Tooling Maintenance-1st shift - Brainerd

Tooling Maintenance – 1st Shift

1. May perform a variety of duties or operation of machines that requires a moderate to high degree of technical ability or is complex in nature. Prepares tooling for Moulder, CNC, DET, Gang rip, Ram tec and specialized quipment, etc and other machines/equipment as required for both Coon Rapids facilities to include but not limited to: new or remade tooling, trimming blades, shape profiles, grinding, etc. Uses hand tools, grinding and dimensioning tools, drills, sharpeners, etc.

2. Verify specification on SPC, control plans, quality control specifications, set up sheets, drawings and or packaging specifications. Uses AutoCad with drawing.

3. Analyzes tooling requirements and maintain tooling condition and inventory. Receives quotes from vendors, purchases, receives and tracks tooling related items. Selects vendors to outsource some tooling responsibilities. Receives and enters purchasing information into Global Shop system.

4. Follow company policies and manufacturing processes to include safety regulations, quality procedures, work instruction and documentation requirements.

5. May handle, transport and store some hazardous materials to include paint, lubricants, cleaners, etc. Trained on use and storage of hazardous materials.

6. Provide feedback on continuous improvement ideas to improve products, processes,

standards, etc.

7. May be back-up Machine Operator for the Moulder, Core Line, DET, etc

8. Responsible for transactional accuracy on the assigned material movement, transactional accuracy and verification process of the production scheduling system

Lexington is a highly successful business that emphasizes our values of Safety, Honesty/Integrity, People Involvement, Customer Satisfaction, and Continuous Improvement. People who work for Lexington say they love the family-like atmosphere and our focused approach to work/family balance.

Lexington Manufacturing makes a multitude of engineered wood components for windows, doors, and other mill-work and related industries, as well as fire-rated door components for the commercial and residential door industry.

Job Type: Full-time


  • tooling maintenance: 3 years (Preferred)
  • AutoCAD: 1 year (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
Beliefs & Philosophies

“Building Relationships, Creating Solutions, Delivering Value.”

Lexington Manufacturing is dedicated to providing our customers with innovative, market-leading products that are delivered with integrity and value. Our commitment to service and quality is proven — by providing innovative solutions, quality products and short lead times since our company was founded in 1981.

Lexington is fully dedicated to the safe work practices of our associates and visitors alike. We firmly believe that everyone’s safety is essential. With this belief we will work under safe conditions and forever seek continuous improvement practices.

Lexington management is committed to operating its business in a manner which reflects the highest levels of personal and professional ethics. We treat coworkers, customers, and suppliers with respect, fairness and honesty.

Lexington is committed to the fact that our customer relationships are the cornerstone of our future. It is absolutely necessary to understand our customers need for product quality and service. Once a commitment is made to a customer, every effort must be made to fulfill that obligation.

We believe that through the application of lean methods and progressive management of our people, technological, and financial resources we will achieve continuous improvement of our service for our customers, long term security for our employees, and continued growth and profitability for our company.

We believe that employees are Lexington’s most important resource. Employees should take an active part in setting their own goals, carefully balancing family and work commitments. Employees’ participation on productivity teams lends to an environment that fosters change, creates opportunity for growth and encourages teamwork and employee involvement.

We believe in a minimum number of management levels and that responsibility should be pushed down as far into the organization as possible. Simple, efficient systems and company wide open communication will promote good morale and support the company vision.