Toolmaker, Wheeling, IL

Company Overview:
DESTACO, a Dover Company, is a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance automation, workholding, and remote handling solutions. The company serves customers in variety of end-markets, including the automotive, life sciences, consumer goods, packaging, aerospace, and nuclear sectors.
Built on a legacy of over 100 years, DESTACO offers a comprehensive portfolio of products to engineer precise movement, placement and control solutions that drive productivity and uptime for manufacturers around the world. The DESTACO family of products consists of industry-leading brands such as DESTACO Manual and Power Clamps, Camco and Ferguson Indexers, Robohand Grippers and CRL Manipulators and Transfer Ports.
DESTACO is based in Auburn Hills, Michigan, and operates globally through 800 employees across 13 locations.
Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues of $7 billion. The company delivers innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, and support services through four major operating segments: Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV."
Position Summary:
The Tool Maker produces, repairs, adapts and rectifies tooling and other pieces of mechanical equipment. This position reports to the Manufacturing Engineer.
Essential Job Functions:
Proficiently runs all machines in the department. (Surface Grinder, O.D. Grinder ,Bridgeport's ,Manual Lathe , NC Lathe , Mitsui Seiki 4DN Jig Bore ,Moore manual Jig Bore , Devlieg Horizontal Machine).
Supports running production parts on Devlieg
Under general supervision, makes, repairs, adapts and rectifies Fixtures for Production and Assembly,
Repairs pieces of mechanical equipment with high precision specifications and tolerances by interpreting blueprints, consulting specifications and making operative tests.
Makes prototype parts ,
Writes basic CNC programs
Utilizes basic math, geometry, and trigonometry.
Can calculate feeds and speeds.
Understands how to effectively solve problems.
Effectively works with other operators and/or departments on continuous improvement projects achieving positive results.
Utilizes good communication skills including the ability to receive and give oral and written instruction.
Demonstrates good organizational, planning, and scheduling skills to optimize output.
Reads blue prints to recognize specifications on blueprint for various surfaces being machined.
Is able to make Metric and Metric to English print conversion.
Works from engineering drawings.
Reads and produces prints of specified tools, fixtures, assembly jigs, utilize such measuring equipment as micrometers, calipers, gauges as required to ensure that specified tolerances are met or exceeded.
Ensures that all responsibilities and functions performed are in accordance with company policy and procedures and meet required quality standards.
Operates within acceptable defect rate.
Identifies when preventative maintenance is needed on assigned equipment.
Conducts preventative & predictive maintenance schedules for equipment in Tool Room
Must have own tools expected to perform satisfactorily and achieve standard compliance.
Advises supervisor of conduct that may violate rules, policies, and procedures.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's):
Safety ? Understands safe operation of equipment, tools and PPE. Recognizes potential for dangerous situations; uses safe work practices. Utilizes behavior based safety methods to sustain a safe working environment.
Ethics and Work Standards ? Maintain the highest ethical and work standards, while promoting the same attributes in co-workers and others.
Communication ? Expresses thoughts clearly, both orally and in writing, using good grammar. Listens to understand input, feedback and concerns. Provides complete information in an open, honest and straightforward manner. Responds promptly and positively to questions and requests.
Teamwork/Relationships ? Works with other employees willingly and in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork. Supports cooperation. Demonstrates a commitment to the entire business and is supportive of all initiatives (company and departmental) to help grow the business. Cooperates fully with others to achieve organizational goals. Is tactful, courteous, and considerate. Embraces a positive outlook. Is respected and trusted by others.
Continual Improvement and Problem Resolution ? Identifies and communicates suggestions for work improvements. Works with others to develop solutions which meet company-wide needs and objectives. Applies a sense of urgency to resolve problems or creates opportunities that will increase productivity and create value. Shares best practices with other employees.
Accountability ? Accepts responsibility regarding projects/programs/duties as outlined in this job description. Advises supervisor of concerns, problems and progress of work in a timely manner.
At least 5 years' minimum experience in a tooling environment, which includes fabricated tooling and CNC technology
CNC, and other computer-aided technologies experience strongly preferred
Education and Certification Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent supplemented by an apprenticeship in tool making or an equivalent technical education
Physical Requirements: (To be met with or without accommodations)
Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
Stand 10 hours a day
Good manual dexterity
Eye hand coordination and attention to detail
Ability to bend, twist and turn
Our Values: Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit, Winning through Customers,
High Ethical Standards, Openness and Trust, Expectations for Results, Respects and Values People
Nearest Major Market: Chicago
Job Segment: Engineer, Consulting, Nuclear Engineering, Manufacturing Engineer, Nuclear, Engineering, Technology, Energy

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