• Machinist /Tool & Die Maker

    Location US-CT-West Hartford
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
  • Position Description/Company Info

    Legrand/Wiremold has an exciting opportunity for a Machinist/Tool & Die Maker at our West Hartford, CT facility for our 1st shift  (6:00 am - 2:30 pm) operations. As a Tool & Die Maker for Legrand, you will provide production support through tool and die making activities.  The person will be working with Dies - and will learn on the job.  Will not be building dies but will be Machining Parts using a lathe, grinder, etc. Will be pulling die sets apart. Must maintain current licensing or certification required for the performance of assigned tasks as well as know and follow all applicable OSHA and Company safety policies, practices and procedures.


    This position is an hourly position and carries with it a rate of $29.01/hour. 



    About Legrand


    Legrand is a $5.8 billion global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries.  As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. 


    Employing more than 2,700 employees across the United States and Canada, Legrand in North America has a work environment that promotes personal advancement, pride and achievement. Our success is also based on our recognition that diversity – in people, products, innovation and technology – is an important strength. When you join our team, we provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become the very best at your job, and to continue to advance your career.


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    EOE Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled




    Basic Qualifications: 

    • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
    • 3+ years of experience using tools and measuring devices for Lathe, grinding, blue prints, close tolerance, drilling, tapping, milling, fabricate, metal parts, finish parts, mill parts. 

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Able to read and interpret blueprints, schematic drawings, specifications, and wiring diagrams as needed.
    • Able to solve mathematical equations.
    • Able to read and follow established job procedures and check lists.


    Position Attributes

    Tool & Die Maker Major Responsibilities Include:


    1. Qualified candidates must have five years experience in new build/repair and troubleshooting of dies, experience and ability to work with progressive or transfer dies, the ability to work well in a team environment, the ability to provide detailed documentation on tooling issues and component prints, self motivation and excellent problem solving skills.
    2. Fabricates a range of tools including but not limited to tools, dies, jigs, fixtures, gauges, metal machine parts, die parts, roll form tools, punches, form tools, cams, and special tools; performs precision grinding, boring, or polishing of special tools and dies.
    3. Assembles any manufactured parts into working production machines or machine subassemblies.
    4. Usesboth engineering blueprints and specifications as well as verbal instruction to produce and assemble dies, machines, jigs and components.
    5. Sets up and operates all applicable machine tools and machinist’s hand tools.
    6. Diagnoses and repairs production equipment and tools.
    7. Makes own setups on CNC equipment including but not limited to programming by either CAD based or machine code programs.
    8. Performs Total Preventive Maintenance (TPM) schedules and assignments as required for the tools and machines used in the performance of this function.
    9. Maintains all materials, tools and equipment in good repair and maintains orderly condition of work area consistent with 5 C practices and the Wiremold Production System.
    10. Records information required for analysis and decision making including, but not limited to equipment performance, quality and productivity.
    11. Complies with all OSHA and Company safety procedures and works in a safe manner to insure both personal safety and safety to others.
    12. Performs all assignments with attention to quality standards of workmanship.
    13. Reports current or potential problems or malfunctions that may affect assignment or operation of equipment.
    14. May train others in repair and safe operation of equipment.
    15. Performs other work as directed by supervisor.

    Essential Physical Functions:



    Instructions:  For the tasks, duties and responsibilities   contained in this job description, check all physical aspects below that   could be encountered on the job.




    Physical Activity



    x Bending body downward/forward by bending spine at the waist

    x Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee(s)

    x Bending the body downward/forward by bending leg/spine

    x Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction

    x Standing, particularly for sustained periods of time

    x Moving about on foot, particularly for long distances

    x Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position

    x Picking, pinching, typing or working with primarily the fingers

    x Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm

    x Verbalizing detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly

    x Applying substantial movement/motion of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers in a repetitive manner


    Physical Requirements




    x Exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently,and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  Using arm/leg controls requiring exertion of forces greater than that required for sedentary work


    Physical Surroundings



    x Subject to inside environmental conditions, with protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.

    x Subject to sufficient noise to cause one to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.

    x Subject to a variety of hazards including moving mechanical parts, electrical current, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.

    x Subject to one or more of the following conditions:  fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.


    Visual Acuity

    x Dealing with data and figures, accounting, transcription,   computer terminal, extensive reading, visual inspection involving small   defects/parts, operation or machines, using measurement devices, assembly or   fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.


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