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Tool & Die Maker

Company: Eaton
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Eaton's Power Reliability Division is currently seeking a Tool & Die Maker for 1st Shift to join our team. This position is based at our South Milwaukee, Wisconsin facility.

The Tool & Die Maker will be responsible for fabricating and maintaining site tooling includes but not limited to molds, dies, jigs, fixtures, gauges and material handling tools.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It's where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential-and where you can help us reach ours.

In this role:
You will fabricate, assemble, inspect and troubleshoot molds, dies, gauges, jigs, fixtures, prototype parts, machine parts, material handling equipment and simple machines per engineering and tool design specifications.
You will perform gauge and fixture compliance inspection requiring measurement of critical features outlined on a master print, recording measurements onto the fixture qualification report and any additional information into the quality compliance database.
You will perform preventative and regular maintenance of dies, molds, fixtures, gauges, material handling equipment and simple machines making improvement recommendations as necessary.
You will work from tool requests, prints, sketches, sample parts or verbal instructions and will utilize technical manuals, a machinery handbook or general literature to determine machine speeds and feeds, proper clearances and heat treat data.
You will inspect your work with the use of precision instruments including but not limited to micrometers, Vernier calipers, height gauges, sine bars, jo-blocks, surface plates dial indicators, visual comparators and CMM equipment.
You will operate overhead cranes to move tooling, dies, molds and general materials.
You will occasionally estimate jobs and prepare material lists including making recommendations in the design of new tooling and for modification of existing tooling to increase the reliability and performance of the tool.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger.

Required (Basic) Qualifications:
High School diploma or GED from an accredited institution
A five-year apprenticeship for a Tool & Die Maker consisting of 576 hours of vocational instruction and 10,400 hours of on the job training with a Journeyman's Toolmaker Certification.
Experience operating standard machine shop tools and CNC controlled equipment
Must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate geographical area (within 50 miles) of the work location will be considered for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:
Successful utilization of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement methodologies
Proficiency with Autodesk CAD software

Position Success Criteria:
Problem solving
Critical thinking
Active listening

What you'll get from us:

We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.
Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
Healthcare/retirement savings programs
Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)

Eaton also considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws.

To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application, or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to:


Manufacturing & Operations


North America - US/Puerto Rico

Primary Location

United States-Wisconsin-South Milwaukee

Work Locations

South Milwaukee WI Loc


ESSG CPSD PRD Power Reliability Division

Job Level

Individual Contributor



Does this position offer relocation?




Requisition ID :110226

Keywords: Eaton, Milwaukee , Tool & Die Maker, Other , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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