• Galt Medical
  • $50,460.00 -77,040.00/year*
  • Garland, TX
  • Manufacturing
  • Full-Time
  • 805 Pleasant Valley Rd

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Job Summary

We are looking for a tool maker who is ready for their next challenge at our Garland, Texas facility.

Primary Function:

  • Build and repair various types of tooling from prints and from verbal instruction. Coordinate outside sources to facilitate the construction and repair of tooling. Conduct preventative maintenance on tooling as required. Maintain stock of key components. Change over molds as needed. Develop and maintain tooling drawings.
  • The incumbent in this role will be expected to successfully:
  • Studies specifications, such as blueprints, sketches, models, or descriptions, and visualizes product to determine materials required and machines to be used to fabricate parts.
  • Computes dimensions, plans layout, and determines assembly method and sequence of operations.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, and grinders, to machine parts, and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications.
  • Sets up and operates advanced equipment such as wire EDM, sinker EDM and Machining Centers, to machine/burn parts, and verifies conformance of parts to specifications.
  • Lifts machined parts manually or using hoist, and positions and secures parts on surface plate or worktable, using devices, such as vises, V-blocks, and angle plates.
  • Polish and smooth, flat and contoured surfaces, using scrapers, abrasive stones, and power grinders, and fits and assembles parts together and into assemblies and mechanisms, using hand tools.
  • Verifies dimensions, alignments, and clearances, using measuring instruments, such as dial indicators, gauge blocks, thickness gauges, and micrometers.
  • Heat-treats tools or parts.
  • May examine standard or previously used dies, tools, and jigs and fixtures, and recommend design modifications regarding construction and function of part.
  • May develop specifications from general descriptions for specialty tools and draw or sketch design of product.
  • You may be a good fit if you have:

    High School Diploma and a minimum of 5 years as a Toolmaker. 3 to 4 year apprenticeship a plus

    You are a very strong candidate if you also:

    Close tolerance surface grinding, EDM sinker experience as well as mill and lathe.
    Be able to fit up close tolerance molds and tools.
    Have the ability to work closely with everyone from engineering down to machine operators with a positive and helping attitude.
    Must be able to work in Pro E and SolidWorks.

    Galt Medical offers competitive plans for health care, dental, company paid short and long term disability, life insurance, paid time off, and 401(k) with match.

    Theragenics is dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran s status, genetic information or any other category protected by local, state or federal law.

    We take affirmative action to assure that all employment decisions are based on individual merit, qualifications and capabilities as well as valid job requirements, and that equal employment opportunities are provided with regard to all personnel actions.

    Associated topics: die, fixture, mold, melt, molten, tool, toolmaker, tool and die, tool designer, tool die

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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