Maintenance Toolmaker

Auto req ID: 3983 
Title: Maintenance Toolmaker
Job Function: Manufacturing 
Location: YORK   
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company 
Full or Part-Time: Full Time
Shift: 2nd and 3rd shift

Pay Rate: $37.50/hr




• Journeyperson Card (related to the job opening) and/or seven years of applicable experience as a qualified Tool and Die Maker person, or machine tool builder in troubleshooting, machine repair, tool making, machine building, hydraulics, pneumatics, and mechanical systems.

  • High school diploma or GED required

• Have a basic understanding of CNC control.

• Demonstrated ability to read and utilize prints of machine assembly, layouts, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.

• Experience in performing basic machine/fixture alignment using precision instruments in either metric or English measurement systems.

• Have a good understanding of tool room equipment, operations associated with drilling, milling, surface grinding, and lathe operations.

• Experience in maintaining mechanical dies, both deep draw and progressive; presses, and basic welding.

• Makes minor alteration to existing tools, dies, jigs, fixtures and gages to prepare them for other uses.

• Must have a basic understanding of PC’s and basic PC skills

• Must have good verbal communication skills.

Job Duties:

• Support the production operation by providing immediate response to all breakdowns to minimize equipment downtime and follow all escalation processes as defined.
• Troubleshoot and perform all required tool and die and mechanical maintenance on automated equipment.
• Make repairs to pneumatic and hydraulic system as necessary in order to return production equipment to service

• Ability to remove and setup dies in production equipment in order to perform necessary maintenance and PM activities

• Ability to perform production tasks as necessary or required by the situation.

• Insure machine availability goals are met by participating in and organizing Root Cause Analysis activities to improve equipment up-time.

• Experience in basic welding and the ability to perform repairs requiring welding to return production equipment to service

• Understand Predictive Maintenance technologies in order to understand when they apply to problems and participate in utilizing them as deemed necessary

• Assist in training employees in production roles to perform simple maintenance tasks as associated with TPM.

• Wears communication device as deemed necessary

• Wears all required PPE for the task being performed

• Actively participate in any Skills Training Program required

• Lockout equipment to be maintained and follow all safety practices and procedures.

• Perform routine Preventive Maintenance (PM) activities.

• Utilize the CMMS to record and track work activities including time keeping, historical equipment repairs and work order/PM closures

• Operates necessary material handling equipment to transport supplies to job and to make installations and repairs.

• Performs routine and customary material handling and housekeeping associated with the job. 

• Instructs helper or apprentice and acts as leader on jobs as required.

• Must be able to work eight hours or more and work mandated overtime as required under the guidelines of the current Labor Agreement.


We offer an inclusive compensation package for all full-time hourly employees including, but not limited to, annual bonus programs, health insurance benefits, a 401k program, onsite fitness centers and employee stores, employee discounts on products and accessories, and more. We believe that employees do their best work when they are free to be themselves. This means our dress code is relaxed, and all types of work styles are welcomed.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.


Direct Reports: No 
Travel Required: 0 - 10% 
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship 
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance 





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