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Tool Design Engineer in Queens, NY at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 3/25/2021

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Tool Design Engineer-Job description

As a key member of our Electro Mechanical Engineering Department, you will play a key role in the planning, estimating, designing and building of assembly and testing equipment that is efficient, safe, ergonomic, and cost effective.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design machines and tooling for assembly and testing of automotive aftermarket products.
  • Responsible for timely completion and performance of all designed equipment in cooperation with manufacturing engineers.
  • Manage the quotation, purchasing, fabrication, assembly, and troubleshooting of all assigned equipment designs.
  • Select tooling materials and specify heat treatment requirements.
  • Exhibit an understanding of metal cutting processes and additive manufacturing techniques.
  • 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.
  • Required to actively support factory tooling troubleshooting and root-cause analysis.
  • Handle other related functions as necessary.


Job Requirements

Desired Skills and Experience

  • To qualify, you must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, 5+ years of tool design experience in a 3D modeling environment.
  • Knowledge of tool design principles related to manufacturing processes, and understanding of “Controls Principles” for the integration of mechanical, pneumatic, electrical and hydraulic systems will be expected, as will proficiency in the use of SolidWorks CAD software.
  • Experience designing tools, jigs and fixtures for production and prototype programs, considering such factors as safety, ergonomics, quality, cost and schedule. Excellent oral/written communication, problem-solving, organizational, and PC skills are all essential.