Open Positions

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NX Die Designer/Surfacer

We are currently seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of UG Surfacer/Designer. Candidate must be experienced in die design, surfacing and programming using NX9 software.  Experience with General Motors tool kit and design process a plus.

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Weld Technician

Job Summary:

Provide production support by performing setup, troubleshooting and operations of automated welding cells within a production facility, as well as implementing best practices and proactively assessing robotic welding applications.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Change over process of stationary welders, change out cells, automated cells and cell startup
  • Change out fixture preventative maintenance
  • Basic welding technology troubleshooting (i.e., properly adjust sensors or switches, resistance spot welding applications, weld tip inspection, tip force, shunt cable inspection/replacement, etc.)
  • GMAW component knowledge and troubleshooting (i.e., nozzle, tip, diffuser inspection, inspection/replacement of gooseneck, welding torch, etc.)
  • Troubleshoot proximity switch issues
  • Basic cell resets (i.e., Homing cell, robot, and tooling)
  • Follow all safety procedures and protocols
  • Mentor and support trainees

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Plant Helper

Autodie LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, is a leader in the design and build of metal forming tooling for the automotive industry as well as a supplier of large scale machined products. Our world class climate controlled facility is centrally located just north of downtown Grand Rapids. Autodie is a company with more than 50 years of experience in fulfilling customer needs and offering local expertise for project management, engineering, machining, die construction & tryout, engineering change incorporation, buy-off and launch support.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Plant Helper. Plant Helpers perform a variety of tasks throughout the plant. They are responsible for operating the equipment necessary for efficient operation with regard to material handling, housekeeping, maintenance, etc. May be working with cranes, fork lifts, cherry pickers, scissors lifts, hydraulic jacks, drill presses, mills, grinders, breaks, shears, plasma cutters, saws, power washer, and a variety of hand and power hand tools.

We hire from within and the Plant Helper position often leads to apprenticeships and other training positions leading to eventual journeyman status.

Previous industrial experience helpful. MUST BE SHIFT FLEXIBLE AND WILLING TO WORK UP TO 55 HOURS.

$15.00 per hour to start (shift premium if transferred to 2nd shift)

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Occupational Health & Safety Team Member


The ideal candidate would be competent to assist with the implementation of standardized plant health and safety programs to ensure compliance with corporate health and safety policies and state and federal regulations. The successful candidate will impact corporate savings through elimination of occupational injuries/illnesses, environmental compliance non-conformances, and property damage, and the improvement of production efficiency as well as safeguarding the health and safety of all employees. Candidate should also be prepared to assist in implementing OHS processes through World Class Manufacturing (WCM) methodology and advising plant leadership of their scope, purpose and impact on plant operations.


  • Participate with the WCM Safety Pillar and implementation of OHS training programs and training assessments to ensure required training is identified and conducted.
  • Help conduct regular audits of OHS processes and necessary follow up to ensure compliance and advise plant leadership and corporate OHS staff of findings.
  • Learn to analyze injury/illness experience, identify/track injury correlation, determine root causes, establish corrective action measures and communicate this information to plant leadership and corporate OHS.
  • Help ensure proper PPE, safety devices, ergonomic and environmental equipment is available and used in appropriate manner.
  • Assist with OHS projects to improve key performance metrics.
  • Assist with ISO and OSHA certifications, regulations and requirements.

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Diemaker Journeyman

We are currently seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Diemaker.  Must have a valid Journeyman card or a minimum of 8 years automotive die shop experience working on dies. Must have the ability to read designs, knowledge of machinery and tools utilized in die construction, basic welding skills, experience in operation of presses and related equipment. 

Wage Range:  $23.34 - $28.65 plus shift premium

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