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Toolmaker w/ CMM Experience
Title:Toolmaker w/ CMM Experience

About Ahaus
For over 70 years Ahaus has been building innovative manufacturing solutions for its customers. Ahaus products are engineered with insight and foresight - never with hindsight. Our technically strong mechanical and controls engineers continuously search for thoughtful solutions to improve customers' manufacturing processes. We anticipate and solve problems not only in the design of our products but in their application.

Ahaus is seeking a Toolmaker w/ CMM Experience. This person will analyze a variety of specifications, lay out metal stock, set up and operates machine tools, and fit and assemble parts to fabricate/repair cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, or machinists' hand tools, while applying knowledge of tool design, shop mathematics, metal properties, and layout/machining/assembly procedures.

Duties, Responsibilities & Information
- Studies specifications, e.g., blueprints, sketches or tool description and plans sequence of operations.
- When applicable, work with stakeholder(s) to rectify issues or concerns about any given detail, including but not limited to:
- Design errors
- Machining feasibility
- Tooling needs
- Machining errors
- Possible enhancements that could lead to more efficient completion of the detail
- Setup, program, and finish machine assigned Details complete to Engineering Detail Drawings
- The originating Toolmaker is responsible for general Inspection of their assigned Details to ensure adherence to print specifications using precision measuring tools
- Measures, makes and scribes metal stock to lay out work pieces for machining.
- Sets up and operates machine tools, e.g., lathe, milling machine, shaper and grinder, to machine parts to specifications.
- Fits and assembles parts into assemblies or mechanisms using hand tools.
- Verifies dimensions and alignment, using measuring instruments such as micrometers, height gauges, and gauge blocks.
- Examines standard tools and modifies tools as required.
- Develops specifications from general descriptions and draws/sketches tool to be fabricated.
- Communicates with co-workers and supervisors to receive instructions and coordinate activities.
- Inspects and measures parts to maintain statistical process control charts, as required.
- Works within Quality System parameters as required.

Training & Experience Required
- Math skills
- Ability to use precision measurement tools
- Reading and interpreting blueprints
- Machine tool operation
- CNC Programing
- Math skills, including knowledge of dimensional tolerances and GD&T
- Precision measurement instruments
- Reading and interpreting blueprints
- General Computer skills
- Verbal and written communication skills
- Vocational training, on the job training, and apprenticeships are all typical forms of formal training for a Toolmaker
- CMM experience
- Minimum 5 years CMM experience
- Minimum 1-year experience using 
PCDMIS software

Working Conditions
- May be subject to higher noise levels from operating machines; physical hazards from moving equipment & machine parts.
- Standard industrial and manufacturing working conditions

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