Tool Designer - Full Time Posted Jan 26
ITC, Inc. , Island Lake, IL

Depending on experience, responsibilities include:
Review manufacturing information (e.g., process routing, 3D model, workholding, tooling, CNC Program) of new or existing parts, validate process, workholding, tooling selection, and part documentation for manufacturing
Evaluate and design workholding as needed to manufacture part(s) in selected machines
Create new or modify existing 3D Models and 2D Prints of selected workholding utilizing CAD software
Develop workholding documentation and properly store it in selected manufacturing systems, as per Standard Processes
Create new or modify existing 3D Models and 2D Prints of selected cutting assemblies, tool components and manufacturing engineering models as needed to create CNC programs
Properly set up documentation in manufacturing systems as per Standard Processes
Update machine tool models according to specification
Modify and troubleshoot models to ensure accurate design
Create machining/assembly layouts for manufacturing
Assist with any tool design inquiry, issue, or concern on a promptly matter to ensure manufacturing of parts to specification
Provide shop support as needed for tool design inquiries
Participate of engineering team meetings, and collaborate as needed
Provide status updates and documentation of projects or assigned tasks, as requested
Identify opportunities for tool design optimization and cost reduction
Work with cross-functional teams, Manufacturing Engineers, Quality Engineers & Operations Leaders on assigned projects or activities Manage multiple projects, prioritize requests and meet timelines

Bachelor or Associate's degree in Manufacturing Engineering or similar field is preferred
Strong knowledge in manufacturing, specially machining processes such as turning, milling, drilling and tapping is required
At least two years of work experience on fixture/tool design, 3D modeling and 2D drawing, is required
Must have experience in 3D/2D CAD software. NX and Creo/Pro-E preferred
Ability to read blueprints is a must
Strong knowledge in Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) is required
Ability to program, read and write CNC programs directly in G code is desired, but not requested
Ability to handle multiple projects and to meet deadlines is required
Strong written and verbal communication skills are required
Ability to read and understand regulations and procedures is required