Tool & Die Maker

Application deadline: Open

Position Summary:

Reporting directly to the Plant Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for maintaining
production tooling, including but not limited to, sharpening, replacing broken/damaged
punches and die sections, coil and gas springs, etc.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications of tools, dies, prototypes or
  • models.
  • Prepare templates and sketches and determine work processes.
  • Compute dimensions and tolerances and set up machine tools.
  • Position, secure, measure and work metal stock or castings to lay out for machining.
  • Set up, operate, and maintain a variety of conventional and computer numerically controlled(CNC) machine tools to cut, turn, mill, plane, drill, bore, grind or otherwise shape workpiece to prescribed dimensions and finish.
  • Verify machined parts for conformance to specifications using precision measuring instruments such as verniers, callipers, micrometers, coordinate measuring machines, etc.
  • Fit and assemble or disassemble parts using hand tools.
  • Test completed tools, dies, jigs or fixtures for proper operation.
  • May program and run Turrets.


  • Certificate of Qualification – Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities.
  • Manage time and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Effective communication skills both written and oral.
  • Demonstrate positive interpersonal skills with affected parties.
  • Willingness to demonstrate initiative.
  • Enrolment into apprenticeship with desire to grow and achieve license.

Working Conditions:

  • Manufacturing- Tool Room environment.
  • All Personal Protective Equipment is to be worn as assigned.
  • Work safely always and adhere to all Plant rules and regulations as they pertain to safety.
  • The working area is expected to be organized, clean and well maintained.

Monday to Friday, 7:00am to 3:30pm. Overtime may be required.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Should you require accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Waterloo, ON



Onward Manufacturing Company is a leading global manufacturer of premium quality, high performance gas barbecue grills. Our Broil King gas grills are designed, engineered, manufactured, and assembled from raw materials and components to finished barbecue grills, in the US and Canada. Broil King is sold in over 40 countries and backed by a worldwide network of sales and distribution partners.

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