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Title:  Tool & Die (3rd Shift)

Requisition ID:  62230
Date:  Feb 1, 2024

St Petersburg, Florida, US

Department:  Maintenance


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


At West, we’re a dedicated team that is connected by a purpose to improve patient lives that has been at the center of our Company for more than a century. Our story began when Herman O. West solved the problem of supplying penicillin in mass quantities to the US Government during World War 2. Through our work to deliver thousands of life-saving and life-enhancing injectable medicines to millions of patients daily, West’s indelible mark on the healthcare industry has just begun. A name started our story. How will yours help write our future?  


There’s no better place to join an inclusive community of professionals with opportunities for lifelong learning, growth and development. Supported by benefit programs, we empower the physical, mental, emotional and financial health of our team members and their families.  


We believe in giving back to help those in need in the communities where we live and work. And are equally committed to creating a healthier environment and planet through our sustainability efforts.  


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 always comply with the company’s safety policy.
  • Able to always comply with the company’s quality policy.


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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