Tool Design Engineer - Chicago

Apply to: Bianka Kaminska - - (773) 481-5418

Tool Design Engineer, Chicago, IL

Full time 1st shift opportunity, competitive pay, benefits package, a 401-K, Holiday pay, and PTO. Advancement opportunities available.


  • Create complete designs for manufacture of slide forming tooling, progressive stamping dies, assembly automations.
  • Troubleshoot/optimize production tools.
  • Good knowledge of cad systems: SolidEdge ( preferred),Solidworks, Autocad, etc.
  • Job estimating and quoting
  • Participate in design reviews, component reviews, and APQP with customers.
  • Communicate directly with customer engineering and purchasing during the quote and design phases.
  • Understand and apply geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Work with quality and production department to improve process and production performance
  • Work with quality and production departments to implement 5S
  • Assist in material review/corrective actions
  • Maintain and updated production-related performance records.
  • Tool and die bench experience helpful
  • Spanish language skills helpful
  • Must be highly computer literate.
  • Be Organized, self-directed and creative

You should be proficient in:

  • GD&T
  • Production Setups
  • Tool/Die/Fourslide
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Quality inspection
  • CAD
  • Product Design
  • Lean Manufacturing

Machines & technologies you'll use:

  • Fourslide
  • Multislide
  • Bihler
  • Punch press
  • CAD Software


  • Associates Degree in Tooling or;
  • Minimum five years related Tool and Die experience in a tooling environment.
  • Experience with slide forming machines
  • Experience with assembly automations a plus
  • Knowledge of manufacturing systems related to metal stampings.
  • Technically inclined / Strong mechanical aptitude

Commitment to quality.

Contact: Bianka Kaminska - - (773) 481-5418