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Tool and Die Design Engineer

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Date: Jun 2, 2018

Location: Schofield, WI, US, 54401

Company: Greenheck Group

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General Summary

Perform tasks related to the design and manufacture of stamping tooling.  To include: progressive dies, draw dies, single-station dies, and related fixtures.  Also includes diagnosing and troubleshooting issues with existing tooling as well as designing for new construction.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize, plan and execute the design of dies to include progressive, deep draw, and single station pierce and form dies.
  • Analyze product designs for manufacturing feasibility and make recommendations to delivery time, cost, and part quality.
  • Specify & Order purchased tooling components and follow through for timely and accurate delivery. 
  • Collaborate within a team environment with product designers, process engineers, production personnel, toolmakers, and various vendors to optimize tool design.
  • Create 3D models and drawing documentation for the purpose of building and maintaining dies.
  • Assist in tracking tool progress in terms of both budget and timing
  • Follow established standards and procedures including modeling techniques, file storage procedures, and project documentation.
  • Assist in the development of tooling standards within a team based environment.
  • Participate in tooling design reviews providing suggestions for improvement where necessary.
  • Maintain drawing files
  • Oversee the prototyping and testing of new designs.  May be required to set up and run test equipment.  Requires occasional travel.
  • Prepare needed documentation (operation manuals, maintenance files, purchase requisitions, etc.) related to a design project

Job Qualifications

  • Work requires extensive technical or specialized training such as that which would be acquired in the first two or three years of college or technical school
  • Between 5-7 years of work experience is required. Strong CAD skills (3D tool design: Inventor preferred)
  • Progressive stamping tool design experience preferred
  • Equivalent experience in a hands-on technical position, such as a Journeyman Tool & Die Maker may be considered as a substitute for a degree
  • Understand tooling and manufacturing processes that relate to the industry
  • Ability to visualize complex 3-dimensional geometry and motion 
  • Possess creative/innovative mechanical aptitude
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Willing and able to work in a team environment 
  • Familiarity with electrical sensors and in die sensing is a plus

Special Notation

The preceding statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people in this position.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.

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