Die Designer

OTTO – designed, manufactured and precision tested, right here in the USA.

OTTO’s opportunity:

Our Die Designer will design and develop progressive Metal Stamping tooling, fixtures and gages for manufacturing new and existing products. Develop tool assembly and component drawings in 3D or 2D Platforms. Work from engineering models, piece part drawings, or components and assemblies to design progressive dies, trim dies, fixtures and gages. Must have excellent time management skills to achieve quality designs in sometimes shortened lead times while still being able to support the tool room on current projects.

Specifically, the Die Designer will:

  • Work directly with customer, design manager and tool room manager to establish design concept for progressive dies, compound dies, stage tooling, jigs and fixtures that meet or exceed the requirements
  • Prepare strip layouts, plan views, BOM’s, detail drawings, and other documents as required
  • Create wire EDM blocks, jigs, fixtures and other required components to assist tool room in increased productivity during the build and development of tooling
  • Order purchased components when required
  • Make engineering changes to existing designs and carryout ECN’s thru company business process
  • Process engineering drawings and models thru current business systems
  • Work with tool room directly during the build and development of all tooling to ensure design and tool create a part the meets and exceeds customer standards
  • Report project status to management on a regular basis
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment assisting other designers and tool room staff with projects to achieve the highest quality product in time sensitive situations
  • Assist with other related duties as required or assigned
  • Able to work overtime work weeks on a regular basis

What you’ll need to bring to the table:

  • 5 plus years of experience as a full-time tool designer
  • Tool maker background preferred
  • Experience with Solid Modeling Complete Tool assemblies, Solidworks preferred
  • Experience with Quick press Solidworks Add-in preferred
  • Auto-Cad experience with Die Maker Add-in preferred
  • Experience with PLM and Syteline Business Software preferred

OTTO’s Benefits:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Life Insurance Benefits
  • Competitive Pay
  • Profit Sharing Bonus
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Company Picnic
  • Holiday Party
  • AND numerous OTTO celebrations throughout the year!

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OTTO Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

OTTO Engineering does not accept unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters, agencies, or similar organizations; any submissions will not be honored.