Job Description

Tooling Engineer  (#8903) - IL
Industry: Metal Stamping

We are currently seeking a Tooling Engineer for a Metal Stamping facility located in IL.

Description:

Description
The Tooling Engineer plans, organizes and directs tooling to meet company objectives for design, new product development and improvement of existing product lines by performing the following duties.

Responsibilities
• Provide overall direction to the tooling function through the development of policies and procedures for tooling consistent with organizational requirements and corporate standards.
• Participate in the vendor selection process for tooling projects.
• Manages and coordinates the activities of all tooling vendors to improve delivery, quality, consistency, and customer satisfaction.
• Support global customer team activities and assist in the management of critical issues, if necessary, through direct involvement with customers.
• Suggests new methods or technology and recommends options to improve current products, processes, etc.
• Incorporate the latest developments in tooling, equipment, and materials to achieve production volumes at the highest quality and lowest cost.
• Analyze the causes and effects of major tooling difficulties, using statistical analysis methods to develop recommendations and action plans for solutions.
• Acts as Company’s tooling contact for customers and vendors.
• Assist the Sales Department to determine manufacturing feasibility for product design and assist in answering tooling related questions, concerns or use of expertise to help progress new projects and product.
• Oversee the Project Management (PM) methodologies within the scope of the company’s product realization and planning process (as it relates to tooling) to meet customer expectations.
• Work closely with sales and operations on tooling issues relating to current and future product requirements and implements product design efforts which meet the evolving need of the customers.
• Support the engineering group, as needed.

Requirements
• Minimum of 10 years of experience in manufacturing tooling.
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or other related study strongly preferred.
• Proficiency in the use of statistical analysis methods of problem solving.
• Highly developed professional relationships with OEM customers and key component suppliers working in the manufacturing industry.
• Experience in tooling and fixtures, design, material processing, cost analysis, material handling, and personal computing.
• Proficiency with CAD software such as AutoCAD, SolidWorks, SolidEdge, ProE, etc.
• Knowledge of APQP project management and knowledge of GD&T specifications.

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