Tool and Die Maker in City of Industry, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/6/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems is seeking a Tool & Die Maker for 2nd shift. This is an opportunity to grow your career at a large, international aerospace company. The position includes competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance (medical, dental, vision), a 401k matching program, and paid holidays and vacation. This position is located at our aerospace manufacturing facility in City of Industry.
Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) holds the number one global position in aerospace fastening systems, and we’re the North American leader in commercial transportation fasteners. Our high-tech, multi-material fastening systems are found nose to tail on aircraft and aero engines. Our products are also critical components of industrial gas turbines, automobiles, commercial transportation vehicles, and construction and industrial equipment. Headquartered in Torrance, CA; we employ over 6,000 people in 11 countries at 32 locations. AFS is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).
Position Description
  • Plans, organizes, constructs, maintains, repairs and modifies single stage and progressive dies and tools.
  • Make tools and performs various machining operations by reading blueprints, engineering sketches and/or by general verbal instruction.
  • Select proper grade of carbide for die being made. Make carbide dies using diamond tools, diamond chips, and diamond compound.
  • Make trapped extrusion/power dies for Header machines (56, 89, and 1012 headers).
  • Set up for machining and assembly operations of tools; and may make partial or complete model of part. Performs machining operations to make various tooling.
  • Sharpen tools made of high-speed tool steel, carbide and other materials.
  • Set-up and operate tool room machines, including lathes, Hones, Presses, Surface grinders and Tool & Cutter Grinders, and drill press.
  • Performs dimensional inspection by using micrometers, indicators, calipers and comparators, and other precision instruments as needed.
  • Ability to read blueprint and use measuring instruments.
  • Must be familiar with Upper 12 Point Tooling (12 Point Extrusion Die).
  • Work closely with Header Operator to ensure properly sized tooling.
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 35 pounds.
  • Be able to stand 8 hours.


Basic Qualifications
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.  ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED) from an accredited institution.
  • 2 years of experience in a similar role