Tooling Technician


Located in Brighton, MI

Salary: $25 - $27 an hour depending on

  • Express Employment Professionals in Brighton/Howell is seeking a Tooling Technician for a company in the Brighton area.  This a 1st shift fulltime opportunity.

    Wage range is $25 - $27 an hour depending on experience.

    1st Shift


    The ability to design and machine tooling and fixture components in support of company processes


    Essential Accountabilities: 

    • Design build and repair tools and fixtures
    • Operate all tool room equipment
    • Visually inspect and test tool room machinery and equipment and document maintenance activities.
    • Listen for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discuss machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine.
    • Dismantle of defective machines and equipment and install new or repaired parts.
    • Clean and lubricate shaft, bearing, gear, and other parts of machinery.
    • Implement and maintain a preventative maintenance program for all (production and facility) equipment.
    • Clean, adjust and calibrate machining equipment.
    • Assist in tool, fixture, and material flow and continuous improvements for those areas.
    • Practice safe use of hand and machine tools, i.e. grinders, saws, lathes and mills.
    • Assist with maintenance and troubleshooting problems of all equipment.

    Secondary Accountabilities: The position incumbent ensures, that

    • Conduct all business-related activities for, and on the behalf of, of the company within the limits of applicable local, state, and federal legal requirements.
    • Provide support to, and compliance with, all local and corporate Company Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) policies, procedures and other HSE related requirements.



    Professional Background / Basic Qualification / Work Experience:

    • Three years related experience as a maintenance machinist or toolmaker; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
    • Must have a Millwright or Machinist Journeyman License or be working towards the completion of a license.
    • Two years of experience in blueprint reading.
    • MIG or TIG Welding experience.

    Technical Expertise:

    • Thorough knowledge of CNC, grinding, and all machining activities in the plant tool room involving the design, repair, and building of assembly fixtures and components. 
    • Working knowledge of lathe, grinding, hand welding, machining and heat treat techniques.
    • Support production by working with maintenance on repair and maintenance of tooling fixtures, gages, and assembly equipment.
    • An understanding of GD&T and blue print interpretation and the ability to build from a design drawing.
    • Knowledgeable and thorough capability to operate all tool room equipment
    • The ability to read blueprints
    • Understanding gauging methods and tolerance for checking assemblies
    • Understanding and fundamentals of GD&T.



    To Apply please send resumes to ,  go to and, or call 517-546-jobs to discuss details.

Benefits of working with Express: Here at Express, we will assess your skills, offer you interview and resume writing tips, and work with you to find a job that fits your needs and abilities. You will never pay a fee at Express, and you’ll have the opportunity to earn benefits such as medical insurance, holiday pay, vacation pay, referral bonuses and much more. To find out more, contact us today! Express Employment is a Veteran friendly employer. For a complete listing of all Express Howell/Brighton open positions, visit: 

Express Office: Howell (Brighton)
2160 Grand River Annex
Suite 200
Brighton, MI 48114
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