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Tool and Die Specialist, Castings - Gigafactory Texas

Company: Tesla Motors
Location: Austin
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Role:

The successful candidate for the Tool & Die position will be responsible for supporting the procurement of new and replacement Injection molding tools and stamping dies, trial runs of new molds/dies, cleaning, maintenance, and repair of all Tesla's molds & dies. The candidate should be well versed in the operation of basic tool room equipment. Additionally, desired specialized skill sets include: Laser Micro welding, TIG & MIG welding; Basic proficiency in the following software a big plus: Solidworks, Catia, & Surfcam software.


* Day to day coverage/support of production molds/dies: respond to alarms, breakdowns, and production requests quickly and efficiently to minimize downtime. * Implement and modify PM documents, schedules, and activities under the direction of the Tool & Die Supervisor. * Perform major repairs and rebuilds * Plan and organize between shift and weekend work, including verification, for smooth operations. * Assist the Tool & Die Supervisor in developing PMs and procedures for maintaining all of the equipment in the shop. * Complete other duties as assigned/support cross-functional teams. * Design, fabricate, implement, and fully document Tool/Die improvements and modifications. * Provide Troubleshooting of electrical/mechanical systems and connections between Tool/Die and the machines. * Provide effective direction, coaching, and training to fellow employees on shift to boost their skill sets, and help production achieve their goals. * Manage Tool/Die consumables, and spare part inventory.


* 2+ years of experience maintaining injection molding tools, or stamping dies, or high pressure die casting equipment. * Must have expertise in one trade, proficiency in others, and the willingness to learn additional. * Experience creating & maintaining a positive atmosphere in a collaborative work team. * Experience in hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical is highly desired. * Good overall computer skills, including Microsoft Office and e-mail programs. * Overtime as needed

Keywords: Tesla Motors, Austin , Tool and Die Specialist, Castings - Gigafactory Texas, Other , Austin, Texas

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