Tooling Engineer

Pace Industries Grafton, WI
Who we are and what we do:

Pace Industries is North America's leading full-service die casting manufacturer. Our mission is to provide uncommon, creative die casting and support solutions that contribute to the success of our customers. Our die cast parts are used in automobiles, motorcycles, generators, snow mobiles, lawn mowers, washing machines, power hand tools, BBQ grills, commercial lighting and many other well-known products. You can have a significant impact on our cultural transformation.

Founded in 1947, the Grafton Division is comprised of four facilities with 400,000 square feet of manufacturing space and 100,000 square feet of warehouse space. The Grafton Division is a TS certified leader in the manufacture of complex high pressure die casting solutions.


The Tooling Engineer will support Tool Room, Product & Process Engineers and Production with technical expertise regarding all die cast dies and trim dies to obtain a level of quality that meets part print specifications at the quoted rate. This position reports to the Engineering Manager. Plan and direct activities concerned with development, application, and maintenance of tooling for manufacturing processes and products by performing the following duties

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Provide tooling improvements that help to increase the productivity and reduce the waste

* Assist in planning activities to ensure successful development and/or maintenance of the tooling requirements of the plant

* Actively promotes quality of product, process, and service, continuous improvement, and customer satisfaction

* Analyze tooling failures and install corrective actions to reduce or eliminate frequency

* Ensure tooling manuals are up to date and demonstrate a time line of tooling related activities

* Understand flow analysis and suggest changes for value added changes

* Develop/initiate, prepare and maintain records and reports.

* Manage tooling transfers.

* Provide monthly/weekly tooling shot reports and order tooling within lead times to provide backups for production tools

* Develop and maintain procedures, policies and manual required.

* Analyze data using statistical processes and recommend improvement measure.

* Manage the process control, accessories and the electronic display screen for the Injection machines set-u

* Develop, evaluate and improve the injection methods

* Collaborate with the product design team to assure efficient production methods

* Works with the engineering groups and manufactures to plan and to improve capacities, production programs and other issues to improve the productive process

Positions Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Metallurgical or Mechanical Engineering, preferred

* 2 to 3 years of experience in Aluminum or Plastic Injection processes, preferred

* Must be able to read blueprints and analyze reports from CMM Knowledgeable in Metrology and Tolerances.

* Proficient in Microsoft Office (WORD, EXCEL. POWER POINT, etc) and Solidworks

Please note that the duties and requirements described herein are intended to represent general contents of this job. This is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties and responsibilities.

Pace Industries has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity, and in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the hiring department by the application deadline.