Senior Tool Maker

  • Location
    Houston, Texas
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing - Skilled Trades

Adecco Direct Placement is currently recruiting experienced candidates for a Direct Hire Senior Tool Maker job in Houston, TX with one of our top clients. This position will be heavily involved in the prototype development with the Engineering Department and R&D/Testing Team in that they will work with their 3D Models, program them to run on CNC machines, run small prototype quantities, and deliver them to the engineers on the campus. A great candidate will have a skill set that is both technical and hand-on.


Perform intricate machining operations on CNC Mills and Turning machines, manual tool room machines, and other related equipment involving routine setups and adjustments to maintain close tolerances and fits.
Work from work orders, 3D models, complex drawings, sketches, and sample parts, written and verbal instructions.
Visualize finished job; interpret plan and layout work in proper operational sequence.
Select and layout material; make necessary calculations and select allowances for shrinkage, machining, finishing and fitting.
Able to attain an exceptional level of customer service through flexible scheduling and the ability to manage multiple projects and changing priorities.
Performs duties to plan, layout, build, alter, automate and repair customer requested components.


Minimum of 5 years’ experience in engineering functions such as; component design, translation of 3D models into CAD drawings and CAM programs. (Mastercam preferred)
CNC programming and operation of multi spindle lathes with live tools and 4 and 5 axis milling. Must be able to quickly learn additional machines, controls, and technologies, such as; 3D printing, laser marking, laser welding, and waterjet cutting.

Salary will be based on qualifications and experience. This direct hire position includes top level benefits that include:
• Competitive Pay
• 401(k)
• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Package
• Disability and Life Insurance Package
• Paid Vacation and Holidays
• Career Advancement Opportunities

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