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Tool & Die Machinist

Shelton, CT

Posted: 10/20/2023 Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: $17.00 - $21.00 / hr.

Job Description


Manufacture and repair tooling, or to perform major rebuilding of existing production tooling to Engineering prints in accordance with developed standards and production requirements. Toolmakers also make job specific fixtures and gauges and are responsible for precision machining & grinding.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Keep tools running at optimal efficiency through sustained maintenance, repair and modification necessary to achieve production, quality and customer requirements.
  • Improve tool performance through analysis, troubleshooting and technical problem solving.
  • Machine and grind tooling components and perform maintenance to Toolroom standards and maintenance books using manual Toolroom equipment.
  • Proactively notify Toolroom Manager of tooling problems.
  • Perform any other related jobs to maintain production tooling.
  • Monitor and make recommendations for ordering spare components.
  • Support other team members in tool improvements and technical problems.
  • Participate in continual improvement innovation and initiative to improve safety, productivity, profitability and efficiency.
  • Assist in testing, prototyping and improving of ideas to ensure purchased components meet specifications.
  • Follow all policies and procedures as detailed in process documents, immediately bringing to the attention of Manager any discrepancies or opportunities for improvement.
  • Uses computer to accurately enter all Company required information (ex. clocking in/out, labor/job entry, etc.)
  • Attend all Company specified training.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area at all times.
  • Compliance with attached Safety Expectations.
  • Accurate recording of time including time-clock, job activities, and other data entry.
  • Regular and punctual attendance at work.
  • Compliance with relevant policies, procedures and instructions, including Code of Conduct.

This job description may not include all of the employee’s duties and responsibilities, the scope of which remains at all times subject to the management and direction of the employee's supervisor.

For immediate consideration, apply with most current resume, or call Diane at 860-489-1463 for more details.

Meet Your Recruiter

Diane Porter
Staffing Coordinator

What I love most about my job is the excitement of finding the perfect candidate for the specific job I am staffing for and the gratitude of the candidate for helping them find a job they love. 


Fun times for me are spending my weekends with my family, especially my granddaughter. We do special things together which I hope she will cherish forever.  My passion for photography inspires me because I can capture many memories that will last a lifetime. 


“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” - Aaron Siskind 

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