Job Title: Toolmaker.
Primarily responsible for maintaining, repair and trouble shoot production tools for production or prototype parts, upgrading/modifying existing tools to meet customer production requirements. Perform pm on production tooling, and update all associated documentation in a timely manner, reduce downtime.
· Maintain Production tools to company’s standards and customer specifications for either production or prototype parts, including associated fixture builds if required.
· Performing maintenance of production tooling according to Preventive Maintenance Standards including the trouble shooting and repair of dies in the press and tool room.
· Ensure that correct materials are available and organized, and that tools are manufactured/modified using effective work practices.
· Ensure that tools meet both customer and company’s production specifications.
· Meet company’s standards to produce parts to print under friendly manufacturing conditions.
· Update documentation as required including tooling records, inventory usage, and submission of hours, ensuring all information is accurate and complete.
· Communicate and share important information on critical tools with other Tooling Managers ∙ Communicate and share important information on critical tools with other tool makers.
· Teach and guide apprentices as needed
· Ensure the quality of individual components is as per design and finished tools/fixtures.
· Responsible for the timely completion of components and tools/fixtures without materials cost overrun. ∙ Ensure availability of appropriate inventory of spares. Must ensure good condition of components used. ∙ Must ensure good condition of components used.
· Ensure quality of parts off the press and ease of use in day-to-day manufacturing.
· Ensure and maintain a tidy and organized workspace.
· Adhere to all obligations and requirements under Section 28 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act. ∙ Adhere to all obligations and duties outlined in the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act.
· Work in compliance with IATF 16949, 5S and all other company policies and procedures.
· Attend and participate in all required meetings and ensure the timely communication of information to all other team members.
· Maintain strict confidentiality regarding all company tooling, processes, methods, customer and supplier information and business.
· Keep abreast of, informing management about new technologies and methods.
· Perform other duties as required by Department Manager.
· Cost savings.
· Continuous Improvement (CI) ideas.
· Adherence to IATF 16949 and all other company policies and procedures.
· Feedback from key relationships.
· Health & Safety in the workplace.
· Plant Manager
· Team members
· Production members
· Quality Assurance
· Working in a shop environment.
· Frequent exposure to noise while working in the plant.
· Must be available as necessary to ensure that customer or internal challenges are met.
· Works in a team environment inclusive of apprentices.
· Toolmaker certificate and/or a minimum of 5 years work experience.
· Certified overhead crane operator.
· Able to read and interpret tooling blueprints and part drawings.
· Proficient in mathematics.
· Competent in the safe and responsible operation of all tool room equipment.
· Possesses a good understanding of tool room measuring instruments.
· ∙Must follow Lockout/tagout procedures.
· Able to efficiently manufacture and assemble individual tool details.
· Works well in a team environment.
· Willing to mentor apprentices as needed.
· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
· Excellent English skills both oral and written.
Main Intersection: Torbram and Steeles.
Pay rate: $32-38/hr.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $32.00-$38.00 per hour
- 8 hour shift
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Brampton, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
- Tool and Die: 5 years (preferred)