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Flickinger Industries Toolmaker in Fort Wayne, Indiana

The NEED is for a TOOLMAKERi Analyze specifications, lay out metal stock, set up and operate machine tools, and fit and assemble parts to make and repair dies, cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, and tooling.Job Description:Verify dimensions, alignments and clearances of highly intricate tools, dies, fixtures, etc. to specifications within a very timely manner.Study blueprints, sketches and models to plan sequences of operations for fabricating, assembling and repairing tools and dies.Involves considerable development work, skilled fitting, timing and adjusting to meet extremely close tolerances.Construct tools where no design is available, select allowances, devise mechanism details.Perform tasks required to independently isolate problems and repair tools and dies; take them apart, machine new parts (or repair old ones) and reassemble the tooling and dies.Requirements:High School Diploma or HSE - *Journeyman's Card in Tool and Die is a plus*Have all hand tools required to perform job.Five (5) years minimum experience toolmaking within a manufacturing environment.Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office preferred.Strong desire to help promote and contribute to our culture of accountability.Ability to perform work independently with minimal direction/supervision.Good communication skills and ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos.Able to lift up to 40 lbs.ii