Sheet Metal Model Maker


  • Education required: High school diploma or equivalency
  • Experience required: Minimum 10 years Press operator machinist Must have experience going directly from print to part
  • Familiar with prototypes, blank development, setting up tools, tryouts etc.
  • Experience with welding, fabricating sheet metal prototypes from start to finish to the customer’s specification.
  • Day shift
  • Follow corporate, quality and safety policies procedures.
  • Establishes job processes – layout of drawings to determine material dimensions, required equipment and operation sequences.
  • Set up and operate machines such as presses, mills, saws, grinders, lathes etc., to fabricate prototypes.
  • Operating hand tools – Air and power.
  • Devise and construct tools and fixtures or modify existing tools and fixtures.
  • Rework or alter prototypes as required to meet specifications.
  • Assign duties to general laborers to assist in job process.
  • Filling out appropriate forms – work orders, move tickets, etc.
  • Hi-Lo driver
  • Knowledge of Mig & Tig welding.
  • Clean and maintain work areas, machines, and tooling.
  • Skills, knowledge or abilities: Read, write & speak the English language fluently.

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts and conversions.
  • Ability to work with statistical data and apply concepts such as whole numbers and fractions, ratios and proportions and work with measurement devices.
  • Ability to work with and convert units of production and convert those units to dollars.
  • Ability to accurately identify and analyze trends.
  • Ability to understand requests and convert those requests into the terms, standards and units of production and measurement utilized within the ACCU-RITE organization in a timely manner.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • A strong commitment to success with a “can do / will do” attitude.
  • Technical experience with engineered products.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively – both orally and in writing.
  • Strong listening skills.
  • Experience with planning and goal setting.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal tactfully with human issues in vendors, peers, supervisors and particularly customers.
  • Ability to create and maintain team building relationships within the organization.
  • Consistently demonstrate the ability to recognize and respond to changing priorities.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure in a multi-task environment.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to handle multiple and changing priorities concurrently.
  • Ability to work with practical problems and deal with a variety of variables.
  • Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Ability to direct the emphasis and direction of self and others in an orderly and professional fashion.
  • Ability to identify critical issues and recommend appropriate solutions in a timely manner.
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