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Skilled Tool & Die Makers - Hartford, WI

Post Date: 01/25/2021

Req. Number: 86286

City: Hartford

State: Wisconsin

Zip Code: 53027


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.


Goodwill TalentBridge, along with our client is currently recruiting for Skilled Tool & Die Makers to work in the Hartford, WI area.



The Tool & Die Maker II is responsible for independently performing all tool room work, with responsibility for accuracy, quality of work, and adherence to established project costs. Work involves layout, planning and performing all bench and machine operations to construct, alter or repair tools, dies, jigs, fixtures and gauges used in metal stamping, punch press and assembly operations.



  • Ensure that all duties are performed safely with knowledge of safety policies. Recommends opportunities to improve safety and educates others.
  • Conceptualizes, designs and builds tools, fixtures, gauges, and special processing equipment. Work from drawings, specifications, sketches, samples or instructions.
  • Exercise independence with direct responsibility for quality, accuracy, and project costs, including die building, alteration, repair and maintenance.
  • Select materials required and plan and layout machining and forming procedures. Use precision measuring instruments for exacting dimensional requirements.
  • Analyze and perform any maintenance task of dies including modifications to improve function, as well as engineering die changes. Ensure preventative maintenance is performed on all dies.
  • Perform all tool room operations with all equipment to exacting dimensional requirements and accepted practices. Perform close and exacting bench and assembly operations to fit, align, adjust, assemble and finish work. Assist with die tryouts on new or modified work. May machine replacement parts for equipment.
  • Troubleshoot any dies, fixtures, processes, or machinery as requested. Instruct and assist other team members. May complete trial run to ensure proper operation of equipment.
  • Contributes to development of projects and provides recommendations for future investments.
  • Plans, designs, and constructs, alters or repairs dies, fixtures, gauges, or special mechanisms. Construct and maintain special machinery and equipment.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent (completed).
  • Advanced Journeyman Tool & Die Maker or equivalent work experience. Requires technical knowledge as is normally acquired in accredited apprenticeship.
  • Minimum of five years’ work experience in tool and die trade to include experience in fine blanking tooling, and operating various machines including grinders, milling machines, and lathes.
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to interact professionally with other functions within the organization and external vendors.
  • Strong skills in reading blueprints and mathematics.
  • Able to transfer CAD geometry from solid models and create machine tool cutter paths.
  • Ability to lift and carry materials and parts that weigh up to 100 pounds (with assistance).


  • Full-Time and Part-Time Opportunities available
  • 1st Shift Monday - Friday
  • Competitive Hourly Rate based on Experience
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package for Full-Time Opportunity


  • $2,000/FULL TIME
  • $1,000/PART TIME


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