Commercial Tool Group Careers

For candidates eager to work with a company that cares about its team members, innovation, and building the future of tooling, Commercial Tool Group (CTG) has a number of outstanding career opportunities.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released information on the outlook of job growth for the Tool and Die industry. Machinist and Tool & Die Maker positions are expected to grow by 6% between 2014 and 2024. To fill this demand, it is imperative that employees harness and develop their skills in this industry. Our apprenticeship program, on-the-job training, advanced machinery, commitment to our employees, and full gamut of services offered puts us in a unique position to develop the very best employees possible.

The following video overviews CTG’s history, working environment, and several insights from executives and staff at all three of CTG’s divisions (Commercial Tool & Die, CG Automation & Fixture, and CG Plastics).

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The CTG Apprenticeship Program is approved and registered with the United States Department of Labor. We provide continuous learning through coursework and hands-on shop floor experience to learn the skilled trade of CNC Machining or Mold Making. Upon completion of the 4-year program, the Department of Labor issues the highly respected and coveted Journeyman’s Certification. Once you receive a Journeyman’s Certificate CTG offers excellent career growth opportunities.

CTG offers a competitive benefits package for eligible employees which exceed the industry average. These options include medical, dental, vision, flex spending, 401k, life insurance, voluntary life insurance, short and long term disability, voluntary accident and hospital indemnity policies, and more.

CTG offers a great working environment with a climate controlled facility, on the job training, and cutting edge equipment to learn and develop the skills necessary to succeed in today’s world.

CTG offers the full spectrum of services to our customers. This diversity of services allow us to be a leader in our industry as well as providing our employees opportunities for growth and the ability to excel in more than one branch of the company. Employees that master the technical skills in our core business can transfer their skills to other departments based upon their aptitude and interests. This latitude allows for a more well-rounded skill set for the employee.

Entry Level Shop Floor Apprentice- 1st and 2nd Shifts Needed
Comstock Park, Michigan, United States - 49321

Are you mechanically inclined and looking to get into a skilled trade?

Are you willing to start in an entry level position to familiarize yourself with shop workflow and safety parameters we have in place?

Are you a hard worker, a go-getter, rather than one who needs constant directives?

Does the sound of a Department of Labor Apprenticeship program where college courses and 8,000 hours of on-the-job training are paid sound enticing to you?

Are you open to being trained and mentored?

If you answered YES to these questions, our Entry Level Shop Floor Intern role is something you should check out!

Building the future of tooling, begins with building a great team!

Commercial Tool & Die CTD, located in Comstock Park, MI is looking for a Shop Floor General Laborer to work on either a full-time or part-time basis!! Night shift includes a 10% shift premium.

At CTD, we offer growth opportunities, great benefits for full-time paid time off, paid holidays, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401k and a climate-controlled facility. Our state of the art facility boasts the latest machining technology in the area and our workforce can build the impossible.

This entry-level position is ideal for a highly motivated team-player who thrives in a fast-paced environment and who is interested in pursuing a career in manufacturing. This role allows the employee to become familiar with the facility and shop floor, including the hazards and safety requirements when working around heavy machinery. The intention for this position, following an evaluation period, would be to consider participation in our Apprenticeship Program. This program allows for company-paid apprenticeship coursework through Grand Rapids Community College and paid on-the-job training to earn a certificate of completion to reach journeyman status.

Primary Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Clean the shop floor, tools, and equipment
  • Stand for extended periods of time to clean, wash, organize and assist where needed
  • Run errands, carry and deliver materials, tools and equipment
  • Assist other areas of the organization whenever needed
  • Operate hand tools, power tools, and equipment relevant to selected trades
  • Perform manual labor associated with the trade


  • Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed.
  • Must be willing and able to become forklift and overhead crane certified.