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Tooling Engineer

Location: Multimatic Indiana - Butler, Butler, Indiana, United States

Posted: June 2nd, 2021

Company Overview:

Multimatic Indiana - Butler manufactures fully engineered, high-quality components, assemblies and systems such as bumpers and chassis/body structural components for high-volume as well as niche vehicle manufacturers. Multimatic Indiana - Butler uses advanced, proprietary roll- and hot-form manufacturing processes to deliver steel structural components and assemblies to a wide variety of customers and global platforms. Our core competencies are roll forming, robotics, complex assemblies, MIG, LASER welding, LASER cutting, projection/spot welding, glue/adhesive application, value-added stamping, and ACCRA technology (similar to hot stamping).

Position Overview:

Multimatic Indiana - Butler is seeking a Tooling Engineer who will be responsible for providing well-designed equipment, tools and fixtures for future programs and current production tools, and supporting the quotation process.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES       

  • Provide input and direction in the sourcing, design, construction, PPAP and launch of new tools, fixtures and equipment for future programs and current changes.
  • Assist Tool-Room personnel and/or vendors in solving problems arising from production processes, tool tryouts and launching of new programs.
  • Estimate, schedule and execute all engineering changes of tooling, cost savings, etc... Co-ordinate these changes with Program Management, Manufacturing, Quality, Finance departments to ensure timely try-out and phase-in periods to meet production schedule requirements or customer delivery dates.
  • Provide technical support for product development and design.
  • Use technology on new and current processes and tools to meet or exceed customer specifications.
  • Perform other duties as determined by the Engineering Manager and/or General Manger (AGM included).
  • Stay informed on latest technologies with respect to tooling. Report on and implement those ideas, which will be of benefit to IMD.
  • Establish new and superior sourcing methods for new tooling, which will insure capability and improve, cost effectiveness of tools for the program (prototype and/or production). Assist Program Managers to prepare internal quotes for new/existing programs and all engineering changes by issuing, coordinating and proposing tooling and gauge suppliers.
  • Work with production to implement Poka Yoke methods.
  • Work with Quality Engineer and others to establish characteristics and achievable tolerances for SPC.
  • Work in compliance with TS16949 Standards.
  • Work in compliance with all legislative requirements of the OHSA and be accountable for specific Health and Safety responsibilities, as outlined under “Safety and Environmental Responsibilities, Office and Production Employees".
  • Once aware of a product or process non-conformance, stop further processing and inform area supervisor or manager responsible.
  • Maintain due diligence in regard to environmental matters, minimize any potentially harmful accidents and work in compliance with ISO 14001. Will follow the environmental guidelines.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Hot stamping, hot forming or hydroforming
  • Prefer experience as a tool and die maker, apprenticeship certification, or
  • Two years' experience as a tool room supervisor
  • Five years' previous experience as a Tooling Engineer
  • Prefer Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Ability to interact with all levels of employees in the organization, customers, suppliers, sub-contractors, engineers, etc.
  • Negotiation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of the assembly department and press department equipment
  • Computer skills in the area of spreadsheets, word processing, CAD, CMM, design and databases
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Travel Requirements

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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