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Tool and Die Maker in Greenville, SC at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 9/8/2021

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Job Description


Work with engineers to produce tools, fixtures, and prototype components to specification using various machining equipment. Drawings, descriptions, and sample tooling may be used as a guide. Some design will be necessary.

Job Description:

  • Read/understand blueprints or verbal instruction to fabricate specialized tooling, jigs, gages and fixtures for the production floor.
  • Can follow engineering plans and work to a high degree of accuracy. Tolerances are typically ± 0.005mm, On occasion, as tight as ± 0.001mm.
  • Assures that tooling fabricated meets the specifications and tolerances of the blueprint.
  • Use manually controlled machine tools such as the lathe, milling machine, surface grinder, bench grinder, horizontal/vertical band saws and drill press. Along with power tools (die grinder, rotary tool, etc.) and conventional hand tools.
  • Understands the operation of all types of machine shop setups, i.e. rotary table, indexing head, boring head, sine bar, 4 jaw chuck, face plate, steady rest, follower rest, etc.
  • Use of precision measuring and gaging tools to perform required inspection before, during and after machining. Shadowgraph, micrometers (inside, outside & depth), indicators, height gages, pin gages, ring gages, bore gages.
  • Knowledge of heat treating.
  • Fits and assembles parts into complete assembly.
  • Keep work area and machinery clean and in an orderly condition. Lubricate machinery and tooling as required. Assist with machine overhaul when requested.
  • Follow all safety rules and wear all personal protective equipment as required by the safety policy.


Job Requirements

Job Requirements



  • Attention to details.
  • Good practical and technical skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at any given time and efficiently shift between them.
  • Good communication skills when working with a team or co-workers.


Job requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience.
  • 2 Year or 4 Year Degree in Machine Tool Technology.
  • Experience with manual lathes, mills, and precision surface grinders
  • Experience repairing medium to large molds.  This includes:  Polishing/stoning parting line and shutoffs, ejector pin cleaning and teardown
  • Experience with tight-tolerance machining (±0.005 mm)
  • Suitable experience will substitute for formal education.
  • Knowledge of machine shop safety and shop practices.



Primary work hours (but not limited to) 1st shift 7:00am to 3:30pm Mon thru Friday



Commensurate with experience

Please submit your resume to Human Resources by October 1st


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