Die Corrector

The role

The Die Corrector is involved in the correction, maintenance and continuous improvement of all extrusion tooling.

Key attributes


– Works closely with the extrusion manager and supervisors, tool room and the die suppliers
– Responsible for the correction and maintenance of extrusion tooling insuring that it will produce quality extrusions at the desired rate
– Will watch production at the press to determine flow inconsistencies and die performance to diagnose proper repair requirements
– Analyze initial breakthrough and profile samples to determine the dimensions and corrections required
– Must thoroughly understand the proper methods for repairing and modifying dies, feeders, portholes and support tooling to achieve the production of high-quality extrusions
– Must understand and apply regular maintenance requirements of caustic cleaning, polishing, nitriding, as well as inspection for tooling stress cracks and excessive wear
– Understand industry tolerance requirements, print reading, and the use of precision measuring instruments
– Will keep detailed records of die corrections and die history


– Minimum of 3 years in the same or similar role
– Ability to read and interpret profile prints and die designs
– Must be able to read and understand blueprints
– Able to manage heavy equipment; hoists etc.
– Ability to read blueprints, calipers and micrometers
– Ability and willingness to share/teach best practices to team
– Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills
– Must be able to work independently

Please apply using the following form

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