Tool & Die Maintenance Technician


US Gestamp Alabama - Lapeer, US, US Gestamp

Date:  Jun 17, 2024

Long Description

Role Summary

Performs scheduled and unscheduled die and equipment maintenance activities. Construction of tooling as needed. Continuous Improvement projects on Dies for peal performance.


Key Responsibilities

  • Ability to work without supervision in a fast-paced metal stamping environment.
  • Ability to work in a team-based lean-manufacturing environment. Knowledge of Progressive and Line dies.
  • Perform Die Repair/Tryout with emphasis on troubleshooting in the Press as well as on the bench.    
  • Operate Vertical Mill, Surface grinder, Radial Arm, Lathe, and Drill Press.
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices in accordance with plant requirements.
  • Any other jobs deemed necessary or appropriate.


Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Ability to read micrometers, calipers, height gauge, tape measure, and perform shop math.
  • Must be able to operate all Tool Room machines.
  • Must own all tools for the trade and be able to utilize them where needed.
  • Must be able to TIG weld hardened details with knowledge of heating temperatures.
  • Ability to perform tasks in a timely fashion to keep production uptime.
  • Ability to operate Hi-Lo and Cranes.
  • Knowledge of spot bluing forms to next parts for proper fit.
  • Any other duties as deemed necessary or appropriate. 


Knowledge and Education

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D


Work Experience

  • Three (3) years minimum in the Trade.


Additional Information

  • Good vision required.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle, manipulate, or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, talk and hear
  • Employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds
  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences
  • The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so other will understand
  • The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and seek to hire the best candidate regardless of age, beliefs, disability, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation.

About us

We are a multi-technology company present in over 20 countries and our team of over 40,000 is made up of 90 different nationalities. They are the driving force of our company, which designs, develops and produces parts for over 900 models of the leading vehicle manufacturers, and enable us to be one of the top suppliers worldwide.

Do you have what it takes to build the future of mobility with us?

- You will be joining a leading international group in the automotive sector with a clear commitment to innovation, a trail-blazer in Industry 4.0 and engaged with ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) criteria.

- This is an opening to build a career in a global environment with many opportunities to grow both professionally and personally by participating and leading innovative and international projects.

- You will find a supportive and friendly environment where the emphasis is on team work, continuous improvement, trust, a dynamic spirit and thinking outside the box, and a passion for a job well done.

- You will be working with highly qualified professionals as Gestamp is committed to the ongoing training of our teams.

Join the Gestamp team!