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Die Technician

Friend Tire Co.

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West Point, MS
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Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

POSITION PURPOSE: 

  To develop and maintain tooling for all extruders and to support product development by providing all necessary extruded components

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintenance and development of extruder tooling
  • Maintain die history
  • Support product development and technical services
  • Responsible for layouts and creation of new dies
  • Setup process lines with correct settings to perform die test
  • Responsible for flow tests on each extruder line
  • Modify parts for extrusion lines for continuous improvement
  • Provide maintenance support for machine shop applications
  • Fabricate parts needed by other departments in the plant
  • Able to operate grinders, chop saw, belt sander, file machine, die grinders, welders, manual milling machine, hand files, drill press, and lathe.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Three to five years related experience including good working knowledge of extruding operations

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Technical comprehension of extruding process
  • Ability to operate all extruders
  • Ability to operate all tools necessary for die shaping

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA or GED

  AA DEGREE – Associates degree in Technology preferred

  BACHELORS DEGREE – 

  MASTERS DEGREE – FIELD OF STUDY:       

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