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ResourceMFG | Manufacturing Workforce Specialists

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ResourceMFG is on the search for experienced Tooling Engineers for a client located in Redford MI!

Hybrid Remote position! (50% onsite / 50% remote)

$85-115k Annually based on experience



  • Responsible for developing and maintaining piston designs of ancillary equipment.
  • Create drawing packages for ancillary equipment
  • Optimize Piston designs through standardization and cost reductions.
  • Implement process & equipment improvements to improve overall efficiencies, including automation.
  • Benchmarking processes and equipment throughout the industry and incorporating into Piston Standards.
  • Supports launch engineers and cost estimators with prototype, production tooling, equipment support, overlays, feasibility:
  • Supports all engineering related communication internally and with the Customer; including technical presentation, design reviews, capacity analysis, and feasibility studies.
  • Works with the program team (internally and with the customers) to develop and launch products into production.
  • Supports Engineering Cost Estimator to supply quoted assumptions for the assembly process, square footage requirements, capital / tooling investments and direct / indirect labor.
  • Supports Purchasing in evaluation of new suppliers, products and technologies to help maintain a competitive edge in the industry.
  • Determining cost and timing impacts for engineering changes that affect the assembly process, square footage requirements, capital investments (equipment, packaging and facilities) and direct labor.
  • Responsible for reviewing module assembly drawings & CAD Models for manufacturability (both internally and with the Customer) as required and/or requested.
  • Design Changes to existing equipment
  • Provide mechanical engineering expertise to lead design and development of the assembly systems, production tooling and packaging.
  • Provide guidance in equipment and capital selection to the Purchasing Dept.
  • Project sourcing and implementation
  • Responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of assigned
  • Develop and track capital investment budgets for assigned projects
  • Responsible for development of all RFQ’s and Equipment Specifications for Capital and Tooling Requirements, including all contract services, prior to SOP.
  • Main interface with machining, automation and capital equipment vendors for assigned projects.
  • Supports the Engineering department with software and licensing management.
  • Teamcenter PLM, Autodesk and Actify Support coordination
  • Supports the engineering department with management of all customer, OEM, and internal CAD models using PDM software.
  • Responsible to transfer all equipment and process documentation to the Production Plant prior to SOP. This includes all OEM Equipment Documentation (electronic and hard copies of Manuals, BOM, Drawings, recommended spare parts and recommended PM’s).

Job Requirements


  • Responsible for problem solving and resolution of issues at all sites as directed / or required. Supports Team during crisis management.
  • A minimum of four years of related work experience.
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) (an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.)
  • Strong understanding of assembly requirements for all Automotive Component Systems; Body, Trim, Chassis, Powertrain, Interior and Electrical Systems.
  • Strong working knowledge of Manual and Automated Assembly Systems and Technologies, including both mechanical and control systems.  
  • Strong Knowledge of Industrial Safety Standards and requirements.
  • Ability to analyze current business labor efficiencies, capital investments and other historical data to calculate product cost.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency are required, must have advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, Power Point, AutoCAD LT and misc. CAD viewers.
  • Self-motivator who works with minimal direction, makes decisions independently, and is able to motivate others to complete the task at hand.
  • Corporate employees must be able to travel as required to support new launch, engineering change or production related activities (typically no more than 1-2 wks. at a time / estimated 6-12 wks. annually).


Preferred SKILLS/qualifications:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to apply advanced mathematics.
  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
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