Tool and Die Maker

Location : 1192 County Road 177, Cusseta, AL 36852

Who We Are:

Challenge’s mission is to manufacture with operational excellence by empowering our employee-owners. As a leading tier 1 supplier of complex metal assemblies for the global automotive industry, we drive innovative solutions for future mobility. We believe the best ideas come from individual unique perspectives. These ideas combined with the teamwork of industry leaders allow us to accomplish any challenge. Our team members take pride in the work we do and embody our core values of safety, ownership, and teamwork every day; they are the true driving force in our operations.

Challenge is proud to be one of the largest employee-owned atumotive companies in North America. One of the many benefits of joining the Challenge team is the ESOP program. This program allows Challenge to give shares of the Company to all employee-owners annually. These shares are an additional retirement benefit that will continue to grow during your time at Challenge. Being part of an ESOP means our employee-owners share in Challenge’s success!

Challenge is #QualityDriven and #PeoplePowered!

Who We Want:

Troubleshoots, maintains and repairs dies, die components, and tooling used in the production process. Analyzes specifications, lays out metal stock, and sets up and operations machine tools to make and repair dies.

What You'll Do:

  • Studies specifications such as blueprints, sketches, models, or descriptions, and visualizes product to determine materials required and machines to be used to
    fabricate parts.
  • Computes dimensions, plans layout, and determines assembly method and sequence of operations. 
  • Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock for machining.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathes, milling machine, shaper, and grinder, to machine parts, and verifies conformance of machined parts to
    specifications.
  • Lifts machined parts and positions and secures parts on surface plate or worktable. 
  • Smooths flat and contoured surfaces using power grinders and fits and assembles parts together and into assemblies and mechanisms. 
  • Verifies dimensions, alignments, and clearances. 
  • Heat treats tools or parts. 
  • Examines standard or previously used dies, tools, and jigs and fixtures, and recommends design modifications regarding construction and function of part. 
  • Troubleshoot tooling analysis and resolve problems to obtain quality level of parts. 
  • Follow all safety precautions and company policies to prevent injury to self and others. 
  • Utilize calipers, micrometers, gauge pins and blocks, various other types of measurement equipment.

When and Where:

This will be a 1st shift / 6am - 4:30p M-T with some overtime.  This position located at our Cusseta in Cusseta, AL 

 

What We Offer:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, Health Savings Account with annual employer contributions, Flexible Spending Accounts, company-paid Short-Term Disability and Basic Life, Voluntary Life and LTD, Employer 401k Match, ESOP shares, tuition reimbursement, Referral Bonus Program, Challenge Incentive Program, and paid time off.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.