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Last Updated: 4/19/21

Job Description


HSM is seeking qualified candidates for the Tool and Die Maker position at our Metal Plant in Hickory, NC. This is a 1st shift position (Monday-Friday – 7:30pm-3:30pm). Listed below are the Qualifications and Requirements for the position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

(This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continual basis. It does not exclude other duties that may be assigned.)

  • Set up and operate surface grinders.
  • Plan, construct, alter and repair tools and dies within tolerance.
  • Work out mechanism details, fit, and assemble parts.
  • Perform heat-treating, annealing, hardening, and tempering procedures and maintain logs.
  • Works with customer specifications to make, assemble and test new dies.
  • Interpret prints.
  • Maintain safe work environment.
  • Use multiple calibrated instruments.
  • Advise and instruct Die Setters and Machinists.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have a Tool and Die background, degree or certification preferred.
  • Must have strong math and mechanical skills.
  • Must be able to read blue prints and operator mills, grinders, and CNC equipment.
  • Must have good communication skills (written and oral) and the ability to work together in a team environment.
  • Must be certified or able to operate a forklift.
  • Computer aided drafting/machine experience, training and/or education is a plus.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to work overtime if necessary.

Company Details


Hickory, North Carolina, United States