Die Maintenance Technician

Richmond, IN 47374

Posted: 07/29/2022 Industry: Warehouse / Light Industrial Job Number: MP359265728

Job Description


JOB TYPE: Direct Hire

RATE OF PAY: $21 - $27 Hourly (DOE)

SHIFT: 2nd and 3rd

NCW is looking for skilled Die Maintenance Technicians for 2nd and 3rd shift job opportunities in Richmond, IN. You will be tasked with troubleshooting die cast dies that are not functioning as designed, making minor corrections to dies that are not making a part to print (replacing a core, date codes or ejector pins, etc.), disassemble and assemble casting dies performing routine and preventative scheduled maintenance.  


  • Troubleshoot dies that not working
  • Make repairs to die while it is on a die-cast machine
  • Create maintenance work requisitions for repairs to die maintenance equipment, die related issues such as hydraulic cylinder fixes, electrical work, etc.  
  • Read and interpret blueprints (Product Drawings, Die-Cast and Trim Die prints
  • Rebuild equipment as needed
  • Read and interpret schematics, blueprints (Electrical & Hydraulics or Die-Cast and Trim Die)
  • Use measuring tools (Micrometers, Depth Micrometer, Dial Indicators, Calipers, etc.)
  • Use Auto-Vue to view designs
  • Setting limit switches and final fitting slide(s) and slide locks
  • Operate ejector pin grinder, hydraulic cavity extraction equipment, and hydraulic power unit used for final inspection of hydraulic cylinder setups
  • Adhere to all company safety and operating procedures and policies
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in die-cast or equivalent trade
  • Knowledgeable of die casting and how a casting die operates
  • Must be mechanically inclined
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Must have excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Must have excellent organizational skills
  • Must be able to work as part of a team
  • Must be able to obtain forklift and crane certification
  • Proficient in machine setups for production runs
  • Excellent communication skills; verbal and written
  • Basic computer skills
  • Physical ability to lift to 70 pounds
  • Ability to work for extended periods of time standing, walking, bending, twisting, and move about the facility
  • Excellent attendance is necessary
  • Must be willing to give and able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check


  • Insurance Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Life and Short & Long-term Disability Insurance (company paid)
  • 401k (matching)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Quarterly Incentive Bonus Pay Plan
  • Paid Vacation

NCW is a professional & personable staffing + recruiting partner that has been in the talent business for over 20 years. We know what good talent is, and we know what employers are looking for! If you want to feel like you are on a team and not just another number or transaction, you should apply through NCW. We prioritize people, not money (unless it is going in your wallet) and do our best to make the hiring process as smooth as possible for everyone. Our motivation is to find a perfect fit for YOU! Leave the hunting to us.”

NCW is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity and inclusion are a vital part of our culture and drive NCW’s growth. NCW Is an employer and business partner dedicated to elevating the quality of life of our employees, clients, and communities. You belong here.
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