Manufacturing Tool Room

Feb 07, 2018
Feb 19, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Details - Manufacturing Tool Room

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Job ID 309617 Title Manufacturing Tool Room Type Full-Time Location Wallingford, CT 06492 Departments Manufacturing Date Published February 1, 2018 End Date 02-15-:59 PM CT Job Description Manufacturing Tool Room- Carbide Die Finisher/Tool Crib Machinist

Holo-Krome Company, Wallingford, CT 06492

Full-Time Shift(s): Monday-Friday 6AM to 2:30 PM OR 2:30 PM to 11:00 PM


Working as Full-Time Manufacturing Tool Room- Carbide Die Finisher/Tool Crib Machinist , you will be responsible for making, altering and repairing a wide range of carbide dies and integrated parts generally for use on heading machines.


The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

o Planning and performing a variety of roughing out, boring, facing, turning, lapping, finishing and grinding operations to make, alter and repair a wide range of carbide dies and integrated parts generally for use on heading machines

o Fabricating special tools for the Research and Development department occasionally

o Setting up and operating bench lathe for precise and difficult machining using diamond, diamond dust and paste or other abrasive materials

o Selecting, installing and adjusting tool compounds and tail stock and making necessary brass arbors and laps

o Checking work with fixed and adjustable measuring instruments to maintain very close tolerances and making necessary adjustments to ensure conformance with specifications

o Instructing and/or assisting employees and other operators as needed

Following all safety rules and regulations, including

o Wearing all safety equipment as directed by the Team Leader or Production Coordinator, such as safety shoes and hearing protection

o Performing 5S and TPM duties

o Maintaining Daily Logs and Boards for the department

o Reporting unusual conditions to Senior Coordinator


The following skills and qualifications are required for this position:

o Prior experience working with machinery and tooling

o Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to read and interpret written instructions

o Possess basic math skills including decimals and fractions

o Demonstrate strong organization, planning, and prioritizing abilities

o Possess an excellent safety record

o Possess a desire to continuously improve manufacturing processes

o Ability to lift, slide, and lower packages that typically weight 25lbs-50lbs and may weigh up to 75 lbs

o Ability to pass the required drug screen (applicable in the US, Puerto Rico, and Guam ONLY)


o Prior experience working with carbide.


Since 1967 Fastenal has grown as a distributor of industrial and construction supplies from a single branch to approximately 3,000 servicing locations, each providing tailored local inventory and personal service for our customers. As we've expanded across the world, we've retained a core belief in people and their ability to accomplish remarkable things - if given the opportunity. From this philosophy stems an entrepreneurial culture that challenges every employee to run their own business, create their own success, and advance to become company leaders.

As a growth company with a solid financial position, we are committed to training, promoting from within, and creating opportunities for our employees. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and are looking to make your mark as part of an elite growth company, you won't find a better fit than Fastenal. SDL2017