Tool Designer



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USD52000.00-108160.00 per year

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Los Angeles, CA - Metro - (USA) 15821 Ventura Blvd Suite 148 CA Encino , CA 91436

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14 - Design Engineering


Tool Designer


Design tooling and equipment to be used in the manufacture of large carbon fiber parts and assemblies for aircraft production. Provide tooling concepts from basic engineering surfaces and customer statement of work. Provide complete tool models and designs for tooling manufacture to customer statement of work and specifications. Seasoned professional required that understands all aspects tool design & manufacture. Used to working in a "job shop" environment. Fully conversant in Catia V5 (R18 thru R23).


This document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position.

 Create tool designs from customer supplied part models and specifications.

 Perform - PDR / CDR / FDR - Design reviews with customer.

 Internal interface with Project Manager, Programming and Manufacturing departments including Inspection.

 Load models and engineering, interrogate models, create tooling surfaces.

 Create and release designs / models with con-current design build philosophy.

 Generate and supply data for off-site fabrication.


Any combination of education and or experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful job performance will be considered.

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS Will consider a combination of education and experience providing the required skills and knowledge for successful performance in a large manufacturing, job shop environment are met.

 Must be a U.S Citizen and not hold multiple citizenships.

 Must possess Secret Security Clearance and maintain security clearance for the duration of employment.

 Engineering/ Manufacturing / Job Shop background in aerospace or automotive industries preferred.

 Three years' experience with UniGraphics NX preferred or CATIA V5 (V4 and/or V6 is a plus) preferred.


 Geometric tolerancing

 Common drafting principals and practices

 Perform Trigonometry, Stress analysis by hand and FEA, Shrink coefficients.

 Knowledge of manufacturing practices; fabrication, machining and assembly.

Composites part and layup / assembly tool design.

 Broad knowledge of materials and processing, both metallic and composite.

 Effective use of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.

 Five plus years experience with CATIA V5 (V4 and/or V6 is a plus).

 Clear written and oral communication of ideas, designs and status.

 Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Project.

 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing per ASME Y14.5.

 Knowledge of common manufacturing methods, material types and processes.

 Freehand concept sketches to quickly communicate and develop designs.

 Previous experience with composites and aerospace layup tooling is a plus.

 Must have good-time management skills.

 Must be proficient with the use of Word, Excel, Outlook, ERP Systems and PowerPoint software.