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

Date Posted: 3/25/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Overall Scope

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.

Essential Functions

  • Design tools and tooling: Jigs, fixtures, assembly machines, etc.
  • Manufacture tools using saws, CNC or manual lathes, CNC or manual mills and other metal cutting equipment.
  • Design gages.
  • Reviews existing tools/tooling for possible improvement.
  • Aids and advises engineers regarding tool applications for new and existing products or processes as required.
  • Draws layouts, assemblies and detail drawings of tools and tooling using hand sketches, traditional drafting techniques and CAD design.
  • Reviews timing and fabrication requirements of projects underway to make build/buy recommendation.
  • Cooperates with other personnel and informs them as to the techniques and requirements of the profession.
  • Builds, places outside, or directs the construction of projects designed, this includes selecting vendors.

Ergonomic Focus

  • Lifting up to 30 lbs.
  • Standing and working at machines.
  • Reading instructions and blueprints.
  • Communicating in person, by phone and in writing
  • Sitting at desk
  • Computer work

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma, AA Degree or tool and die journeyman status (five years), or five years’ experience in tool design
  • Experience in industrial operations.
  • Experience in programming, setup, and operation of CNC machining centers


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