Tooling Engineer

Sylacauga, AL 35150

Employment Type: Direct-Hire (Perm) Industry: Automotive Job Number: TSJN000012



Tooling Engineer

Reports to - Tooling Manager

Objective The Tooling Engineer is responsible for supporting production requests for die improvements, cavity replacement tooling builds, and management of day to day dimensional issues, as well as, carrying out and following through with validation of these changes. 

Main responsibilities

  • Track engineering revision levels for both the part model and die database
  • Monitor tooling uptime for assigned die family and generate an improvement roadmap of countermeasures for all top issues causing downtime and stops
  • Design countermeasures and engineering trials based on roadmap above; implement using test card and PCR process and verify effectiveness of corrective action using quantitative and statistical tools
  • Generate and maintain standardization matrix for all tools in rotation that tracks implementation of verified corrective actions from roadmap
  • Track tooling rotation and life and maintain refurbishment forecast for 12 months in future
  • Coordinate all external maintenance and improvement activities for assigned tools
  • Assist purchasing and warehouse personnel in the creation and tracking of spare parts
  • Other engineering and support activities as required- to keep plant on improving trend for KPI's and profitability 

Profile requirements

Education Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

Experience 3  years' die cast or other metal casting and metal forming process experience
Technical skills Understanding of die casting and machining processes Profiecient background in tooling and repair
Soft skills Strong verbal and written communication skills Patient and organized approach to problem solving Ability to work collaboratively Data driven

Local / global candidates Local/Regional Candidates only 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and follow all Federal and State employment laws.



Scott Holmes
Sr. Technical Recruiter

Scott is a seasoned Technical Recruiter with over 15 years of engineering recruiting.  Scott has the background and experience to recruit for a variety of senior roles involving complex requirements

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