Tooling Design Engineer

Long Beach, CA | Contract

Post Date: 07/12/2017 Job ID: HQ2756 Industry: Technical Pay Rate: Market
  • Design and manage the build of tooling to support all rocket production activity, including manufacture and testing of tanks, fairings, and engines.
  • Support design and flow of activity on the production line.
  • Design and get fabricated tooling designs that include material handling systems, flight hardware handling systems, jigs, fixtures, holding devices, and tooling.
  • Work with internal and external teams to ensure tooling gets built and implemented on time and meets build requirements.
  • Tooling designs will range from material handling carts with light aluminum strut to 100, 000 pound class test stands and heavy structural steel.
  • Suggest and incorporate changes in design to improve manufacturability, error-proofing, ergonomic handling, efficiency, and production.
  • Use of precision metrology systems. Support the specification of the metrology systems we will procure and use.
  • Be hands on with the initial builds supporting the implementation of tools onto the shop floor.
  • Support the GD&T input into the drawings for released components working closely with the design and engineering teams for propulsion, avionics and structures.
  • Actively support the use and analysis of ergonomics to ensure human factors are taken into consideration in the design phase of the tool.
  • Collaborate with engineering and technicians to ensure tooling does not damage parts.
  • Responsible to develop and design error-proofing tooling to assure build quality.
  • Provide support to root cause build issues in development and production.
  • Support the specification, evaluation and implementation of new capital equipment for the production process.
    Two Roads is an Equal Opportunity Employer: EEO/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability
  • Bachelor s Degree in Engineering or in STEM Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience required.
  • Experience in aerospace, automotive or consumer goods
  • Experience as a manufacturing tooling designer within aerospace, aviation or automotive.
  • Ability to create tooling using solid modelling CAD systems such as NX, Solidworks or similar.
  • Demonstrated experience in new product introductions from development through to volume production.
  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of lean tooling concepts and its application to low and medium volume production programs.
  • Experienced in the qualification of outside vendors for tooling fabrication.
  • Familiar with the use of PFMEAs to reduce risk to the manufacturing process.
  • Ability to create capacity plans to support departmental budgeting for capital equipment.
  • Experience setting up new production facilities or work cells is required.
  • Ability to work in both R&D and production rate environments.

    Preferred Skills and Experience
  • 5+ years of industry experience is preferred.
  • Certifications or experience within aerospace, aviation or automotive is highly preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, coaching, and leadership skills.
  • Creative problem solver, able to work in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Jackie Farber

    Midwest born and raised, but made for SoCal. Arizona Wildcat alum. BEAR DOWN. You can always find me on the beach with my pup, or near a BBQ and a pool!

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