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Tool and Die Maker - 1st Shift

Manufacturing and Production

Machine Tool Setter


Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

Eaton’s ES GEIS CHD division is currently seeking a Tool and Die Maker - 1st Shift. The core hours are 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.

The hourly rate for this position is $27.71 per hour.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based on candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Why work for Eaton:

• Be a Key Player: Your work will directly impact the quality and efficiency of our products, making you an essential member of our team

• Grow and Develop: Enhance your technical skills in die making, with new opportunities to learn and apply new techniques in a dynamic manufacturing environment

• Hands-on experience: Get hands-on experience and contribute to shaping the future of steel manufacturing processes.

• Contribute to a Proud Legacy: Be part of a tradition, contributing to the production of quality products in a company that has been a cornerstone of our community for years.

What you’ll do:


In this role you will be responsible for designing, constructing, and maintaining progressive dies used in our mechanical power presses. Your expertise will be crucial in ensuring our production processes' high quality and efficiency. As a Die Maker, you will bring your technical acumen to fabricate and repair complex tooling to ensure it meets precise specifications. You will collaborate closely with engineering and production teams to troubleshoot issues and implement improvements in our die-making processes.


This position is responsible for monitoring one or various production lines and operations in accordance with plant policies and procedures, ensuring smooth production operation during the shift. Some specific duties include:

• Develop and construct progressive dies and tools for the production of steel outlet boxes

• Perform regular maintenance and repairs on progressive dies to ensure optimal performance and longevity

• Inspect completed parts and compare to die specifications for accuracy and quality, adhering to strict manufacturing standards

• Identify and resolve problems to minimize downtime and maintain workflow

• Work closely with engineering and the master die maker to improve die designs and enhance production efficiency

• Follow all safety guidelines and protocols to ensure a safe working environment, especially while using various machinery in the die shop

• Manage materials used in die-making, ensuring proper storage and handling to maintain quality

• Maintain accurate records of die maintenance, repairs, and modifications for future reference

• Participate in continuous improvement initiatives to enhance production processes and die performance


• Ability to machine and construct tooling to drawing specifications to meet production need

• Ability to read blueprint drawings

• Ability to use manual lathes, mills, grinders, etc.

• Familiarity with machining a variety of tool steel material and including D2, A2, and copper.

Preferred Qualifications :

• Associate degree related to Tool and Machining or 3 years of experience as a die maker.

• Experience in building die tooling for stamping/manufacturing processes.

• Welding TIG/MIG experience

• Familiarity with steel heat treating process

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