Kelly Services Tooling Engineer in Southfield, Michigan


Our client in the greater Sheboygan, Wisconsin area, a manufacturer of automotive components, is currently seeking a full-time, direct hire Tooling Engineer to join their team. The Tooling Engineer will be responsible for supporting production requests for die improvements, cavity replacement tooling builds, and management of day-to-day dimensional issues, as well as carrying out and following through with validation of these changes. This is an excellent opportunity with an outstanding organization. Candidates who are qualified & interested are encouraged to apply today!

Essential Functions:

  • Track Engineering revision levels for both the part model and die database.

  • Monitor tooling uptime for assigned die family and generate an improvement roadmap of countermeasures and engineering trials based on roadmap above; implement using test card and PCR process and verify the effectiveness of corrective action using quantitative and statistical tools.

  • Generate and maintain standardization matrix for all tools in rotation that tracks implementation of verified corrective actions from roadmap.

  • Track tooling rotation and life and maintain refurbishment forecast for 12 months into the future.

  • Coordinate all external maintenance and improvement activities for assigned tools.

  • Assist purchasing and warehouse personnel in the creation and tracking of spare parts.

  • Other engineering and support activities as required – to keep plant on an improving trend for KPI’s and profitability.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering is preferred , but not required

  • 3+ years in die cast or metal casting and metal forming process experience is required

  • Understanding of die casting and machining processes

  • Proficient background in tooling & repair

  • Exp. w/ CATIA is required; Exp. w/ NX (Unigraphics NX) is preferred

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills; able to communicate with all levels of company as well as customers

  • Patient and organized approach to problem solving

  • Ability to work collaboratively

  • Data driven ; exp. analyzing data, monitoring KPI’s

  • Resides within a commutable distance of Sheboygan, WI, or willing to relocate to the area (client offers relocation assistance)

Our client offers outstanding benefits and competitive compensation, along with a dynamic, innovative, and high tech working environment. They also offer relocation assistance for out-of-area candidates. Those who are qualified are invited to apply today!

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