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Team Member, Tool & Die Maintenance

Starting Salary $22 - 30/HR

Salary will be based on experience.




YKTA is seeking applicants for Tool & Die Maintenance Team Members at our facility in Huntsville, Alabama. YKTA is a joint venture of three successful automotive supplier companies- Y-Tec, Keylex, and Toyotetsu. YKTA products provide structural safety for the vehicle and important functional parts that must operate as designed. YKTA is an on-site partner and tier one supplier for Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, USA.


YKTA provides a comprehensive and affordable benefits package for our team members.


Essential Functions (but are not limited to):

  • Troubleshoot and repair stamping die tooling
  • Frequent manual lifting of parts or containers up to 33 lbs.
  • Interpret customer prints, engineering specifications, layout results and functional requirements.
  • Lift dies using hoist or crane.
  • Clean dies as needed.
  • Polish, grind, and hand finish die tooling as needed.
  • Weld, operating various welding equipment.
  • Measure die parts using metric scale.
  • Disassemble and assemble to design specifications.
  • Wire limit switches.
  • Report and document activities as needed.
  • Fabricate items as needed.
  • Operate milling machines, lathes, and surface grinders and other die manufacturing machines
  • Ability to work rotating shifts and overtime as required.
  • Regular attendance is required.


Other Duties:

Must be flexible to work in all areas and in your department regardless of duties listed above in order to accomplish YKTA Goals and objectives.

Preferred Qualifications, Education, and Experience:

  • 2- year associate degree in related field or Journeyman certification or 4 years equivalent work experience or training.
  • Ability to pass mechanical aptitude pre-employment test.
  • Ability to read and follow instructions.



  • Work is conducted in an industrial office/ plant setting.
  • Frequent movement throughout an industrial plant environment being exposed to high noise levels and equipment normally used in stamping / welding/ Ecoat environments.