candidate  › job search > job search results > job details

job details

Magna International

Tooling Engineer



Job Description

Job Introduction
The Tooling Engineer is responsible for new OEL tooling launch as well as current production support of existing tooling

Major Responsibilities
* Procurement of new dies and fixtures. * Manage changes, repairs and improvements to existing tooling. * Manage Tooling CI's * Manage the quoting, design, and manufacture process of assigned new dies and check fixtures. * Assists in the development of quotations for new work and engineering changes. Including creation of tool processes and blanks for estimating purposes * Provide design support for smaller scale internal engineering changes, tool improvements , and general toolroom design support * Provide daily operational support for any tool related issues and track those repairs or modifications for continuous improvement * Support all trials until the tooling has been approved by production \ tooling teams through AIAG PPAP process. * Conducts\Attend meetings with customer, with respect to design / launch reviews * Report out at all APQP meetings and manufacturing reviews specific to your assigned programs. It is your responsibility to arrange for someone else to attend in your absence. * Maintain complete issues lists for each Die \ fixture, etc., that falls under your responsibility. This list will be reviewed weekly with the Engineering Manager and or Toolroom Manager. * Help develop and maintain our Die Build Standards based on lessons learned and benchmarking. * Responsible for Design approval process to ensure new die designs are optimized for the production floor and conform to P&F Build Standards * Maintains the Tooling Design Database and ensure accuracy of information provided. * Responsible for ensuring that the organization is working with the most up-to-date and pertinent engineering drawings, databases and parts list. * Maintains proper filing systems to ensure all information is properly stored and easily retrieved. * Track and implement cost savings ideas to Tooling, and Press shop that relate to tooling * Actively pursue opportunities and reduce cost and cycle times. * Travel to the tooling suppliers to review / confirm build status during manufacture and attend trials. * Coordination and implementation and follow up of engineering changes. * Follows and enforces the guidelines and rules as defined in the Employee Handbook and Company policies. * Maintain timelines for assigned project. * On time\budget launch of tooling projects. * Reporting to Management any perceived deficiencies in a program launch before failure to achieve a target is realized.

Knowledge and Education
* Engineering Degree/Diploma would be an asset. * Certified Tool & Die Maker License would be an asset * Ability to 3D Design in one of the following software - Catia V5, Unigraphics (NX10), Solid Edge * Thorough knowledge of IATF16949/QS9000, APQP procedures, Quality Engineering, Supplier Management, Blueprint Reading, Advanced Measuring Techniques, Computer Literate, * Knowledge of GD&T, QFD, Design for Manufacturing, VE/VA, DOE, DFMEA/PFMEA, Floor Plans, Process Flow Diagrams, Control Plans, Quoting Procedures / Contract Review. * Working knowledge of AUTOCAD / MS Project / MS Office / Outlook

Work Experience
* 7 years minimum tool design experience in the automotive industry in Blank Transfer and Progressive fed tooling in a Production/Manufacturing environment preferably Tier 1 automotive. * Must have expert understanding of press automation, dies, equipment and metal technology as it relates to the automotive industry. * Able to be flexible in hours of work in order to meet internal/external customer requirements (scheduled and non-scheduled overtime shifts, etc.) * Ability to travel outside of Canada

Skills and Competencies
* Personally responsible; completes work in a timely, consistent manner; works hours necessary to complete assigned work; is regularly present and punctual; arrives prepared for work; is committed to doing the best job possible; keeps commitments. * Plans work and carries out tasks without detailed instructions; makes constructive suggestions; prepares for problems or opportunities in advance; undertakes additional responsibilities; responds to situations as they rise with minimal supervision; creates novel solutions to problems; evaluates new technology as potential solutions to existing problems * Anticipates problems, sees how a problem and its solution will affect other units; gathers information before making decisions; weighs alternatives against objectives and arrives at reasonable decisions; adapts well to changing priorities, deadlines and directions; works to eliminate all processes which do not add value; is willing to take action, even under pressure, criticism or tight deadlines; takes informed risks; recognizes and accurately evaluates the signs of a problem; analyzes current procedures for possible improvements; notifies supervisor of problems in a timely manner. * Demonstrates knowledge of techniques, skills, equipment, procedures and materials. Applies knowledge to identify issues and internal problems; works to develop additional technical knowledge and skills. * Writes and speaks effectively, using conventions proper to the situation; states own opinions clearly and concisely; demonstrates openness and honesty; listens well during meetings and feedback sessions; explains reasoning behind own opinions; asks others for their opinion and feedback; asks questions to ensure understanding; exercises a professional approach with others using all appropriate tools of communication; uses consideration and tact when offering opinions.

Work Environment
* Office and Manufacturing environment * Some exposure to noise.

Contact Information

Magna International
Posting Date: 22-Nov-2017Engineering Permanent, Full-Time 1 ASAP
Share this Job

Email addresses won't be used for marketing purposes, they will only be used for sending this opportunity.