Klein Tools - Lincolnshire

Tool Room Team Member

Job Location US-TX-Mansfield
Posted Date 8 months ago(7/28/2017 12:07 PM)
501 Easy Drive


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.


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.




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.





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