Job Description Die Design Engineer

Job Description

Die Design Engineer

Department: Engineering

Shift: Days

Supervisor Responsibilities: None


  1. Design dies for hammer shop, support tooling and machining fixtures.
  2. Create accurate prints using GD&T for both internal and external use.
  3. Design 3D part models from 2D prints.
  4. Design tooling to produce hammer forgings.
  5. Design gauges and fixture tooling.
  6. Perform reverse engineering on existing part designs.
  7. Collaborate with Quality on GD&T print tolerances.
  8. Improve existing tooling to enhance performance.
  9. Troubleshoot tooling and manufacturing issues.
  10. Learn Faro-Arm/CMM technology for reverse engineering and validation of product and tooling.
  11. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions:
Design dies for Hammer Shop, for Tool & Die, and for Machine Shop fixtures. Create prints, part models, tooling and gauges. Troubleshoot tooling and manufacturing issues.

Education Requirements: Minimum associates degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

Experience Requirements: Must have Mastercam experience, and be proficient using CREO(Pro/e). Experience as CNC Machinist a plus.

Skill Requirements:
Strong drive to learn and understanding forging concepts (steel flow, die wear, shrink, and draft); will have strong troubleshooting skills; must have solid working knowledge of geometry, trigonometry, and physics. Additional key attributes – “thinking outside the box,” being innately inquisitive, well-organized, and detail oriented. Ideal candidates will be highly motivated. Must love a fast-paced work environment to generate prints, models, hammer forge dies, trim tooling, and other support tooling.

Physical Requirements:
Job involves sitting most of the day. Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds. Must be able to work extended hours when necessary. At times, must climb stairs; turning, reaching, twisting may be involved.

TFC Property Responsibilities:
Computer, phone, printer, chair, and other office supplies.