Tool and Die/ Machinist

We are currently looking for dedicated and career minded individuals for a Tool and Die position in Portland, TN.

Principle Duties and/or Responsibilities:
Studies specifications such as blueprints, sketches, models or descriptions and visualizes product to determine materials required and machines to be used to fabricate parts.
Computes dimensions, plans layout and determines assembly method and sequence of operations.
Measures, marks and scribes metal stock for machining.
Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shaper and grinder, to machine parts, and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications.
Lifts machined parts and positions and secures parts on surface plate or worktable.
Smooths flat and contoured surfaces and power grinders, and fits and assembles parts together and into assemblies and mechanisms.
Verifies dimensions, alignments and clearances.
Heat treats tools or parts
Connects wiring and hydraulic lines to install electrical and hydraulic components.
Examines standard or previously used dies, tools and jigs and fixtures, and recommends design modifications regarding construction and function of part.
Develops specifications from general descriptions for specialty tools and draws or sketches design of product.
Education and/or
High School Diploma plus 3 - 5 years experience as a toolmaker, preferably in an metal stamping/automotive supplier area.
Skill Requirements:
Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram and schedule form.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds without mechanical assistance.

If you meet these responsibilities and requirements and are looking for a full time long term career in the Tool and Die field, please apply in person at:

First Call Staffing
109 Hwy 52 E
Portland, TN 37148

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