Klein Tools - Lincolnshire

Tool Room Team Member

US-TX-Mansfield
3 months ago
501 Easy Drive
ID
2017-2637

Overview

Since 1857 Klein Tools, a family-owned and operated company, has been designing, developing and manufacturing premium-quality, professional-grade hand tools. The majority of Klein tools are manufactured in plants throughout the United States and are the number one choice among professional electricians and other tradespeople.

Responsibilities

As a Tool Room Team Member, you will perform duties to design, construct, repair, and maintain a wide variety of complex fixtures, tooling, gages, test stands, dies, and specialized machine tools. Additional responsibilities will include:

 

  • Work safely to prevent on-the-job injuries by following Company and OSHA safety rules and regulations,
    understanding machine safeguards, recognizing and reporting safety hazards, wearing required PPE.
  • Work from design concepts, work orders, sketches, component parts, blue prints, charts, tables, and verbal instructions to: (a)Plan sequences of operations for fabricating tools, dies, or assemblies; (b)Conceptualize and independently develop designs for tooling projects and recommend methods and materials to be utilized for specific production operations

  • Fit and assemble parts to make, repair, or modify dies, jigs, gauges, and tools to specifications. 

  • File, grind, shim, and adjust different parts to properly fit them together. 

  • Verify dimensions, alignments, and clearances of finished parts for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as calipers, gauge blocks, micrometers, and dial indicators. 

  • Setup and operate conventional or computer numerically controlled machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, and grinders to cut, bore, grind, or otherwise shape parts to prescribed dimensions and finishes.

  • Maintain the Company's electronic asset management and maintenance record keeping system. 

  • Prepare project plans and project status reports, as required. 

  • Keep work area in clean and orderly condition, complying with established 6S standards. 

  • Participate in various lean manufacturing activities to improve products, reduce waste, or learn new skills or operations. 

  • Perform special assignments and/or duties as required.

 

 

Qualifications

Qualified candidates will have a High School Diploma or GED and a minimum of 3-5 years of related work experience.  Associates Degree or vocational certification in related Tool & Die Making field preferred.  Candidates must have demonstrated knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance and design techniques, tools, and principles; read blueprints and understand dimensions and tolerances; use a variety of precision measuring instruments, such as micrometers, indicators, and height gauges; Math skills (shop math and trigonometry); Reading and writing skills (comprehend written English sentences and paragraphs in work related documents); Microsoft office; Ability to communicate and work as a team member.

 

Physical Demand Requirements:

  • Walking, up to 10 hours per day (interruptive)
  • Sitting or Standing, up to 10 hours per day (interruptive)
  • Bending/twisting neck, up to 2 hours per day (interruptive)
  • Bending/twisting waist, up to 2 hours per day (interruptive)
  • Hand movement, up to 10 hours per day (repetitive)
  • Arm movement, up to 10 hours per day (repetitive)
  • Pushing/pulling weight (assisted), up to 2 hours per day (interruptive)
  • Lifting weight, up to 35 lbs., up to 2 hours per day (interruptive)

 

Klein Tools provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • 401(k) Company Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Paid Vacation/Holidays
  • Shared Cost Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Flex Spending
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Discount Program

If you have the commitment to succeed and the desire to join an organization recognized as the industry leader, please submit your resume.

 

No phone calls please.

 

EOE/M/F/D/V

 

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