Tool and Die Technician

Requisition ID 2023-13124
Posting Date 8 months ago(9/25/2023 10:04 AM)
Job Location(s)
Bloomington IN United States
Shift Type
3rd shift
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Polymer Technology


The Tool and Die Technician at Cook Polymer Technology will plan, machine, assemble, and measure tooling detailed on work orders to fabricate jigs, fixtures and custom tooling to support manufacturing plastic medical device components. Meet tight tolerance drawing requirements through selection of proper processes based on material and subsequent process requirements. Adjust existing tooling and drawings to address manufacturing issues. Maintain tools and equipment for production ready. 


• Machine tooling and components to meet tooling work order requirements in a safe and efficient manner

• Verify work for compliance to prints and specifications

• Manual or computer-controlled machining methods are used

• Minor mold repair through replacing and verifying tooling components

• Working with internal and external resources to execute repairs

• Provide troubleshooting assistance on various production issues associated with tooling or fixtures

• Review and mark up drawings to reflect as built dimensions

• Maintain a clean work area and assist in cleaning common areas of the shop

• Operate standard manual machining equipment


• High School Diploma or equivalent required; Tool & Die certification from accredited school preferred
• 3+ years of related work experience either with mold maintenance or in a machining environment is preferred
• Mechanical aptitude required
• Ability to read tooling prints
• Basic computer skills
• Strong hand to eye coordination

• General machining principles preferred

• General machining principles preferred

• Troubleshooting and problem-solving skills preferred
• CNC programming / machining capabilities preferred


Physical Requirements:

• Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

• Stand or sit (stationary position)

• Walk (move/traverse)

• Use hands/fingers to handle or feel (operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, position)

• Climb stairs/ladders

• Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

• Talk/hear (communicate/converse, express ideas)

• Pushing/pulling/reaching

• Repetitive motion


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