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Tooling Engineer

Issue Date: February 1, 2021
Company: Freeman
Location: Fremont, OH
Title: Tooling Engineer
Department: Engineering
Reports To: Director of Engineering Services
Job Classification: Exempt
Position Scope

Design tooling from conception within customer specifications that will produce product that meets customer requirements at required rates.

Quality System Responsibility

Accurately interpret project requirements; produce and support designs to acceptable quality/manufacturing standards.

  • 1. Responsible for the functionality of the tooling design from insuring it meets all criteria in the sales order, is manufacturable, and is capable of meeting customer requirements.
  • 2. Must thoughly review the sales order and customer supplied documentation to insure a clear understanding of the project exists.
  • 3. Maintain open issues log for the project and be the driving force to insure open issues are resolved.
  • 4. Have a clear understanding of the scope of the project and initiate management involvement when changes of scope occur whether due to customer changes or project constraints.
  • 5. Develop rapport with the customer contact insuring an open line of communication is maintained and that the customer is aware of the design direction.
  • 6. Keep management informed of the project status when dealing with design concerns, customer requests, lack of information, or schedule problems.
  • 7. Schedule design kick-off meetings and design review/release meetings through dept. manager.
  • 8. Achieve allocated design times and meet scheduled completion dates.
  • 9. Maintain the integrity of the Freeman company reputation through all business dealings with customers and suppliers.
  • 10. Be innovative in overcoming design challenges.
  • 11. Other duties or tasks as assigned or required.
Other Attributes
  • 1. Demonstration of our mission statement goals of continuous improvement, total quality, customer focus, individual worth, market leadership, rapid response, efficiency and growth.
  • 2. Mechanically inclined with a basic understanding of physics and geometry principles.
  • 3. Excellent written and oral communication skills on a technical level.
  • 4. Effective professional interaction at a technical level with customers.
  • 5. Creative detail oriented perfectionist.
  • 6. Good problem solving skills
  • 7. Positive team-oriented attitude.
  • 8. Ability to adapt to rapid change in a fast paced environment.
  • 9. Good organization, prioritizing, documentation, and follow-up skills.
  • 10. Good computer and CAD skills.
  • 11. Self managed, willing, and able to make decisions in the company’s best interest.
  • 4-year degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience
Training Requirements

Two weeks supervised orientation
On-going Mentoring by Lead Designer
Solid Edge and other CAD Package Training
Customer Facility visits as possible

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