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Tool & Die Maker
Paul Schauwitzer
Full Time

Tool & Die Maker

Atkins, VA

Company Description:

Founded in 1945, MEC is a leading U.S. based contract manufacturer that provides a broad range of prototyping and tooling, production fabrication, coating, assembly and aftermarket services.  Our customers operate in diverse end markets, including heavy and medium-duty commercial vehicle, construction, powersports, agriculture, military and other end markets.  Along with process engineering and development services, MEC maintains an extensive manufacturing infrastructure in 16 facilities across five states.


Position Summary:

The Tool & Die Maker will plan, layout, and perform all bench and machine operations to construct, alter and repair tools, dies, fixtures, gauges, etc. while executing a high degree of skill and knowledge of tooling practice and application.  Work from complicated drawings and specifications, use a wide variety of precision instruments for exacting measurements.  Lay out work and plan machining bench procedures.  Perform close and exacting bench and assembly operations to fit, align, and calibrate, adjust, assemble and finish work.


What Makes this a Great Opportunity:

·         Opportunity to work with an industry leader

·         Work in a modern, state of the art facility

·         Ability to own the Tool & Die operation  


Essential Responsibilities:

·         Examines standard or previously used dies, tools, jigs and fixtures and recommends design modifications regarding construction and function of part.

·         Establish a system and schedule for preventative maintenance for all tooling and dies.

·         Establish setup procedures and operate machine tools such as lathes, milling machine, shaper and grinder to machine parts and verify conformance of machine parts to specifications.

·         Study blueprints, sketches, models, or descriptions to ensure setup and tool are producing first piece articles that meet specifications.

·         Adherence to all safety and environmental requirements.   


Travel Responsibilities:

·         No travel required


Basic Qualifications:

·         Four-year tool and die apprenticeship completion or equivalent combination of education and experience

·         Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedures

·         Ability to apply mathematical concepts

·         Ability to apply principles of logic or scientific thinking to a wide range of problems


Desired Experience and Traits:

·         Four-year tool and die apprenticeship   


Educational Requirements:

  • Completion of apprenticeship and/or tool & die education



·         Competitive hourly wage



·         Medical

·         Dental

·         Vision

·         ESOP Program

·         Short & Long-Term Disability

·         401(K) with company match

·         Life/AD&D

·         Paid Time Off (Holiday, Vacation, Sick Time), etc.



·         Complete relocation package is not available; some assistance may be provided.

  • Preference given to candidate residing commutable distance of zip code 24311


Novo Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and recruitment services provider and does not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or candidate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other class protected by federal or state law.

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For Further Information Contact:

Paul Schauwitzer

Recruiting Consultant



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