Tooling Engineer

Location: Sterling Heights, Michigan
Date Posted: 04-10-2018
This Position is with a company within the aerospace industry that manufactures precision gears, transmissions and actuators.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Review processes for new tooling and analyze existing tooling for improvement
  • Responsible for ensuring parts, assemblies, and tools meet industry standards and customer requirements
  • Prepares or directs the preparation of specifications, material lists, cost estimates and proposals
  • Utilize root cause analysis and corrective action to reduce/eliminate non-conformances
  • Researching new suppliers and tooling concepts
  • Provide tool engineering support to production departments
  • Responsible for the implementation of tooling from original concept design through to production Responsible to validate the tooling functionality
  • Schedule and coordinate timely preventive maintenance of tooling
  • Comply with company, customer and government requirements
  • Performs other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned
Required Qualifications:
  • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline preferred. A combination of eight + years of education and relevant experience in lieu of degree. Master’s degree in engineering, engineering management, industrial management or business preferred
  • Four + years of engineering experience with a minimum of four years of manufacturing support experience
Additional Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of Heat Treatment Process such as carburize, nitriding, and thru hardening
  • Composite bond jig, milling fixture and assembly jig experience preferred
  • Tool fab liaison with outside tool suppliers and tool buy off experience required
  • Requires a thorough knowledge of multiple engineering applications and process improvement skills
  • Possess effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Has expertise in relevant technology and independently applies known principles and practices
Job Type: Full-time

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