Associate Tool Design Engineer
Company: S&C Electric Company
Posted on: September 19, 2022
The Tool Design Department is responsible for designing production
tooling including stamping and forming dies, fixtures, gages,
assembly tooling, and product test equipment or to make
improvements to existing tooling. In this position you will be
given assignments requiring the use of a 3D Cad with solid edge
software to design new or redesign tools and help troubleshoot or
problem solve various types of tooling. You will be working from
various types of drawings and blueprints ranging from simple hand
drawn documents or detail drawings to complicated CAD generated
assemblies. You will be required to maintain high quality and
productivity standards and adhere to all applicable safety
practices and procedures. This position requires good verbal
communication skills and the ability to work closely with other
Tool Designers and Tool Makers, machinists, engineers, designers,
and production personnel in a team environment.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited
to, the following:
- The ability to design and troubleshoot various types of tools
including stamping / forming dies, fixtures, gages, and assembly
- Assume responsibility for the quality of completed
- Must be able to work independently, meet productivity, and due
date requirements of assignments.
- Problem solve and determine solutions for various types of
- Understand the properties and characteristics of various tool
steels and their applications.
- Understand the properties of other metals such as mild steel,
stainless steel, aluminum, copper, and bronze and how they are
affected by the stresses of machining and forming.
To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you
must have the following:
- Associates Degree is preferred or similar work experience
working as a Tool Maker/Master Machinist.
- Must have experience with 3D CAD system. -
- The ability to use and apply shop mathematics including
geometry, trigonometry, and Machinery's Handbook formulas as
required to compete assignments.
- The ability to work from, understand, and produce CAD generated
- The ability to work independently and apply ingenuity to
analyze and resolve problems.
Relevant Work Experience:
Be able to read and create drawings using a Cad station. Good math
skills. Basic understanding of metal cutting machines and processes
would be a plus.
MAJOR PHYSICAL DEMANDS
- Office environment but will be asked to preform investigations
within both manufacturing and assembly area.
S&C is a global company providing equipment and services for
electric power systems. Founded in 1911, the Chicago-based company
designs and manufactures switching and protection products for
electric power transmission and distribution. S&C's Engineering
teams design solutions for a portfolio of products for a wide range
of customers including electric utilities and industrial/commercial
power users. S&C offers broad opportunities for advancement,
excellent education and training programs, a challenging work
environment, and a strong package of pay and benefits.
The Human Energy of S&C has been built on the principles of
integrity, enthusiasm, and sustained energy. These are the traits
that S&C has always looked for and found when seeking people to
join our 100% employee-owned team. -S&C would not be where it
is today without the diversity of our team members and business
partners. We consider our diversity to be a core strength of our
company, and we aspire to align our team-member demographics with
the populations in which we live and work. -To realize this vision,
we seek to facilitate the career development of minorities, women
and all team members through events hosted by our Inclusion,
Diversity, Engagement and Awareness (I.D.E.A.) Group, Women's
Empowerment Group and other S&C affinity groups.
S&C has a proud and longstanding tradition of providing equal
employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, veteran status, or marital status.
Further, S&C is committed to taking affirmative action to
ensure that qualified females, minorities, veterans, and persons
with disabilities can pursue equal employment opportunities. For
information regarding equal employment opportunity, please see
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