184999 - Tool Design Engineer
12 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Tool Design Engineer for an opening in Redmond, WA.

The Tool Engineer 3 develops and designs a variety of tools and equipment required to support the manufacturing, quality and test operations. These positions performs feasibility analysis of special tool plans; create tool concepts and drawings utilizing environmental health and safety procedures, tool standards manuals and sound engineering practices; initiate fabrication and assist with inspection and operational checkout of special tools; and resolve tooling problems encountered during tool usage.

Under general direction, the Senior Tool Engineer determines approaches to objectives demonstrating a complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, and practices.

Provides imaginative, thorough and practicable solutions to a wide range of technical problems involving the conventional utilization of tool engineering techniques Conceives and plans projects involving the development of new methods to attain objectives Performs tool design and modification requiring knowledge of production processes, requirements, design concepts and materials Interprets production plans and creates tooling to accomplish contractual or production requirements Coordinates and clarifies engineering and design standards Performs complex stress analyses and advises on structural requirements, machine suitability and method of fabrication Develops complex machine shop tooling, special tooling for production, inspection tooling, test tooling, and handling equipment Observes and evaluates major tool tryouts for design suitability and authorizes deviation and/or tool design changes Follows programs through completion, maintaining liaison with manufacturing, planning and project engineering Maintains an interchange of information with tool suppliers regarding optimum fabrication methods, materials, designs and repairs Prepares design and fabrication cost estimates, schedule of materials and manpower Provides technical guidance to less senior tool engineers and designers Directs tool design and fabrication of special tooling Presents formal tool and design reviews and may include customer interface Maintains budget and schedule for assigned project tool string Provides manpower forecasting for design on assigned project May include cost account management Provides technical support and assistance in manufacturing process planning Provides support to product engineering to attain manufacturability and tooling feasibility May work closely with strategic suppliers in design and fabrication techniques and tool quality acceptance Prepares or updates Program Tooling and Equipment List with input from other functional groups Coordinates review and approval of drawings and design schematics in accordance with approval requirements of CM-EP001-1

Unigraphics NX, Tool Design and drafting

Solid Modeling, CAD, Machining

Accredited Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and five (5) years of directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Terry Jones
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x282 or (800) 927-9318 x282

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.