Job Locations US-MN-Brooklyn Park
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/26/2023 2:42 PM)
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Cretex Medical is a leading contract manufacturer of precision components and assemblies for the medical device industry. Our customers view us as a trusted partner in the areas of injection molding, laser processing, stamping, metal forming and device assembly.  Learn more at 


What is it Like to Work at Cretex Medical?

We recognize the contribution of every individual and promote growth, safety and security for all our employees. Cretex Medical values performance and pays competitive wages along with a rich benefit package. We offer a positive work environment with a focus on continuous improvement.  


Here are some of things that employees have said about working for Cretex Medical:  


“The culture at Cretex is collaborative. Everyone here is willing to help you whether it is a director, a machinist, or your boss. Everyone is always willing to help you figure out a project and get it done right.” 

“I would tell potential interns that Cretex is a great company to work for. It has set a high bar for corporate culture as well as the quality of work you can do. I would definitely recommend it.” 

“I learned that I really like the medical device industry. The importance and the gravity of what we do here is felt by the employees. You can have that passion in your work because you know what you are striving for is to save lives.” 


We are currently looking for a Toolmaker to support our stamping business formally known as Meier Tool & Engineering, Inc.


Toolmaker Position Summary:

In this role you will be responsible for supporting the building and maintaining of fixtures, gages, and multiple forms of tooling using validated effective practices.


Toolmaker Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and build reliable production ready tooling on time
  • Surface grind to required tolerances
  • Troubleshoot tooling issues and determines best solutions
  • Adhere to all safety policies; includes wearing personal protective equipment when required
  • Set up and operate CNC and Manual Toolroom Equipment to produce high quality precise tooling components and other piece parts


Toolmaker Position Requirements:

  • Technical degree or equivalent machine tool experience
  • 5 years building or maintaining precision tooling
  • Advanced theory of cutting and forming, ability to troubleshoot by reading a progressive strip, and knowledge of the theory of cutting and forming in the stamping process
  • Know the theory of cutting and forming in the stamping process
  • Good troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints

Toolmaker Preferred Requirements:

  • Medical Device manufacturing
  • Progressive Tooling Experience
  • Basic skills and knowledge of Lean Principles and toolroom process workflow

Physical & Environmental Demands:

Cretex Companies use cutting oils, solvents, and other chemicals in the manufacturing process. Testing is conducted on a periodic basis to ensure that all chemicals are kept well below the OSHA permissible exposure levels.


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Cretex Medical Benefits:

Cretex Medical offers a full benefit package to its employees. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance options. Cretex Medical also offers a 401(k)-retirement plan with employer match, profit sharing, short- and long-term disability insurance, paid time off and holiday pay.  Cretex Medical also offers company specific benefits such as:


  • Employee Appreciation events 
  • Volunteer Opportunities 
  • Training and Development opportunities 
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Annual Flu Vaccination Clinics 
  • Free Parking 
  • New state-of-the-art facility in Brooklyn Park! 


Applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, family status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected status as required by law. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment and eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit


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