Tooling Pattern Maker Glendale AZ

Magellan Aerospace
Surprise, AZ, USA
Posted 1 month ago
Full timeManufacturing51-4111.00: Tool and Die Makers

Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace, Glendale has an exciting new opportunity for a Tooling Pattern Maker. In this Full-Time Permanent position, the successful incumbent will repair broken or defective patterns and alter patterns to conform to changes in design. The Tooling Pattern Maker will also be responsible for safely operating power tools, machinery as well as reading and understanding blueprints and CAD drawings.


We offer a full benefits package including paid holidays and vacation your first year of employment (pro-rated). Medical, dental and vision is offered at 90 days employment. 401(k) with employer match is available after 3 months of continuous employment. We have company paid life insurance, short term and long term disability.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Safely operate power tools to include saws, drills and pneumatic nailers
  • Read and understand blueprints, CAD drawings and technical documents
  • Accurately use measurement tools such as calipers, and micrometers
  • Follow written and verbal instructions with accuracy
  • Create pattern tooling for an aluminum / magnesium foundry who manufactures sand casting parts for the aerospace industry
  • Set up and operate any type of machinery and use a variety of hand tools to cut and form material to any intricate shape

Position Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • 2-3 years’ experience working with patterns in a foundry environment preferred
  • Be able to read and write in English
  • Basic understanding of molding and core making processes preferred
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong mechanical skills
  • Excellent eye-hand coordination
  • Detail-oriented

COVID-19 Protocol:

Magellan Aerospace is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for our employees. Magellan’s policy states that the use of face masks is mandatory, this is consistent with applicable legislation and guidance from occupational health and safety regulators. All employees and visitors who enter our premises are screened for COVID-19 symptoms and are required to practice social distancing at all times. We have ensured that hand-sanitize stations are easily accessible and enhanced cleaning schedules have been implemented on a daily basis. Magellan supports public health guidelines and encourages employees to get vaccinated. Although mandates are not a requirement at Magellan, this may be subject to change and offers of employment may be contingent on vaccination status with respect to changes in legislation.


Magellan Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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