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Tool & Die Maker



Jonesboro, AR, USA
Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Tool & Die Maker

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

ABB Installation Products Division (formerly Thomas&Betts),is the number one manufacturer of electrification products in North America with a 125-year history of providing innovation and customer- focused solutions for connecting and protecting electrical systems, as well as a unique differentiated medium voltage offering. Our products are used all around you, every day – orbiting the earth, working on Mars, on the fastest trains we ride, in the fastest cars of the world, crossing oceans, in factories producing your food, in the tallest buildings of the world, in the most modern hotels and in the walls of your home. With a portfolio of more than 200,000 products marketed under more than 38 premium brand names, our Division offerings are found wherever electricity is used. The role reports to the Maintenance Manager and is located in Jonesboro, Arkansas. As a Maintenance Specialist, you will be analyzing specifications, lays out metal stock, sets up and operates machine tools, fits and assembles parts to fabricate and repair metalworking dies, cutting tools, jigs and fixtures, gauges and machinists’ hand tools. This position works 10 hour shifts Monday - Thursday, with OT as needed to meet customer demand.

Your responsibilities

  • Setup and operate CNC mills and CNC lathes
  • Studies specifications such as blueprints, sketches, models or descriptions, and visualizes product to determine materials required and machines to be used to fabricate parts. Verifies dimensions, alignments and clearances
  • Computes dimensions, plans layout and determines assembly method and sequence of operations. Measures, marks and scribes metal stock for machining
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathes, milling machine, shaper and grinder, to machine parts and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications
  • Lifts machined parts and positions and secures parts on surface plate or worktable. Smooths flat and contoured surfaces and power grinders and fits and assembles parts together and into assemblies and mechanisms
  • Heat treats tools or parts
  • Connects wiring and hydraulic lines to install electrical and hydraulic components
  • Examines standard or previously used dies, tools and jigs and fixtures, and recommends design modifications regarding construction and function of part
  • Develops specifications from general descriptions for specialty tools and draws or sketches design of product
  • Other duties as assigned

Your background

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, including state approved apprentice program(s) in the Tool & Die area
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Safety conscious, 5S driven, and recommends safety corrections immediately
  • State approved apprentice program in the Tool & Die area
  • Produces excellent quality parts
  • Engaged to meet production goals regularly
  • Participates in team initiatives, yet self-motivated
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts, statistical inference and fundamentals of plane, and solid geometry and trigonometry
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US

More about us

We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com. Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.pdf https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to US-AskHR@abb.com. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

Publication ID: US88148291_E2

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