Tool Technician Job Description

Tool Technician Job Description

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Tool technician provides daily production support for repair and refurb of tooling and equipment used in the various processes.

Tool Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

To work closely with IE Team to Hookup/Unhook facilities services to the Production tools
Promote area-specific documentation like checklist & procedures to ensure safety and impact to production
Utilize Microsoft products and demonstrate ability to understand drawing and highlighting discrepancies
Assist supervisor to interface with contractors and customers
Demonstrate the ability to understand initiate, plan, execute, and complete Hook Up projects with minimal supervision
Prioritize work tasks to meet customer’s needs and expectation with minimal direction
Establish regular area walks to identify opportunities for improved safety & housekeeping
Strong communication with Engineering, Operations, and Production Leaders multiple shifts to determine the demand flow needed for maintaining adherence to OTS metric
Demonstrate proper tool use for customer (as needed)
Troubleshoot customer problem and provide advice to address

Tool Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Tool Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: OSHA, SMAW, IAT, AWS, MAP, PIT, OAP

Education for Tool Technician

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Employers hiring for the tool technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Technical, Technology, Associates, Electrical Engineering Technology, General Education, Engineering, Education, Communication, Medical, Machine Tool Technology

Skills for Tool Technician

Desired skills for tool technician include:

Equipment and facilities maintenance procedures
Hand
Pneumatic tools to safely handle heavy tooling and parts
Power
Inventory processes
Color separations
Preparing / planning artwork for high-volume printing
Press layouts
Print specifications
Operating torque turn graphing system

Desired experience for tool technician includes:

Diploma in Electrical engineering or engineering equivalent
Proficient with Microsoft Offices Suite
Completion of a technical training/apprentice program and minimum Five (5) years Tool & Die experience preferred
Ability to complete required EHS training (HazMat, LOTO, stormwater protection/spill prevention)
MUST be available to work 2nd shift hours
MUST be available to work a 4 day per week, 10 hour day schedule plus overtime hours as needed

