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Maquiladora (Export.)
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We are a consumer sport plane manufacturer founded in response to the new sport fly.

Tooling Designer

Descripción y detalle de las actividades

The Tooling Designer will fill the role of resident expert responsible for designing complex tools and equipment used in the production of the A5.

Primary Areas of Responsibilities:

• Responsible for the design and implementation of tooling and equipment from development to full volume production for the ICON A5 light sport aircraft.
• Develop assembly tooling and equipment to include all necessary error-proofing, pneumatics, controls, and standard components.
• Develop material handling tools and equipment to overcome any ergonomic issues in the build process.
• Provide estimates for design and development hours required as well as for tool-life, and written tool-use procedures.
• Interface with Engineering, Production, and Quality teams for development of standard tolerances and the capability of tooling structures.
• Interface with external vendors/tool suppliers, including leading tooling and equipment quote and progress reviews, which may include on-site support for vendors.
• Review and check tool designs to ensure conformance to specifications, original intent, and proper methods and procedures.
• Support the Quality Team by troubleshooting and evaluating variables associated with tooling and equipment.
• Develop and implement standard practices for specifying new and upgraded equipment.
• Support the creation of tool and equipment maintenance programs and plans.
• Support detailed analysis for the appropriation of capital and ROI.
• Assist plant maintenance personnel with tooling-related questions.
• Build a document library of new/current fixturing and tooling and maintain all related and support documentation current within the ERP system.

Success Indicators:

• Tooling and equipment produces assemblies within tolerance.
• Tooling and equipment prioritized and implemented on time.
• Tooling is easy to use and maintain.
• Tooling improves ergonomics issues and is safe to operate.
• Tooling is cost effective for application.

Experiencia y requisitos

Preferred Experience & Education:

• B.S. in Mechanical, Aero, Industrial or Automotive Engineering or related engineering field
• 4-6 years of experience required
• Strong cad skills with experience/knowledge in assembly tooling, fixture design, and rework
• Demonstrated knowledge of materials, material strengths, and material usage for tooling and equipment
• Ability to conceptualize assembly tooling mechanical fixtures and motions
• Experience with assembly fixtures for use in automotive, marine, or aviation industries
• Experience with taking products through a development cycle to volume production
• Hands-on machining experience a plus
• Understanding of different manufacturing processes, including welding, plastic molding, and composite bonding and assembly
• Experience with Design for Manufacturability and Assembly

Ideal Experience:

• Start-up experience in a manufacturing role with responsibility during new production introductions
• Experience with lower volume automotive, off-highway, marine, or recreational products
• Familiarity with processing lightweight materials such as carbon fiber, aluminum, and plastic
• Understanding of how to scale tooling and equipment from low volume to higher volume
• Strong verbal and written communication
• Ability to use a variety of precision measuring devices and tool room equipment
• Strong computer skills; Pro-E/Creo, SolidWorks, PLEX
• Basic understanding of common manufacturing equipment, including mills, lathes, and welding
• An understanding of Lean Manufacturing Tools, such as SMED, Kanban, OEE and 5S

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Información Adicional
Vacantes 1
Contrato Permanente
Área Diseño / Creatividad
Estudios Carrera Profesional
Turno Diurno
Sexo Indistinto
Horario Diurno
Jornada Tiempo Completo
Sueldo Indexado
Idioma Hablado Escrito
Inglés 80% 80%

Recursos Humanos
Correo electrónico
(707) 564-4264
Corredor 2000 No. 15202
Colonia ó fracc.
Thomas Alva Edison (edificio 7)
Tijuana, Baja California
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