24 days old

Tool & Die Maker

Kelly Services
Dexter, MI 48130
Kelly Engineering Resources has an outstanding contract to hire/direct hire opportunity of Jig & Fixture Builder. In this position, you will build and design jigs and fixtures for heavy gauge steel fabrication and welding. This a low volume, high mix custom job shop environment.

**Hours** : 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, OT available

**Key accountabilities:**

+ Verify dimensions, alignments, and clearances of finished parts for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as calipers, gauge blocks, micrometers, and dial indicators.

+ Measure dimensions of completed products or workpieces to verify conformance to specifications.

+ Study blueprints, sketches, models, or specifications to plan sequences of operations for fabricating tools, dies, or assemblies.

+ Review blueprints or other instructions to determine operational methods or sequences.

+ Set up and operate a variety of manual or computer numerically controlled machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, and grinders to cut, bore, grind, or otherwise shape parts to prescribed dimensions and finishes.

+ Visualize and compute dimensions, sizes, shapes, and tolerances of assemblies, based on specifications.

+ Calculate dimensions of workpieces, products, or equipment.

+ Inspect finished dies for smoothness, contour conformity, and defects.

+ Inspect metal, plastic, or composite products.

+ Fit and assemble parts to make, repair, or modify dies, jigs, gauges, and tools, using machine tools and hand tools.

+ Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures.

+ Conduct test runs with completed tools or dies to ensure that parts meet specifications, making adjustments as necessary.

+ Inspect metal, plastic, or composite products.

+ Conduct test runs of production equipment.

+ File, grind, shim, and adjust different parts to properly fit them together.

+ Smooth metal surfaces or edges.

+ Operate grinding equipment.

+ Select metals to be used from a range of metals and alloys, based on properties such as hardness and heat tolerance.

+ Select production input materials.

+ Lift, position, and secure machined parts on surface plates or worktables, using hoists, vises, v-blocks, or angle plates.

+ Mount materials or workpieces onto production equipment.

+ Lift materials or workpieces using cranes or other lifting equipment.

+ Smooth and polish flat and contoured surfaces of parts or tools, using scrapers, abrasive stones, files, emery cloths, or power grinders.

+ Polish materials, workpieces, or finished products.

+ Smooth metal surfaces or edges.

+ Develop and design new tools and dies, using computer-aided design software.

+ Design tools, fixtures, or other devices for production equipment.

+ Design jigs, fixtures, and templates for use as work aids in the fabrication of parts or products.

+ Design tools, fixtures, or other devices for production equipment.

+ Measure, mark, and scribe metal or plastic stock to lay out machining, using instruments such as protractors, micrometers, scribes, and rulers.

+ Measure materials to mark reference points, cutting lines, or other indicators.

+ Set up and operate drill presses to drill and tap holes in parts for assembly.

+ Drill holes in parts, equipment, or materials.

+ Feed materials or products into or through equipment.

+ Adjust temperature controls of ovens or other heating equipment.

+ Cut, shape, and trim blanks or blocks to specified lengths or shapes, using power saws, power shears, rules, and hand tools.

+ Shape metal workpieces with hammers or other small hand tools.

+ Cut industrial materials in preparation for fabrication or processing


+ 3-5 years experience making jigs & fixtures for welding & fabrication

+ Journeyman level or Associate degree in manufacturing a plus

+ Knowleddge of thick steel plate fabrication and welding is required

+ Proficient using tool room equipment (mills, lathes, grinders), dimensional inspection tools, buffers, shop math

+ MIG welding experience highly desired

+ Any CAD experience a plus

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in
industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier
source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm
with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety
and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct
hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific
professional interests.

**AboutKelly Services** ****

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,
Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
is The Law.
Posted: 2019-07-29 Expires: 2019-09-05

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