2nd Shift Tool & Die Maker

Job Locations US-TN-Crossville
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Manchester Tank - Crossville


Manchester Tank & Equipment Co. has been a trusted industry leader in the design and manufacture of steel and aluminum low-pressure DOT cylinders and ASME pressure vessels for the storage and transport of propane, chemicals, compressed air and other industrial applications since 1946.

We are now recruiting for a 2nd shift Tool & Die Maker.  2nd shift is (approximately) 2p -10p.  Overtime possible not guaranteed. Flexibility in shift work hours is required.

The Tool & Die Maker analyzes specifications, lays out metal stock, sets up and operates machine tools, and fits and assembles parts to fabricate and repair metalworking dies, cutting tools, jigs and fixtures, gauges, and machinists' hand tools by performing the following duties.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Submit updated resume including required education, training, certification and experience applicable to the position.
A drug screening and background check are part of the employment process.



The qualified candidate  should have a minimum of 1-3 years hands on experince in a Tool & Die Shop.  Journeyman's card is highly preferred. 

Qualfied candidates must:

  • Have documentation of required education and work experience
  • Have own tools 
  • Be able to work overtime and extended shifts as needed. 
  • Be able to transition between working independently and working as a team member
  • Bbe able to read and work from prints
  • Be able to operate Tool Room Machinery in a safe manner during the build process
  • Be able to perform Tool and Die repairs on manually operated dies and tooling
  • Be able to diagnose and troubleshoot dies in the bench and make corrections 
  • Be able to support try out and make ready to run production after die steel or tool installations 
  • Support press room operations by servicing die stest, troubleshoot dies, and make correctsion when possible with die in the press and dimensional integrity for die adjustments and documents
  • Interface with both internal and external customers, participate on problem solving teams in production, and handle customer and supplier concerns.
  • Utilize authroity to initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformities relating to product, process, and quality systems
  • Must  repair and/or build diesequires experience working with large progressive and deep draw dies
  • Be able to expertly Tig Weld
  • Have capability to rework  damaged components in a timely manner
  • Coordinate with Manufacturing team, the dies to be repaired
  • Have strong mathematical skills 
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area 
  • Follow all implemented safety practices and wear all required PPE 
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned by Supervisor


Required education,training and certification applicable to the position

1-3 years

Journeyman's license is highly perferred


Drug screening and background check are part of the employment process


We are an equal opportunity employer



Our Principles and Values:

Manchester Tank has a proud heritage of hard working people, who for over 75 years have manufactured high quality products for our country and the world. The McWane/Manchester Way Compass is provided as a personal guide to help team members navigate through situations they encounter daily at work.  All team members are expected to know these principles, values, and behaviors. The McWane/Manchester Way ensures higher levels of safety and environmental performance in all our operations. It also improves communication, relationships, and work performance at all levels of our organization. The McWane/Manchester Way Compass includes eight core principles to guide our team members: Communication, Safety, Environment, Leadership, Trust, Excellence, Accountability, and Teamwork.


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