Certified Tool & Die Maker

by Means Industries

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Aug 01, 2022
Means Industries

Job Description

Certified Tool & Die Maker



Amsted Automotive Group, London, Ontario, an advanced metal-forming products manufacturer of precision propulsion components utilizing advanced proprietary stamping, machining, laser-welding, and assembly processes is looking for a motivated and experienced Certified Tool and Die Maker to add value to our team.  


  • Responsible for operation, set up, repair, maintenance, construction of various die tooling and related equipment throughout the plant
  • Inform, record, report as required or appropriate
  • Responsible for set up and tooling changes in flow forming machines and troubleshooting of flowforming issues
  • Responsible for chuck and NC-tooling related setup and maintenance including troubleshooting issues related to these systems
  • Responsible for the safe operation, organization, and maintenance of all Tool Room equipment
  • Responsible to troubleshoot, carry out preventative maintenance as scheduled / required on various types of tooling and related equipment to minimize downtime and ensure efficiency
  • Responsible to conduct all work in accordance with handbook / trade / training standards, and responsibilities defined in job documents (job descriptions, operator instructions, etc)
  • Responsible to participate in team activities and perform duties safely in manner that reflects sense of “urgency” with respect to meeting deadlines and goals
  • Responsible for the maintaining of tool tracking data including, but not limited to dies, CNC lathes, WF
  • Responsible to set up, collaboratively troubleshoot (in conjunction with toolmakers, millwrights, CNC techs, electricians, production personnel and vendors), equipment, repair programs and tooling as required
  • Responsible to create or participate in the creation of systems / documentation requirements to ensure compliance to ISO/TS16949, ISO14001
  • Effective interpersonal / communication skills required internally (within own department and others) and externally (suppliers and customers)
  • Complete work assignments with accuracy, sense of urgency, and in a safe manner in accordance with established standards, and all applicable Regulations / Legislation


  • Certificate of Qualification for Tool & Die Making
  • Minimum two years’ experience as Tool & Die Maker
  • Requires knowledge of stamping presses and related machinery, basic pneumatics, hydraulics
  • Requires knowledge of MIG / TIG and / or Arc welding and use of cutting torches
  • Ability to operate tool room equipment – lathes, mills, surface grinders
  • Must have ability to read / interpret blueprints including GD&T
  • Requires knowledge of nitrogen gas spring cylinder & manifold set up, maintenance and repair
  • Knowledge or experience using AutoCAD preferred


  • $34 / hour + shift premium
  • Straight afternoon shift or straight midnight shift
  • Company paid uniforms
  • Group Benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, LTD, STD, prescription safety glasses
  • Safety Shoe Program 
  • Up to 3% Company Match RRSP
  • DPSP Company Contributions of 2%
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Opportunity for growth and development
  • Rewarding and engaging work environment
  • Working with an advanced automotive industry leader


  • Work may require extended periods of sitting, standing, lifting, bending, stooping, and performing repetitive motion tasks
  • Excellent manual dexterity, ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Office, manufacturing, outdoor environment
  • Wear personal protective equipment as prescribed

Means TransForm Products is an equal opportunity employer and will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request and throughout the entire recruitment process.




Technical/other training or better.

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