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Tooling Engineer

Location: Multimatic Indiana - New Haven, Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

Posted: October 18th, 2023

Company Overview

Multimatic is a global automotive parts and engineering supplier. Multimatic Indiana - New Haven is a facility near Fort Wayne, manufacturing specialized, high-strength steel structural components for automotive OEMs.

Position Overview:

Multimatic Indiana - New Haven is seeking to recruit a Tooling Engineer. This person will be responsible to specify and select well-designed equipment, tools and fixtures for both current and future production tools. Also, this person will research costs and manage the quoting process and implementation phases of equipment procurement and installation.

Why Work For Multimatic?

  • Great benefits 1st day of employment (e.g. Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time-off, & 401k)
  • Perhaps best known as constructor of the new Ford GT road and race cars, Multimatic's products also span a wide range of automotive mechanisms, structures and suspension systems (including Formula 1 race dampers).

Facility Address

Multimatic New Haven 2808 South Maplecrest Rd (FKA: Adams Center Road) Fort Wayne, Indiana USA 46803


  • Provide input and direction in the sourcing, design, construction, PPAP and Launch of new tools, fixtures and equipment for current programs and future launches.
  • 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... Coordinate these changes with Program Management (APQP), Manufacturing, Quality, Finance departments to ensure timely try-out and phase in periods to meet production schedule requirements or customer’s 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.
  • Stay informed of 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.
  • Will work in compliance with all legislative requirements of the OHSA and will be accountable for specific Health and Safety responsibilities, as outlined under “Safety and Environmental Responsibilities, Office and Productions Employees.
  • Once aware of a product or process non-conformance, stop further processing and inform area supervisor or manager responsible.
  • Maintains due diligence in regards to environmental matters, minimize any potentially harmful accidents and work in compliance with ISO 14001. Will follow the environmental guidelines.
  • Conduct annual tool audits internal/external on all customer owned tooling to ensure it is functioning and is being maintained in accordance with MNH tooling standards.
  • Perform other duties as determined by the Engineering Manager and/or General Manger (AGM included).


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.


  • Experience as a tool and die maker a plus
  • Five (5) years previous experience in cold stamping. Hot stamping a plus.
  • 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 data bases.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Travel Requirements – as needed


Ability to read and interpret documents and statures from jurisdictional agencies and governmental units, procedure manuals, and specification manuals.  Ability to write instructions, plant operating procedures, and routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, regulatory agencies, and employees of the organization.


Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply basic concepts of physical science.


Ability to apply common sense understanding and create instructions from technical data or statutes furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Interpret and apply regulations and procedures to situations.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The associate is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to feel or handle objects, tools or controls; reach and lift with hands and arms; talk, see and hear.  The associate is required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The associate is required to rotate their torso and view behind them to operate required equipment.

The associate must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and may occasionally be required to perform repetitive work tasks.

The associate may need to be available during off hours if needed and assist in emergency situations.  The associate must have the flexibility to work various shift hours and/or extended hours if needed


The environmental characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate frequently works near moving parts.  The associate is frequently exposed to electromagnetic fields, risk of electric shock and vibration.  The associate may occasionally work in high precarious places and it’s occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Associate may be subject to temperature extremes for extended periods of time.

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.