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Tooling Engineer

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Location
Necedah, WI
Salary
$75,000 - $95,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Jul 13, 2017
Job ID
2501702
World leading manufacturer of automotive stamped components has immediate need for tooling engineer.

Tooling Engineer
 
 


 
Under the direction of and reporting to the Engineering Manager, coordinate engineering and technical activities concerned with the design, development, fabrication and implementation of tooling and equipment. Utilizing best engineering practices, policies, and procedures, coordinate the tooling and equipment development activities for new processes, products, and current production. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develops and reviews the product design to facilitate tool design and ensure that the customer's technical needs will be met 
  • Develops and coordinates the tool pre-study to ensure process-ability 
  • Documents and coordinates tool specifications for timely and accurate quoting 
  • Evaluates and develops tooling sources 
  • Documents and develops tool quotation procedures to ensure an accurate and timely response 
  • Manages and monitors tool shop activity to ensure fabrication is to specifications, process needs, cost requirements and schedules 
  • Coordinates and conducts IPQC tool trials for process development and prototype supply and through PPAP and start of production 
  • Develops and documents stamping and assembly processes capable of achieving the cycle time, functional and quality committed in the quotation 
  • Evaluates all product changes for the potential impact on cost assumptions 
  • Reports on all process development and tool build activities relative to achieving targets, risks and deficiencies to project teams and management 
  • Establishes and documents a tool set up method for engineering and production use 
  • Develops tool standards for continuity of current and future development 
  • Estimates process times for quotation purposes (note any critical design assumptions that are not clearly defined) 
  • Defines the critical criteria required for primary equipment specification and quotation, including material handling equipment, tonnage, and special construction requirements 
  • Develops standard machine specifications with the Project and Process Engineers 
  • Performs necessary functions to adhere to ISO/TS 16949 and ISO 14001 standards 
  • Provides tooling and special equipment training to Business Unit Managers and hourly employees 
  • Develops, proposes and implements tooling and equipment improvements to foster an environment of continuous improvement on the shop floor

Qualifications: 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor. 

Requirements: 
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or closely related discipline, coupled with some experience in progressive stamping tool design and fabrication required 
  • Prefer candidate to have understanding of state-of-the-art tooling technology, assembly, and fabrication; knowledge of Q.C. fixturing and fundamental machining methods, including CNC; and familiarity with geometric tolerancing, tool costing methods, and design of basic assembly equipment and fixturing 
  • CAD experience in Unigraphics and AutoCAD required