Tool and Die Skilled Maintenance Team Member


Jackson, TN

Who we are
Collaborative. Respectful. A place to dream and do. These are just a few words that describe what life is like at Toyota. As one of the world’s most admired brands, Toyota is growing and leading the future of mobility through innovative, high-quality solutions designed to enhance lives and delight those we serve. We’re looking for diverse, talented team members who want to Dream. Do. Grow. with us.

To save time applying, Toyota does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas or any other work authorization for this position at this time.

Who we’re looking for

Toyota’s Die Maintenance Department is looking for a passionate and highly motivated Die Maintenance Technician. The primary responsibility of this role is preventative maintenance on casting Die's in accordance with standards.

What we Offer

  • Starting hourly rate of $29.60hr with a grow-in rate up to $37.75/hr, plus $0.80/hr premium for shift rotation.
  • Semi-Annual attendance bonus.
  • Shift hours and option for Monday through Thursday OR Friday through Sunday.
    • 2 shift rotation for Monday - Thursday: Day 6:00 am - 4:30 pm/Night 8:00 pm – 6:30 am
    • 2 shift rotation for Friday-Sunday: Day 6:00 am-6:30 pm/Night 6:00 pm-6:30 am
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement.
  • Excellent health care & wellness plans for your entire family.
  • Paid holidays and paid time off at hire.
  • Work environment built on teamwork and respect.

What you’ll be doing

Reporting to the Die Maintenance Group Leader, the person in this role will support Toyota Motor's Manufacturing Tennessee (TMMTN) manufacturing operation. The facility produces over 2 million castings (engine blocks and transmission cases and housing) annually.

  • Perform welding, grinding, operating cranes, machining, & fabrication.
  • Perform machining, finishing, assembly, and tuning of dies.
  • Support inline tryouts and line calls of dies.
  • Carry out emergency repairs if any issues arise.
  • Perform die modifications for surface quality and accuracy.
  • Work in a team setting.
  • Occasionally travel to support off-site activities at other Toyota facilities and Toyota affiliates.
  • Log daily book entries to communicate activities, issues, and progress of die work.

What you bring

  • Experience building and/or maintaining high-volume casting (or stamping) dies, welding ability, and machining.
  • Experience in industrial maintenance and/or military experience.
  • Strong electrical and mechanical knowledge.
  • Demonstrated success in troubleshooting and problem-solving.
  • Technical knowledge and skills in the following areas: Tool & Die, Welding, and Machining.
  • Available to work any shift including overtime, holidays, plant shutdowns, and rotation schedule (every 2 weeks).

Added bonus if you have

  • Industrial Tool & Die certificate, Welding or Machining certificate, or a two-year technical degree.
  • Perform basic administrative skills including documentation of work performed by written/electronic methods.
  • Ability to problem solve and continuously improve safety, quality, and productivity.

What we’ll bring

During your interview process, our team can fill you in on all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:

  • A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect.
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement.
  • Vehicle purchase & lease programs.
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family.
  • Flextime and virtual work options (if applicable).
  • Toyota 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, as well as an annual retirement contribution from Toyota regardless of whether you contribute.
  • Paid holidays and paid time off.
  • Referral services related to prenatal services, adoption, childcare, schools, and more.
  • Tax-Advantaged Accounts (Health Savings Account, Health Care FSA, Dependent Care FSA).
  • Relocation assistance (if applicable).

Belonging at Toyota

Our success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. Respect for all is our North Star. Toyota is proud to have 10+ different Business Partnering Groups across 100 different North American chapter locations that support team members’ efforts to dream, do and grow without questioning that they belong. As a company that has been one of DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity and a member of The Billion Dollar Roundtable supporting minority and woman-owned suppliers for over 10 years, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the diversity of the communities where we live and do business.

Applicants for our positions are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

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