Tool & Die Technician - Press - 2nd or 3rd shift

Magna International



Bowling Green, KY

Why you should apply for a job to Magna International:

  • 5/5 in supportive management
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.


    Position summary

    ing maintained to produce quality products. Also responsible for assisting with continuous improvement of tooling, housekeeping, helping to make informed decisions, and having tooling ready for production runs.

    Your Responsibilities

    1. Know and understand Bowling Green Metalforming Quality and Environmental policies.

    2. Perform other duties as required.

    3. Follows and supports and Magna's operating principles.

    4. Tig & Mig welding and hand working parts of dies (heat treat of materials)

    5. Sound understanding and knowledge of die work/operations

    6. Sound understanding and machine knowledge, able to run all tool room equipment including measuring instruments

    7. Sound understanding and knowledge of Press and Assembly Operations and Quality procedures

    8. Assist in determining spare parts requirements

    9. Maintain accurate documentation

    10. Train operators and new team members

    11. Recommend modifications to existing equipment

    12. Establish and maintain communication with other team members and support departments

    13. Support continuous improvement and lean manufacturing processes

    14. Ensure quality product and know quality procedures

    15. Perform troubleshoot tooling (in or out of the presses)

    16. Work to blueprints, CAD data, sketches, and verbal instructions

    17. Efficiently perform Lock out/Tag out Procedures

    18. Follow all plant safety policies and procedures

    19. Verify dimensions, alignments, and clearance of finished parts.

    20. Visualize and compute dimensions, sizes, shapes, and tolerances of assemblies based on specifications.

    21. Smooth and polish flat and contoured surfaces of die parts on tooling using abrasive stones, filers, emery clothes or power grinders. Spot dies into proper run conditions.

    22. Be able to identify tool stacks and how to heat treat

    Who we are looking for

    Education and/or Experience:

    • High School diploma or GED

    • Journeyman Certification is a plus

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred

    • Minimum of two years on-the-job training with heavy industrial manufacturing experience in skilled trade capacity

    • Must be able to provide own tools

    • Must have basic knowledge of drafting (blueprint reading, dimension drawings, etc.)

    • Basic knowledge in automation

    Your preferred qualifications

    • Post-secondary education preferred in tool and die, or related minimum of two years' experience in tool and die capacity

    • General knowledge of troubleshooting, materials and methods, machines and tools, and practical application of tooling

    What we offer

    At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

    Site Benefits

    • Shift Premium - (2nd Shift = $1.00) (3rd Shift = $0.75)

    • Medical

    • Dental

    • Vision

    • 401K - matching

    • Paid vacation

    • Employee profit sharing

    • Employee appreciation events

    • On-site cafeterias

    Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

    At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That's why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

    Why you should apply for a job to Magna International:

  • 5/5 in supportive management
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.