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Senior Tool Design Engineer Description at United Technologies Corporation

Senior Tool Design Engineer

Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems Job ID 42218BR Date posted 01/26/2017 City Chula Vista State California Country United States

Sr. Tool Design Engineer designs various tooling fixtures for machining, welding, assembly, handling, ground support and composites tooling. Candidate must possess strong aptitude for performing stress analysis (FEM, classical methods), check reports by delegates and be a focal/consultant for tool stress.On occasion, position requires support of Master Dimension activities, such as design assist for NC machining and Mylar creation and plotting for inspection tooling.

This position will interface directly with multiple engineering disciplines (Manufacturing, Product, Quality, Stress, etc).The Tool Engineer will also serve as technical support for tooling related issues on new and legacy product designs and manufacturing processes.

Communicate and interface openly and frequently with Managers, Project Engineers and other discipline engineers and participate in periodic project reviews and customer discussions, as required, to ensure costumer satisfaction.

Review and approve design basis and calculations of equipment sizing and technical specifications.

Strong aptitude to adopt and implement Continuous Improvement and Lean principles.

Carries out detailed tool design work utilizing CATION 3D modeling (Model Based Definition) designs standard work in agreement with Tool Design standards to meet expectations of leaders and customers.

Responsible for preparing and presenting mechanical designs at design reviews. If required, generates minutes from Design Reviews.

Ensures design files and information are kept up to date, and stored in accordance with departmental procedures.

Highlights all technical risks to the Tooling Lead/Manager.

Qualification: 5-10 yrs direct relevant experience in Tool Engineering and Manufacturing, Operations environment (Aerospace preferred). Strong Mechanical/Manufacturing Aptitude.
Good understanding of assembly, machining and composite manufactuiring processes.
Good understanding of tool fabrication processes including welding, machining, heat treat, etc.
Good understanding of Handling Equipment, and Ground Support Equipment.
Good understanding of ANSI Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
Knowledge of CAD/CAM systems, CATIA V5 MBD (2000 hours minimum) experience preferred.
Experienced in Lean manufacturing principles and strong aptitude towards implementing continous improvement.
Experienced in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, Powerpoint, etc.) and good technical writing skills.
Experience with with tooling stress analysis utilizing FEM and classical methods.
Education: BS in Engineering Dicipline (Mechanical, Civil, Industrial, or Aero preferred)

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics

Pratt & Whitney is a recognized leading producer of the world's most advanced jet engines. This is your opportunity to join a company steeped in history yet focused on the future by developing engines that provide step-change improvements for the next generation of commercial aircraft and fifth generation military aircraft. Pratt & Whitney, a pioneer in flight and technology, is part of the United Technologies Corporation (UTC) family. UTC is a Fortune 50 company located in over 4,800 locations in approximately 80 countries with $65.2 billion in revenues in 2014.


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