Tool & Die in Santa Ana, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/18/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Santa Ana, CA
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    0 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is in search for an experienced Tool & Die Operator/ Maker for one of our clients located in Santa Ana.

Tool Maker

Position Summary:
Construct, develop and repair machine metal work pieces such as patterns and machines, tool, or die parts.  A variety of machine tools are used such as radial drill press, lathes, milling machines, shapers and grinders.

C o m pen t e n c y R e q u i r e m e n t s:

 Master Level:
* Performs all competency requirements, including the following;
* Machine Set-Up: Competent in the set up and operation of all standard department equipment such as but not limited to: lathes, milling machines, drill presses, shapers, saws and grinders.  

Set-Up includes:
-A complete understanding of machine tool speeds and feeds to effectively and efficiently machine, drill, ream, bore and grind a variety of tool steels.
-Ability to assemble tools and dies to specifications.
-Verify conformance of machined parts to blueprint specifications using standard tools such as micrometers and calipers.
* Training and Development:  Ability to train others in all functions of the department, including:
-Safety (PPE, JHA, MSDS, Haz-Com, Hand Tools, Lockout/Tagout, Emergency Evacuation, Showers/Eye Wash, Injury Reporting Procedure)
-Machine Set-Up & Operation
-6S/Department Procedures/Standard Work
-Quality Expectations (e.g. AS9100 standards, Standard Work and the Die Repair Tracking System)
* Productivity and Quality:
-Maintains a quality and productivity rating within the top 20% for the department.
-Zero scrap and re-work on a consistent basis

* Mechanical aptitude
* Ability to read and interpret blueprints
* Ability to enter data into automated system as required (e.g. MRP)
* Inspection: Visual and manual
* Ability to accurately use inspection equipment (e.g. micrometer, calipers, functional gages, comparators, etc.)
* Performs basic math with Geometry and Trigonometry calculations. Calculate punch to die clearances. Blanking and forming tonnage calculations. Spring travel and pressure calculations.
* Competent in the set up and operation of all standard machine shop equipment, (e.g. lathes, milling machines, drill presses saws and grinders)

For immediate consideration please email me Haylee Leighty at or call me at 657-205-3049 and I will contact you as soon as I can. I look forward to working with you soon.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer