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Tool & Die Designer

companyAward Staffing
locationWoodbury, MN 55129, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/1/2024
Mechanical Engineering

About the Opportunity:∙ Job Title: Tool & Die Designer∙ Pay: $30/Hour∙ Location: Mendota Heights, MN ∙ Schedule: 1st Shift, Mon-Thurs 6AM-3PM and Fri 6AM-12PM Daily functions:

  1. Analyze customer provided prints, CAD files, and specifications, as well as the content of the R.F.Q. to determine the most appropriate tool design to produce parts that will meet all customer specifications, while staying within an appropriate budget relative to the required number of parts to be produced.
  2. Confer with others in the Tool & Die room to brainstorm, resolve problems and develop tool designs. The conceiving tooling method is often a team effort.
  3. Conceive, design, detail, and develop all types of punch press tooling, ranging from temporary style stage tooling to large complicated progressive dies with sensors and automation.
  4. Conceive, design, detail, and develop all types of Weld fixtures. Assembly fixtures and inspection fixtures.
  5. Coordinate with Programmer, EDM department, CNC mill department and Toolmakers in support of tool designs.
  6. Create part models (or import customer model). Create flat blank geometry for laser, work with press brake department & quality control to develop blanks.
  7. Work with customers to clarify any issues with engineering prints or CAD files. Most engineering communication is done via e-mail.

Desired qualifications:

  1. B.S. in Engineering or associate degree or technical certificate in a related field preferred.
  2. Minimum of 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  3. Strong knowledge of CadKey or SolidWorks. Gibbs experience is beneficial.
  4. Must be able to read and comprehend blueprints and have a good working knowledge of geometric tolerancing.

Physical requirements:

  1. Lifting 50lbs
  2. Standing for long durations of time
  3. Must be able to bend, and stoop. 
  4. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

What you might find meaningful and fulfilling about this role:Member of a great team.  Third generation locally owned company that has been supporting local communities for 70 years. Family feel company. Company Perks:

  1. Employee pizza parties 
  2. Top-tier benefits 
  3. Career Growth  
  4. Great, supportive people to work with 
  5. Company social events  

Please be informed:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk, and listen. The employee must be able to use a computer, phone, and standard office equipment daily.  Are you the kind of individual who embodies these qualities?∙ Dependability: In the world of light industrial jobs, being counted on is essential. You're the one who shows up on time and gets the job done right every time. Your consistency and trustworthiness are what set you apart.∙ Work Ethic: You believe in doing things well, no shortcuts. You're the person who puts in the effort, takes the initiative, and brings a can-do attitude to everything you tackle.∙ Positive Vibes: Even when things get tough, your positivity shines through. Your optimism not only lifts your spirits but also brightens up the whole work environment. You're the one that others look up to during challenges.∙ Team Spirit: You know the power of working together. Your ability to collaborate, communicate effectively, and contribute to the team's success makes you an invaluable asset. These character traits, combined with relevant technical skills and expertise, make for an ideal employee that any organization would be glad to have on board. Now picture this: You, with these qualities coursing through your every step, step into the heart of Award Staffing. Here, your qualities aren't just noticed; they're celebrated with an intensity that booms. We're not merely extending a job; we're laying the path for you to become part of a team that doesn't just see your potential but fuels it, nurturing your growth like sunlight nurturing a budding seed. Imagine working in an environment where your reliability, strong work ethic, positivity, and team spirit are not just appreciated but actively encouraged. At Award Staffing, we're all about making your work experience meaningful and rewarding. If you're ready to embark on a journey that aligns with your values and offers opportunities for growth, join us as a Tool & Die Designer. Your qualities are what we're looking for, and we can't wait to welcome you to the Award Staffing family. Apply now, and let's create a brighter future together. Discover Award Staffing: As a renowned local staffing agency, Award Staffing is recognized for its exceptional talent and transformative impact on workplaces. Recently honored as a top 3 workplaces in Minnesota by the prestigious Star Tribune, we have set the gold standard for success and collaboration. In a nutshell, our mission is to "connect people through meaningful work." We firmly believe that work should go beyond being a mere means to an end. It should inspire, fulfill, and empower you - this is our commitment driving force. By Partnering with companies of all sizes across diverse industries, we're dedicated to finding you a job that perfectly aligns with your skills and experience. Our knowledgeable team is here to provide exceptional customer service, understand your goals and guide you through the job search journey. Join us on the journey of purposeful work. Apply with Award Staffing today, and let's pave the way to your dream job in the vibrant Twin Cities area.
AAP/EEO StatementAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Award Staffing Inc. is a Drug-Free Workplace/EEO Employer.

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