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Tool & Die Maintenance Technician - 2nd or 3rd shift

Company: Nissan North America
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Tool & Die Maintenance Technician 2nd or 3rd shift
Nissan - Smyrna


Life at Nissan encompasses everything that inspires both the quality of our vehicles and the quality of our people. Company-wide, you'll find fast learners and self-starting engines as well as people who are quick to embrace change and take an idea into overdrive. At Nissan, minds race. Imagination gets a green light. Each opportunity is the fuel that drives an idea from inspiration to real-life.
Position Description:
As a Nissan Tool & Die Maintenance Technician you will have the responsibility for maintaining automotive sheet metal stamping dies including all "A" class outer panels. Additional responsibilities include maintaining large cast iron dies by welding, machining, hand air grinding and other shop processes. Experience with die making and CNC mill machining is desired but not required.
**Candidate must be able to work 2nd or 3rd shift.**
Advantages of working for Nissan as a Tool and Die Maintenance Technician:
Nissan offers attractive rates based on experience, with potential top-out of $36.80 per hour PLUS:


  • Premium pay for shift work
  • Annual bonus potential
  • 14 paid holidays per year
  • Vacation eligibility after first quarter
  • All necessary tools provided by Nissan
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, hearing, prescription drug and life
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Vehicle lease/purchase program
  • Onsite pharmacy and credit union
  • Onsite amenities: 75-acre park, fitness facility, golf driving range, tennis courts, and swimming pool


    Job Functions
    The following job function statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The job function statements reflect expectations of the fully trained, proficient incumbent who meets all performance criteria.


    • Attain safety, quality and productivity goals


    • Repair and maintain production tools and dies by utilizing machine tools, welding, and die grinders (Hand Grinding)


    • Verify conformance of machined or repaired dies to specifications by checking dimensions, clearances and alignments


    • Troubleshoot problems during production


    • Modify dies to conform to engineering changes; conduct tryouts of new dies


    • Work to blueprints, sketches, written and verbal instructions


    • Maintain and update equipment records, schematics, blueprints and files in orderly fashion


    • Operate lift truck, overhead crane, and equipment to wash dies


    • Obtain training for professional development and to stay current on tooling and safety requirements


    • Complete correspondence, forms and reports using personal computer and required software


    • Handle confidential information on a regular basis


    • Attend training as required


    • Encourage safety and housekeeping practices and lead by example


    • Participate in Continual Improvement activities


    • Adhere to customer requirements, Business Operating System and company policies


    • Perform other duties as assigned



      Minimum Qualifications
      The following qualification statements reflect the minimum skills and abilities required of the qualified applicant.


      • High school diploma or GED


      • 3+ years tool and die experience or die maintenance experience or completion of a tool and die apprenticeship or an Associates degree from a vocational school in Machine Tool Technology


      • Must be proficient with machine shop tools (ex. Lathes, Mills, Surface grinders etc.)


      • Must be proficient with the following welding processes: TIG, MIG and SMAW (Stick)


      • Highly motivated individual with excellent analytical, written and verbal skills


      • Proficient mathematical skills and troubleshooting skills


      • Team oriented with good personal skills and able to contribute to a safe work environment



        Desired Requirements:


        • Experience with die making, CNC programming and CNC machining


          Nissan is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of a drug screen for roles based in the United States and background screening for all positions.
          All of us at Nissan – regardless of functional area or expertise – share a passion to design, manufacture, and sell high-performance vehicles. It is Nissan's policy to provide Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, gender, military status, disability, or any other status protected by law. Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States and will be required to provide proof of employment eligibility at the time of hire; Nissan uses E-Verify to validate employment eligibility.
          **Visa sponsorship for this position is not available at this time.**

          NISSAN FOR EVERYONE
          People are our most valuable assets, and diversity and inclusion are the key to maximizing the power of each individual member of our team. When everyone belongs, the power of NISSAN is undeniable. Our Corporate Diversity Initiative aims to improve business results by ensuring that our workplace and core businesses meet the unique needs of our employees and customer base.
          Nissan is committed to creating a culture where everyone belongs and employees, customers, and partners feel respected, valued, and heard. We have over 10 Business Synergy Teams (BSTs) across the U.S. and Canada that connect employees – with shared characteristics or interests – build allies, and foster a company culture where all employees feel supported and included.
          Nissan also values inclusion in all areas of our business as we strive to mirror the diversity of our customer base and the communities where we do business. We are committed to procuring innovative goods and services, retailing our products and communicating from a diverse perspective which will help us continue to offer our customers competitively designed, market-driven products.
          Join us as we carry our commitment to diversity and inclusion into the future.


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