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Tool & Die Apprentice

Trenton, TN 38382, USA Req #452
Thursday, May 2, 2019

Founded in 1925, MacLean-Fogg is a worldwide enterprise currently operating 40 global manufacturing facilities across 5 continents with annual sales in excess of one billion (USD) and a workforce of over 3,200 people. MacLean-Fogg is a privately held enterprise headquartered in Mundelein, IL USA and is comprised of two primary businesses, MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions and MacLean Power Systems. MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions (MFCS) is a leading manufacturer of fastener components, engineered components and engineered plastics for automotive, heavy truck, and other diverse industries. MacLean Power Systems (MPS) is a leading manufacturer of products for electric utility, telecommunications and civil markets.

Tool & Die Apprentice - Tool & Die, shift TBD



The objective of this role is to help make MacLean Power Systems foundry operations run efficiently. This individual should have the ability to work as a team, make decisions about the parts they are handling, and work closely with their supervisor to ensure the proper handling of parts. Being a friendly, self-motivated team player with strong interpersonal skills is necessary for this role. 


Study specifications, including damaged parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of piece to be machined, sequence of operations, and requirements for tools, materials, and machines
  • Measure and lay out stock for machining
  • Set up and operate all types of metal-removing machine shop machines
  • Verify conformity of work piece or machine to specifications, dimensions and alignment using measuring instruments
  • Observe, operate, and test mechanism or machine for diagnosis or repair status
  • Develop specifications from general descriptions, draw or sketch product to be made as necessary
  • Adhere to company Quality Policy and follow appropriate procedures as documented in the training agreement
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • High school education or equivalent experience plus 1-3 years of applied training
  • Must be able to work from verbal and written instructions, blueprints, sketches, verbal and written instructions, parts descriptions and manuals Ability to communicate effectively
  • Use micrometers, calipers, basic hand tools, measuring indicators and gauges, power tools, all types of machine shop equipment
  • Must be a self-starter with good organizational skills and a high level of reliability
  • Must have good interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be a self-motivated team player  

Various agencies of the United States Government require employers to maintain information on applicants pertaining to factors such as race, sex, and type of position for which an individual applies. The information requested is voluntary and for compliance with certain record keeping requirements. MacLean-Fogg Company has a long-standing commitment to equal employment opportunity for all its associates and applicants for employment.  MacLean-Fogg Company believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of race, color, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, domestic partnership status, ancestry, religion, national origin,citizenship status, marital status, disability, veteran status, age or any other protected group status.

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  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Trenton, TN 38382, USA