Cornerstone Building Brands

Tooling Machinist Day Shift

Auburn, WA - Full-time

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Tooling Machinist Day Shift


Auburn, WA, US

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Job description


$31.50-$38.00 per hour 


Under the supervision of the Tooling Manager, the incumbent is accountable for setting up and properly calibrating extrusion tools, ensuring the flow of polymer material through production tooling by machining adjustments as needed, for efficient production and for machining and assembling accurate tooling for profile extrusion.

  • Performs extrusion line set-up according to specifications and calibrates tooling based on extrusion process demands and specified running conditions
  • Inspects and verifies profile tooling accuracy and performance and modifies extrusion tooling to meet design and product specifications
  • Builds extrusion dies and calibrators, when necessary, utilizing existing machine shop equipment and machines tooling efficiently, according to design specifications
  • Trains production crews and machine shop personnel on new tooling start-up, the extrusion process and troubleshooting of extrusion problems
  •  Documents all tooling modifications and machine settings for future reference. Keeps track of the use of test run materials
  • Provides input on tooling design new tooling techniques and processing issues. Monitors and organizes equipment inventory, ensuring all materials and tools are in place to promote efficient test runs. Travels as needed to troubleshoot tooling and process problems in window manufacturing facilities and for personal continuous advancement
  • Incumbent works within parameters as defined by generally accepted machining practices, manufacturing capabilities, cost and time efficiency. The incumbent uses knowledge, precedent and experience to complete necessary modifications, adhering to design specifications. Deviations in protocol are referred to the Tooling Manager. The incumbent uses experience to establish and/or change run conditions for existing or new extrusion tooling, to ensure efficient production




  • Minimum of 2-5 year's of machinery experience 
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing and to work in a team environment
  • Ability to teach production and machine shop personnel
  • Ability to interpret and comprehend technical drawings
  • Good knowledge of machine shop practices and equipment, typically obtained through formal education such as a journeyman's license or long-term practical experience in the industry
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and math skills
  • Must have basic knowledge of ACAD
  • High school diploma required

Additional information

Site Address: 5001 D Street Auburn, WA, 98001

Why work for Cornerstone Building Brands?

Our teams are at the heart of our purpose to positively contribute to the communities where we live, work and play. Full-time* team members receive** medical, dental and vision benefits starting day 1. Other benefits include PTO, paid holidays, FSA, life insurance, LTD, STD, 401k, EAP, discount programs, tuition reimbursement, training, and professional development. You can also join one of our Employee Resource Groups which help support our commitment to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment.

*Full-time is defined as regularly working 30+ hours per week. **Union programs may vary depending on the collective bargaining agreement.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

The US base pay range for this full-time position is $31.50 per hour to $38.00 per hour + medical, dental, vision benefits starting day 1 + 401k and PTO. Our pay ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process. (Full-time is defined as regularly working 30+ hours per week. Union programs may vary depending on the collective bargaining agreement).

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Cornerstone Building Brands is the largest manufacturer of exterior building products in North America. Our comprehensive portfolio spans the breadth of the residential and commercial markets, while our expansive footprint enables us to serve customers and communities across North America. Our relentless focus on excellence combined with our ongoing commitment to innovation and R&D has driven us to become the #1 manufacturer of windows, vinyl siding, insulated metal panels, metal roofing and wall systems, and metal accessories. We believe every building we create, and every part of that building, positively contributes to communities where people live, work and play.

Cornerstone Building Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. You can find the Equal Employment Opportunity Poster here. If you'd like to view a copy of the company's affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email If you have a disability and you believe that you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please e-mail This email is used exclusively to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only emails received for this purpose will be returned. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or technical issues not related to a disability, will not receive a response.

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