TOOL DESIGNER


Position: TOOL DESIGNER
Job Location: North carolina
Salary: open
How to Apply: Send your resume to: wright@cadcamrecruiters.com

Summary:  Designs jigs, dies, and fixtures for production or experimental use.  Updates and organizes all existing drawings. Studies specifications and confers with engineering and shop personnel to resolve design problems related to material characteristics Designs a broad range of tools including forming and cutting tools. Also designs jigs, dies, and fixtures for production or experimental use. Studies specifications and confers with engineering and shop personnel to resolve design problems related to material characteristics. Applies mathematical formulas and standard tool engineering data to develop tool configuration. Selects standard items for incorporation into tool design. Draws preliminary sketches and prepares layout and detail drawings. Modifies tool designs according to trial or production service data to improve tool life or performance.
Qualification RequirementsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient in AutoCAD and SolidWorks.
  • Knowledge in automation tool designs a plus.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Good oral and written communication.
Additional Desired Qualifications

  • Team player
  • Must work with minimal supervision. (Independent worker).
  • State approved Journeyman Tool and Die Maker a plus.
Supervisory Responsibilities

  • N/A
Essential Functions

  • Responsible for drawing changes and updates.
  • Plans and performs Engineering research, Design Development or Manufacturing Engineering assignments.
  • Develop technical coordination with Engineering, Tool & Die shop and Production floor.
  • Designs or redesigns tools, jigs, dies and fixtures to gain better efficiencies.
  • Keep records of all tools, jigs, dies and fixtures changes using current engineering documentation practices.
  • Is responsible of all tool, jig, die and fixture drawings, their accuracy and completeness.
  • Prepares detailed tool, jig, dies and fixture drawings according to assignment.
  • Maintains and organizes the Drawing files for tools, jigs, dies and fixtures in a Filing cabinet for reference.
  • Maintains and organizes drawing files in electronic form for reference.
  • Issues prints to other departments when requested and obtains signatures upon delivery.
  • Interface with management, tool room and production personnel.
  • Stays up to date with the latest Tool and Die Design and production developments.
  • May lead continuous improvement efforts.
  • Reissues updated drawings and obtain appropriate signatures upon delivery.
  • Attends necessary in-house meetings.
  • Participates in on-going staff development exercises.
  • Performs other related duties and assignments as required.
  • Travels as required.