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Tool and Die Technician

Platinum Recruiting is currently seeking a Tool and Die Technician for a Direct Hire position in the Greater Huntsville, AL area. This position will be responsible for : Analyzing specifications, laying out metal stock, setting up and operates machine tools, and fitting and assembles parts to fabricated and repair  metalworking dies, cutting tools, jigs and fixtures, gauges, and machinists’ hand tools by performing the following duties.


  • Studies specifications such as blueprints, sketches, models, or descriptions, and visualizes product to determine materials required and machines to be used to fabricate parts.
  • Computes dimensions, plans layout, and determines assembly method and sequence of operations.
  • Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock for machining.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathes, milling machine, shaper, and grinder, to machine parts, and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications.
  • Lifts machined parts and positions and secures parts on surface plate or work table.
  • Smooths flat and contoured surfaces and power grinders, and fits and assembles parts together and into assemblies and mechanisms.
  • Verifies dimensions, alignments, and clearances.
  • Heat treats tools or parts.
  • Examines standard or previously used dies, tools, and jigs and fixtures, and recommends design modifications regarding construction and function of part.
  • Develops specifications from general descriptions for specialty tools and draws or sketches design of product.
  • Comply with requirements as outlined in the company handbook and the OHSA.
  • Practice good housekeeping.
  • Regular and prompt attendance.
  • Other duties that may be assigned.


  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability to successfully perform the job.

Education and/or experience

  • Two years or more related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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