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Journeyman Tool Maker

La Crosse, WI

Order: 546751

Referral Staffing Solutions is recruiting a Journeyman Tool Maker for a client in La Crosse, WI.


TOOL MAKER (Metal Stamping Dies/Plastic injection Molds) - The toolmaker builds new and existing tooling projects including preventive and reactive maintenance on existing tools.


This position starts at $29.75 / hr.


  • Projects are assigned based on training, availability and skill level.

  • Builds and maintains tooling to design specifications or to like condition.

  • The toolmakers will work closely with all CNC departments, project designers, support personnel and the quality department to ensure a smooth and timely flow of work.

  • The toolmaker works closely with project designers, manufacturing engineers, project managers and the director of tool manufacturing during the design and build phase providing feedback regarding design changes or enhancements.

  • The toolmaker participates in the design review process.

  • Work with all team members to develop, monitor and update timelines on a daily basis to ensure projects are completed on time.

  • Assist project designers to ensure that BOM's are complete and accurate.

  • Monitor supplies of hand tools and shop materials and provide sufficient information as necessary to the appropriate ordering personnel.

  • Monitor project components storage area and help to keep it a safe, clean and organized environment.

  • Communicate with the Production Coordinator for the scheduling of press time for the debugging of dies and molds.

  • Assist in set-up and verification of first production runs.



  • 5+ years die making experience.

  • Certified journeyman toolmaker.

  • Blueprint reading skills.

  • Basic understanding of SPC.

  • Other Requirements:

  • Basic understanding of Quality System and relevance to tooling activities.

  • May be required to lift in excess of 50 pounds.

  • Must abide by company dictated Personal Protective Equipment requirements.

  • Responsible for general housekeeping activities.

  • Other duties may be assigned.


Referral Staffing Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug and alcohol free work place. Reliable transportation and good attendance is required.