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


The Tool and Die Maker 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 troubleshooting 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 while 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 but specializes in either die making or mold making. 
  • The Class C toolmaker has similar functions as the Class A toolmaker but 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. 

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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.

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