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Tool Design Engineer

A Tool Design Engineer role located in Salt Lake City, Utah is currently available through Belcan. The Tool Design Engineer will create production and development tooling for advanced composite structures and complex aerospace assemblies. You will work cooperatively with design and manufacturing engineering as well as operations to create and optimize the tool string for quality, cost and throughput. The tool engineer designs the tooling or communicates the tool requirements to suppliers through a Statement of Work and associated supporting data (e.g. CAD models, sketches, simulations, etc.). This engineer leads project tracking to ensure timely tooling design, fabrication, on-boarding and implementation.

Tool Design Engineer job duties:

* Designs development and production tooling for composite layup, ATL, RTM, machining and
assemblies using part design models/specifications and fabrication methods.
* Creates tool statements of work for outside suppliers using part models and tool specifications
including tool design recommendations.
* Works cooperatively and effectively with operations, design and manufacturing engineering,
project engineers, quality engineers and suppliers to optimize tools for ease of product
manufacturing, cost, and quality.
* Creates accurate 3D models, drawings and engineering data (BOM's, tool inspection packages,
preventative maintenance requirements) required to communicate designs to suppliers,
operations and the customer.
* Works with supply chain to procure tooling packages.
* Maintains traceability for all tooling activities or events related to tool procurement and
* Manages and dispositions tooling discrepancies, damage and tooling related production issues.
* Communicates and coordinates required approvals through the customer.
* Develops and implements tooling changes with the Integrated Product Team.
* Actively participates in initial production to prevent and/or solve any tooling issues.
* Analyzes root cause and recommends corrective actions.
* Primary point of contact for customer and supplier for tooling technical issues.
* Works under general direction only and independently determines and develops tooling
* Assists with translating for any power supply/transformer assemblers when needed/possible.


* BS/BA in Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or Equivalent (AE/CE/IE)
* Minimum 5+ years of hands on experience in design and procurement of production tooling for
complex composite aerospace layup, ATL, RTM, machining and assemblies in an aerospace team
* Experience in tool design for manufacturing by engaging design engineering, manufacturing
engineering, operations, and suppliers.
* GD&T for tooling.
* Experience in clearly communicating project requirements, design concepts and project status
both verbally and written (Microsoft Office).
* 5+ years' experience with 3D CAD tools (CATIA V5) for design and associated PDM systems.
* Prefer PTC Windchill, Enovia and LCA experience.
* Working knowledge of other related disciplines such as assembly, machining, welding, and
composite processes.
* Demonstrated history of creative problem solving in a team environment.
* Willingness to perform 'hands-on' work in a dynamic setting.
* Ability to manage and work to provided schedules and deadlines.
* Customer and operations focused.
* Results driven with attention to detail.
* Good written and oral communication.
* Self-motivated and engaged learner.
* Efficient and organized with task management.

If you are interested in this Tool Design Engineer role located in Salt Lake City, Utah please apply via the 'apply now' link provided.

Belcan is a global supplier of engineering, technical recruiting, and IT services to customers in the aerospace, industrial, and government sectors. Belcan engineers' better outcomes through adaptive and integrated services-from jet engines, airframe, and avionics to heavy vehicles, chemical processing, and cybersecurity. Belcan takes a partnering approach to provide customer-driven solutions that are flexible, scalable, and cost-effective. Our unique capabilities have led to continuous growth and success for over 60 years. We are a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, pregnancy or age.

Job Number: 315626
Job Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Rate: --
Per Diem: --
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Start Date: --
Input Date: 08/24/2021
Last Updated: 09/26/2021
Attention: BarrySparks
City, State: West Region

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