Tool Technician Examples

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Tool Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of tool technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for tool technician
  • Delivers tools or equipment to workers, manually or using hand truck
  • Maintain housekeeping and organization in cribs and satellite locations
  • To operate tool room type equipment to include mills, grinders (including surface, cylindrical and jig) and various other standard machines
  • Operate precision tools and equipment to perform accurate dimensional inspections
  • Read and interpret machinery and component mechanical drawings and schematics, maintenance manuals, and parts catalogs to enable maintenance and diagnostics
  • Coordinate all aspects of the site tooling program and maintenance spares as defined by others including purchase, storage, and stocking to meet the business needs
  • Apply lessons learned to support continuous improvement and cost reduction initiatives
  • Maintain and monitor safety and housekeeping practices in assigned areas of responsibility
  • Support the effective induction of new team members and support cross-training of other team members
  • Able to analyze test results, machine error messages, and information obtained from operators in order to diagnose equipment problems
Qualifications for tool technician
  • Highly motivated individual with excellent analytical, written and verbal skills
  • A combination of education and directly related experience equal to five (5) years*
  • Five (5) years of experience in construction equipment industry, including vendor training
  • Physically able to hold, repair, and adjust small tools, Physically able to squat, stoop, bend, climb, lie on back, lift and pull, reach up and out, lift 70 pounds, carry 50 pounds, and use a 10 pound sledge hammer (or global weight equivalents)
  • Advanced knowledge of tool craftsmanship and repair techniques, including electrical, air, hydraulics, lifts, and gauges
  • Ability to obtain internal forklift license
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Tool Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of tool technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for tool technician
  • Safely operate a forklift/man-lift/scissors lift/articulated boom and able to work from elevated work platforms
  • Understand basic process management skills, able to comply with operating procedures and apply lessons learned to improvement activities and reducing costs
  • Must be able to dis-assemble and re-assemble tooling without damage
  • Supports Product Process Engineers for successful redesign and transition of traditionally manufactured hardware into certified AM-production
  • Responsible for identifying innovated solutions to drive innovative design solutions mitigate quality and schedule risk
  • Work with engineers, maintenance and line technicians to troubleshoot tooling problems
  • Follow established tool change frequency and ensure that all tool changes are completed timely/accurately
  • Follow machine/tool safety and safety procedures at all times
  • Perform basic tooling and equipment troubleshooting
  • Set-up and deliver tool assemblies to an established schedule to meet production demands
Qualifications for tool technician
  • Ability to train other technicians as needed
  • Ability to safely load and unload tools for shipping and repair
  • Demonstrated technical understanding of production planning techniques, current quality methods, O.S.H.A
  • Minimum 5 years experience as Welder and/or Machine Operator required
  • Knowledge of machine ability of materials and machine shop theory layout techniques
  • Technical Training or a qualified Tool & Die Apprenticeship Certificate
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Tool Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of tool technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for tool technician
  • Perform preventative maintenance on tool assemblies
  • Use calipers, micrometers, height gages and other basic gages to audit tools/tooling assemblies
  • Knowledgeable in machine and tool safety
  • Perform minor and major repairs on stamping dies and shop equipment
  • All inclusive trouble shooting of stamping dies and stamping process
  • Follow up on prototypes
  • Perform preventative maintenance and maintain log and schedule for all stamping dies
  • Perform die change overs
  • Presetting tools
  • Delivery, pick-up and shipment of Rock Tool bits to customer mine sites
Qualifications for tool technician
  • A minimum of 2 years Tool & Die maintenance experience
  • One (1) year of experience in equipment industry
  • Physically able to hold, repair, and adjust small tools
  • Physically able to squat, stoop, bend, climb, lie on back, lift and pull, reach up and out, lift 70 pounds, carry 50 pounds, and use a 10 pound sledge hammer (or global weight equivalents)
  • Display ability to learn tool repair and inventory control
  • Basic knowledge of tool craftsmanship and repair techniques
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Tool Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of tool technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for tool technician
  • Maintaining bit reconditioning report log
  • Troubleshooting and providing technical recommendations and improvements to Supervisor
  • Completing accurate time records, technical reports and failure reports
  • Maintains records of tools and equipment issued and returned, manually or using computer (Oracle JDE or MP2)
  • Marks and identifies tools and equipment, using identification tag, stamp, or electric marking tool
  • Sends parts for repair and follows up on status
  • Communicates potential supply problems to maintenance supervisor and purchasing
  • Inputs data for maintenance/repair activities (plans/results) into computerized maintenance management system (Oracle JDE or MP2)
  • Locates causes of malfunction, troubleshoot, dismantles tools, and examines parts for defects
  • Cleans, replaces and/or repairs parts
Qualifications for tool technician
  • The selected candidate should have minimum 2 years’ casing experience
  • The selected candidate should have minimum 2 years’ experience operating casing running tool
  • Must be able to recognize and correct any hazards and safety issues related to picking up, rigging up and rigging down heavy equipment
  • Minimum 4 years Revit/Autocad design experience
  • Minimum 1 to 3 years work experience in a similar role with Die Set setups or Press Operations
  • 0-2 years experiince using AutoCAD ND have an Associated degree or equivalrnt in elctrical design
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Tool Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a tool technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for tool technician
  • Documents inventory levels and cost in inventory control software
  • Assemble cutting tools assemblies per a drawing
  • Inspection and gauging of cutting tools using both computerized and non-computerized gauging equipment
  • Recondition cutting tool components with various CNC grinding equipment
  • Provide expertise when troubleshooting problem issues with cutting tools
  • Maintain inventory accuracy using computerized inventory system
  • Demonstrate a commitment to maintain safe, clean and orderly work area
  • May perform customer site equipment audits
  • May train and mentor other Shop Technician I or II
  • Participate in management strategy meetings to improve database, shop policy change implementation and safety
Qualifications for tool technician
  • Must have knowledge of running and handling of casing and related casing tools
  • 2+ years' mechanical semiconductor tool install experience
  • Must be able to use advanced shop mathematics, read highly complicated drawings, use a variety of measuring
  • Be able to continually lift material weighing between 5-35 lbs and also frequent lifting of 35-60 lbs
  • Be able to plan and perform unusual and difficult work where only general methods are available
  • Ability to instruct other people, and assign/coordinate work

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