Tool/Fixture Builder

Location: Macomb, MI
Date Posted: 06-23-2017

JOB DESCRIPTION

Help with layouts, fabrication, assemblies and repairs of fixtures, forms, templates and related tooling used in the manufacturing of aerospace tooling.

EMPLOYMENT: FULL-TIME

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Examines blueprint (and MBD models) of part for which template, jig, fixture, or other tooling is to be built.
  • Calculates unspecified dimensions, and lays out design on assorted materials to establish and coordinate reference points and tooling holes, using measuring instruments, such as dividers and straightedges.
  • Sets up and operates variety of machines (lathes, Bridgeport, grinder, etc.) and shop equipment to cut, shape, and finish materials to specified dimensions.
  • Fits, aligns, and assembles tooling components, and measures tooling assembly for conformance to specifications, using precision measuring and checking instruments.
  • Joins assembly components, using bolts, pins, clamps, screws, rivets, or other method.
  • Repairs or reworks tools.
  • May draw sketches and prepare detailed instructions for fabricating or machining to be performed by other workers.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Additional job duties as assigned

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

REQUIRED EDUCATION

  • High School or equivalent

BENEFITS

Medical, dental, vision, life, short term disability, 401k and 401k match.



 
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