Die Cast Tooling Engineer



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negotiable, benefits

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Louisville Engineering - (USA) 10200 Forest Green Boulevard Suite 112 KY Louisville , KY 40223



Job Description

Manpower Engineering is seeking a Die Cast Tooling Engineer for our client in Glasgow, KY. Direct/perm salaried opportunity. Relocation assistance and sign on bonus.

Summary of what you'd be doing:

* Primary engineering responsibility for High Pressure Die Casting (HPDC) tooling.

* Actively contribute to tooling design standards and strategies for tooling.

* Primary point of contact and reference for tooling maintenance; preventative and corrective maintenance items related to tooling.

* Manage programs form cradle-to-grave

* Tracking engineering revision levels for both the part model and die database

* Monitor tooling uptime for assigned die family and generate an improvement roadmap of countermeasures for all top issues causing downtime and stops (target is >90% tooling uptime at stated cycle time goal for part).

* Design countermeasures and engineering trials based on roadmap above; implement using test card and PCR process and verify effectiveness of corrective action using quantitative and statistical tools.

* Generate and maintain standardization matrix for all tools in rotation that tracks implementation of verified corrective actions from roadmap.

* Track tooling rotation and life and maintain refurbishment forecast for 12 months in future.

* Coordinate all external maintenance and improvement activities for assigned tools.

* Assist purchasing and warehouse personnel in the creation and tracking of spare parts.

Here's a summary of who we're seeking:

* BS Degree in Engineering highly preferred

* should have 3+ years in high pressure die casting or other metal casting and metal forming processes that employ durable tooling. Ideally, someone who has worked with 1600 to 2000 ton tooling (or higher).

* Proficient background in tooling and repair

* Don't need to be a Tool Designer, but would like someone with some design experience (NX preferred) who can work well with tool shops and be able to improve upon tooling design

* Preferred to have Siemens NX and Teamcenter PLM experience.

* Someone who will own the program cradle-to-grave. Track data, manage products, customer-oriented, own any issues that arise in production

* Be able to handle both new programs and existing programs. For new programs, should have solid understanding of the design aspects to be able to work with vendors

* Someone who can work well with other departments

* Someone who likes to learn, do continuous learning

* Someone not afraid to ask question and someone who will provide input if see a better way to do something

* Prefer stable work history