Tool & Die Technician

Cosma International - Bowling Green, KY3.7

30+ days agoFull-time
Company Introduction
Bowling Green Metalforming is a world leader in chassis and body structural assemblies. From the massive press shop, through our immense assembly area and finishing with a state of the art e-coat system. We focus on Safety, Quality and Productivity daily to ensure the satisfaction of team members, our shareholders, Domestic, Asian and European customers. Bowling Green Metalforming is a divison of Cosma Canada/USA, a Magna Company. We are a global automotive supplier to the OEM market with a unique operating structure that fosters an entrepreneurial culture. Our facility is located in Northern Warren County and encompasses the highest level of technology in the automotive industry. We are pleased to be part of South Central Kentucky. We seek enthusiastic people looking for an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team in a fast paced environment. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of our TEAM

Job Introduction
Maintain a safe and healthful workplace and keeping tooling maintained to produce quality products. Also responsible for assisting with continuous improvement of tooling, housekeeping, helping to make informed decisions, and having tooling ready for production runs.

Major Responsibilities

Tig & Mig welding and hand working parts of dies (heat treat of materials)
Sound understanding and knowledge of die work/operations
Sound understanding and machine knowledge, able to run all tool room equipment including measuring instruments
Sound understanding and knowledge of Press and Assembly Operations and Quality procedures
Assist in determining spare parts requirements
Maintain accurate documentation
Train operators and new team members
Recommend modifications to existing equipment
Establish and maintain communication with other team members and support departments
Support continuous improvement and lean manufacturing processes
Ensure quality product and know quality procedures
Perform troubleshoot tooling (in or out of the presses)
Work to blueprints, CAD data, sketches, and verbal instructions
Efficiently perform Lock out/Tag out Procedures
Follow all plant safety policies and procedures
Verify dimensions, alignments, and clearance of finished parts.
Visualize and compute dimensions, sizes, shapes, and tolerances of assemblies based on specifications.
Smooth and polish flat and contoured surfaces of die parts on tooling using abrasive stones, filers, emery clothes or power grinders. Spot dies into proper run conditions.
Be able to identify tool stacks and how to heat treat
Knowledge and Education

Education and/or Experience:
High School diploma or GED
Post-secondary education preferred, or related experience
Journeyman Certification is a plus

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred
Minimum of 3 year on-the-job training with heavy industrial manufacturing experience in skilled trade capacity preferred
Operate standard office equipment preferred
General knowledge of troubleshooting, materials and methods, machines and tools, and practical application of tooling
Basic knowledge in automation
Skills and Competencies
Safety
Quality of Work
Dependability
Productivity
5S
Team Player
Communications
TWI
Work Environment
Fast-paced automotive manufacturing