Tool and Die Maker
Collaborate with Engineers to make new tools and their molds.
Cuts glass sheets by hand to reduce sheets to specified dimensions or eliminate blemishes: Examines sheet of glass for defects, such as breaks, chips, scratches, and blisters. Scores kerf on glass surface, using T-square and cutting tool. Breaks scored sheet into specified sizes by use of pincers or by snapping kerf over crossbar. Places defective glass in cullet bin. Measures and scores glass sheet into standard size plates, using ruler and glass-cutting wheel or splitter. Breaks off plates and places them on racks. Works as member of two-person team when cutting at discharge end of lehr. May be designated according to work area as Lehr Cutter; Warehouse Cutter.