Tool & Die Maker

September 2, 2023
Solon, OH
Job Type


We're looking for people who put their innovation to work to advance our success - and their own. Join an organization that ensures a more secure world through connecting and protecting our customers with inventive electrical solutions.

Position Summary

Oversees and keeps records of all shipping and receiving. Responsible for organizing, sorting, and transferring goods from one location to another. Monitor company packages from the start to finish, ensuring proper packing techniques and shipping practices. Update inventory records and regular reports for the management. Also extends to taking care of customer requests and complaints.

Key role responsibilities

  • Plan, layout, construct, maintain, alter, and repair complicated multi-station progressive, single purpose blanking, piercing and forming dies, as well as a variety of drills, holding and clamping fixtures.
  • Design dies and make or direct the making of detailed drawings.
  • Work from drawings, sketches, samples, written and verbal instructions.
  • Visualize finished job, make necessary mathematical calculations, select allowances for fitting and finishing.
  • Plan, layout, and perform intricate machining operations on tool room equipment involving exacting setups and adjustments to maintain very close tolerances and skilled bench and hand operations. Experience with CNC equipment is beneficial.
  • Determine repairs required on dies returned to tool room.
  • Perform emergency repairs to dies in the press department.
  • Perform any variety of die grinding, shimming, replacement of progressive die components.
  • Make up repair parts or machined items for special orders.
  • Try out dies in tool room press, suggest changes to improve operation or reduce maintenance time, observe operation in production and diagnose and correct trouble.
  • Prepare complex print programs utilizing higher levels of math and or utilizing a computer programming language.
  • Instruct other employees and assist in overcoming difficulties. Aid in setting up any plant equipment as needed.
  • Report faulty equipment, defective material and unusual conditions to supervisor.
  • Observe all prescribed safety rules and regulations and maintain work area in a neat and orderly condition.

Qualifications and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Journeyman's card or equivalent years of experience in the trade is required
  • 4+ years relevant experience.
  • Wire EDM experience preferred.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills necessary, with the ability to make informed decisions.
  • Good organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced; multi-tasking environment and meet operational deadlines.
  • Must be self-motivated, safety and quality conscious, and work efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Heavy lifting required (35 lbs). Lift truck operator experience preferred.
  • Good communication skills with the ability to work in a team environment


  • A dynamic global reach with diverse operations around the world that will stretch your abilities, provide plentiful career opportunities, and allow you to make an impact every day
    • At nVent, we connect and protect a more sustainable and electrified world with inventive electrical solutions. We're a nearly $3 billion high-performance electrical company with a dedicated team of 10,000+ people at more than 130 sites around the world. Our solutions deliver value to industrial, commercial, residential, energy and infrastructure customers, providing mission critical solutions that improve performance, lower costs and reduce downtime.
    • We design, manufacture, market, install and service high-performance products and solutions that connect and protect mission critical equipment, buildings and essential processes. Our robust portfolio of leading electrical product brands dates back more than 100 years and includes nVent CADDY, ERICO, HOFFMAN, RAYCHEM, SCHROFF and TRACER.
  • Commitment to strengthen communities where our employees live and work
    • We encourage and support the philanthropic activities of our employees worldwide
    • Through our nVent in Action matching program, we provide funds to nonprofit and educational organizations where our employees volunteer or donate money
  • Core values that shape our culture and drive us to deliver the best for our employees and our customers. We're known for being:
    • Innovative & adaptable
    • Dedicated to absolute integrity
    • Focused on the customer first
    • Respectful and team oriented
    • Optimistic and energizing
    • Accountable for performance
  • Benefits to support the lives of our employees

At nVent, we connect and protect our customers with inventive electrical solutions. People are our most valuable asset. Inclusion and diversity means that we celebrate and encourage each other's authenticity because we understand that uniqueness sparks growth.


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