Tool Maker

  • Location
    Hartford , Connecticut
  • Category
    Engineering - Manufacturing
  • Job type
    Direct Hire

Tool Maker & Die/Cutter Grind Job - Near Hartford, CT

Adecco Direct Placement is currently recruiting candidates for a Tool Maker & Die/Cutter Grind Job near Hartford CT, for one of our precision automotive parts manufacturer. Our client is the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms. They have been around for more than 55 years, working with customers like Daimler, Cummings, and Hyundai. The role would be responsible for various cutter grind and tool-making processes that are vital to the department. In this union shop, there are 2 shifts with overtime available, paying $31.64/hour. Relocation assistance is available.

Responsibilities for the Tool Maker & Die/Cutter Grind Job near Hartford, CT

- Using precision diametric fits, produce engineering prototype hardware from drawings, hand sketches, and verbal descriptions.
- Work to close tolerances, critical angles and surfaces.
- Plan, construct and repair complicated Tool Room and Cutter Grind assignments, such as jigs, fixtures, gauges and specialized tools. (includes CNC milling, turning and grinding equipment)
- Sharpen cutters, drills, reamers, and form tools, using cutter grinders, drill grinders, surface grinders, and tap grinders.
- Modify standard cutting tools for special applications.
- Use precision measuring equipment to determine accuracy and specified dimension relationships.
- Work on new experimental cutting tools with production and manufacturing engineers.
- Work directly with the development engineers and technicians.


- Ability to create and read advanced blueprints to create specialized tools and molds.
- Precision is key! Create models and finished products are free of flaws to the minutest detail.
- Experience with CAD software and other computer programs to design and craft tools and die-casts.
- CNC experience is preferred.
- Requires a basic understanding of materials and heat treatment operations.
- Knowledge and practice of precision diametrical fits, production of coil springs, flat springs, die-formed components and tolerance assemblies.
- High School Diploma is required, unless equivalent experience is satisfactory.
- Tool & Die/Cutter Grind Certificate is preferred or equivalent experience in a manufacturing environment (2-5 years).

If you meet the above qualifications and would like to apply for this position, please click APPLY NOW and upload your most current resume. You may email your resume to our recruiter, Kaye Cross, Questions regarding this position can be addressed by emailing or calling 603.373.4114. Thank you in advance for applying, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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