Tool/Die Maker



Do you have experience as a Tool & Die Maker?  Are you ready to make a change to a new industry.  We will train you.  Come work at Medeco, one of the ASSA ABLOY Companies, the global leader in door opening solutions.  Medeco has an excellent reputation as an employer of choice in the beautiful Roanoke Valley.  Our Toolroom work environment is clean, air conditioned and the safety of our team members is our highest priority.  You will be working with people that take pride in their work, care about each other and our customers.  We offer a $1,000 sign on bonus (payable at 90 days and 6 months), competitive pay and an extensive benefits package.  Medeco is an innovative company that leads the industry in high quality, high security solutions.  Make products that make a difference!


Position Summary: This position plays an integral role in development of tooling, fixtures, prototypes, custom machines, and support of production equipment and processes.


Essential Functions:

  • Work closely with Design and Tool Engineering on the design and fabrication of new products, tooling, gagues, fixtures and machines to support Operations.
  • Troubleshooting of production problems relating to Equipment, Process, Tool Geometry, Fixturing, Machine and Tool Alignments, Set-Up Problems, etc.
  • Produce complete functional tools, gauges, fixtures, dies from detailed blueprints
  • Production of custom in-house machines
  • CNC Machine setup and basic G-code knowledge
  • Surface grinding and precision tolerance tooling
  • Design and manufacture holding devices necessary to manufacture tooling
  • Continually improve processes, procedures throughout the Tool Room
  • Perform responsibilities in accordance with all company standards, policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in Machine Technology, Journeyman’s card or equivalent preferred.
  • 10 years experience as an Advanced Machinist
  • Demonstrated achievements in a manufacturing/tool room environment.
  • Ability to coordinate, prioritize, and implement projects in a timely manner.
  • Basic operational knowledge of Saw, Lathe, Bridgeport, Mill, Surface Grinder.


Medeco is an EO Employer: Veterans/Disabled, and other protected categories.


Physical Requirements:

  • Normal, corrective vision range; ability to see color and to distinguish letters, numbers and symbols.
  • Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, bend and reach.
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to remain seated for periods of time while working on a computer or documentation, etc.
  • Must have manual dexterity to operate computer keyboard and standard office equipment.
  • Must be capable of viewing data on a computer screen and/or in paper format.
  • Ability to interact with a diversity of people and diverse levels of personnel.


Work Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Contact the Director of HR to make a formal request for accomodations.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet. The work environment is primarily indoors. The position does not travel.  Important Notices: This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that a team member in this position may be asked to perform. Duties and responsibilities can be changed, expanded, reduced or delegated by management to meet the business needs of the property.

We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 52,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.

As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

Salem, VA, US, 24153

Production & Skilled Trades
No Travel Required

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke