Stamping Tool and Die Specialist, Gigafactory Texas


  • Full Time


  • Highly skilled Tool and Die Specialists who have experience with performing preventative maintenance and repairs on automotive dies. The Tool and Die Specialist will support the Stamping Department, maintaining the dies to meet production standards and goals in a timely manner. We are looking for candidates who are shift flexible and available to work overtime, based on business needs.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and 5 years of progressively responsible experience (hands-on experience working in automotive die maintenance and repair) OR a minimum of 12 years of equivalent experience accepted (5+ years progressively responsible hands-on experience working in automotive die maintenance and repair)
  • Class A automotive experience a strong asset
  • Spotting experience
  • Previous work experience on interior or exterior body panels / large transfer dies
  • Welding experience preferred
  • Tool and Die trade obtained at die design and build facility including hands-on CNC die surface machining
  • 5+ years hands-on experience working in automotive die maintenance and repair
  • Experience in production and maintaining dies producing aluminum stamped panels is a plus
  • Experience or knowledge of world class production systems – i.e. Toyota Production System (TPS), General Motors Systems (GMS), or equivalent.
  • Experience in new vehicle development and launch activities
  • Experience with interpretation of dimensional inspection results (checking fixture, CMM or vision system)
  • Ability to work with and develop production performance metrics (efficiency, quality, safety, throughput, costs)
  • Strong analytic problem-solving skills
  • Able to work well under pressure while managing competing demands and tight deadlines
  • Remain engaged, proactive and positive in tough circumstances, owning assignments and taking full accountability for their success
  • Work efficiently and productively in independent and team settings
  • Communicate clearly using excellent written and verbal skills
  • Strong organization skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Fluent with common MS office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)