Tool Maker / Machinist

Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Date Posted: 01-25-2018
Position: Tool Maker / Machinist 
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Type: Full Time Direct Hire
Compensation: Depending on Experience 
Job Description:
  • The tool engineer will work in the tool shop to maintain, repair, recondition, adjust, rebuild and generally ensure proper condition for all tools. 
  • Requires operation of tool shop machinery (lathes, mills, grinders, welders, CNC equipment, EDM, etc.)
  • Makes and builds custom design tooling and automation components from engineering drawings.
  • Works closely with all production, automation, and product engineers as well as set-up operators to ensure proper and accurate completion of tools and/or project tasks. 
  • Performs general tool shop functions as required. 
  • Supports QS 9000 requirements for tooling management. 
  • Coordinates completion of tool shop requirements in conjunction with production planning activities.
  • Contributes suggestions, ideas, and solutions regarding tool/production/quality issues.
  • Mechanical/Tool engineer or equivalent experience and education
  • Journeyman level machinist or equivalent experience and education
  • Journeyman level tool repair or equivalent experience and education
  • Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Ability to work with technical and non-technical internal customers
  • Works well in a team environment
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