Tool & Die Maker
Napoleon Products
Barrie, ON
Job Details

Title: Process Improvement Tool & Die Maker

Reports to: Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Based at: 24 Napoleon Road, Barrie ON

Shift: Days, Monday to Friday (7:00am to 3:30pm)

Job Purpose: Implement and improve manufacturing equipment and processes required to manufacture a high quality product in a repeatable and cost effective manner.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
  • Evaluate existing processes and implement improvements. Provide technical support for production and assembly processes.
  • Trouble shoot production equipment. Custom machine parts and fixtures. Conduct test runs with completed tools or fixtures to ensure parts meet specifications
  • Evaluate new product designs for necessary tooling requirements. Determine the best way to
Design tooling or fixtures.
  • Fit and assemble parts to make, repair or modify dies, jigs, gauges and tools using machine tools and hand tools
  • Design and build custom jigs, fixtures, and other related equipment for production lines
  • Fabrication process improvements such as punch presses, brake presses, laser cutting, welding, etc
  • Recommend work cell and assembly line layout improvements
  • Operation of metal forming rolls, lathe, milling cutters, CNC equipment and forming tools and knowledge of their use, repair and maintenance
  • Carry out Lean process implementation
Education and Experience:
  • 4 year apprenticeship with College Certificate for Tool and Die
  • 15 years’ experience. Preference for experience from 2 - 3 different manufacturing companies
  • Licensed Tool & Die Maker
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook; ERP and Cad software an asset
  • Knowledge of LEAN Manufacturing preferred.