John Deere Dubuque Skilled: Tool & Die Maker in Dubuque, Iowa
Minimum Qualifications :
AAS degree (Tool and die) with an additional 5 years experience
8 years tool and die industrial experience
Applicable journeyman card
Plans, lays out, constructs, and/or inspects by intricate gaging and layout in a team environment, a variety of intricate, highly specialized tools, fixtures, jigs, dies or gages requiring highly skilled workmanship, holding to extremely close tolerances, or to close tolerances which, due to the nature of the work, are difficult to attain. Makes decisions as to usability from a functional standpoint.Types of Machines, Tools and Equipment Used or Operated:A wide variety of departmental machines, regular toolmaker’s tools, including precision measuring tools, such as: surface plate, parallels, “V” blocks, sine bars, gage blocks,calipers and protractors, indicators, micrometers, comparator, etc.
Work is not closely supervised, must maintain a safe work environment.
Works from tool and product design prints, sketches, or verbal instructions.
Plans proper sequence of operation to carry job to completion.
Performs lay out work which requires use of advanced mathematical procedures.
Makes own setups and devises special attachments for performance of job.
Assigns components of job to other team members with instructions and/or sketches as required.
Tries out tools made and analyses performance.
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