Engine Tooling Engineer


DESCRIPTION: As part of the Engines group you’ll develop solutions to support manufacturing, assembly, testing and integration of engine components and assemblies.  You’ll emphasize ease of implementation while actively identifying and preventing safety hazards.  You need strong technical skills to support tooling for development and production designs.
  • Conceptual and detail design of tooling and fixtures for the manufacture, assembly and acceptance of engine components and assemblies
  • Close coordination with component designers, manufacturing engineers, and integration engineering to develop and manage tooling concepts aiding in the transition of a development engine program to rate production
  • Management of tool fabrication including vendor selection, cost estimates, and product delivery
  • Support development of processes and procedures for manufacturing, verification, and commissioning of tool designs
  • Maintain and report on activity schedule, budget, and technical status
  • Identify opportunities for fabrication and assembly durations, safety and cost saving improvements
  • Minimum of a B.S. degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering 
  • 8+ years’ experience with design, build and commissioning of tooling and fixtures for manufacturing, assembly, and testing of aerospace components
  • Experience managing suppliers during design, procurement and build cycles of tooling and related components
  • Experience developing procedures for testing, checkout, commissioning, and maintenance of fixtures and tooling
  • Experience using CAD and FEA-based analysis software (ProE and ANSYS preferred)  
  • Familiar with applicable ASME standards, such as ASME Y14.100, Y14.5, Y14.41
  • Strong mechanical design and integration skills using 3D CAD software
  • Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident alien
  • Experience in tool design, jigs and similar hardware for manufacturing and test  
  • Experience with PTC Creo / Windchill
  • Experience with aircraft, launch vehicle or spacecraft jigs and fixtures