Tool & Die Makers – Pharr, TX

Universal Metal Products specializes in custom metal forming, serving customers globally in the Appliance, Transportation, and Industrial markets for over 75 years. We are strategically located in three US locations with over 100 forming machines. We provide tooling design, value-added assembly, heat treat and finishing operations.

We have an immediate need for Tool & Die Makers in our Pharr, TX facility.

Position Responsibilities:

Build/repair all types, sizes, and shapes of jigs, fixtures, tools and dies.

Assemble and try out complex tools and dies on manufacturing equipment.

Plan and perform bench and machine operations.

Sets up, runs off, and tests dies to produce a product to spec, tracing die difficulties to their source and correcting them.

May assist in the training/mentoring of apprentices.

May work with tool designers providing input to manufacturing capability on newly formed parts.


Experience with prog dies in a metal stamping environment (at least 3-5 years)

Must have documented, formal apprenticeship completion or equivalent outside work experience.

Strong math and mechanical aptitude.

Requires a high degree of precision and control in work

High degree of attention and care required.

Ability to read/interpret blueprints, schematics, etc.

Please email your resume to: [email protected] or visit us:

Universal Metal Products, Inc.

101 West Eldora Rd., Pharr, TX 78577