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Proto/ Tool and Die Specialist

Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Proto/Tool and Die Specialist will be working from CAD models to obtain the dimensional information needed to produce conceptual product parts. This position is responsible for programming advanced machinery in Proto/Tool & Die and will also operate a wide range of equipment. In addition, the position will provide support to Production, Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, and the Continuous Improvement Departments that directly support current production, new product development, and any lean initiatives or continuous improvement suggestions. Work with outside vendors on the design and development of new progressive dies, new technology, special machines, and tools needed for Proto/Tool & Die. POSITION DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES: Ability to direct the design of fixtures and tooling to take us to the next level, and instill the latest technologies and techniques in Proto/Tool & Die areas. Work directly from 3D Models to produce prototype tools and dies. Programmer for CAM, ROMER, and Blue-Co fixture Program and Operate Wire EDM Machinary Advance Water Jet cutting options (taper cutting, 5 Axis cutting head) 5 Axis CNC machining. Work with Designers, Design Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers and other personnel in a team concept. Operate a wide range of equipment common to a proto/tool and die environment. Lead programmer for all Automated Prototype Shop equipment. Perform tasks common to maintaining the hardware and software of advanced technical machinery. Provide technical solutions (process, equipment, etc.) to optimize the efficiency of the department. Promote a clean, safe, productive work environment. Prepare for and actively participate in project team meetings; while effectively communicating project statuses as related to Proto/Tool & Die functions. Discuss issues and provide possible solutions.

Keywords: KINZE MANUFACTURING, Cedar Rapids , Proto/ Tool and Die Specialist, Other , Williamsburg, Iowa

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