Martinrea International Inc.
  • 16-May-2017 to 15-Jul-2017 (EST)
  • MJ
  • GTA, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY:      Tool and Die Makers maintain physical plant and Stamping equipment to ensure 100% production up-time; maintain, preventative maintenance and build robust tooling for equipment; and safety of all manufacturing Stamping equipment and facilities in the plant.



    • Develop dies, tools and processes as required
    • Build replacement tools and dies for production use as required or internally capable
    • Provide assistance, guidance and advice to Operator as required
    • Liaise with internal departments for design input, fabrication and modifications to tools and dies
    • Ensure timely completion of repairs, new dies, tools, etc, as required so production is not interrupted
    • Professional and timely completion of tool room projects consistently
    • Timely and organized response to tooling related problems that impact production requirements
    • Ensure preventative maintenance programs are done on tools and dies based on assigned schedules
    • Trouble shooting of tools and record keeping of tool development and troubleshooting
    • Follow all lock out/gatout procedures as required.
    • Supply own tools as required to preform duties
    • Responsible to maintain good housekeeping on work area and die parts at all times
    • Contribute to the continuous improvements initiatives on all aspect of the job
    • Assure that 1st off/1st Part is inspected and meets Quality Assurance requirements
    • Completion of data entry and/or paperwork as required
    • Must work in accordance with Health & Safety regulations, Company rules, policies and procedures
    • Must use or wear equipment, protective devices or clothing as required by the company
    • Maintain proper MJ Manufacturing housekeeping standards
    • Must notify supervisors of all dysfunctional and/or unsafe equipment or work practices
    • Identify and report any hazard(s) in the workplace
    • Report any accidents, injuries requiring first aid, health care, lost-time injuries, Occupational diseases or incidents
    • Use equipment, materials and machinery only as authorized
    • Support and contribute to the Quality Systems and Environmental Systems requirements
    • Ensure that all duties and tasks are carried out in a safe and efficient manner and at no time is the employee or their co-workers placed in an unsafe condition
    • All other duties as assigned by Supervisors and Managers
    • Ensure that adequate stock of tooling spares are in place to facilitate continuous production
    • Run press as requested (Refer to press operator job description)
    • Report material, equipment, and tooling defects and shortages to supervisor immeditately
    • Train apprentice toolmakers as required
    • Machine parts to print as requested  


COMPETENCIES (Job Knowledge/Skill, Education and related experience) 

  • Tool and Die Maker certificate and/or equivalent 5 years of related work experience or equivalent
  • Good English Communication Skills (oral and written)
  • Thorough knowledge of blue print reading and interpretation
  • Thorough knowledge of operating tool room and production equipments (grinding, milling, lathe)
  • Possess good mathematical and mechanical aptitude
  • Knowledge of GD&T
  • Excellent trouble shooting for dies, cutting tools (end forming, crimping and bending an asset)
  • Ability to utilize problem solving techniques
  • Respect and understand Customer/Supplier relationship
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction and/or with supervision
  • Ability to work closely with other department (Production/Engineering/Quality)
  • Must be willing to work flexible shifts and hours



  • Working in a plant environment
  • Frequent distractions and interruptions
  • Multiple demands, challenging, fast paced, team orientated environment, can be noisy



  • Constant standing, walking, bending and lifting (light to heavy) and climbing
  • Warm/Cold temperatures
  • Communication with employees, support departments and Managment
  • Overtime as required



A Global leader in the production of quality metal parts, assemblies and modules, and of fluid management systems.  Martinrea International Inc. is a Tier 1 automotive supplier and supplier to other industrial sectors.  As of August 2011, the company employed approximately 10,000 people at 37 divisions in Canada, United States, Mexico and Europe.  Innovation recognized for innovation in engineering solutions and thought-leadership in technologically-advanced product development and manufacturing.  Martinrea's expertise includes fluid handling systems and a broad range of metal forming, including hydroforming, stampings, welded assemblies, class A and body and chassis systems.  Public Company Martinrea International Inc is a public company with its common shares trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the trading symbol "MRE".


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