Die Corrector

Location US-OH-Leetonia
ID 2024-1684
EP - PNX Extruded Product
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


A Die Corrector inspects, files, sands, and polishes surface of extrusion die parts to specified shape and smoothness and inspects dies for conformity to prototype parts or drawings.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Lifts and positions die parts on bench.
  • Studies blueprints, die models, and prototype parts, and compares them with die to ascertain contours.
  • Inspects and verifies dimensions and radii of new die tooling before releasing for Die Trial. 
  • After die trial, correct dies to meet print and Customers demand, if necessary.
  • Observes pattern where surfaces make contact, and correct until die member conforms to specified contour.
  • Review and Inspect die tooling after production to polish or correct die parts.
  • Assists in training new die setters and die correctors.
  • Inspects smoothness and contour for conformity to print.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Ideal Candidate Will Have:


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and several years of die correction experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



  • Several years of die correction experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Other Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities      


  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to write routine reports.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fundamentals of plane and solid geometry. 
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.



Environmental Hazards



  • The employee is regularly required to use his or her hands to finger, handle and feel.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms and stoop or crouch.
  • The employee must frequently lift or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment

  • The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts or machines; fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud requiring the use of hearing protection.

About Us

Perks of the Job

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance 
  • Disability and life insurance 
  • 401(k) with robust matching contribution 
  • Generous allotment of paid vacation and paid holidays 
  • Competitive wages plus performance-based bonus opportunities 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 
  • Ongoing training and professional development 
  • Opportunity for career growth and advancement 
  • Relocation package may be available 


Why Our People Love Working Here:

  • Purpose-driven, friendly, open and respectful culture 
  • Shared core values of safety, caring, integrity and growth 
  • Employee discount program with hundreds of partner brands 
  • Up to $5000 tuition reimbursement 
  • Complimentary coffee bar  
  • Wellness incentive program 


Who We Are: Founded nearly half a century ago, Pennex Aluminum continues to see rapid growth as a leading provider of quality aluminum cast products and extrusions. With state-of-the-art technology and facilities across Ohio and Pennsylvania, we’re proud to offer the capabilities and expertise to cast billet, extrude custom shapes and fabricate finished components for customers across a range of markets - including automotive, transportation, building and construction, electrical and machinery, consumer durables and distribution.  

But it’s not just what we do that sets us apart, it’s how we do it. Safety. Caring. Integrity. Growth. These core values are embodied by each member of our team; guiding every action we take and decision we make. Whether it’s driving innovation within our industry, making the impossible possible for our customers, providing a safe, respectful workplace for employees or supporting our local communities, our purpose is clear. We are dedicated to impacting our world in a positive way.  

If you are a like-minded individual with a strong ability to problem solve, collaborate and effectively communicate, Pennex Aluminum may be the perfect place for you to grow your career. To learn more, please visit PennexAluminum.com or check out other opportunities within the Metal Exchange family of companies at MetalExchangeCorp.com. 


Our Commitment to Inclusion: We welcome people of different backgrounds, abilities and perspectives. To ensure our business and culture continue to be inclusive of all people, we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age or marital, veteran or disability status. Metal Exchange and its family of brands are proud to be equal opportunity employers. Additionally, all of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Should you have any questions or require special assistance completing your application, please email pennexrecruiter@pennexaluminum.com.


Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States and not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States. 


Our salary ranges are primarily determined by role, level, and location. The range provided for each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. 

Posted Min Pay Rate

USD $21.00/Hr.

Posted Max Pay Rate

USD $26.00/Hr.


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