Weiss-Aug seeks a progressive stamping die designer to manage the die design process beginning with the customer part print through to a fully reviewed design. Design high-precision progressive stamping dies for high-volume production of complex tight-tolerance products per W-A Engineering standards. This includes, but is not limited to: generate flat blank, develop strip layout, blanking and forming station layout, detail component and assembly drawings, etc.
Create and modify Material Specifications, Plating Specifications, Heat-Treat Specifications and other outside material/process specifications as required.
Process data (layouts) for use in WEDM and CNC machining.
Create and modify internal product drawings for inspection and other purposes.
Design fixtures, gauges and other custom tooling or equipment as required.
Review customer drawings and specifications for manufacturing feasibility.
Initiate and/or coordinate change control process (ECO) relating to Engineering documentation.
Participate in Tooling Kickoff, Specification Review, Design Review and Lessons Learned (Post Mortem) Meetings.
Provide technical assistance to Tool room regarding tooling and process issues during die fabrication and debugging.
Jointly responsible for successful transfer of tooling to manufacturing along with Tool room and Project Engineering functions.
Responsible for adherence to tooling project schedules and budgets as established by Project Engineering and/or Stamping Design Manager.
Initiate and/or coordinate outsourced tooling work with qualified tooling subcontractors. Ensure accuracy, quality workmanship and on-time delivery of outsourced tooling components.
Review stamping die cost estimates for accuracy.
Maintain integrity of Weiss-Aug engineering bases.
Instruct and mentor Junior Die Designers.
Other duties as assigned by Stamping Design Engineering Manager or V.P. of Engineering.
Minimum of 5 yrs of experience designing complex progressive stamping dies.
2-yr. technical degree required; 4-yr engineering degree preferred. Equivalent experience in a hands-on technical position, such as tool & die maker/apprentice, may be considered as a substitute for degree.
Proficient in Computer-Aided Design (CAD). At a minimum, must be familiar with at least one 2-D CAD design package (e.g. AutoCAD, SolidEdge, CadKey), however, 3-D experience preferable (e.g. Solidworks, ProENGINEER).
Understanding of ANSI/ISO drawing standards. Knowledge of GD&T dimensioning preferable.
Demonstrated knowledge of MEDICAL AND AUTOMOTIVE METAL STAMPING industry and practices.
Basic understanding of the functioning of high-speed stamping presses.
Knowledge of Wire EDM and/or CNC machining technologies.
Knowledge of tool steels and their applications.
Knowledge of commonly stamped metals such as cold-rolled steels, stainless steels and copper-based alloys.
Understanding of die sensors, vision inspection, and/or related technology is preferable.
Knowledge of insert molding process desirable.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
Exceptional analytical and computational skills.
Participate actively in a team-oriented environment.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
We provide excellent company benefits and a competitive salary. We are an equal opportunity employer. Currently only accepting local candidate submissions.
This position is for the Weiss-Aug East Hanover | NJ location.
Full Time Position