Tool & Die Maker

Mundelein, IL 60060

Posted: 05/17/2018 Industry: Industrial Job Number: 35824874 Pay Rate: $22.00/hour

Job Description

At InStaff, our success depends on you! That s why we set you up to succeed from day one. From our commitment to finding you the right-fit job, to our training and benefits programs, InStaff gives you the tools you need to build the future you want! We know that our clients success, as well as our own, depends on treating our employees with respect and care. We call it partnership with a purpose. Join the InStaff team today!

Job Title:

Tool & Die Maker

Job Type :

Temp-to-Hire or Direct Hire




Mundelein, IL


1 st & 2 nd Shifts available

Pay Range:

$22.00 - $26.00 per hour

General Job Duties:

  • Set up and operate mills, lathes, grinders, EDM equipment and various hand tools

  • Hands on participation in the operation and setting up of stamping presses

  • Responsible for relevant entries in ERP system

  • Perform geometric shop calculations

  • Rework tooling details and performs skilled fitting, timing and adjusting as needed to develop piece parts to blue print specification

  • Use tool conditioning and debug skills to solve progressive die

  • Diagnoses root cause and correct problems in complicated progressive

  • Advise which correct materials and oils to be used for specific

  • Responsible to track, order, and organize tooling

  • Accurately complete all required paperwork and records such as updating and recording all tooling modifications on die drawings so they can be updated by the Engineering

  • Assist the production department to get automation machines up and

  • Actively support 5S, Quality, and continues improvements efforts by following all approved practices and procedures by performing clean-up activities, and identify and recommending improvements to

  • Operate all gauging and inspection equipment to perform 1st piece part inspections before submitting to QC submittal

  • Perform all other related duties as assigned by

Job Requirements:

  • Problem solving skills to repair and debug high speed progressive dies

  • Knowledgeable in press room activities

  • Able to effectively operate safely in a high pressure work environment

  • Must be self-directed, possess good communication skills, basic computer knowledge, high attention to detail, strong documentation skills and a strong mathematical background

  • Able to productively work well independently as well as with others with limited supervision

  • Able to work regularly scheduled hours with over time as needed

  • Able to read and interpret details and assembly drawings

  • Able to be flexible and demonstrate the ability to respond to frequent priority changes

  • Able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing to exchange information clearly and concisely with coworkers, supervisors

  • Able to learn how to accurately estimate time of major repairs

  • Able to plan, construct, alter and repair a wide variety of details, tools, jigs, fixtures and gauges to very close tolerances


  • Weekly pay

  • Direct Deposit or Pay Card (Mastercard)

  • Longevity and holiday pay

  • 401K plan

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance available for employee and family

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Additional Information

InStaff, a Brand of BG Staffing, Inc. (NYSE American: BGSF), is a nationwide leader in light industrial staffing. We provide temporary workers primarily to call centers, distribution and logistics customers needing a flexible workforce. To learn more about our services, visit
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