Tool and Die Maker - Production Tooling
A.B.M. Tool and Die Co. Ltd.
Brampton, ON
  • Welcome to A.B.M. Tool & Die Co. Ltd. *

We are a manufacturing company that produces automotive parts for the last 50 years and we are looking for enthusiastic, skilled individuals who wants to be a part of a fast-growing team, this position is for you!

Shift Availability- NIGHT SHIFT

Job Description

Primarily responsible for maintaining, repair and trouble shoot production tools for production or prototype parts, upgrading/modifying existing tools to meet customer production requirements. Perform pm on production tooling, and update all associated documentation in a timely manner, reduce downtime.

Job Duties

  • Maintain Production tools to ABM standards and customer specifications for either production or prototype parts, including associated fixture builds if required.
  • Performing maintenance of production tooling according to ABM Preventive Maintenance Standards including the trouble shooting and repair of dies in the press and tool room.
  • Ensure that correct materials are available and organized, and that tools are manufactured/modified using effective work practices.
  • Ensure that tools meet both customer and ABM’s production specifications.
  • Meet ABM standards to produce parts to print under friendly manufacturing conditions.
  • Update documentation as required including tooling records, inventory usage, and submission of hours, ensuring all information is accurate and complete.
  • Communicate and share important information on critical tools with other Tooling Managers
  • Communicate and share important information on critical tools with other tool makers.
  • Teach and guide apprentices as needed
  • Ensure the quality of individual components is as per design and finished tools/fixtures.
  • Responsible for the timely completion of components and tools/fixtures without materials cost overrun.
  • Ensure availability of appropriate inventory of spares. Must ensure good condition of components used.
  • Must ensure good condition of components used.
  • Ensure quality of parts off the press and ease of use in day to day manufacturing.
  • Ensure and maintain a tidy and organized work space.
  • Adhere to all obligations and requirements under Section 28 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Adhere to all obligations and duties outlined in the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act.
  • Work in compliance with IATF 16949, ISO 14001, 5S, and all other company policies and procedures.
  • Attend and participate in all required meetings and ensure the timely communication of information to all other team members.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality regarding all company tooling, processes, methods, customer and supplier information and business.
  • Keep abreast of, inform management and implement new technologies and methods.
  • Perform other duties as required by Department Manager or General Manager.

Working Conditions

  • Working in a shop environment.
  • Frequent exposure to noise while working in the plant.
  • Must be available as necessary to ensure that customer or internal challenges are met.
  • Works in a team environment inclusive of apprentices.

Employment Requirements

  • Toolmaker certificate and/or a minimum of 5 years work experience.
  • Certified overhead crane operator.
  • Able to read and interpret tooling blueprints and part drawings.
  • Proficient in mathematics.
  • Competent in the safe and responsible operation of all tool room equipment.
  • Possesses a good understanding of tool room measuring instruments.
  • Must follow Lockout/tagout procedures.
  • Able to efficiently manufacture and assemble individual tool details.
  • Works well in a team environment.
  • Willing to mentor apprentices as needed.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent English skills both oral and written.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Tool and Die: 1 year (Preferred)