Tool and Die Supervisor

Cullman, AL

General Purpose of the Job

Directs tool makers to analyze specifications, lays out metal stock, sets up and operates machine tools, and fits and assembles parts to fabricated and repair metalworking dies, cutting tools, jigs and fixtures, gauges, and machinists’ hand tools by performing the following duties.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervises the activities of tool and die makers in performing the following tasks as well as personally performing them.
  • Studies specifications such as blueprints, sketches, models, or descriptions, and visualizes product to determine materials required and machines to be used to fabricate parts.
  • Computes dimensions, plans layout, and determines assembly method and sequence of operations.
  • Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock for machining.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathes, milling machine, shaper, and grinder, to machine parts, and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications.
  • Lifts machined parts and positions and secures parts on surface plate or worktable.
  • Smoothes flat and contoured surfaces and power grinders, and fits and assembles parts together and into assemblies and mechanisms.
  • Verifies dimensions, alignments, and clearances.
  • Heat treats tools or parts.
  • Examines standard or previously used dies, tools, and jigs and fixtures, and recommends design modifications regarding construction and function of part.
  • Develops specifications from general descriptions for specialty tools and draws or sketches design of product.
  • Comply with requirements as outlined in the company handbook and the OHSA.
  • Practice good housekeeping.
  • Other duties that may be assigned.
  • Practices and obeys the environmental, health and safety rules of the company.


Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the assigned die makers. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include but not limited to; training; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.



  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of the practices, ideas and concepts associates with the field or work by applying these appropriately depending on the assignment or issue.
  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of the company policies and procedures and manages staff in line with these.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience

  • Two years or more related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


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Matcor-Matsu Group is a fully-integrated supplier of manufacturing and engineering services providing modular assemblies and complex stampings for body-in-white, drivetrain, interior and seating applications for the automotive industry.

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