturing facility located in Burlington.

As a Tool and Die Maker at Burloak, you will be responsible for carrying out tooling inspections, repairs, maintenance, and modifications of machinery and equipment.

The Tool and Die Maker will also be responsible for assisting in the design and building of new tooling and engineering changes.

Qualifications: Certified Tool and Die Maker – 2 years experience preferably in automotive stamping

Burloak Tool & Die Ltd.

Burloak is known for superiority when producing complicated prototype parts for a large variety of industries. All tooling is designed in-house using (3-D) VISI software. We take pride in the fact that all the necessary tooling components including custom die shoes are machined in-house using our state-of-the-art CNC equipment.

Burloak designers have experience with machine design, automotive progressive dies, die transfer, and part development/prototypes. Burloak is the “go to” organization for quality parts, quick turn around and on-time delivery. Burloak has the ability to produce parts of any quantity while strictly adhering to drawing specifications and tolerances. Known for high quality prototype parts, it is a challenge to decipher if those parts were produced off hard tooling. Burloak provides a full in-house stamping facility. Presses and feed lines range from 40 Ton to 800 Ton.

Burloak’s in-house stamping department not only provides our customer with quality parts, it also provides added value, with spot welding, surface coatings, a robotic weld cell and a full assembly line.

Responsibilities

Reporting into the Toolroom Supervisor, the Toolmaker is responsible for the accurate and timely design, build and repair of Burloak tools and dies. A critical function within the company, Burloak Toolmakers exhibit keen attention to detail and ensure the highest of quality standards when building products. Dies that are designed and built by the team are relied upon by Burloak production as well as in the factories of the world’s leading companies.

Your responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Tool & Die Design & Development

Building precision dies to a professional caliber, accurate to the design drawings, and within the intended schedule

The safe and professional operation of equipment that could include saws, drills, grinders, lathes, mills, die presses, electrical discharge machines, conventional and numerically controlled metal-cutting and forming machines

Dismantling, repairing or replacing worn-out tooling, dies or fixtures

Reading and interpreting complex engineering drawings, tooling drawings and work process documentation

Following process related instructions, procedures and requirements

Other duties as assigned by Toolroom Supervisor or Manager

Tool & Die Maintenance & Quality Inspection

Performs work-in-process measuring and checking using specialized and precision tools and equipment

Performing daily pre-start-up and record inspection for toolroom equipment

Fitting and assembling dies for testing to ensure compliance

Evaluating and completing die repair sheets to correct issues prior to approval

Documenting die check list on the completion of dies & signed-off by Supervisor

Responsible to ensure that all tools and equipment are properly maintained and put away in appropriate area

Identify and establish Non-Conformance Reports (NCRs) when needed for disposition

Own the cleanliness of your work area

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Cross Departmental Administration and Coordination:

Must submit and distribute documentation to appropriate personnel as required

Job management to meet quoted costs, times & customer expectations

Documenting Internal Work Orders (IWO) for set-completion times

Be part of a work environment that promotes success, teamwork and continuous improvement

Adheres to all plant rules and other safe requests from supervisory personnel

Assist in the resolution/implementation of corrective actions

Present yourself in a professional and courteous manner within the company and with customers and suppliers

Qualification Requirements: (Minimum Education & Experience)

Grade 12 Education or equivalent

Must be able to lift 40 lbs

Qualified Tool and Die Maker requiring completion of 4 year apprenticeship program or equivalent

Basic mathematical and mechanical aptitude and ability to work independently

Basic understanding of technical specifications, engineering drawings & GD&T

Strong written and oral communication skills and experience

Familiarity operating various tool room machinery and equipment

Ability to work independently

Must be able to project the steps needed to accomplish tasks, foresee potential problems for correction

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