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Lear Corporation EEDS and Interiors 3rd Shift Tool and Die Maker in Traverse City, Michigan

Job PostingThis position is to work in the Lear Traverse City Terminals and Connectors plant. The 3rd shift Tool & Diemaker Position pays $24.81 per hour and is a full-time, (Plus .70 shift premium) Direct hire position. This position has excellent benefits and very strong health insurance offered through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Applicants must have either a DOL Journeymens card or a UAW card. Job Description Set up, operate, and adjust stamping presses in the production of terminal and component parts using all safety equipment and/or controls provided for the job or machinery. Visually inspect parts and press for defects.Perform setup and changeover procedures for progressive dies, including maintenance of dies, tooling, press operations, functions, and settings. The individual will be responsible for press ram adjustment, roll feed settings, progression setting, clamping dies onto press, press guard adjustment, pilot release adjustment, and other similar duties as assigned by production supervisor. Make press, die, or tooling adjustments on in process jobs in order to comply with customer specifications. Regrind/sharpen tooling or make new tooling. Perform routine safety checks on all presses, dies, and equipment.Other duties include, but are not limited to, verify and feed raw material through the die, visually inspect first-piece samples, setup and operate all production equipment, adjust take up and payoff equipment through the use of basic press room hand tools. Assist in the training process DSU&R trainees when applicable and DSU&O/Press Operators. Job RequirementsRequires a mechanical background, experience in the use of micrometers, calipers, and various other precision measuring instruments. Ability to read and interpret blueprints, basic understanding of computers and work within stringent tolerances, and knowledge of S.P.C. (Statistical Process Controls). Performing blueprint corrections and changes with Engineering DepartmentCompleting paperwork relating to assigning work done to a particular "job". Cleaning scrap pans, machinery, and work area.Occasionally banding stock.Gives a preliminary evaluation of trainees.Ability to analyze part drawings and proposed tooling, requiring a high degree of originality and imagination to visualize the tool and determine if it will meet the needs of the job and recommend changes where required.Ability to check tool drawings for errors in dimensions, fits, and clearances.Ability to plan, layout, and determine manufacturing methods and sequence of operations best suited to make tooling to design specifications.Ability to use advanced shop math including geometry and trigonometry to verify dimensions and make intricate calculations for hole locations, compound angles, contours, and reference points.Ability to setup and operate all types of machine tools to perform difficult and exacting operations.Ability to devise methods of holding, locating, a