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Tool Designer

Location : Chicago, IL
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : 100206
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3+
Required Education : Associates
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :


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We are searching for  a Tool Designer responsible for designing production tooling including stamping and forming dies, fixtures, gages, assembly tooling and product test equipment in addition to making improvements to existing tooling.  The Tool Designer will utilize 3D CAD with Solid Edge software in the new design or redesign of tools in addition to problem solving of various types of tooling.   The Tool Designer will work from various types of drawings and blueprints ranging from hand drawn documents or detailed drawings to complicated CAD generated assemblies.

Responsibilities of the Tool Designer include:

  • The ability to design and troubleshoot various types of tools including stamping / forming dies, fixtures, gages and assembly tooling.

  • Responsible for the quality of completed assignments.

  • Problem solving and developing solutions for various types of tooling problems.

  • Understand the properties and characteristics of various tool steels and their applications.

  • Understand the properties of other metals such as mild steel, stainless steel, aluminum, copper, and bronze and how they are affected by the stresses of machining and forming.


Required Qualifications :


  • Associates degree preferred or similar work experience working as a tool maker or master machinist.

  • Must have 3D CAD experience

  • Ability to use and apply shop mathematics including geometry, trigonometry and machinery's handbook formulas as required to compete assignments.

  • Must be able to read and create drawings using a CAD station.  Good math skills.  Basic understanding of metal cutting machines and processes.

Skills :
tool design
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