CNC Toolmaker

Job Description:

A CNC Toolmaker will produce precision tools, such as dies and molds, which are used by manufacturing to make a range of products. You would work mainly with metals, alloys, and composite materials.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Working with 2D and 3D computer aided design and manufacturing software (CAD/CAM)
  • Marking out the tool design on the ‘stock’ or casting following engineering drawings
  • Cutting and shaping the part using a combination of lathes, presses, grinders and cutting machines, which are frequently computer controlled.
  • Checking the tool’s dimensions with precision measuring instruments like micrometers, gauges and co-ordinate measuring machines (CMM)
  • Carrying out basic machine maintenance.

Job Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years experience.
  • Must be able to read, follow and understand blueprints.
  • Must have ability to set-up, program and operate  DPMs.
  • Capable of bending down and standing for long periods as required.
  • Able to lift a minimum 50 lbs. safely.
  • Able to or capable of learning how to operate proto trak VL or SLX Lathes, along with manual Hardinge tool room lathes and chucker.
  • Able to operate or capable of learning to operate surface grinders.
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