Die Sinker
Celebrated 100 Years in Business in 2018!
West Allis, WI 
Posted 57 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description

Die Sinker 

Unit Drop Forge Co., Inc. is a privately-held heavy manufacturing company that celebrated a Century of Success in 2018!  On one hand, it's the kind of gritty, old-school heavy metal manufacturing plant that's pretty rare these days.  But on the other hand, it's a high-tech, leading-edge manufacturer with sophisticated engineering and CNC machining capabilities.  We've worked hard to develop a culture of mutual trust, respect, and accountability.  Known as a great place to work for generations, many employees have spent their entire careers with us.

Located in West Allis, Wisconsin, Unit Drop Forge is a world class manufacturer of custom designed closed-die forged steel components. We have been producing exceptional quality parts for a wide variety of markets such as: Construction, Off-Highway, Mining, Railroad, Wind Energy, Oil Field, Compressors, Forestry and Defense.

Unit Drop Forge is looking to add to the position of Die Sinker on the UDF Team

Essential Duties and Responsibilities including but not limited to:
  • Able to operate a CAM 3D and 2D System, import and export files.
  • Generate tool paths from 3D model and blue prints to machine dies and other tooling
  • Operator and setup CNC vertical and horizontal mills with Fanuc Controls
  • Use basic measuring tools as required
  • Operator overhead crane
  • Bench dies if needed not a primary responsibility

  • Minimum 2 years hands-on Die Sinking or similar machine operation experience.
  • Demonstrate ability to read blueprints.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to occasionally lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to drive a forklift truck
  • Demonstrate mechanical aptitude and craftsmanship
  • Ability to read and write English
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • CNC Mill programming experience
  • Lemoine toolpath system experience
  • Some CAD Experience
Successful candidate must pass a drug screen, physical, and background check.

UNIT DROP FORGE CO., INC. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Special Notes/Instructions
Additional Options To Apply: On-line, Email: HR@UnitForgings.com "or" In-person: Fill out an application at Unit Drop Forge, 1903 S. 62nd St., West Allis, WI 53219 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. "or" Fax: 414-545-4503
Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st Shift
Salary and Benefits
We offer a very competitive compensation package, including 16 paid holidays, very affordable insurance, and excellent 401(k) plan with generous Company contribution.
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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