Tool Builder

Job Description

2nd Shift

Fabricate or repair fixtures with various machining equipment and hand tools, ensuring customer specifications are met.

Essential Functions

  • ? Fabricating and revising fixtures, jigs, gauges, hand applies and special tooling and components

  • ? Working with aluminum, steel, graphite materials etc.

  • ? Interpretation of blueprints, Model Based Definition information, sketches and


  • ? Review of engineering information, tool design drawings and customer requirements to

determine methods and sequence of operations to fabricate tools

  • ? Understanding of manufacture flow requirements including job traveler /manufacture

process plan requirements.

  • ? Use of hand tools, power tools, bridgeport machinery, inspection gages and various shop


  • ? Other tasks as assigned by management

Required Skills, Education & Experience

  • ? Minimum 3 years' experience in a manufacturing environment experienced with conventional machines, jig and fixture manufacturing

  • ? This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "US Person" as defined by 22.C.F.R. is required

Core Competencies

? Must be able to read and understand blueprints including geometric tolerance and understanding of general tolerances and GD&T

  • ? Problem solving - the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully

  • ? Interpersonal Skills - the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others' ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things

? Oral communication - the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or

negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings

  • ? Written Communications - the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents

numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information

  • ? Planning/organizing - the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time

efficiently and develops realistic action plans

  • ? Adaptability - the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages

competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events

  • ? Dependability - the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions,

responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance

  • ? Safety and security - the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses office equipment and materials properly

Working Conditions

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • ? Typically sits for extended periods at a computer workstation

  • ? Must be able to see, hear, touch, feel, lift (up to 40 lbs.) and stand for short periods of


  • ? May access and work in the manufacturing plant

  • ? Will be required to stand for extended periods of time when conducting training, CI

events or work cell duties

  • ? While performing the duties of this job, employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes and airborne particles

  • ? The employee may be exposed to vibration

  • ? The employee is occasionally exposed to caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work

environment is usually moderate

  • ? May be required to travel to other site locations during the work day

  • ? May be required to work OT/weekends to meet department and business demands

  • ? Work with safe manufacturing processes and understand that eyewear is mandatory in the

manufacturing area

  • ? Knows that safety shoes are recommended in the manufacturing area

  • ? Knows the purpose and location of Material Safety Data Sheets

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move objects

up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Special Requirements

Employment is contingent upon successfully passing an employee reference check, criminal background check, and drug screening.

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder').

Company Description
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