Die Maintenance – Freeport

Forge Resources Group is a leader in closed-die, near-net metal forgings and fabricated assemblies serving diverse industries including aerospace, mining/drilling, railroad, shipbuilding, off-road/ag, and other heavy equipment manufacturers.

We are looking for a Die Maintenance Technician at our Freeport, IL facility.


  • Set up and operate common toolroom machinery
  • Fabricate tool components per blueprint specifications
  • TIG weld tooling components
  • Assemble and prepare tool die sets to meet production needs
  • Troubleshoot and solve tooling problems on the factory floor
  • Perform minor reworks of defects (welding or grinding)
  • Grind/polish dies to prepare for production
  • Assigns part numbers and heat codes to dies
  • Move finished dies from die prep area to staging racks using a forklift truck
  • Operate CNC machining equipment
  • Maintain neat and orderly die room work cells


  • 1-3 years of heavy industry experience
  • Experience in toolmaking & repair for metal forming equipment
  • TIG Welding
  • Blueprint reading
  • Use of measuring tools including dial calipers and micrometers
  • Forklift


  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience

Forge Resources Group is a Drug-Free Workplace.

Candidates must pass a pre-employment Drug Screen, physical and detailed background check. The Drug Screen includes screening for all drugs that are illegal under federal law, regardless of state or local ordinances.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Up to $25.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • In-person