Full Time | Tool and Die Maker

Feb 13, 2022
Volkert Precision Technologies, an expert in manufacturing precision metal stampings, are always looking for experienced Tool and Die Makers.

We turn coils of thin to medium gauge metals into precise intricate stamped components for the electronics, military, medical, aerospace, automotive industries.

Are you looking to leverage your expertise and expand your capabilities? We are looking for individuals who have obtained knowledge and skills to work alongside other experienced tool and die makers on progressive, Multi-Slide (Fourslide) and transfer (eyelet) press operations. Apprentices are also welcome to apply.

Contact Us at 718-464-9500 or click here to apply

Job Responsibilities:

  • Constructs, alters, and repairs a wide variety of tools, dies, jigs, fixtures, and gauges to very close tolerance

  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathes, milling machine, shaper, and grinder, to machine parts

  • Studies specifications, engineering blueprints, tool orders

  • Draws preliminary sketches, prepares layout and detail drawings

  • Develops strategies for fabricating designed dies using most suitable to machining resources

  • Meets all quality and efficiency expectations

  • Complies with safety regulations and maintains clean and orderly work areas


  • Education minimum 4 years of high school/vocational school, completion of apprentice program a plus.

  • Work experience minimum of 3 years

  • Ability to read/write English

  • Interpret engineering specifications, including operative sheets, drawings, and sketches

  • Mathematical aptitude: demonstrated ability for using shop mathematics including geometric and trigonometric formulas

  • Work with close dimensional tolerances and use all types of precision measuring instruments

  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills

  • Able to work independently

  • Knowledge of machine shop practices and operations

Work Details:

  • Full time hourly employee

If you are interested in a long-term career with a well-established, growing organization consisting of a team of skilled and dedicated employees, you should consider an opportunity at Volkert. We provide a full benefits package including medical/Rx, 401k, vacation, tuition assistance, and much more.

Conveniently located in Long Island, Queens Village, NY (at the border of Queens and Nassau counties), near the all parkways and expressway. Company is accessible to NYC buses, subways and the Long Island Railroad. Free Parking for employees.

Volkert Precision Technologies is an industry leader in Multi-Slide, deep drawn metal stampings, progressive die stampings and value added assembly solutions. We have 85 years of experience in New York. We serve the medical, military, electronics, aerospace and automotive markets for stamped parts.

Volkert is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, height, weight, marital or veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other protected class to the extent required by law.