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Tool & Die Maker

Date: Jun 1, 2022

Location: Waterloo, ON, CA

Company: Leggett & Platt

We make life more comfortable.


Leggett & Platt’s overall mission is a commitment to enhance lives – by delivering quality products, offering empowering and rewarding careers, and doing our part in bringing about a better future.


Leggett & Platt’s inventive heritage and leadership in the residential products industry span more than 130 years. As The Components People, we are the leading supplier of a wide range of products and components for all areas of life, including mattress springs and carpet cushion, as well as bedding machinery and erosion-control products.


We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a Tool and Die Maker within our Northfield Metal Products team to help support our Work Furniture business.  In our Furniture Components business, we design, manufacture, and distribute a wide range of components and finished products that enhance comfort, motion, and style in the work and home furniture industry.  From surface-critical bent tube assemblies and molded plywood components to chair mechanisms, bases, arms, seats, and backs, our Furniture Components business brings diverse world-class manufacturing capabilities together in the production and assembly of high-quality products.  If you join our team, your work will ensure people across the world have a little more comfort in their lives.


As a Tool and Die Maker you will have the opportunity to support the design and development of manufacturing tooling and equipment that meets customer and company requirements. Your contributions will have a direct impact on the business by supporting our production operations. The team you will be working with has a long tenure and values collaboration!


So, what will you be doing as a Tool and Die Maker?

  • 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, and stamping tooling
  • Operate a variety of machine tools
  • Assembling, fitting, and repairing tools
  • Following engineering drawings to measure and mark out the design for the tool
  • Follows all safety rules, guidelines and uses appropriate PPE. Raises potential safety hazards to others
  • Maintains 6S conditions
  • Operate cranes to safely move and turn dies for preventative maintenance, repair, or operational needs


To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

  • College Diploma in related field
  • 2+ years of experience in Tool & Die 
  • Experience with metal stamping and plastic injection moulding 
  • We welcome apprentices to apply
  • CNC Experience is preferred


Who we are and what we offer

Our work hours at our Northfield Metal Branch located in Waterloo, ON Canada are Monday to Thursday from 7:00am – 4:30pm and 7:00am to 11:00am on Friday’s!

Our benefits may vary slightly from one location to the next, but what you will find, is that we offer: medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as an RRSP program.  


Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing 137-year-old company is comprised of 15 business units and 140 facilities located in 18 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. Learn more about what Leggett life is like here:


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Leggett & Platt Work Furniture is an Employment Equity employer. We take this opportunity to thank all candidates for applying however only those selected for an interview will be notified.


Leggett & Platt Work Furniture is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities, upon request. Should you require any accommodation, please contact Northfiel Metal Products Human Resources, a Division of Leggett & Platt Work Furniture. 


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