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Tool & Die Maker - 2nd shift

Apply Now Submit a Referral Job ID REF10656A Date posted 02/23/2024 Address W6331 Bee Road, Watertown, WI Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt

About Us: ITW (NYSE: ITW) is a big player in manufacturing, making about $14.5 billion in 2021. We're known for our seven different segments that lead their industries, focusing on making great products and giving our customers top-notch service. With around 45,000 team members worldwide, we believe in a culture that's all about taking initiative and being creative.

One of our divisions, ITW Shakeproof Industrial Products (SIP), works with major manufacturers and suppliers in the industrial market. We provide them with metal fasteners, bringing in around $60 million in revenue each year. Our locations are in Milwaukee, WI; Broadview, IL; Watertown, WI; and Iron Ridge, WI.

We stand out by coming up with smart solutions and having great engineering skills. We work closely with other parts of ITW worldwide to share ideas and make sure we're always improving. Our goal is to make products that not only meet but exceed our customers' expectations, giving them the best value possible.

Role Overview: Join our dynamic and innovative organization as a Tool and Die Maker for our 2nd shift. We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality products to our customers, and we're seeking a skilled individual to support our production needs and contribute to the success of our projects and programs.

Position: Tool & Die Maker 
Location: Watertown, WI 
Pay Range: $23-31 per hour (including 10% shift premium)


As a Tool and Die Maker, you will play a crucial role in developing tooling requirements based on production needs and providing component design direction and support for our current and potential projects. You'll be tasked with designing, reviewing, testing, and maintaining manufacturing processes, as well as investigating and resolving manufacturing-related issues. Additionally, you'll construct and alter a wide variety of jigs, fixtures, and gauges while sharing your knowledge with and training apprentices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and understand specifications and tolerances.
  • Set up and operate machine tools.
  • Study blueprints, sketches, models, or descriptions, and visualize end-products.
  • Work both independently and as part of a team, handling projects as necessary.
  • Construct and maintain dies and tooling, supporting other departments with Tool Room knowledge.
  • Setup and operate all conventional Tool Room equipment.
  • Repair and maintain complicated dies and construct new tooling.
  • Maintain inventory of production tooling in the tool-room.
  • Assist Manufacturing departments and Engineering with tool design and suggestions.
  • Implement quality improvement measures.
  • Ensure adherence to safety protocols and maintain cleanliness.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Machine Tooling degree or certificate desired.
  • Minimum of five years of experience working with precision machining such as surface grinders, lathes, and arbor presses.
  • Proficient in basic reading, writing, and math including fractions and decimals.
  • Mechanical ability and knowledge of tools and machinery.
  • Some computer skills (MS PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Windows-based software).
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to lift/pull up to forty (40) pounds.

Join our team and become an integral part of our organization's success. If you're a highly skilled Tool and Die Maker looking for an exciting opportunity in metal manufacturing, apply now!

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

Equal Opportunities

ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Read more information here.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access this online application system process due to your disability, please email corp_accessibility@itw.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.