• Toolmaker

    Job Location(s) US-NJ-Mahwah
    Posted Date 4 months ago(1/8/2018 9:05 AM)
    Job ID
    Position Type
    Contract (Full-Time)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    • Perform precision machining using manual mills, grinders, lathes, and other equipment as provided. Make molds, jigs, fixtures, and tools for use in Client applications.
    • Provide expert mold, fixture, and gage design and fabrication services to support business and team goals and objectives.
    • Apply lessons learned thru historical, trial, or other means to improve tool life.
    • Troubleshoot manufacturing equipment and processes with focus on long term and repeatable success.
    • Implement lean manufacturing principles and concepts where applicable in the program development.


    • Review the tool design drawings for practical tolerances, material and applications of components prior to machining of components.
    • Troubleshoot manufacturing equipment available to the component's designed tolerances, identify potential concerns and review with personnel accordingly.
    • Identify, select stock components and parts requiring purchasing for project processing
    • Fabricate / Machine components according to print or drawing.
    • Fabricate fixture components according to standard manufacturing processes and procedures, utilizing shop equipment as available.
    • Assemble fixture components according to standard manufacturing processes and procedures, utilizing shop equipment as available.
    • Integrate electrical circuitry from diagrams or other means for functional operation.
    • Work directly with the customer to review and identify solutions to fixtures/equipment/conditions that hinder production.
    • Utilizing provided samples, run-off of equipment for trial and demonstrative purposes.
    • Conduct problem solving activities using a structured approach to identify root cause and implement solutions to address the root cause(s).
    • Train and support the Facilities and Operations personnel in the set-up and proper operation of the fixtures, tools as intended.
    • Proactively engage the Calibration team in the calibration of components required for the fixture release.
    • Support the Facilities and plant operations with technical and Work Order follow-up to ensure proper documentation of all identified fixtures and assets within the facility.
    • Other duties as assigned.



    • 10+ years tool making/custom machining experience 
    • 5+ years of CNC programming 
    • Experience using and programming 5-axis machines 
    • Experience working in a highly regulated industry 
    • Understands requirements around validation of equipment 


    • Experience running and programming CMM inspection 
    • Has experience with equipment validation


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