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Tooler/Manual Machinist


LEAD Staffing

Tooler/Manual Machinist
Chattanooga, TN
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LEAD Technical (Chattanooga, TN)
Tooler/Manual Machinist
Position Type: Temporary, Possibly T/P
Salary Range: $23.50 per hour
Shift: Monday-Friday, 7a-3p (Weekends/OT Required)
Location: Chattanooga, TN 37406
Position Summary:
LEAD Technical (www.lead-technical.comhas partnered with a well-established manufacturer and seeks a Tooler/Manual Machinist in the Maintenance Department. 
Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Constructing and making aluminum tool/molds from the rough casting to a tool/mold ready for production.  
  • In performing the job, the tool/mold maker uses various hand tools measuring devices and equipment such as lathe, milling machines, aluminum welders, drills, etc., and makes the tool/mold to drawings or other specifications. 
  • Another part of making tool/mold is installing the required plumbing.
  • Making tool modifications, completing repairs or preventative maintenance on tools, and       troubleshooting mold defects.
  • May also be required to troubleshoot tooling on the press.
  • The tool/mold maker also plans layouts and constructs jigs and other items as required.
  • Maintain a safe and tidy work environment with regular housekeeping and use of PPE.
  • Actively participate in training of teammates in gaining new skills.
  • Actively participate in Continuous Improvement Program.
  • Participation in the 5S program.
  • All other duties as assigned.
Experience and Education Requirements:
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in mold making, tool repairs, and modifications (this is flexible, especially if they’ve completed the tooling certification program at Chatt State). 
  •  High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Able to read and understand blueprints.
  • Skilled in the use of all machine shop equipment including lathe, milling machines, radial drill, aluminum and steel welding equipment and various hand tools.
  • Must be able to plan and follow the job through to completion doing all the necessary work required of the job.
  •  Must be able to work with equipment required for plumbing on tool/molds.
About LEAD Technical:
The LEAD Technical team aims to build trusting partnerships with our partners seeking quality professional and skilled talent in the manufacturing, automation integration, IT, and construction spaces. With high praise for exceptional customer service, leadership, and quality matching, LEAD Technical is ready to anticipate your business needs and find the perfect candidates to solve your workforce challenges. LEAD is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
LEAD is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates are critical to our success as a growing national company, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

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