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Tool & Die Maker

for Tree Island Industries in Rancho Cucamonga, CA USA



Tree Island Steel Ltd.  (?Tree Island Steel? or the ?Company?) is a publicly listed company whose shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol TSL.  Headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, since 1964, Tree Island Steel, through its four operating facilities in Canada and the United States, produces wire products for a diverse range of industrial, residential construction, commercial construction, agricultural, and specialty applications. Its products include bright wire; a broad array of fasteners, including packaged, collated and bulk nails; stucco reinforcing products; concrete reinforcing mesh; fencing and other fabricated wire products. The Company markets these products under the Tree Island, Halsteel, True-Spec, K-Lath, TI-Wire and Tough Strand brand names. Tree Island Steel operates in Canada under Tree Island Industries Ltd and in the United States under Tree Island Wire (USA) Inc. 




Tool and Die Maker will setup die shop machines finish/repairs carbide and diamond dies. He /She will analyze specifications or blueprints and apply knowledge of Die Making.




  • Studies specifications, sketches/drawings and standard charts and visualizes shape of die
  • Computes die dimensions and manufacture dies by following established standard
  • Sets up operates machine tools such as: die grinding and polishing machines
  • Polish die bores by lapping manually or using die-finishing machines, applying progressively
  •        finer grades of diamond compounds
  • Inspect die for defects, like cracks scratches, using loupe or microscope
  • Inspect dies for angle, bearing length, sizing using pin gage, calipers/micrometer
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate dies and supplies inventory
  • Responsible for conduction monthly Die shop inventory cycle counts
  • Gather all used dies from manufacturing for sorting and reprocessing
  • Work collectively with manufacturing  and process dies as required
  • Must be a team player and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Observes all Company safety rules
  • Able to perform medium to heavy lifting
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned by Production Manager


  • Basic understanding of Geometry and must pass required  testing
  • Self-starter, able to work with little or no supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Good communication skills and able read/write English
  • Bilingual preferred (English and Spanish)
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Be flexible with schedule; Days, Swing or Grave and be able to work overtime as needed
  • Die shop and tooling experience is a plus
  • Forklift driving experience

Thank you for your interest in Tree Island; only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Starting pay for this position: $17.85/hr.

Job Info

  • Job Category: Other / Miscellaneous

    Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA USA

    Zip Code: 91729

    Posted on: 12/02/2019

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