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Tradesmen International, Inc. Machine Tool & Die Maker in NILES, Michigan


Tradesmen International is immediately hiring experienced Machine Tool & Die Makers for projects located in and around Niles, MI. This is a first shift opportunity with a pay rate dependent on experience & skill level. If you are a Machine Tool & Die Maker and want to work alongside other proven craftsmen who emphasize safety, productivity and superior craftsmanship, this is your chance to advance your career!

Job Scope:

  • Plan Layout and Perform Machining Operations and Bench Work to Construct, Alter & Repair Tools, Dies, Fixtures, Jigs, Molds, etc.

  • Organize & Determine Work Procedures and Sequences

  • Select Materials in Accordance with Specifications and Lay Out Project Components for Machining Operations

  • Perform Difficult Machining Operations

  • Construct Temporary Fixtures & Jigs

  • Grind Special Purpose Tools

  • Set Up, Adjust & Operate any Machine Used in the Manufacturing Process

  • Uses Scales, Micrometers, Calipers, Indicators, etc., to Lay Out Work, Make Set Ups, Operate Machines and Check Work

  • Perform Critical Bench Operations to Construct and Finish Projects

  • Monitors Steel for Hardness

  • Troubleshoot Without Supervisory Direction


  • 2+ Years Experience in the Tools & Die Making Operation

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Able to Work from Complicated Blue Prints, Handbook, Formulas and Specifications

  • Ability to Set up, Operate and Adjust all Machinery Used in the Manufacturing Process with Little to no Supervision

  • Knowledge of Basic Mathematics

  • Ability to Occasionally use Judgment to Compensate for Material and Tooling Variations

  • Ability to Administer Authority in Assisting Directing and Training Die Makers and Tool Room Machinists of Lower Classifications.

  • Able to Exert up to 50 Pounds of Force

Company Details

Tradesmen International not only offers consistent work, top pay, and employment opportunities, we also provide a benefits package that is among the best in the industry.

Our comprehensive benefits include:

  • Vacation Pay

  • Health insurance

  • 401(k) profit-sharing savings plan

  • Incentive programs

  • Tool purchase programs & MORE!

Tradesmen International is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

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Recruiter Name

Chandler Potter



Posted Date 2 weeks ago (1/12/2022 12:38 PM)

Req ID 2022-308814

Category Machine - Operator

Travel No

Job Board IN

Location US-MI-NILES