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Tool Maker

Rockford, IL 61102

Posted: 04/02/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Machining Job Number: MS31439742 Pay Rate: $41600-72800 / year

Job Description

2nd Shift Tool Maker:
  • Monday-Thursday 1 PM to 11 PM
  • 10% night-shift differential for all hours worked
  • Must have tooling experience within the cold-heading industry

Oversee the end-to-end process of Tooling & Die creation, utilizing manually controlled machine tools,
power tools, and hand tools. The incumbent contributes to team success by achieving results with
accuracy and timeliness while ensuring compliance with customer-specific requirements.
• Develop precision tools and dies for cold heading machinery, crafting them according to
blueprints received from both customers and engineering specifications.
• Employ a diverse range of machinery and tools, including lathes, mills, rotary tools, die grinders,
honing stones, and files, to ensure the accurate and efficient production of high-quality tools and
• Collaborate closely with the production team, providing expertise and addressing any concerns
related to the tools created, fostering a seamless integration of tooling processes within the
overall production workflow.
• Take charge of the maintenance and repair of tooling and dies for machinery, managing the ticket
flow from operators to promptly address issues and uphold continuous operational efficiency.
• Possess a minimum of two years of hands-on experience as a skilled tool maker or machinist,
demonstrating expertise in working with and repairing carbide materials.
• Showcase a proven track record of effectively interpreting and implementing engineering
drawings and prints, highlighting a strong ability to translate technical specifications into precise
and accurate tooling and/or dies.
• High School Diploma or GED

• Must be able to independently, safely, and repetitively lift up to 50lbs.
For additional information please call Melissa @ 815-997-1442 

Meet Your Recruiter

Melissa S.
Technical Recruiter

Year Started: 2020

I wanted to be an elementary school art teacher when I grew up.


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“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.” – Mother Theresa


What do you enjoy most about your work?

I enjoy matching the right people with the best opportunities.

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