Tool Maker B
Newport News, VA 
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description
Tool Maker B
Location US-VA-Newport News
Company Canon Virginia, Inc.
Requisition ID 25601
Category Tool Manufacturing
Position Type Full-Time
Are you a repair person at heart where you enjoy problem solving and working on equipment? This position performs machine shop work for the repair and maintenance of dies, molds, and related equipment. This role performs machine shop work for the repair and maintenance of dies, molds, and related equipment.
- Polishes steel mold blocks according to prints in order to establish dimensions
- Utilizes computer viewer to acquire mold dimensions and specifications.
- Sets up and operates metal removing machines to fabricate components of tools and / or dies to specified tolerances.
- Disassembles, inspects cleans, repairs, and reassembles tools and dies according to established procedures and utilizing one or more of the following: hand tools, pneumatic tools, grinders, lathes, mills, EDM's, calipers, veneers, and metric rulers. Ensures that the tools and dies meet established written and verbal specifications.
- Maintains tooling maintenance records on all tools, dies, and related equipment on forms provided.
- Diagnoses die problems by reading and inspecting blueprints and discussing the problems with Metal Stamping, Quality Assurance or Molding personnel.
- Provides instruction and mentorship to Tool & Die Maker A's and assists in their training (internal or state approved apprenticeship).
- Operates and setups various types of machining equipment.
- May program EDM machines using ladder logic/PLCs in order to fabricate tools and equipment.
- May program CNC Milling machines using various software applications.
- May plan and complete special machine shop or fabrication projects as the need arises.

PLEASE NOTE: As a federal government contractor, we comply with all applicable federal laws, regulations, orders and mandates. As a result, the person performing this role must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless the Company grants an exemption based on a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

- Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma or GED, and 3-5 years experience with molds. Two year technical or trade school degree preferred.
- General knowledge of molds including: how to assembly and disassemble components of a molds, wiring of a hot runner system and polishing techniques.
- Must be able to complete forms and checklists and read and understand work standards, blueprints, and technical drawings.
- Knowledge of progressive tool & die making procedures and ability to work within close tolerances, desired.
- May have to work overtime and may be assigned to other shifts based on company needs.
Company Overview
About our Company - Canon Virginia, Inc. located in Newport News, Virginia is a global manufacturer for Canon's office and consumer products. Our innovative and efficient production methods along with our environmental commitment make us a leading global manufacturer. Since opening our doors in 1985, Canon Virginia has provided world class manufacturing services. It is the policy of Canon Virginia, Inc. (CVI) to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, national origin, or physical/mental disability except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification. This policy relates to all phases of recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits administration and participation in company sponsored employee activities. This includes hiring, promotions, demotions, transfers, layoffs, recall, training and terminations. Employment practices will conform to all federal, state and local laws on non-discrimination.
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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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