Tool & Die Maker

Position Details


Danville, AR

Night/Weekend Shift


Job Details

Our client is seeking self-motivated Tool and Die Makers looking for a great career opportunity in Danville, AR. The ideal candidate must be able to read blueprints, sketches, models, or specifications to plan sequences of operations for fabricating tools, dies, or assemblies. Full benefits and a 401(k) are available. Pay will depend upon experience. A drug test is required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for disassembly, cleaning, component replacement, and preventative maintenance of cold header tooling.
  • Maintains stock of various header tooling components.
  • Must be able to make decisions and act independently.
  • Work with engineering on tool design for new product development.
  • Collaborate with production and engineering on continuous improvement projects pertaining to tool and die.
  • Assist cold heading operators to troubleshoot quality issues with parts or tooling.
  • Setup and operate the following equipment: grinders, lathes, EDM, drill press, and mills.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • CNC lathe and mill experience is a plus but not a requirement.
  • Wire EDM experience is a plus but not a requirement.


  • 2 years of experience in Tool and Die or a 2-year technical degree.
  • Ability to read shop orders, drawings, sketches, specifications, formulas, and instructions.
  • Advanced shop mathematics and mechanical aptitude.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Punch press experience is a plus.
  • Ability to work with teams within a rapidly changing environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • High school graduate or trade school certification.

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1st Employment – Conway

707 Robins Street
Suite 101
Conway, AR 72034



Monday – Friday | 8am to 4pm

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1st Employment is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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