Tool Room Die Lead

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

 -Review new dies & die packages before design reviews; provide feedback/professional insight on developing design layout
 -As necessary review/compare part print and/or CAD Model against customer part PDF/model
 -Review initial die design & design concept before formal design review with lead tool maker
 -Lead die reviews for new dies & provide support/feedback to toolmakers in changes prior to kickoff/final design decisions are made
 -Delegate dies/die packages to tool makers & apprentices based on best fit, experience, production needs, & developmental opportunities on individual basis
 -Assist in leading die builds/projects, delegating work to apprentices, & completing tryouts to prove die performance and part quality/consistency before moving to production
 -Troubleshooting die tryouts & design changes as needed
 -Assist in tracking work through subcontracting & scheduling as needed
 -Tracking die build/die packages physical progress for tool room manager, provide updates as required by urgency or customer preference
 -Evaluate completed die performance with Tool Room manager to identify elements leading to successes, losses, and possible improvements. Document proven/failed processes, possible improvements for future reference
 -Assist in developing tool room standards & teaching/leading to maintain process standards
 -Assist in facilitating tool room & stamping department communication on die build packages, & production expectations
 -Lead apprentices according to Servant Leadership model & monitoring progress/development
 -Make recommendations on equipment improvements


-Previous experience as a Tool & Die maker in the metals industry with specific experience in building/troubleshooting progressive metal stamping dies
-Previous experience in reviewing die designs, & providing insight to necessary adjustments to design/layout to meet part print specification
-Previous experience in leading complete die builds, and multiple die builds when necessary, as well as developing & teaching apprentices
-Previous experience in, or comfortability in communication with customers and people from multiple levels within the company

WISCONSIN METAL PARTS, INC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Wisconsin Metal Parts, Inc. that all personnel actions are conducted in a manner that provides equal opportunity to all employees and prospective employees. Every effort is taken to ensure that employees and prospective employees are treated fairly and their civil rights protected.

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Wisconsin Metal Parts Inc.

Wisconsin Metal Parts, Inc. is an industry leader in manufacturing solutions. We offer Prototype and Production services of producing metal stampings and machined components. We design and build metal stamping dies and inspection gages and fixtures. We provide metal stampings and machined components in quantities from 1 piece to millions of pieces.
WMPI is an honest, trustworthy and ethical company. We keep business simple and just honor the "Golden Rule". We realize our people are what make us successful and we appreciate them, treat them with respect, make their job fun and reward them for their performance.

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