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Tool and Die Technician

  • Location:
    Mason, Michigan
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  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire

A Tool & Die Technician / Tool & Die Repair opportunity in Mason, Michigan is available via Modis Engineering!

Our client in Mason, Michigan is looking for qualitied Tool & Die Technicians or Tool & Die Repair Techs to join their growing business in DIRECT HIRE positions!


Operate overhead crane supporting Maintenance, Operations, and Quality as die setter for presses and part production
Oversee health & Safety of self and Subordinates including outside contractors and/or support personnel.
Perform daily checklist on cranes and operate and pre-inspect straps and slings before use.
Daily clean dies, bolster plates, etc.
Align pins in bolster and ensure bolts are tight and fastened.
Keep die storage area organized and clean when pulling or placing dies in storage area.
Prepare dies for production by setting, bolting, centering and securely fasten dies to bolster.
Tag dies for repair and move to die repair area.
Do safety check on all equipment and light curtains when performing duties.
Technical support, troubleshooting, and implementation of corrective actions.
Improve overall safety and efficiency related issues by taking a pro-active lead in the Continuous Improvement Activities.
As part of the press team, the die setter is expected to take an active role in housekeeping of the work area.
Any other duties as deemed necessary or appropriate


High school diploma/GED required with technical schooling preferred.
At least 1 year job related experience.
Can demonstrate work experience, ideally within a manufacturing environment.
Forklift and Crane Certified.
Ability to work under pressure to tight timelines.
Excellent verbal and written skills.
Clear understanding of Lean Principals & Tools
Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle, manipulate, or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, talk and hear
Employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds

If you are interested in this DIRECT HIRE Tool and Die Technician in Mason, Michigan click “APPLY NOW”!

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Company: Gestamp

Date Received: 1/11/17

Address: 200 E. kipp Road, Mason MI


Job Title : Tool & Die Tech/repair

# of Openings 10 positions

Why is the position open? Additional Needs
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Shift/Hours: 3rd shift 10:00pm – 6:15am and 2nd shift


Supervise Others

Dress Code: casual

See Job Description attached.
Must have :
Experience operating Forklift and Cranes
Repairing of Dies Progressive and Press
Technical support and troubleshooting

THIS IS A NON-UNION SHOP – Not looking at any candidates that have only union experience.

Degree Required: na /prefer Associate

Years of Experience: 2-3yrs

Target Companies: Automotive

Targeted Pay Rate: Hourly looking for $22 - $28

Targeted Bill Rate:

Exceed to:

Background Check:yes

Drug Test: yes


Other Notes:
This is a very fast pace company all automotive. They are launching a new product with Chrysler.

Setting Expectations (Internal and External)
What the client can expect from us:

We will bring this order back to our recruiting team and establish a sourcing plan.
Within 48 hours you will receive either submittals or an update from us on what we have uncovered in our search to date. Typically we will provide between 1-3 potential candidates.
Candidates will be presented with a summary and their resume outlining their experience and why we believe they are a match for the position, including availability for interview, start and rate expectations.
Bi-Weekly check in calls to provide updates on our search and to validate current status of opening from client’s perspective

What we need from the client:

Timely feedback on submittals. (One business day)
If candidates are rejected, sustentative feedback on why they were rejected so we may adjust our search.
Interviews scheduled within 5 business days of submittal, with feedback from the interview within one business day.
Selecting candidates for interview equates to accepting the terms of their submittal (start date timeline, rates, etc)

Order Qualification and Prioritization

Is the order qualified? If any of these are missing, the order is not qualified and is not put in the system. Resume Market only.

Pay and Bill Rates?

Job Description?

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IF yes, then prioritize with these questions. Do this collaboratively with recruiting and sales.
Direct Hire orders are automatically “B” priority given timelines typically involved
Tool-generated orders are automatically “C” orders unless we have direct manager contact, then they are “B”

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Clear understanding of efforts to date

Skill set we are familiar with and in wheelhouse

Rate expectations are realistic

GM opportunity

Have worked with customer before

Direct Access to Hiring manager

History of positive feedback cycles

Pre-set Interview times

All client approvals complete (budget,PO, etc)

Fresh position (new to us and client)

Client offers sizzle

Credit Check on Client complete

T&C signed

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