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Tool and Die Maker - Journeyperson at Legrand North America in West Hartford, Connecticut

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Description

At a Glance

US - CT - West Hartford

Legrand has an exciting opportunity in West Hartford, CT for a Tool and Die Maker - Journeyperson (But also open to an apprenticeship candidate). This individual will provide key production support working with tools and dies and machine parts using lathes, grinders, etc.

What Will You Do?

  • CT approved (apprenticeship completed) Journeyperson

  • Fabricate dies, jigs, fixtures, gauges, metal machine parts, die parts, roll form tools, punches, form tools, cams, and special tools.

  • Perform precision grinding, boring, or polishing of special tools and dies.

  • Assemble manufactured parts into working production machines.

  • Read and interpret engineering blueprints, specifications and verbal instructions.

  • Set up and operate machine tools and hand tools.

  • Diagnose and repair production equipment and tools.

  • Make own setups on CNC equipment.

  • Perform preventive maintenance.

  • Comply with all OSHA and company safety procedures.


Basic Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using tools and measuring devices for lathe, grinding, blueprints, close tolerance, drilling, tapping, milling, fabricate, metal parts, finish parts, mill parts.

  • Trouble shooting experience diagnose and repair production equipment and tools.

  • Excellent math, communication and problem solving skills.

  • Able to read and interpret blueprints, schematic drawings, specifications, and wiring diagrams.

  • Current relevant licensing/certification.

  • An understanding of Manufacturing Engineering-Quality Engineering-Knowledge of Lean manufacturing and its components (i.e. Kaizen, Kanban, SMED, 5C, etc)

  • Familiar with principline of concurrent engineering and design for manufacturing and assembly

  • experience with production standards, cost of quality and manufacturing methods

  • self start with strong work ethic/production oriented

Machinist/Tool Maker First Shift (6:00AM-2:30PM) & Second Shift (3:00PM-11:30PM)

Company Info

About Legrand

Every day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world's best employers. For more information, visit

About Legrand North and Central America

Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 60 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting). LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage. LNCA also offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women's network. LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity. For more information, visit

Equal Opportunity Employer