- Job: Manufacturing
- Occupational category: 51-2041
TOOL AND DIE MAKER
BEFCO is currently hiring one or more tool and die makers for full-time positions in Rocky Mount NC.
The primary role of the tool and die maker is to analyze specifications, set up and operate machine tools, fit and assemble parts to make and repair dies and/or cutting tools, welding jigs, fixtures, gauges and machinists hand tools.
Tool and die makers verify dimensions, alignments, and clearances of finished parts for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as calipers, gauge blocks, micrometers, and dial indicators. They are capable of studying blueprints, sketches, models or specifications to plan sequences of operations for fabricating tools, dies, welding fixtures or assemblies. Tool and die makers set up and operate conventional or computer numerically controlled machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, and grinders to cut, bore, grind, or otherwise shape parts to prescribed dimensions and finishes.
Finally, it is the tool and die makers responsibility to inspect finished dies for smoothness, contour conformity or defects and perform preventative maintenance on machines, jigs and fixtures as required.
- Analytical thinking – Tool and die makers use analytical skills to monitor work processes and inspect various types of metal. They determine metal flow in dies, make tool layouts, diagnose and correct tooling problems.
- Mathematics – Tool and die makers use math skills to read and interpret blueprints that contain precise measurements and to make the calculations necessary to shape metal to match these specific designs. They visualize and compute dimensions, sizes, shapes, and tolerances of assemblies, based on specifications
- Communication skills – Tool and die makers use verbal communication skills to communicate with the engineering department on how to improve the manufacturing process. They complete cross-training on different machines in the area as required and trains other teammates.
Weekdays 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (30 minute lunch).
Employee must be able to work overtime and Saturdays when needed.
Since 1980 BEFCO has developed, tested, manufactured and improved lawn and ground care attachments right here in Rocky Mount – NC.
BEFCO is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law.