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Die Tooling Engineer
Ref No.: 17-02839
Location: Southfield, Michigan
Die Tooling Engineer
Southfield, MI
Direct Hire
Salary: Up to $90,000/annually
Ref. ID: 3193

  • Tooling Engineer performs standardized assignments involving tooling projects.
  • Extracts engineering data from various prescribed sources; processes data following defined methods; performs routine analyses to check applicability, accuracy, and reasonableness of product designs as they apply to tooling
  • Forecast future tooling investment for global programs
  • Ability to estimate Stamping die cost and timing
  • Knowledge and understanding of engineering drawings including GD&T
  • Ability to evaluate and report progress of tooling programs
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in stamping process.
  • Able to apply process knowledge to the tool design
  • Ability to complete program on time and within budget

  • 4-year degree and/or, Tool and Die Journeyman or equivalent experience
  • 5-10 years Tool and Die Engineering/Stamping tooling and application

  • Assist in the design and development of stamp tooling including but not limited to strip layouts, die construction and press specifications
  • Make purchase commitments for such tools
  • Track and report progress of tooling programs from sourcing to a production ready state
  • Assist in the development and updating of tooling program timelines
  • Assist in the development of Die and Gage standards manual
  • Assist in development and improvement of current and new tooling sources
  • Act as liaison for manufacturing plant, customer, and staff headquarters during the tooling development and build cycle
  • Coordinate information between tooling suppliers and internal business groups through the Engineering Manager
  • Receive, catalog, copy, and distribute all engineering drawings for assigned programs
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager of Engineering Services
  • Assist Corporate Purchasing on procurement of production and tryout material
  • Full working knowledge of the Lear AS400 and PLM systems
  • The work factors described below are representative of those that an associate encounter in order to successfully perform the essential functions of this job
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions
  • Ability to trouble shoot dies and make adjustments
  • Some travel to Mexico