Sr. Toolmaker

  • Hamilton Company
  • Reno, NV, USA
  • Feb 07, 2019
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

Hamilton Company is looking for a Sr. Toolmaker who will be under the supervision of the Machine Shop Superintendent or Group Leader and is responsible for providing tooling support for all aspects of production and build custom manufacturing equipment. The Sr. Toolmaker will be responsible for the fabrication and assembly of tools, fixtures and other projects in support of production. The toolmaker will machine their jigs, fixtures, and customizable parts not only on manual Bridgeport mills and Hardinge engine lathes but also on high RPM and precision CNC mills and lathes. We make our own parts only and the toolmaker will have constant interface with the R&D engineers that design these parts.

Other Sr. Toolmaker responsibilities may include:

  • Production of quality parts on manual and CNC mills and manual lathes and grinders
  • Studies and interprets drawings, manuals, specifications or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work pieces, sequence of operations and setup requirements
  • May work from blueprints, verbal instructions and other specifications
  • Keeping equipment and work area clean and orderly and perform basic preventative maintenance functions on equipment
  • Be required to adhere and comply with state and federal law, the Company ISO Quality Program and procedures, Company policies and Safety and Environmental Regulations
  • All other duties as assigned

This position is for the Swing shift. Swing shift hours are 3:30pm to 12:00am.

 

 

Qualifications

  • Knowledge and application of precision measuring instruments and the application of such instruments such as calipers, ID and OD micrometers, depth gages, indicators and scales
  • Capable of applying considerable ingenuity in building specialized tools
  • Quality and volume of machining must match the needs of a flexible and customer responsive production department
  • Able to operate all machinery associated with tool fabrication and give advice/assistance to tool designers
  • Knowledge of reading drawings and specifications with an intermediate understanding of geometric tolerancing and dimensions
  • Knowledge of tool holders, cutting tools, boring heads, fixtures, inserts and other accessories used on various machines
  • Knowledge of modern tooling and techniques
  • Able to follow written and oral instructions
  • Able to adapt to a changing work environment, competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events
  • Basic math skills
  • Position requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects

 

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Technical Certificate and/or LEAP or CTE Program Completion Preferred
  • Training as Toolmaker preferred
  • 10 years related experience in machine shop environment
  • CNC experience preferred but not required

 

Company Description

Hamilton Company is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of manual, semi-automated and robotic products for precision fluid measuring. We specialize in the development, manufacturing and customization of precision measurement devices, automated liquid handling stations, and sample management systems. For more than 60 years, Hamilton has been satisfying customer needs by combining quality materials with skilled workmanship, ensuring the highest level of performance of every precision fluid measuring device we manufacture.

 

Additional Information

  • Diverse portfolio of exciting and innovative design projects   
  • Tremendous opportunities for professional growth
  • Commitment to sustainable design   
  • Competitive Compensation   
  • Excellent Benefit Package includes medical, dental, vision insurance, paid vacation time, paid sick time, disability insurance, 401k, tuition reimbursement and much more
  • Solid Stable Company
  • Drug free workplace

 

Learn more about us at: www.hamiltoncompany.com

 

It is the policy of this organization to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants.

 

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