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.
Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Determining the complete tooling requirements to produce a world class manufactured part, including costs estimates, and vendor quotations
Procuring all required tooling and equipment
Specifying the type and quantity of machine required for each operation, required tooling, fixtures, and gauges
Determining the proper take time and the number of pieces per hour that can be produced
Aiding in design of special tools, and working with responsible 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
Continuous quality improvements using Kaizens and other quality improvement tools (the term "tools" includes patterns, dies, jigs, fixtures, machine tools or special equipment)
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
Bachelor's degree, BSME or equivalent BS in a related technical discipline (e.g. mathematics, physics) and/or Journeymen status with minimum of 5 years manufacturing experience; or Minimum of 10 years of technical/manufacturing experience
Previous engineering experience in a manufacturing environment, or completion of an engineering co-op/internship
Strong problem solving skills
English language competency required with good communication skills
Strong computer skills; proficient in MS Office
Ability to work any shift, weekends and overtime as required
Advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical field
Possess strong problem solving skills (SPC, DOE, Kaizen, and root cause analysis)
Knowledgeable in areas of mistake proofing and problem solving techniques (MQP process, SPC, PFMEA, and FMEAC, part print reading, GDT Tolerances)
Our benefits reflects the FCA commitment to helping you reach your personal and professional goals. In addition to an environment that promotes career development, we offer benefits for a healthy lifestyle and a rewarding future, designed to take care of you and your family, in various stages of life.
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