Tool & Die Technician

Position Description

Job Summary

Job description

The Tool and Die Technician is accountable for the safe, efficient machining, assembly, and repair of high quality tooling, fixtures, and fabrication equipment for the Bradenton Ceilings Plant.

Shift: 1st

Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Essential Functions:

  • Follows all safety policies, procedures and programs; is responsible for individual safety and the safety of others
  • Assist design team in verifying the accuracy of tooling dimensions and drawings
  • Recommend changes and modifications to improve quality and reduce cost
  • Determine process to be used in the machining of tooling
  • Operate, maintain, and calibrate equipment in a safe manner
  • Fabricate prototype tooling for production trials
  • Produce tooling efficiently according to design specifications and functional requirements
  • Assemble completed tooling and ensure functionality matches design
  • Inspect and test tooling to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Repair damaged tooling
  • Troubleshoot tooling problems with other departments and plants
  • Collaborate with cross functional groups to design and build machinery to meet customer specifications
  • Create jigs, fixtures, and other items used to produce tooling
  • Maintains a safe, clean, and well-organized workspace
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 5+ years of industry experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to safely and accurately operate all measuring and production equipment.
  • Must be familiar with standard equipment: lathe, mill, grinders, welders, etc.
  • Working understanding of geometry, trigonometry, and algebra.
  • Thorough understanding of metallic properties.
  • Ability to work independently, with engineers and production operations.
  • Proficient with computer-aided design (CAD) software.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Successful completion of an apprentice program with a licensed professional or established company

Company Summary

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall, and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. 

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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Tool & Die Technician

Location: Bradenton, Florida

Posting Date: 11/06/2023

Job Code: USA06947

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