Tool & Die Maker

Stratford, Ontario
Job Type Permanent
Job ID 16896
Job Description

Title: Tool and Die Maker
Location: Stratford, ON
Type: Full Time Permanent
Pay rate: TBD (Depends upon experience)

Shift: Rotation Days, afternoons and midnights

Shift Premium:  Yes when working both the afternoon and midnight 
Benefits: Yes
Reports to: Manager, Stamping Department

Area of Accountability: 

Stamping presses, mechanical repairs for various manufacturing equipment. Implementation of continuous improvement activities to equipment including verification and effectiveness of the change.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Follows all safety rules, guidelines and uses appropriate PPE. Raises potential safety hazards to others as well as the equipment.
  • Maintains excellent 5S conditions.
  • Identify short term and long-term countermeasures for production problems that arise specifically when stamping
  • Troubleshoot formability problems such as splits/cracks or wrinkles/distortions.
  • Identify flaws in the finished product or operation of tooling and take corrective action.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on dies including electrical and mechanical checks in accordance with standardized procedures.
  • Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical systems that are commonly integrated within stamping dies.
  • Operate cranes to safely move and turn dies for preventative maintenance, repair, or operational needs.
  • Fit and assemble parts using a variety of hand tools.
  • Perform welding, hand finishing, grinding, and polishing.
  • Read and interpret drawings and specifications of tools, dies, and stamping tooling.
  • Operate a variety of machine tools to cut, turn, mill, plane, bore, grind, and shape the piece being worked on to a very specific dimension.
  • Perform basic administrative skills including computer data entry and documentation of work performed by written and electronic methods.
  • Participate in and provide On the Job Training with / to other maintenance Team Members
  • Maintains inventory of spare parts.
  • Attends daily Start of Shift and End of Shift meetings for proper handover of shifts.
  • Assists with 8-Step problem solving activities.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of client’s Environmental Policy and participate in programs that enhance environmental performance. Identifies and communicates any potential non-conformances.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the EPRP (Emergency Preparedness Response Plan).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An Ontario or Inter-Provincial Tool & Die Maker Certificate
  • Be available for shift work and overtime as required.
  • Strong communication skills including written and verbal.
  • Sound judgment in decision making and establishing priorities.
  • Proactive and oriented to make improvements in systems and procedures.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and teamwork.

If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for to be successful in this role, please submit your resume to Masood Noor by email at

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