Tooling Engineer



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negotiable, nice benefit packa

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Branch Information

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



Job Description

Manpower Engineering is seeking a Tooling Engineer for our client inthe Bowling Green, KY area Direct/perm salaried opportunity.

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

* Will be assigned certain customer responsibility

* 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 preferred

* Experience in either die cast tooling, injection molding tooling, sheet metal stamping processes that employ durable tooling would also be a fit.

* 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