Tool Design Engineer designs various tooling, fixtures for machining, welding, assembly, handling, ground support and composites tooling. This position will work directly with multiple engineering disciplines (Manufacturing, Product, Quality, Stress, etc.). The Tool Designer will also serve as technical support for tooling related issues on new and legacy product designs and manufacturing processes. Must have ability to prepare standard work packages for offload, and develop conceptual designs. In addition, be able to perform tool stress analysis.
Possess degree or 5-10 year's experience as a Tool Design Engineer in a Manufacturing Environment required (Aerospace preferred). Strong Mechanical/Manufacturing Aptitude. Good understanding of assembly, machining and composite manufacturing processes. Good understanding of tool fabrication processes including welding, machining, heat treat, etc. Good understanding of ANSI Dimensioning and Tolerances. Knowledge of CAD/CAM systems, CATIA V5 MBD (2000 hours minimum) experience preferred. Experienced in Lean manufacturing principles and strong aptitude towards implementing continuous improvement. Experienced in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.) and good technical writing skills. Experience with tooling stress analysis in FEM and classical methods.