Machinist – Tool & Die Maker – Philadelphia, PA

Southwark Metal’s Philadelphia Division is looking for skilled Machinist – Tool & Die Maker to operate various machines to perform assigned tasks. You will produce or repair precision parts using both manual and automated equipment and accurate measurements.

The ideal Machinist – Tool & Die Maker needs to possess manual dexterity, an eye for detail, knowledge of mathematics and mechanics, respect for safety precautions, and comfortable working any shift.


  • Review samples, drawings, or instructions to understand the specifications of the output
  • Plan the sequence of necessary actions for the completion of a job
  • Take measurements and mark material for cutting or shaping
  • Select appropriate machines (e.g., lathes) and position or load material for a job
  • Perform routine machine maintenance and repair minor damages
  • Die tooling and sharpening

Candidate Requirements:

  • Experience in using and programming manual, semi-automated or automated tools and machines (lathes, grinders, Etc.)
  • Ability to use precision tools (e.g., calipers) to take accurate measurements
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, and manuals
  • Good at math with analytical abilities
  • Physical stamina and strength to lift heavy items
  • Ability to follow clear directions
  • Self-disciplined and able to work with minimum supervision


Why work at Southwark Metal:

  • People Centric Culture
  • Job Advancement
  • Medical / Rx / Dental / Vision
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Weekly
  • 401(k)
  • 40-Hour Workweek; Regular Full-time Positions
  • Overtime Opportunities


Southwark Metal Manufacturing is located at 2800 Red Lion Road in Philadelphia. For questions about the job or your application status – please call 215-372-0855, leave a message and we’ll contact you.

Southwark Metal Manufacturing Company has been manufacturing prefabricated sheet metal ducts and fittings for 76 years. A third-generation family company and a dedicated management staff that is committed to providing our distributors with the finest quality products.

Must be 18 years of age or older. EOE. Must wear safety-toed shoes if offered a position. Southwark Metal Manufacturing complies with all ADA requirements and provides “reasonable accommodations” when possible. However, the ability to perform all the items above is expected and required unless we have been notified of the possibility of accommodations that may be needed.