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Tool & Die Engineer in Monroe, MI at GTA

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

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    Monroe, MI
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Job Description

Title: Tool & Die Engineer
Job ID: 18-00404

Location: Monroe, MI
Salary: Open, with best in state benefits, 90/10 benefit plan, and pension type program at one of the best stamping, roll forming, hydro forming, machining and robotics assembly operations with dozens of existing and innovative products.
Type of hire: Direct

Our client is seeking a Tool & Die Engineer with 3 to 5 years experience in leadership role in tool and die, i.e., die leader, shop foreman, etc. in the automotive stamping industry and preferably with Journeyman's card.
Will be responsible for the development and follow-up of tools and gages to produce prototype and production parts preferred.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Act as Engineering representative to tool shops who have been awarded the responsibility to design and build dies or gages making sure that OEM customer's specifications are followed, including quality and timing constraints during the tool build.
  • Reviews tool processes, strip layouts and designs.
  • New Model Tooling start up: resolves issues with tool vendor; assists plants in establishing process parameters; authorized to make tooling changes with vendors.
  • Current Model Tooling: Analyzes poor performing dies; revise process parameters; assists in resolving tooling issues.
  • Die Automation: Develops plans to automate dies within plants; coordinates automation plans with plants and outside sources.
  • Maintains thorough familiarity with pressroom developments and new materials in the industry which might be adaptable to use by the organization.
  • Originates and applies new and unique engineering methods

Position Requirements:
  • Journeyman card preferred.
  • Four year technical degree preferred, but a four year tool and die apprenticeship is acceptable with some technical courses at college level
  • Three to five years experience in leadership role in tool and die, i.e., die leader, shop foreman, etc. in the automotive stamping industry
  • Line die, progressive die and transfer die design skills are essential (extensive die design, tooling experience required)

Please acknowledge that you understand that your answers to the following questionnaire will be part of your submittal to our client, and that you will answer each question as thoroughly and professionally as possible.
  1. Do you have Journeyman's card?
  2. Describe your ability as a Tool and Die Engineer for Stampings, hydro forming, machining, etc. as it relates to the job description to share with the hiring team
  3. Please provide details of any specific achievement(s) that you would like to highlight from your career that would make you a great fit for this position?
  4. What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
  5. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  6. Can you please list why you left or why you are looking to leave your most recent employer?
  7. Can you list why you left each of your past employers, please?
  8. What is your 'acceptable” and 'ideal base” compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don't price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)
  9. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
  10. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
  11. Do you require a visa sponsorship? If you currently have sponsorship, other than a TN visa, please state the type of sponsorship and when it will expire. Please give month and year. If you are able to receive extensions to the sponsorship, please note how many additional years.

Please note that if you are a current GTA employee or have been placed by GTA at one of our clients, we will not be able to entertain moving you. However, we are hopeful that you may know someone else who is qualified and as such you would still be eligible for our generous referral bonus program detailed below.

If you are able to refer a person we do hire, we can offer up to $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and up to $500 for direct hires after they are on the job between 90 days to 180 days, depending on customer payment terms