Tool and Die Maker Apprentice

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

Position Overview

This position will support production and toolmakers throughout the die build and repair process.

Essential Job Functions

  • Ability to learn to set up and operate CNC and Manual machines, tools and equipment to make and repair special tools, dies, jigs and fixtures.
  • Help make, repair and modify custom-made, prototype or special tools, dies, jigs, fixtures and gauges using various metals which require precise dimensions.
  • Help prepare templates and sketches and determine work processes and position, secure, measure and lay out metal for machining.
  • Complete assigned tasks in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Inspect all work to ensure specifications are met, utilizing appropriate measuring equipment.
  • Comply with all company quality, environmental and safety requirements.

Non Essential Job Functions

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Self-motivated; must demonstrate a positive attitude.
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good math skills, including geometry
  • Ability to read measurements accurately (micrometer, calipers, dial indicator, etc.)
  • Good communication skills
  • Obtain own personal tools
  • Must be able to commit to 4 yr. technical program

Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent

To Apply

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.