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Tool & Die Support Technician

Date: May 7, 2021

Location: Tulsa, OK, US, 74117

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 43144 

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2020. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. 

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.

We are currently seeking postions for:

2nd Shift  Monday - Thursday

Weekend Shift  Friday- Sunday 


Starting hourly pay $29.80


Tool & Die Maker


Overall for this role you will be developing, constructing and repairing a variety of intricate tools, sheet metal dies, gauges, and other machinery. Also, you'll be diagnosing and detecting faulty operations or defective material and taking corrective action.  You will apply heat treatment to ferrous materials. In this role you will work from tooling prints, blueprints and broad general instructions where details must be determined from drawings, production parts, or product drawings involving considerable tool development and experimental work, visualize the finished job, making necessary mathematical calculations and determine the allowance for metal flo, shrinkage, etc, recognize design errors that would interfere with producing or checking parts or equipment, work to and maintain extremely close tolerances using a wide variety of precision measuring instruments, make decisions as to clearances, mechanism details, and the development of form and contours and draws, perform bench and machine operation of all types involving a variety of unusual and complex set ups and machining methods, and highly skilled assembly operations.

This sub-function is responsible for undertaking production activities to transform tangible inputs (e.g. raw materials or semi-finished goods) or intangible inputs (e.g. ideas, information, know how) into finished products or services. They may be involved in setting-up, calibrating and operating machines and equipment, supervision of arrangements, monitoring resources, following production schedules and quality standards, monitoring production processes and troubleshooting production problems.

 Minimum Requirements

  • Must be able to use advanced shop mathematics, read highly complicated drawings, use a variety of measuring

Tools and instruments

  • Be able to continually lift material weighing between 5-35 lbs and also frequent lifting of 35-60 lbs
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 5 years experience in sheet metal tool and die
  • 5 years experience using typical tool room machinery


Preferred Requirements

  • Be able to plan and perform unusual and difficult work where only general methods are available
  • Ability to instruct other people, and assign/coordinate work
  • Apprenticeship Program completion, Journey person’s card, and/or have a minimum of five years related industrial experience




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Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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