Tool and Die Maker

We, as employees of Deringer-Ney Inc., are very proud of our Company and the value of the products we manufacture. It is our belief that Deringer-Ney Inc. is only as good as the people we hire; therefore, we take great pride and value in the individuals we select for employment. We promote a very friendly, pleasant, fair, and safe work environment for all. We are open to new ideas and better ways of servicing our customers and our employees. Finding improved ways of doing business is the key to continued growth and success for the Company as well as for you. Deringer-Ney Inc. has enjoyed continued growth and we plan to continue that trend. If our culture sounds like something you would enjoy being a valuable part of, please review our job opportunities and we would like to hear from you.

Tool & Die Maker, CT - 1st & 2nd Shift


The Toolmaker position is broken into three classes A, B, and C as described below.


  • The class A Toolmaker carries out several essential functions. 
    • Capable of building and trouble-shooting both high-speed progressive dies and close tolerance insert molds using precious metal materials.
    • Capable of working with extremely small parts and thin stampings typically .003 thousandths thick or less material.
    • Capable of holding close tolerances on precision tooling, typically .0002 or better on a day to day basis.
    • Capable of setting up all Tool Room equipment such as Jig Bores, Bridgeport Milling Machines, Lathes, Hardness Testers and Surface Grinders.
    • Capable of interpreting and working to Engineering Drawings and standards.
    • Capable of programming tool room CNC equipment utilizing the machine-tool on-board conversational software.
    • Manufacture quality parts while meeting production demand.
    • Self-Inspection for quality of all parts manufactured, utilizing inspection equipment.
    • Capable of performing machine maintenance and diagnosing machine problems with minimal supervision.
    • Continuously practices efficient techniques and creativity.
  • The class B Toolmaker has similar functions as the class A toolmaker except specializes in either Die-making or Mold-making. 
  • The class C Toolmaker has similar functions as the class A toolmaker except specializes in Tool Repair and does not fulfill the skill level. 


  • Works closely with Design and Project Engineers. 
  • Designs fixtures and Prototype Tooling as required. 
  • Trains coworkers and apprentices as required. 


  • Ability to understand Insert Molding and Progressive Die Tooling in a job shop environment. 
  • Knowledge of tool-steel properties and heat-treating parameters. 
  • Knowledge of EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining) and High speed Machining capabilities. 
  • Ability to prioritize workflow. 
  • Ability in the area of basic computer skills (Win NT 4.0, MS Office Suite). 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. 

For all positions at the Bloomfield Connecticut facility contact:
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Deringer-Ney Inc.
Human Resources
353 Woodland Ave
Bloomfleld, CT 06002
Fax: 860-286-6113

ITAR/EAR Requirements:

Presently, all positions at Deringer Ney, Inc. require access to information or technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and/or other US government security regulations. These regulations do not permit access rights to non-US citizens or to other unauthorized individuals. Therefore, all applicants must be US Citizens or US Permanent Residents ("green card holders") to be considered for a position.