Tooling Engineer

  • Webasto Roof Systems
  • Oct 27, 2020
Full time Automotive Engineering Manufacturing

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Assumes full responsibility for program tooling.
  • Design and coordinate the building of tools and fixtures and oversees their implementation into production; provides advice on feasibility, cost and practicality of designs.
  • Performs duties and responsibilities as a team player.
  • Oversees and approves the design, build, and installation of tooling for new programs
  • Supports PSW and Prototype builds with Design engineers and Program managers
  • Develop mechanical drawings using AutoCAD 2D & 3D modeling with basic tool making methods
  • Responsible for process FMEA and keeps current with product changes.
  • Develop preventive and predictive maintenance plans and changeover Job Instructions for tooling
  • Coordinate program timing with Program Manager, AME and AQE’s
  • Coordinate engineering changes and establish production feasibility of designs working with tooling subcontractors and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Conduct design reviews internally and with customers and vendors, and act as liaison between design engineering, program management, quality department, purchasing department and tooling subcontractors
  • Oversees and approves the design, build, and installation of tooling for new programs
  • Supports PSW and Prototype builds with Design engineers and
    Program managers
  • Develop mechanical drawings using AutoCAD 2D & 3D modeling
    with basic tool making methods
  • Responsible for process FMEA and keeps current with product
    changes.
  • Develop preventive and predictive maintenance plans and
    changeover Job Instructions for tooling
  • Coordinate program timing with Program Manager, AME and AQE’s
  • Coordinate engineering changes and establish production feasibility of designs working with tooling subcontractors and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Conduct design reviews internally and with customers and vendors, and act as liaison between design engineering, program management, quality department, purchasing department and tooling subcontractors
  • Focus on costing

Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with 2 years Tool Design experience or Journeyman’s Tool and Die Makers Certificate with 6 years equivalent related experience
  • Ability to evaluate and negotiate price quotes and cost changes to purchase orders
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communicational skills required
  • Knowledge of 8D, DOE, GD&T, ECM, CAD, TPM, DFMEA, and PFMEA