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Senior Tool Designer

Company: TriMas Corporation
Location: simi valley
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Tool Designer

Company: RSA Engineered Products

Primary Location: 110 West Cochran Street, Unit A, Simi Valley, CA 93065 USA

Employment Type: Salaried | Full-Time

Function: Engineering

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Main Duties & Responsibilities

Plan, organize, implement, and control activities related to tooling needs of the RSA engineering and operations team. Coordinate in conjunction with the Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement groups to ensure tooling work statements are generated and managed. May assign and delegate tooling design work statements to supporting engineering functions such as: Tooling Design Specialists, Design Engineers, and Engineering Interns. Tooling support for engineering and operations teams would include new product development tools, tool inspection and inspection record management, production tool refurbishment, and production tool improvements. Tool designs would follow design requirements developed mutually between Manufacturing Engineers and Tool Designers.


* Manage tool design queue via Tool Requests (TRs) * Coordination of TRs with Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement groups thru recurring Engineering Change Request (ECR) meetings * Design and release of tools with required approvals * Management of tooling queue, which may include assignment of tool design efforts to supporting engineering team * Provide recommendations for tooling design software and/or additional software licenses for supporting staff (i.e. Solidworks, CATIA V5, Geo Magic, etc.) * Ownership of Tool Certification Program with support from Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement * Provide tooling Non-Recurring Effort (NRE) impacts for RFP and PO award Kick-off meetings * May support coordination with in-house machine shop resources and OP machine shop resources for manufacture of tools * Execute tool designs to principles of an RSA Tool Design Manual * Continually add to and/or improve the RSA Tool Design Manual * All other assigned duties from the Engineering Director or Designate



Bachelor's degree preferred, or in-process of completing a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, or Industrial Engineering with preference toward Mechanical.


* Must have an understanding of a broad range of engineering and CAD skills * Experience with Solidworks is required; experience with CATIA V5 is desired * Must have previous knowledge of assembly fixture design practices and inspection fixture design criteria of ASME Y14.43 * Must be able to understand, interpret, and create drawings in accordance with ASME Y14.5 * Must have knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) * Aircraft/aerospace tooling and product development background is required * Experience with inspection using analog gaging required * Experience with inspection using touch-probe or laser/blue-light scanning equipment is desired * Strong organization skills are required to manage tool certification lists and schedules


Employee is required to be able to do the following: talk, hear, walk, stand, or sit, must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Keywords: TriMas Corporation, Simi Valley , Senior Tool Designer, Other , simi valley, California

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