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Tool Design Engineer in Queens, NY at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 9/10/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Machine/Tool Design Engineer

Job Overview

This position plans, designs, builds, and coordinates the integration of assembly and test tooling and machinery into aftermarket automotive manufacturing processes.

We are seeking an individual with a strong background in tool, fixture, and machine design.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design machines and tooling for assembly and testing of automotive aftermarket products.
  • Manage the quotation, purchasing, fabrication, assembly, and troubleshooting of all assigned equipment designs.
  • Responsible for timely completion and performance of all designed equipment in cooperation with manufacturing engineers.
  • Select tooling materials and specify heat treatment requirements.
  • Work directly with controls engineers on the design and implementation of controls systems when required.
  • Provide training on how to safely operate tooling and equipment.


Job Requirements

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Proficient in SolidWorks.
  • At least 5 years of experience designing tools, fixtures, and machines.
  • Extensive knowledge of commercially available tooling mechanisms and components.
  • Extensive knowledge of motion controls, actuators, servos, sensors, and pneumatics.
  • Experience in controls integration.
  • Experience in project oversight of machine building and successful implementation into global manufacturing sites.
  • Experience in designing and troubleshooting machines with complex mechanical functions.
  • Knowledge of machining and fabrication processes.
  • Knowledge of additive manufacturing materials and techniques.
  • Strong understanding of tight tolerance machining and part fitment.
  • Excellent oral/written communication, problem-solving, organizational, and PC skills.


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