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Tool & Die Maker
Title:Tool & Die Maker
Employment Group:Skilled Trades
Section:Skilled Trades

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada is committed to providing accommodations for applicants with disabilities; please advise us if you require an accommodation during the recruitment process.

Never stop improving with us. 

At Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC), we value the hard work and dedication of our Skilled Trades team. We’re a world-class automotive facility with manufacturing plants located in Cambridge and Woodstock. Not only are we one of the largest Toyota Motor Manufacturing facilities in North America and we produce the gas and hybrid models of the Toyota RAV4, the Lexus RX, and the Lexus NX. This is your chance to join a company that’s centered around continuously improving and achieving more than you ever thought possible.

Please note, we do not currently have any Tool & Die positions open. We will continue to accept applications and will contact candidates once a position becomes available. 

What We Offer

To help you reach your goals at work and at home, we provide a comprehensive benefits package that stands out in the industry. Here’s a look at what we offer:

  • Competitive hourly rate of $52.50/hour with a shift premium of $2.63 (afternoons) and $5.25 (nights), and paid overtime and annual bonus
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan with contribution matching by TMMC and Flexible Health Care Benefits starting on date of hire
  • 19 days of paid time off during the first full calendar year, plus 5 company designated holidays and earn additional time-off after additional years of service
  • Family is important - maternity and parental leave program has Employment Insurance (EI) top-up
  • Career support through reimbursement for professional development and tuition fees
  • On-the-job training that continuously develops skills, knowledge and capabilities at every career level 
  • All the equipment needed for this role is provided: special equipment, safety equipment & tools, and allowance for uniforms
  • Vitality Wellness App that encourages and rewards you for living a healthier lifestyle
  • Company Diversity and Inclusion business partnering groups
  • Develop friendly and long-lasting relationships through social events and an on-site fitness facility
  • Employee & Family Vehicle Discounts

Role Overview:

As a Tool and Die Maker you will be responsible for repairing, assembling and testing all types of tools for production readiness. Must have mechanical aptitude to support the shop with troubleshooting and repairing issues. You could be working in the Cambridge or Woodstock facility in the Plastics or Stamping department.


  • Identify short term and long-term countermeasures for production problems that arise specifically when stamping aluminum and steel or injection moulding
  • Troubleshoot part quality and formability problems such as splits/cracks, wrinkles/distortions or flash
  • Identify flaws in the finished product or operation of tooling and take corrective action.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on dies or moulds including electrical and mechanical checks in accordance with standardized procedures
  • Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical systems that are commonly integrated within stamping dies
  • Operate cranes to safely move and turn dies or moulds for preventative maintenance, repair, or operational needs
  • Fit and assemble parts using a variety of hand tools
  • Perform welding, hand finishing, grinding, and polishing
  • Read and interpret drawings and specifications of tools, dies or moulds and related tooling equipment
  • Operate a variety of machine tools to cut, turn, mill, plane, bore, grind, and shape the piece being worked on to a very specific dimension
  • Perform basic administrative skills including computer data entry and documentation of work performed by written and electronic methods
  • Participate in and provide On the Job Training with/to other Maintenance Team Members and Apprentices


  • An Ontario or Inter-Provincial Tool & Die Maker (430A) Certificate of Qualification is required
  • Completion of Apprenticeship as an Tool & Die Maker with relevant work experience is preferred or 5 years of relevant work experience as a Licensed Tool & Die Maker
  • Experience with CNC machining, employing 2D and 3D tool paths
  • Experience with machining, mill, lathe, grinder
  • Experience welding, grinding, polishing, hand finishing; A class finishing experience
  • Experience using Master CAM, WorkNC, Solid Works, or CATIA
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with cross-functional team members
  • Mechanical and Electrical interest
  • Proven ability to adapt to changing priorities and working conditions
  • The flexibility to be situated in the Cambridge and/or Woodstock facility
  • Ability to work rotating shifts
  • Passion for teamwork, ongoing learning, continuous improvement and maintaining a respectful environment

About the Company
We’re a world-class automotive facility with manufacturing plants located in Cambridge and Woodstock. Not only are we one of the largest Toyota Motor Manufacturing facilities in North America and we produce the gas and hybrid models of the Toyota RAV4, the Lexus RX, and the Lexus NX.

Discover why we’ve been recognized as one of the Top 100 Employers in Canada for multiple years. Apply now to join our supportive team, push boundaries and achieve more than you ever thought possible.

The Process
We’re excited to review your application and you should be hearing from us within the next 1-3 business days with an update on your application. We will reach out either through email or text message. Please keep an eye on your inbox and junk mail. Email us at with your questions.  

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TMMC is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse team. We believe in enabling people to work together and realize their full potential. Please advise us at any point during the recruitment and selection process if you require accommodation. TMMC is a smoke-free property. 

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