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Manufacturing/Tool Designer


PDS TECH is currently looking for a Manufacturing/Tool Design Engineer​ for our client in Orange County, CA
The Manufacturing /Tooling Engineer will work closely with many internal departments such as Engineering, Operations, Quality, and Planning.  Responsible for effectively managing, coordinating and controlling new tooling design, sign-off, development, procurement and maintenance, ensuring quality and delivery meets expectations of the customer

Must have manufacturing experience ( prefer aerospace or automotive background with composite experience)
Strive to make daily improvements
Enjoys a fast-paced environment
Works well in a team environment

Start - ASAP
Temp to hire

Summary of Duties:

  • Management of the tooling design, sign-off, development, procurement and maintenance process by providing leadership which generates a culture of empowerment, individual responsibility and stretch
  • Drive quality, efficiency and output across the plant, upholding the highest Health and Safety performance
  • •Balance multiple designs and projects, acting as the primary point of contact for tooling needs.
  • •Act as an engineering liaison during design development of new tooling to ensure manufacturability.
  • •Interact with all departments impacted by tooling design and production to ensure the optimal and most efficient result is achieved.
  • •Have detailed knowledge of how to read engineering drawings, and be able to relay information to production team members.
  • •Develop best tooling design and production standards and practices.
  • •Provide feedback to Design Engineering and Customers to improve product design for ease of manufacturing, optimization of cost, weight reduction, and best delivery that meets the quality requirements.
  • •Ensure standardization and compliance to engineering, customer, and company specifications.
  • •Solve manufacturing issues and communicate effectively with solutions.
  • •Analyze and process supplier CAD / tool designs and proposals for coordination to customer buy-offs.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical /Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering preferred. 
  • Must have a minimum of 3+ years of related tool design experience

Computer Skills:

  • Proficiency in CAD Software (CATIA V5)
  • Microsoft Office products including, Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
  • Expert in Catia and Smarteam

Other Skills:

  • Relevant and significant engineering experience in tooling/jigs/fixtures and working in a fast paced production environment
  • Self-motivated and capable of independent decision making and managing time to meet strict schedule

Must have manufacturing experience (prefer aerospace or other organizations that work with composite materials)
A minimum of 3 + years of related experience
Must be a "problem-solver", go-getter and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.  This person will be the only Tool Designer on the team
Temp to hire opportunity
Job Number: 1810092814
Job Location: Cypress, CA
Duration: 4 months
Input Date: 10/11/2018
Attention: Hemant Sachdev
Address: 3130 S HARBOR BLVD STE 100
City, State: SANTA ANA, CA 92704
Phone: 714/540-7900
800 Phone: 800/234-8644
Fax Phone: 714/540-8092

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