Role details

Programmer - Tool Design Engineer

Downers Grove   •   USD50,000 - USD90,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Design tooling for new products
  • Should have variable programming knowledge

About Our Client

My client is a growth-oriented, multi-platform supplier of high performance spherical and cylindrical bearings, mechanical seals, gears and electrical components to commercial air transport markets. My client is comprised of two strategic platforms, Process & Motion Control and Water Management, with approximately 8,000 employees worldwide. My client continues to growth organically but also through acquisition.

Job Description

  • Design tooling, special machinery and/or equipment required for production purposes.
  • Plan, design, construction alteration and repair of a variety of machine tools, jigs, fixtures, and automation processes.
  • Work on basic principles of tool, jig and fixture designs and automation processes for various machine tool production operations.
  • Design tooling for new products or to improve machining methods to reduce costs or improve quality of existing products.
  • Develop manufacturing process from standpoint of equipment, machine capacities, set-up and tooling on new products, or new or changed processes necessitated by new equipment, engineering changes or special requirements.
  • Investigate shop production problems requiring engineering advice and assistance and initiate necessary corrective solutions. Recommend design changes for tooling reasons. Work in cooperation and coordination with the Engineering and Production departments concerning new product developments or changes contemplated in existing products.
  • Ability to write programs that will machine complex parts to very close tolerances on multiple axes on various machining centers.
  • Horizontal Machining Centers including Macro, sub program and variable programming knowledge.

The Successful Applicant

  • Must have experience in Solid Works and 3D Modeling.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in time and project management.
  • Team orientated with the ability to influence others without authority
  • Develop and implement manufacturing cost out projects.
  • Assist manufacturing and assembly associates to resolve set-up, tooling and fixture problems, special process( heat treatment, plating and welding) and selection of proper tooling and grinding wheels.
  • Experience in CNC machining, precision OD and ID grinding and assembly operation highly desirable.
  • BS in a technical field desired or 5+ years of manufacturing or industrial technical field, programming CNC equipment is required;
  • Skilled in- G and M code editing, Macro style programming, multi axis function(s) and Fanuc/Okuma/Mazak controllers.

What's on Offer

Competitive Base Salary

Matching 401(k) contribution (50% match up to 8%)

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