Tooling Engineer


Fort Smith, AR

Industry: Automotive.


5 - 7 years

Posted 168 days ago

  by    Greg Downs

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The Tooling Engineer will work with layouts, production personnel, customers and tooling vendors for tooling improvements. The Engineer will assist and review layout operations and results and make corrections as needed. The Tooling Engineer will be responsible for the complete part process and development including: quality, tooling equipment purchase and installation, error and mistake proofing, part tracking, part follow up and project management.



  •  Justify and conduct testing analysis of cutting tools
  •  Procure required tooling
  •  Determining the proper take time and the number of pieces per hour that can be produced
  •  Aiding in design of special tools, and working withresponsible parties for equipment arrangement and installation
  •  Managing engineering changes for production parts after launch
  •  Providing time studies with information needed for labor cost estimates and provide planning with information regarding starting dates, changeover dates and production capacity
  •  Investigating customer, production suggestions/issues and working with team leaders to support production to make improvements
  •  Engaging in the initial phases of engineering to determine the complete machine and tooling required for complex or comprehensive operations on production parts and assemblies
  •  Performing general duties described for process engineers, including the completion of complex and comprehensive projects QUALIFICATION




  • Metal removal cutting tools
  • Knowledge of machining cutting tools
  • GD&T, cutting tool geometry/formulas, cutting force, tool path and high-volume machining processes
  • Tooling troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of automotive industry standards and procedures
  • Pareto analysis
  • Dealing with tooling vendors on a global scale
  • Exposure to CNC machining

$80K - $90K