Service Technician
Title:Service Technician

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JOB TITLE:  Toolmaker, Machine Builder 

REPORTS TO:  Assembly Manager 

JOB SUMMARY: We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Lead Toolmaker to lead our team in the creation of custom automation equipment and special machines. As the Lead Toolmaker, you will play a pivotal role in the design, fabrication, and assembly of precision tools and machinery, contributing to the development of cutting-edge solutions for our clients. The ideal candidate will possess a deep understanding of toolmaking processes, engineering principles, and project management, coupled with the ability to lead and inspire a team of toolmakers. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Other duties may be assigned. 

 1. Project Leadership: 

   - Lead and manage a team of toolmakers in the development of custom automation equipment and special machines. 

   - Oversee the entire project life cycle, from concept and design to fabrication, assembly, and testing. 

  2. Design and Development: 

   - Collaborate with the engineering team to translate customer requirements into detailed design specifications. 

   - Utilize CAD software and other tools to create precise drawings and models for custom automation equipment. 

  3. Toolmaking and Fabrication: 

   - Take a hands-on approach to toolmaking, contributing to the fabrication and assembly of precision components and machinery. 

   - Ensure that tools and machines meet high standards of quality, precision, and efficiency. 

  4. Quality Assurance: 

   - Implement and enforce quality control processes to guarantee the reliability and performance of custom automation equipment. 

   - Conduct thorough testing and validation of tools and machines before deployment. 

  5. Collaboration and Communication: 

   - Work closely with cross-functional teams, including engineering, manufacturing, and quality assurance, to ensure seamless project execution. 

   - Provide regular updates on project status, milestones, and potential challenges. 

 6. Continuous Improvement: 

   - Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance toolmaking processes, efficiency, and overall product quality. 

   - Stay updated on industry trends and emerging technologies to incorporate into the design and fabrication process. 


- Associate degree, technical degree, or training and experience in tool and die. 

- Proven experience in a lead or supervisory role in toolmaking and custom automation. 

- Understanding of/experience using CAD software for design and modeling. 

- Strong knowledge of machining processes, materials, and tool fabrication. 

- Excellent project management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines. 

- Exceptional problem-solving and analytical abilities. 

- Effective communication and leadership skills. 

- Eight to ten years in a job shop environment. 

- Experience working with hydraulics and pneumatics. 


- May be subject to higher noise levels from operating machines. 

- Standard physical hazards from moving equipment & machine parts. 

- Standard industrial and manufacturing working conditions. 

- Some travel to customers' facilities for installations and service. 



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