Job Title:Tool and Die Maker Machinist

Department: Tool and Die Department
Reports To: Tool and Die Manager
Location: Peculiar, MO

Position Overview

This position supports production throughout die build and repair process.  Provide assistance to workers involved in the adjustment, maintenance, part replacement and repair of tools, equipment and machines.

Essential Job Functions

  • Study drawings or specifications to plan sequences of operations for fabricating punches and dies.
  • Set-up and operate machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, grinder, CNC and manual machines.
  • Conduct test runs with completed punches and dies to ensure that parts meet specifications, making adjustments as necessary.
  • Make machined parts and repairs from drawings.
  • Fit and assemble parts to make, repair or modify dies, jigs, gauges and tools using machine tools and hand tools.
  • Inspect finished punches and dies for smoothness, contour conformity and defects.
  • Heat treat completed tooling.
  • Responsible for making and sharpening own tools.
  • Responsible for making and sharpening own tools.

Non-Essential Job Functions

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must be a self-starter, good communications skills and work with minimal supervision.
  • Must know how to operate lathe, mill and surface grinder correctly and how to read drawings and spec sheets.
  • Ability to single point threads on O.D. and I.D.
  • Experienced at close tolerance work, down to .0005.
  • Must understand Trigonometry as applied to angles and machining.
  • Must have own tools.
  • Must know how to read micrometer, calipers, dial indicator and how to use a surface plate for accurate measurement.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to work harmoniously with others and able to work under pressure.

Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Trade school or other specialized training preferred.
  • Welding and Drafting experience preferred

Please submit all resumes with experience and qualifications to
No phone calls or recruiters please.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.