Tool and Die Maker



Job Description Tool and Die Makers / Leaders

Job type: 40-60 hours / 5-6 days per week full time / day and afternoon shift

Wage: based on experience

NOC 7232 / Skill Level B


CTD is looking for experienced tool and die makers to manufacture tooling for the metal stamping industry. A self-sufficient and motivated person willing to obtain a long term position is mandatory.

Maintain, improve, repair or modify tools, dies and fixtures as instructed, in a professional, cost-efficient manner.

Experience in Transfer, Line and Progressive Dies

Perform machining operations to a high degree of tolerance.

Must be an independent thinker, able to do most tasks independently


Plan and layout job assignments, determine sequence of machining operations. Perform machine operations requiring unusual and difficult setups, and methods to maintain very close tolerances and fits, including heat treating, drawing, tempering and bench work involving filing, scraping, grinding, lapping, fitting, indexing, timing, assembly and adjusting to insure satisfactory operation.

Perform tooling troubleshooting duties as assigned.

Die spotting to a high degree

Make tool tryouts, diagnose and correct problems, and make recommendations on tool modifications and methods required.

Work with Engineering Department and production employees to work out tooling and prototype refinements as necessary

Machine tools, jigs and fixtures to close tolerances. Verify dimensions of machine parts. Fabricate gauges, machined parts and dies. Machine, fit and assemble parts. Inspect and test final products. Set up machine tools. Read blueprint, schemas and drawings. Instruct apprentices.

CTD always allows its employees opportunity for advancement.

Benefits includes prescription drugs, dental and life insurance

Also available:

Apprentice tool maker (1-3 years of experience)

Apprentice will work under leader with opportunities to advance. Person must own basic tools for the trade and have basic knowledge of die making, print reading, measuring and machine operation.

Company Description Serving the automotive industry since 1976, Classic Tool and Die has firmly established itself as a leader in developing complex tooling and diversified tooling technology. CTD uses cutting edge technology to streamline the manufacturing process and develop new innovations. The company’s success is built on team work, passion, commitment, and talent. Currently, expanding our market, we are seeking long-term employees that take pride in their work and place of employment.


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