Tooling Engineer
Dickson, TN 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
Position: Tooling Engineer
Location: Dickson, TN
Job Id: 564
# of Openings: 0
Our vision for this position is to develop press tooling design, techniques, procedures, fixtures and application to produce high quality parts as cost effectively as possible.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  1. Plans and formulates engineering program and organizes project staff according to project requirements. Assigns project personnel to specific phases or aspects of projects.
  2. Works with corporate sales in quoting new tooling programs for future business.
  3. Reviews product, tooling and equipment design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements and related specifications.
  4. Coordinates activities with vendors or other departments concerning tooling and equipment procurement or modification.
  5. Works with customers and quality assurance in resolving design and test problems. Evaluates and approves design changes, specifications and drawing releases.
  6. Controls expenditures within limitations of project budget.
  7. Helps troubleshoot difficult tooling, equipment and quality issues.
  8. Analyzes and plans workforce utilization, space requirements, workflow and design layout of equipment and work space form maximum efficiency.
Supervisory Responsibilities
This position has no direct supervisory responsibility.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree (BS) from a four-year college or university; and two to five years tooling/project engineering experience in a metal stamping environment (preferably in a tier one automotive supplier) and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience such as Tool & Die Journeyman status.
Required Experience: Progressive and Transfer stamping dies up to 1500 tons.
Skills and Abilities
Abilities (i.e. Language Skills, Reasoning Ability, Computer Skills)
  • Must be proficient with MicroSoft Excel to develop spreadsheets and Timing plans
  • Microsoft Power-Point for presentations
  • Needs a working knowledge of basic accounting principles to develop improvements that require a business plan.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Proficient with AutoCad or other Drafting programs
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Journeyman Toolmaker Certification preferred.
Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
This job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. All job functions are subject to modification.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2 to 5 years
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