179539 - Sr Tool Die Maker
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
Costa Mesa
$25 to $35.00 DOE
4 Months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Sr. Tool Die Maker for an opening in Costa Mesa, CA.

Senior Tool & Die Maker will work under minimal supervision and be responsible to -
Support the timely manufacture and maintenance of high precision, multi-station, progressive press-tools for electronic components.
Ensure that production parts meet drawings and specifications.
Ensure efficient completion of tasks to support production schedules.
Troubleshoot, repair and maintain the press-tools in a production environment.
Support punch press operators for set up and processing of production orders.
Apply knowledge of tool design, shop math, material properties, fabrication and assembly to utilize Tool Room equipment including computers, machines, tools, instruments, gages, etc. for designing, fabricating or repairing production tooling.
Plans the layout, fabrication and assembly of production tooling,
Works from product drawings, sketches, or verbal information as to the purpose or function of tooling.
Provides or requests information found missing on drawings, prints or sketches.
Determines appropriate materials, processes, type of construction, reference and coordinates to be held, lay out, assembly methods and sequence, finishes and tolerances etc.
Lays out the details of tools preparatory to machine or other tool fabrication operations required.
Sets up and operates any machine tools as required for fabrication or testing of tooling (i.e., lathes, mills, grinders, etc.)
Independently sets up compound and progressive dies for multiple action, toggle and punch presses when required.

Minimum of ten years of experience as a Tool & Die Maker, with tool & die apprentice training or equivalent.
High School diploma or GED equivalent.
Vocational training in Tool & Die, Apprenticeship or equivalent training
Legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship

Skills and Abilities:
Ability to plan the construction of tooling, working from part or part print or functional information.
Knowledge of machine shop theory and practice.
The employee may be required to work beyond normal working hours from time to time as the workload dictates.
Ability to lay out parts in detail for required machining operations.
Must be familiar with the general composition of tooling steels, machinability of metals, effect of heat treat on steel.
Experience with reviewing drawings and schematic layouts.
Ability to set up and operate basic and special purpose tool room machines.
Ability to do hand and machine work to precise tolerances.
Able to set up and maintain Progressive and Secondary tools for Power press equipment.
Ensure the safe use of equipment.
Problem-solving skills.
Results driven.

Physical Requirements:
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms.
The employee must lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Accredited High School Diploma/GED


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Johnnie Barrientos
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x290 or (800) 927-9318 x290

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.