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Tool Designer III

Company: US Tech Solutions, Inc.
Location: Waterloo
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

1st shift position

--- Execute the Tool Design process for assigned projects:
--- Review assigned work orders (WO)
--- Discuss WO with *** stakeholders to clarify any ambiguous details and confirm project scope
--- Design concept up to 20% of project scope
--- Review concept w/ *** stakeholders to verify direction/function until concept is approved
--- Complete design modeling o Review final design w/ *** stakeholders until design is approved (prior to detailing)
--- Complete design detailed drawings (including CAD geometry needed for manufacturing)
--- Notify *** Tool Design procurement when design is complete
--- Deliver build prints and review project with *** Tool Makers
--- Attend fit/function test with Tool Maker and ME present
--- Provide troubleshooting input as required
--- Update design to "As Built" prints Ongoing Expectations:
o WO priority and project due dates will be set by *** and may change based on business needs ---
o *** may request design changes at any time
o All work will be performed on-site
o Designs completed using Creo, Smart Assembly, PDM Link, UGS TeamCenter, AutoCAD, Ansys
o Complete required safety and ergonomics training
o Attend required *** staff meetings
o Update SAP with Electronic time entry, WO status updates
o Use PDM Link for CAD file storage-retrieval
o Use MS Outlook for email communication
o Transfer data securely via FileZilla or *** approved methods
o *** will provide necessary software training

Additional Tool Design related skillsets that will set you apart:
Programming experience: C++, Python, SQL
Project Manager experience
Supply Management/Purchasing

Notes from call with manager: The manager is not looking for Manufacturing Engineers. He wants someone with working knowledge of Creo or other design tools who are willing to learn. Highly prefers candidates with 5 or more years of Tool Design experience - Product design does not count.

Business casual dress code, will need metatarsals for first day. This position will interview via MS Teams but work will be onsite on the first day. Position will work roughly 45 hours a week so OT is likely. This is a 1st shift position and will work onsite immediately. May drive personal vehicle to other Waterloo locations for meetings.

Plans, coordinates, develops and procures new concepts and designs for tooling to facilitate the implementation of new and revised products into the core manufacturing processes. Applies necessary Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing and uses technical judgment and past experience to evaluate various designs while maintaining and supporting current operations. The work typically involves less-complex fixtures, gauges, and tooling, including mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic engineering. This role participates in design reviews and modifies design based on feedback, supports and coordinates with the craftsmen building the tools and gauges, and maintains the tooling database library. Receives input from senior designers or engineers.
Description of the major duties performed in this job.

Works with cross functional teams to design new tooling.
Participates in multifunctional design review to understand the product design intention and manufacturing processes.
Provides consultation and recommendations to less experienced designers and engineers.
Participates in tooling construction problem solving efforts.
Designs and creates 3 Dimensional (3D) models of tooling components and assemblies with the direction of the manufacturing engineer and tooling design supervisor.

Keywords: US Tech Solutions, Inc., Waterloo , Tool Designer III, Other , Waterloo, Iowa

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