Senior Die Corrector

Location US-OH-Leetonia
ID 2024-1747
EP - PNX Extruded Product
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Our company is seeking a Sr. Die Corrector with extensive experience in die repair and aluminum extrusions.  The ideal candidate should have experience working with press machines from 2000 ton 7” to 7000 ton 16” range and possess a background in tool design and philosophy.  The Sr. Die Corrector will oversee all die shop operations for 2,000 profiles which represents 4-5,000 dies in the building. This role is responsible for ensuring that all dies are maintained, repaired, and improved to support our tooling strategy, production, and safety goals.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Repair and maintain extrusion dies to ensure they are in proper working order.
  • Troubleshoot and problem solve issues related to die performance, recusing scrap, and improving quality.
  • Oversee all die shop operation for 2,000 profiles, including coordinating with the team to ensure all dies are repaired and maintained in a timely manner
  • Develop and implement tooling strategy to improve production and reduce costs.
  • Communicate with die vendors to ensure die conforms to specified shape.
  • Inspect dies for conformity to customers drawings.
  • Ensure that all die shop operations are carried out in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Work with production team to improve processes and implement continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Studies blueprints, die models, and prototype parts, and compares them with die to ascertain contours.
  • Assists in training new die setters and die correctors.
  • Inspects smoothness and contour for conformity to print.
  • Adhere to strict safety and quality standards
  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Ideal Candidate Will Have:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Technical or Trade Degree or Certificate preferred.
  • Must have completed formal training program apprenticeship.



  • 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in die repair and aluminum extrusions.
  • 5 or more years of relevant experience in die repair and aluminum extrusions.
  • Experience with press machines from 2000 ton 7” to 7000 ton 16” range.
  • Automotive structural parts experience is preferred.
  • Familiarity with CAD software.
  • Tool design experience.


Other Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities      

  • Strong background with 8 to 12 inch presses.
  • Ability to be very precise.
  • Background in tool design.
  • Understand of finite elements analysis as pertains to die construction preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft programs; Excel experience is required.
  • Ability to coach, mentor and teach others.
  • Able to excel in a fast-paced, hands-on manufacturing environment. 
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Good communication skills to communicate with vendors and team members.
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and blueprints.
  • Motivated, self-driven, and eager to learn and apply new skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States, visa sponsorships are not available.


Environmental Hazards


  • The employee is regularly required to stand.
  • The employee is frequently required to walk; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit and use hands.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.


Work Environment

  • The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles and extreme heat.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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
  • 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 or check out other opportunities within the Metal Exchange family of companies at 


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 the 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 


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 $66,000.00/Yr.

Posted Max Pay Rate

USD $84,000.00/Yr.


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