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Tooling Engineer

Farmington Hills, Michigan - Posted on October 26, 2022
Published By Jessica Trahey

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Job Description

Trillium Technical now has a Tooling Engineer position available in the Farmington Hills, MI area working at our client location who is a manufacturer of machine tools and production systems for precision metal component manufacturing. 

Salary range up to $105k based on experience. Utilize computer-aided (CAD) manufacturing to create and adjust tools for company machines.

Typical duties:
-Participate in Project Kick-off meetings
-Prepare tooling and work holding scope of supply summary sheets.
-Verify and finalize the manufacturing process in consultation with customers and suppliers.
-Prepare and submit customer approvals, e.g. tooling lists, tool layouts, work piece carriers, work holding drawings.
-Design and approve non-standard tooling and fixtures.
-Perform work area studies and check for any machine interferences.
-Prepare request for quotes, evaluate quotes and work with Purchasing.
-Create, maintain and release SAP bill of materials.
-Prepare CNC programs.
-Provide all work holding and tooling information for shop project book .
-Assist the shop during machine set-up and commissioning.
-Actively participate in regular shop floor. meetings to track status and resolve problems.
-Update all tooling & work-holding after machine run-off .
-Provide all updated technical information to the documentation department.
-Provide technical support to the servicing department.
-Provide technical support to sales & marketing.

If interested, please apply today!


-Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field of engineering
-Minimum 5 years work experience with a reputed CNC metal cutting machine tool manufacturer in the areas of tool, work-holding and fixture design.
-Work experience as a Tooling Engineer with a focus on design and selection of tooling and work-holding for setting up CNC metal cutting machines.
-Knowledge of GD&T tolerances and ability to interpret part print tolerances to finalize manufacturing process sheets.
-Knowledge of CNC programming and prior experience in setting up CNC metal cutting machines in a job shop or high volume manufacturing facility is a big plus .
-Excellent problem solving skills with the ability to work with minimal supervision
-Proficiency with commonly used CAD and CAM software, preferably UG/NX
-SAP knowledge to create and maintain bill of materials is a plus.
-Proficiency with MS Office and MS Teams
-Knowledge of German is a plus.

Trillium has been recruiting and placing accounting, finance and technical professionals for over 30 years. From Fortune 100 companies to small businesses, our philosophy remains the same: to achieve excellence by providing quality employees with an uncompromising level of service. We believe in honesty, integrity, and a simple philosophy of providing value to our customers and our employees. We strive to be unsurpassed in the recruitment and placement of technical professionals. Trillium is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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For their attention to detail, their customer service-oriented style, and their ongoing follow up, I would recommend Trillium Staffing for your staffing needs.