Tooling Engineer

Shively Bros. Inc - Romulus, MI (30+ days ago)3.5


  • Act as the single point of contact to resolve tool-related or tool-impacted problems in manufacturing
  • Coordinate plant resources as required to resolve safety, quality, through put or cost issues related to tooling
  • Generate and implement cost savings ideas to reduce tool cost/pc and/or reduce overall manufacturing cost
  • Work with Commodity Manager Customer Service Rep to ensure abnormal tool use issues and tool availability does not interrupt production
  • Manage weekly tooling spend against a variable piece cost budget
  • Perform and document tool trials using GMPT tool test forms and PPCR
  • Revise/update tool drawings and documentation as required.
  • Develop new systems to recondition and re-use tooling where economically feasible
  • Attend regularly scheduled operations and team problem solving meetings
  • Support manufacturing in the resolution of machining/tooling related issues such as high manufacturing costs, scrap rates and low production rates due to tooling related issues
  • Support cross functional teams to achieve overall plant metrics
  • Recommend optimized machining processes and cutting parameters
  • Introduce new technology and improved tooling designs
  • Provide year over year Cost per Piece reduction plans
  • Coordinate with preset team on proper tool setup techniques
  • Maintain PFEP
  • Utilize PFEP & Top Spend Data to initiate savings projects
  • Utilize ACD process accordingly
  • Adhere to customer safety requirements
  • Adhere to customer tool test procedures
  • Complete required cost savings/tool test documentation
  • Report and document non-conformances, CARs and continuous improvements
  • Maintains safety and good housekeeping standards for the site
  • Make decisions within limits of general standards or procedures.
  • Report near misses and incidents to site manager and cooperate with investigations.
  • Adhere to customer tool test procedures
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work with little to no supervision.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time.
  • Attention to detail


  • Engineering Degree
  • 5 years of experience preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00 to $24.00 /hour


  • tooling: 5 years


  • Bachelor's