Tool & Die (Toolmaker)

Company Name:  MHI Canada Aerospace, Inc.

Mississauga, ON, CA, L4V 1S1


Job Title

Tool & Die (Toolmaker)



Reports to

Manager – Tooling

Job Category


Job Description


About MHI Canada Aerospace, Inc.

MHI Canada Aerospace, Inc. (MHICA), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, is a Tier 1 manufacturer of major aircraft structures and assemblies, based in Mississauga, Ontario. Over the past decade, MHICA has built more than aircraft components, it has built a recognized worldwide reputation for capacity, precision, on-time delivery and excellence.  MHICA has two state-of-the-art facilities combined to 476,000 sq. ft.  This comprises of Manufacturing & Assembly, Engineering, Quality and Supply Chain, where highly-skilled employees are working on Bombardier's sector-leading Global 5000/6000 and Challenger 350 business aircraft. MHICA's technicians build and join wing assemblies and fuselage sections, as well as perform systems and flight control assembly installations and testing.


Scope of Position

Reporting to Manager – Tooling, the Tool & Die (Toolmaker) is responsible for maintaining Jigs and Fixtures using manual and conventional machining practices. Other duties include:


  • Manufactures and assembles new tools and fixtures from Tool drawings
  • Modifies existing tools and fixtures from Tool drawings
  • Rework and maintain assembly fixtures
  • Creates detail parts using Tool Room machinery, equipment, and hand tools
  • Works closely with Laser Tracker Technicians and other Tooling group members during periodic tool inspections (PTI’s)
  • Contributes to continuous improvement initiatives on all aspects of the job
  • Keeps Manager – Tooling informed of daily operations
  • Other duties as assigned



Skills and Qualifications


  • Proficient in blue print / Tool Drawing reading, interpretation and operation of tool room and production equipment (grinding, milling, lathe etc.)
  • Possess good mathematical and mechanical aptitude
  • Excellent Trouble-shooting skills for fixtures, cutting tools and tool room machinery
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Ability to work shifts to accommodate production scheduling
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn new tasks
  • Exposure to quality systems and safety fundamentals
  • Self-starter with ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Maintain professionalism
  • Ability to accomplish required duties effectively and efficiently




  • 3-5 years of experience as Tool & Die (Toolmaker)
  • Previous experience within an aerospace manufacturing environment is considered an asset
  • Previous experience working with Laser Trackers is considered an asset
  • Aluminum Welding (MIG) experience is considered an asset
  • Exposure to quality systems and safety fundamentals


  • Licensed Tool and Die Maker (Ontario Certificate of Apprenticeship)


Please note – the Company will conduct a criminal background check upon hire.




  • Tier 1 Aero Structures Facility
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Extensive training programs
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee engagement programs all year round
  • Comprehensive Benefits & RRSP group contribution program  
  • Corporate Partnerships


We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


MHI Canada Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply. MHICA is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). MHICA will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.