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Tooling Engineer

By August 14, 2023No Comments

The Tooling Engineer is responsible for managing all tasks associated with tooling from initial kick-off through dimensional maturation and validation. This position reports to the Director of Engineering.


Required: High School Diploma, Associates Degree in technical field of study

Preferred: BS in Engineering



Blueprint reading and understanding of component drawings/CAD files

Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point)

Knowledge of basic office machines

Basic CAD operation


· Provide tool vendors with tooling maturation plans through the use of the TCF

· Advanced feasibility reviews for new components as necessary

· Lead tool design reviews with a multi-disciplinary team

· Ensure that all parties within the company have approved a tool design prior to issuing instruction to supplier to cut steel

· Provide automation team with direction on any items needed

· Approve final automation direction

· Review / approve layout plan provided by metrology

· Provide metrology lab with direction / samples

· Ensure all print items are tuned within specification

· Participate in internal technical reviews with Program Managers as necessary

· Advisement on repairs as needed

· Enforce Tool Design Standards and provide input on improvements necessary

· Develop and manage internal tooling maturation schedule (communicated to program manager)