Cedar Lake Engineering > Careers > Tool and Die Maker


Job duties of the tool and die maker:

  • Maintain stamping dies (all types), die components and production tooling.
  • Troubleshooting a die in a press may be required. Install and adjust die and tooling components as necessary.
  • Maintain production tooling within quality standards.
  • Interpret complex detail and component drawings. Produce parts to print tolerances.
  • Communicate effectively with operators, set-up personnel, and supervisors on all three shifts regarding tooling requirements, and die and equipment status.
  • Complete all required paperwork, quality records, documents, etc.
  • Comply with all safety and work rules and regulations. Maintain departmental housekeeping standards, and clean/restock area at end of shift.

Skills of the tool and die maker:

  • Must be familiar with stamping dies of all types.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret blueprints and technical drawings; and safely operate all tool room machinery.
  • Demonstrated understanding of modern punch press principles.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, lead personnel, and supervisors.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision while maintaining acceptable levels of productivity.

Requirements of the tool and die maker:

  • Experience in Die design
  • Prefer Experience in metal stamping/fabrication
  • Tool and Die Benchwork or similar skill sets
  • CNC Machining
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen Benefits:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • HSA
  • 401K with company match up to 4%
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Accident Insurance

Referral bonus Wage: $24 – 35/hr.

Location: Maple Lake, MN


  • 1st shift: 6 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Thursday
  • 2nd shift: 4:30 pm – 3 am, Monday – Thursday
  • Weekend shift 6 am – 6:30 pm Friday-Sunday

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