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Tool Maker Journeyman

Newaygo, MI 49337

Posted: 05/25/2023 Industry: General Labor & Industrial Job Number: RP101253525 Pay Rate: $34.89 / hour

Job Description

Tool Maker Journeyman - Up to $34.14/hr - 3rd Shift - Newaygo, MI

This individual constructs and repairs tools, jigs, fixtures, and gauges from prints and sketches as required. Also performs machining and assembly of prototypes, tools, fixtures, and gauges. 


  • Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, and machine manuals to build and repair molds and tools.

  • Fabricates parts with or without sketches and prints using lathe, mill, drill press and welder. 

  • Operates drill press, radial drill, milling machines, lathe, grinder, welder, torch, bench tools, spotting press, boring mill, and CNC mill. 

  • Performs heat treating of steels, such as hardening, annealing, and drawing. 

  • Routinely contacts suppliers or manufacturers on mold information, repair issues, improvement needs, and shipping instructions.

  • Assists other team members in meeting department requirements. Serves as a resource to production, engineering, and other plant personnel.

  • Operates company vehicles, conveyance, and material handling equipment.

  • May perform intricate and detailed welding repairs, color matching, re-spotting, engineering changes, insert work, hand benching, peening, texturing, polishing, and glass spotting.

  • May install service electrons, pneumatics, and hydraulics associated with mold repairs. 


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Completion of a 4 year apprenticeship program certified by the U.S. Department of Labor

  • Must obtain and maintain a valid powered industrial truck operator permit and a State of Michigan Driver’s License

  • Requires the use of judgment, organization, initiative, teamwork, creativity, problem solving, and commitment to tasks

  • Requires bending, heavy lifting, reaching, working in cramped and confined spaces

  • Commitment to continuous learning

Let’s go to work! Apply online today or give our office a call at 231-303-9000. 

Workbox Staffing Benefits

Weekly Pay

Hire-in Opportunities 

Benefits including Life, Health, and Dental

Equal Opportunity Employer

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