Family owned and operated since 1939 ACE WIRE SPRING & FORM CO. (www.acewirespring.com) maintains the reputation as the INDUSTRY SPECIALIST in the unique manufacturing of CUSTOM precision springs and wire forms. Employing the finest TEAM of Design Engineers, Experienced Managers and Skilled Craftsmen ACE proudly serves its customers by consistently providing high-end quality products, excellent customer service all at a fair and reasonable cost. Located minutes from Pittsburgh, PA (one of the top 10 cities to live and work) ACE utilizes the most up-to-date technological CNC equipment in the spring and wire form industry today. The majority of our employees have been with our Family Business for 20 years or longer. Together as a Family we work side-by-side providing a quality product along with a level of customer service that results in repeat customers.
Responsible for the repair, maintenance and improvement to all tooling dies, jigs, fixtures and fittings for press tools, CNC equipment in line with production and customer requirements to support business objectives, which are then used in the manufacturing process to make products. Plan or construct highly intricate tools, fixtures, gauges, where accurate relationship, fitting interchangeability of parts requires maintenance of extremely close tolerances or fits. Outstanding ingenuity to construct tools where no design is available. Select allowances, perform difficult development work, make tool tryouts, diagnose and correct trouble.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Assembling, fitting and repairing tools
Following engineering drawings to measure and mark out the design for the tool
Using hand tools such as files, hacksaws and grinders
Using machinery such as lathes, presses, milling machines and grinders to cut and shape the tools
Using precision measurement instruments such as micrometers, gauges and vernier calipers to check the tool’s dimensions
Monitoring the tools used on the manufacturing line to ensure efficient run rates and identify necessary repairs or possible improvements
Attending machine breakdowns to identify the root cause and solve the problem
Assisting with tool maintenance
Qualifications and Skills:
Good hand-to-eye co-ordination
Attention to detail
Good verbal and written communication skills
The ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ace offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package that includes paid holidays, vacations, health care, life insurance, long term disability and an attractive 401K plan.
If you believe YOU are the qualified candidate who can meet our high expectations, become a Family Team player and take our company to the next level, please submit a letter of interest and resume electronically to Ritch Froehlich at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference TOOL MAKER in the subject line.