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Tool and Die Maker / Machinist

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Posted: 04/12/2021

Commander Machining Company is a young and energetic company, is family and community-oriented, and is growing exponentially. We hope you will join our team!

We currently have the following position / shifts available:

  • Experienced Tool and Die Maker / Machinist / CNC Machinist
  • Monday - Friday, 1st and 2nd shifts (work schedule negotiable)


Plan, layout, construct, alter and repair a variety of tools, jigs, fixtures, progressive and single hit metal stamping dies, in addition, repair or adjust metal stamping dies while in the press.


  • Maintain, troubleshoots, and debug progressive die tooling and repair any problems.
  • Provide engineering expertise, direction and assistance as required in resolving tooling related problems
  • Maintains knowledge of heat-treating tool steels such as D2, A2, 01, etc.
  • Sharpens all types of dies
  • Work with large progressive, transfer and deep draw dies
  • Install tool sensors when applicable
  • Assist in the development and the maintenance of tooling
  • Develop, propose, and implement tooling and equipment improvements to foster an environment of continuous improvement on the shop floor
  • Position and fasten work pieces
  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto the machine
  • Select the appropriate tools and materials to be used in the preparation of machinery work
  • Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as CNC Mills, CNC Lathes, Wire EDM, Blanchard and Surface Grinders, Manual Mill, Manual Lathe and Drill Presses
  • Set up, adjust, and operate all of the basic machine tools and many specialized or advanced variation tools to perform precision machining operations
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers, depth micrometers, inside diameter gauges, and outside diameter gauges
  • Listen to machine and tooling to ensure machine and tooling are running properly
  • Operate hoist in order to load parts onto machining center, lathe, or mill
  • Efficiently sets up and takes job down (Tooling, cleaning fixtures, putting gauges back, etc.)


  • Assist with keeping the department and machinery clean
  • Other duties as assigned. (operation of manual mill, surface grinder, wire EDM machine, punch press, etc.)


  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Vocational/technical training in tool and die, or machining desirable

EXPERIENCE (Recommended)

  • 5+ years Tool & Die Maker experience
  • 5+ years Machinist experience
  • 5+ years using various micrometers
  • 5+ years of blueprint reading experience
  • Strong knowledge of stamping dies, mold making dies, progressive stamping tools, tool room mills, lathes and grinding machines

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 - $30.00 per hour
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Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $20.00 - $30.00 per hour

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