Tooling Engineer - Automotive - Hamptonville, North Carolina United States - 23646

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 23646
Title: Tooling Engineer - Automotive
Job Location: Hamptonville, North Carolina - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $75,000.00 - $95,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


We are looking for a A “hands-on” engineer, to provide technical assistance and support to operations, to resolve manufacturing issues, reduce scrap, and to drive continuous process improvements.

JOB DESCRIPTION

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Continuous improvement driver. Improve profitability and efficiencies of Value Streams, through implementation of process improvements, affecting scrap, labor and downtime. Drive OEE improvement initiatives and cost.
  • Participate in product launches to ensure a smooth transition from design and launch phases into manufacturing.

  • Design and manage new process development, timing, setup, debug and training.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

REQUIRED:

  • 4 year technical degree (Mechanical or Industrial engineering) or equivalent experience.
  • Must have exceptional skill sets in the following areas with 5 years min experience in Metal Stamping
  • Crash form, draw die and progressive / transfer die design and development.
  • Hands-On roll in the troubleshooting of various types of die tooling.
  • Able to critique die design concepts for both production worthiness and ease of maintainability.
  • Critique advanced product designs for manufacturability.
  • Hands-On roll in evaluating customer quality concerns.
  • Prioritize tooling improvements / repairs
  • Support APQP, DFMEA, PPAP activities as required.
  • Strong technical experience with high tonnage metal stamping presses (Mechanical and Hydraulic)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in an Automotive Manufacturing environment requiring multi-tasking and the ability to prioritize.
  • Ability to function within cross-functional teams, utilizing good communication skills and a “hands–on” approach within all projects.
  • Be a strong “trouble-shooter” with a working knowledge of hand-tools and maintenance practices
  • Well versed in MS Office and CAD software and applications.

PREFERRED:

  • Journeyman Tool & Die

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree