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Production Tool Maker

Lyman Products Corporation is a leader in the exciting and growing shooting sports industry. Our product brands, Pachmayr®, TacStar®, ADTAC®, Trius®, Uni-Dot®, Butch’s , A-Zoom®, Targ-Dot® and Mark 7® are recognized throughout the industry. Our corporate mission is to establish performance excellence in all product lines and be a leader and innovator in our industry.


Job title

Production Tool Maker

Reports to

Plant Operations Manager




  • Keep all production tooling, fixturing and gaging in excellent working condition for the production of finished good components.


Essential Functions


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


  • Support manufacturing with the design, building and/or repairing of production tools and fixtures.
  • Collaborate with Engineering on the introduction of new tools into production.
  • Ability to precisely and accurately machine and assemble jigs, fixtures and assemblies in the tool room from blueprints and/or CAD files.
  • Troubleshoot and solve tooling problems; respond to shopfloor calls in a timely manner
  • Housekeeping and other activities as assigned.
  • Support and maintain ToolBoss system under the guidance of the production manager.
  • Order all tool room materials and tooling through the use of Plex.



  • 5 years previous toolmaking experience.
  • Proficient with manual lathes, mills, saws, grinders and standard toolroom equipment.
  • Working knowledge of blue prints, gages, drawings.
  • Good mechanical aptitude and use of hand tools.
  • Knowledge of precision machines and maintenance of them.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent or trade school attendance.
  • Good general computer skills.
  • Advanced math skills.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must maintain and clean and organized work area.

Working conditions


This position does require Safety Glasses for personal protective equipment. MUST CHECK AND USE POSTED PPE FOR SPECIFIC TASK – POSTED IN JOB AREA


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work


This is a full-time position, Days and hours of work week are Monday through Thursday, 6:00 a.m. to 4:30p.m. Willing to work Over-time as required.


Physical requirements


This position sometimes requires the ability to lift to 50 lbs. This position requires standing for (10) hours per day.


Direct reports


No direct reports.



Other Duties


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Equal Opportunity Employer


Lyman Products is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or learning disability, past/present mental disorder, intellectual disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran status or any other basis protected by law. Lyman also provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment, including the application process.

Lyman Products, an equal opportunity employer, is always looking for high quality individuals to join our team. To further explore any of the positions mentioned on this page, please send your resume with reference to the specific job title, to the following address:

Lyman Products Corp

475 Smith Street

Middletown, CT 06457

Attn: Tina Pac at Human Resources

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