Tool and Die Maker in Pelham, NH at WAKEFIELD-VETTE

Date Posted: 10/1/2018

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Job Description

Wakefield-Vette is part of the Heico Companies, and in aggregate, Heicos businesses generate more than 2 billion in revenues. Wakefield-Vette is a global leader in innovative thermal management solutions for a diverse range of markets. Building on overfour decadesof leadership and experience, Wakefield-Vette designs, manufactures, and sells thermal management products that remove excess heat generated by electronic components. These products include heat sinks, extrusions, bonded fin assemblies, custom panels and enclosures, liquid cold plates, precision compression clamp systems, and accessory products.

Due to continued growth in the Pelham, NH plant, Wakefield-Vette is adding a Tool Die Maker. This position will report to Wakefield-Vettes Lead Engineer, Manufacturing.

This position designs, machines, fits, assembles and finishes metal alloys to make and repair various types of tools, jigs, fixtures, punches, molds, gauges and types of intricate and complicated dies (sectional, progressive, compound ground, combinations blanking, piercing and forming, drawing and similar dies) to closest tolerances.


  • Studies blueprints of die and product, die models, templates, and prototype parts and visualizes shape, mechanical structure, and operation of die.

  • Computes dimensions, plans machining, layout and assembly operations.

  • Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock for machining.

  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathe, milling machines, drill press and grinder.

  • Manufacture parts to specifications and verifies conformance of machine parts to specifications.

  • Verifies dimensions, clearances and alignment of members and parts in die.

  • Dowels and bolts parts together.

  • Fits and assembles cam operated mechanisms for lateral movements of die.

  • Connects wiring and hydraulic lines to install electric and hydraulic components.

  • Smoothes flat and contoured surfaces and fits parts to each other.

  • Dismantles die and repairs or replaces parts.

  • Ensures quality of parts before forwarding them to the next operation.

  • Works to tolerances as close as 0.0005 inch.

  • Responsible for cleanliness of his/her own work area and the general housekeeping of the Company.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma, or General Education Degree (GED).

  • 5 years of experience required.
    Wakefield-Vette offers a very competitive salary (paid weekly) that will be commensurate with skills and experience. Wakefield-Vette offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision CDHP with an HSA (company provides yearly funding). Individual or family plans are available at affordable weekly rates.

  • Company paid long and short term disability.

  • Company paid life insurance


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