• Tool & Die Maker

    Job Locations US-IL-Sycamore
    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/15/2018 11:01 AM)
    # of Openings
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. has been propelled by the principles of its founder, J. Walter Becker, for nearly a century. Since the beginning, this family-run enterprise has been committed to building ideal relationships with its customers, employees and communities, creating some of the industry’s most innovative and trusted products along the way. This commitment to quality and service will continue to spur the success of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. and its family of companies, for generations to come.


    IDEAL has made its mark by developing the iconic products and practical technology demanded by critical industries like data communications, aerospace, electrical, wire processing, automotive, construction and more.  Since the beginning, IDEAL INDUSTRIES has been a growing, energetic company, and that’s never been more true than today. It’s always been a compelling place to work and we’re poised for even more growth as we continue to move across the globe. With growth comes opportunity—and at IDEAL INDUSTRIES, the opportunity can be yours.




    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Troubleshooting and repair of dies
    • Sharpening punches and grinding blocks
    • Prepare blocks for wire EDM burning for back-up tooling
    • Assist with construction of fixturing as directed by team leader
    • Other related duties as directed by management
    • Follow all Safety Procedures


    Skills & Competencies Required:

    • Trouble-shooting skills
    • Ability to solve complex die problems
    • Experience with grinding and milling equipment
    • Safety conscious
    • Metrology skills
    • Advanced shop math skills
    • Ability to read complex drawings
    • Ability to work well with others



      • High School Diploma or GED required
      • Tool & Die Maker Certificate
      • CAD experience
      • Wire EDM experience preferred
      • At least 5 years' experience preferred

    Physical Requirements

    • Hot/Cold temps based on seasonal variations
    • May be subject to humidity, noise, odors, or dust
    • Some exposure to noise where hearing protection is required
    • Lifting up to 25 pounds regularly and up to 60 pounds occasionally.

    IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



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