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Title:  Tool & Die Maker (3rd Shift)

Requisition ID:  61149
Date:  Sep 12, 2023

St Petersburg, Florida, US

Department:  Maintenance


Shift Hours (9:30PM - 5:30AM)



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.



Job Summary:

In this role, you will sharpen and maintain stamping tools and assembly tools. Make new and rebuild stamping tools.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot manufacturing problems on dies.
  • Work with and advise Tool & Die Makers, Machinists and Mechanics on die issues.
  • Clean machines and tool room equipment.
  • Hold dimensional tolerances called out on drawings.
  • Read blueprints.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Adhere to all company policies.
  • Must observe all good housekeeping practices.
  • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, instruction, and all safety rules.
  • Exhibits regular, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance.
  • Safety glasses, hairnet, face/beard cover, gloves, slip resistant steel toed safety shoes and hearing protection as required


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Education: High School or equivalent
  • Experience: 6+ years of Tool & Die experience
  • Good mechanical aptitude needed. Proficiency with math and print reading necessary.
  • Must be skilled with lathe and mill work as well as grinding skills.
  • Willing to work overtime as needed


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety policy at all times
  • Able to comply with the company’s quality policy at all times.


Travel Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel up to 5% of the time


Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to express and exchange ideas with employees
  • Must be able to build strong relationships with direct reports and peers



  • Non-US only where required for certain levels







West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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