Tool Process Engineer
Job Opportunity at LFP Associates

Posted on Feb 16

http://www.larryprior.com    270-832-3979

Location: Pulaski, TN
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4126607

TOOL PROCESS ENGINEER - 3rd SHIFT

JOB SUMMARY:
Develops, implements, oversee and maintains the building and/or repair of all types, sizes and shapes of jigs, fixtures, tools and dies on diverse, complex manufacturing equipment.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Works with maintenance on the setup and operation of all types of tools, considering types of material, tolerances, types of tooling, coolant, lubricants and tool feeds and speeds.
  • Establishes specifications for inspection of work, using precision measuring and gauging tools, performing required inspection before, during and after machining.
  • Works with maintenance and to the tool and die makers on all shifts to develop a work scheduling system that responds to priorities and daily requirements.
  • Responsible for proper design and industrialization of all production tools (extrusion and molds) to meet or exceed internal and external specifications.
  • Assist Platform Management to proper DFM principles to ensure safe and efficient operation of all Pre-Series and Production tools (extrusion and molds)
  • Establishes effective lines of communication and feedback with manufacturing supervisors, and quality, to ensure prompt attention and resolution of conditions that adversely affect quality or output.
  • Assists the engineering department in regard to product redesign to resolve product or production difficulties.
  • Develop and implements tooling processes that meet quality standards to product quality products acceptable to the customer.
  • Defines, develops, documents and implements production tooling processes for all customer platforms, including all requirements for PPAP approval and run at rates.
  • Strives to develop and recommend solutions to continuously improve existing production processes.
  • Maintains adherence to company policies, safety standards and good housekeeping practices.
  • Participates in training sessions, seminars and continuing education to stay abreast of new technical developments.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assumes other special activities and responsibilities as required or directed.
  • Assures that a positive employee relations’ position is maintained. Ensures that the company’s management principals, policies and programs are consistently practiced.
  • Assures that effective communications are maintained within area of responsibility.
  • Ensures optimum performance of the function. Recommends and implements techniques to improve productivity, increase efficiencies, cut costs, take advantage of opportunities and maintain state-of-the-art practices.
  • Has the authority to stop production, if necessary, to correct quality problems.
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JOB QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
  • B.S. Degree in Engineering or equivalent preferred.
  • Completion of formal apprenticeship program preferred.
  • Sound knowledge of rubber extrusion process, engineering theory and design criteria preferred.
SKILLS/ABILITIES:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills required
  • Proven proficiencies in process documentation is essential
Job Type: Full-time
Required education:
  • Associate
Required experience:
  • Tooling: 3 years
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