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Tool Technician

Category: Engineering
Location: Fremont, OH, United States
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Auria is a leading global supplier of highly-engineered systems for automotive flooring, acoustical, thermal, aerodynamic and other fiber-based solutions for gas and electric vehicles. With U.S.-based operational headquarters in Southfield, Michigan, Auria operates 16 manufacturing, 9 technical and 5 JV locations across 10 countries and employs approximately 3,900 people worldwide.
We are currently searching for a Tool and Die Repair Technicians to support our U.S. manufacturing facilities. Responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to, the following: 
  • Establish maintenance programs for “kiss cut” and “pass through” 3 dimensional dies operating in the manufacturing plants.
  • Determine spare parts for dies including punches, die sections, hydraulic cylinders, sensors etc.
  • Weld punch and die sections when necessary.
  • Machine new details and or use shop equipment to sharpen or repair.
  • Precision hand working including fitting, shim and aligning new or repaired punch and die sections.
  • Operate forklift when moving tools.
  • Maintain repair records and monitor spare part inventories.
  • Train specific maintenance team members on proper maintenance and repair techniques.
  • Problem solving die issues related to quality or operationally.
  • Work with vendors to troubleshoot, procure spare parts and qualify tools.
  • Work with launch teams when launching new programs.
  • Provide input to tooling engineers for die design approvals.
  • Travel to multiple plants for support and potential weekend work.
  • Tool and Die Journeyman or equivalent training.
  • 5-10 years automotive tooling maintenance or building of dies.
  • Be able to read tooling prints
  • Able to use and read measuring devices such as micrometers, indicators and other tools used to produce/maintain dies.
  • Highly skilled at running various tool and die shop equipment including welding (tig and mig).
  • In-depth knowledge of dies and die cutting processes.
· MS Office tools fluency 
· Some electrical and hydraulic experience beneficial 
· Able to teach and communicate effectively. 
Job Type: Full-time 
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
Ability to commute/relocate: 
  • Fremont, OH 43420: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)
  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
  • Programmable logic controllers: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Driver's License (Preferred)
Shift availability: 
  • Day Shift (Preferred)