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Tool & Die Repair - 3rd shift

Are looking to join a growing company offering: 

  • Advancement opportunities, 
  • Competitive wages, 
  • Excellent benefits package, 
  • Security of knowing that GSM has been a proud employer in South Bend since the early 1920's, 
  • Plus a brand new state-of-the-art facility, ---- your search is over! Come Join Our Team!

Tool & Die Repair Specialist

The Tool & Die Repair Specialist is charged with the responsibility of safely maintaining and repairing high quality production stamping dies, weld fixtures, and patterns.

Key Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of the Tool & Die Repair Specialist is to expertly replace worn components on dies and fixtures, sharpen punches, shims, and remove material.  The standard for all equipment and tools used at GSMW is that they perform as if they are new.  Therefore, it is expected that all employees participate in safely maintaining equipment, tools, and their work environment.

Additional tasks include:

  • Sharpen and shim die shells
  • Change/replace punches
  • Mill down air pins
  • Drill to remove/replace broken belt
  • Sharpen surface grinder
  • Using surface grinders, Bridgeport drill press, milling machines, radial drills, and lathes
  • Operating Bridgeports, CNC mills, and surface grinders
  • Replace clamps and dowel pins
  • Mill welds off of fixtures
  • Measuring to close tolerances using a variety of measurement devices
  • Reading blue prints
  • Sharpening, maintaining and repairing weld and assembly fixtures, stamping dies, and press brake tooling
  • Reading job travelers and complying with work instructions
  • Collecting product inspection results as required by inspection standards
  • Entering data to accurately complete transactions


  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED
  • Technical training certification (preferred)


12- 24 months related experience

Salary/Wages and Benefits

A very competitive salary is offered for this position and will be based on the relative skills that you bring to the table.  Our interview and hiring process will allow us to determine the starting rate for this position.  The salary range for this position will be between $20 - $28 per hour, depending on experience.

GSMW offers a very competitive salary and excellent benefits package which includes:  401 K Plan, short and long term disability, vacation, holiday pay, medical insurance, dental and vision benefits, and more......

*Employment with GSMW, Inc., is at-will by the employer and employee and therefore subject to change.






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