Tool Design Engineer

at Standard Motor Products
Location Long Island City
Date Posted April 8, 2021
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified


As a key member of our Electro Mechanical Engineering Department, you will identify and correct manufacturing problems associated with various tooling initiatives, as well as play a key role in the planning, estimating, design and building of safe assembly equipment.

Responsibilities include:

Designs: Tools, Nests, Fixtures and Machines for fabrication of components and error proofed assembly of mechanical/electrical products.

Directs all tooling/engineering activities in the design and construction of new tools and modifying existing tools.

Responsible for design review and follow up with tool builders to ensure tools meet required standards, as well as the quotation and implementation phases of equipment procurement and installation.

Required to actively support factory tooling troubleshooting and root-cause analysis.

Responsible for development of tooling and machines for the automated assembly of mechanical and electrical devices.

Works directly with controls engineers, process engineers to coordinate resources and achieve deliverables with respect to machine design, machine build and controls systems.

Selecting tooling materials and specifying heat treatment requirements.

Solid understanding of metal cutting processes and additive manufacturing techniques.

Training staff how to safely operate tooling and equipment.

Handling other related functions as necessary.

Desired Skills and Experience

· To qualify, you must have a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, 10 years of tool design experience, and have at least 5 years of experience in a 3D modeling environment.

Knowledge of tool design principles related to manufacturing processes, and understanding of Controls Principles for the integration of mechanical, pneumatic, electrical and hydraulic systems will be expected, as will proficiency in the use of SolidWorks CAD software.

Experience designing tools, jigs and fixtures for production and prototype programs, considering such factors as safety, ergonomics, quality, cost and schedule.

Excellent oral/written communication, problem-solving, organizational, and PC skills are all essential.


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