Tooling Preparation Operator- Production - Night Shift

Orange City, IA posted on October 18

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General Position Summary: 

This Job is a beginner to intermediate level of a Tooling Preparation Operator.  This person must be able to work carefully and have a high attention to detail.  This person will work with multiple molds, fixtures, tools and their components.  The Production Tooling Preparation Operator  will work with their hands and stand, using hand tools to maintain molds fixtures and other tooling for production use. This person will need to be able to communicate with other Technicians and Engineers any concerns or issues that they see in order to keep making parts off the tools at a high quality.


Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:


  • Work with Manufacturing and tooling Quality to inspect the tools needed for the product being developed.
  • Understand the needs of Manufacturing
  • Use of Die grinders, Dual Action Sanders, files, stones and dry ice blasting equipment.
  • Use of Hand tools is necessary.
  • Physical factors—Ability to climb ladders, drive fork lift, Physical Demands (standing, sitting, lifting, bending, and climbing), Frequency (random throughout shift).
  • Flexibility to alter work schedule to occasionally work around production schedules.
  • Valid Iowa driver’s license.



Specific Job Skills:


  • Training on proper use of mold cleaners, and Mold sealers
  • Training on proper use of DA’s and Die grinders
  • Training on proper use of Dry Ice blasting equipment.
  • Observant personality.
  • Exposure to industrial manufacturing a plus
  • Familiarity with different molding processes beneficial.
  • Proficient computer skills.



Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to precarious places and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate requiring hearing protection in certain areas.  PPE is provided by AIM based on the employee’s position and exposure.



  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Company Sponsored 401k
  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Gym Reimbursement 



AIM Aerospace, Inc. is a Drug Free workplace.

Pre-employment drug screen required. 

Applicants must meet ITAR Requirements 

Equal Opportunity Employer

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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