Tooling Engineer

Location: Sterling Heights, Michigan
Date Posted: 06-15-2018

Responsibilities

  • Participate in the development of quotes, and tooling technical requirements, and supplier selection.
  • Actively work with the Product Design group during the design for manufacturing process, capturing the voice of the customer as in the manufacture, and customer needs.
  • Will coordinate with and Process Engineers within the department.
  • Lead Tooling program through the full industrialization in a timely and efficient manner including completion of all deliverables.
  • Can recognize and anticipate the roadblocks that will affect a successful launch. Quick and decisive decisions through cross functional team, data, engineering tools, and knowledge.
  • Anticipate customer expectations, requirements, and specifications in advance. Be the Voice of Customer.
  • Take a leadership role in identifying root cause of problems found, develop solutions and implement changes for problems as they arise with a sense of urgency.
  • Drive suppliers to meet required standards, dimensional specifications, processing capability and support design at plant.
  • Ensure standards are implemented through lessons learned.
  • Ensure Tooling support is provided at the facility’s as appropriate.
  • Have the presence and relationship to always hold the suppliers, cross functional team, along with and external customers accountable.

Qualifications

  • Candidates should have a minimum of 7+ years’ experience in Tooling manufacturing , project management  
  • Leadership Style: Self-starter must be able to work with little direction and with high level of self-motivation. Must be able to work on own initiative and work well in a group.
  • Strong knowledge of predictive tools, tooling manufacturing 
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