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Sr. Tool Design Engineer

• Perform all engineering activities related to the design and construction of new tools and modification of existing tools for aerospace composites manufacturing.
• Responsible for working with personnel throughout the company to help resolve any engineering related tooling issues that may impact the manufacturing delivery schedule.
• Document findings, communicate results, make technical presentations, and may represent the organization as the prime technical contact on tooling related projects.
• Investigate manufacturing problems and recommend corrective action.
• Develop and maintains Tool Design and Drawing Standards.
• Study specifications and confer with engineering and shop personnel to resolve design problems related to material characteristics, dimensional tolerances, service requirements, manufacturing procedures, and cost of tools.
• Prepare models, drawings, engineering changes, and specifications.
• Facilitate project updates to management, and engage frequently with engineers.
• Interface daily with many departments at various technical and management levels.
• Develop, evaluate, and improve tool manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials, thermal coefficients, fabrication processes, production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards.
• Estimate tool production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions.
• Confer with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate tool production or procurement.

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, with a concentration in a relevant Engineering discipline plus 5 years on the job experience.
• 10+ years of role related experience may be substituted for formal education.
• Experience in aircraft composite fabrication and assembly processes.
• Knowledge of lean manufacturing philosophies and tools.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills.
• Ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
• Excellent Organizational Skills and problem-solving skills.
• Strong team player
• Excellent computer skills, word, excel and PowerPoint.
• CAD experience (Catia V5 preferred, but any CAD experience acceptable)
• Ability to read, interpret and create engineering drawings.
• Knowledge and experience with AS9100 a plus.
• Experience with manufacturing based ERP systems a plus.
• Knowledge of GD&T a plus
• Applicants must be U.S. persons as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR §120.15)

The Structures Company is an AA/EOE.
Job Number: 276
Job Location: Mojave, CA
Rate: $58-$65/Hr.
Per Diem: Yes
Duration: 10+ Months
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 11/14/2020
Attention: Debbie Aubert
Address: P O BOX 2278
City, State: SEAL BEACH, CA 90740
Phone: 714/823-3000

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