Senior Die Designer

at OTTO Engineering, Inc. in Carpentersville, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Senior Die Designer


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


OTTO’s opportunity:

Our Senior Die Designer will lead the design and development of progressive, Metal-Stamping tooling, fixtures and gages for external customers in a job shop environment. Capable to develop assembly and component drawings for tool builds in both 3D and 2D. Work from engineering models and piece part drawings to provide accurate quoting of jobs to sales. Must have excellent time management skills and the ability to work and lead teams. Capable to achieve quality designs in shortened lead times while still being able to support the team with current projects. 


Specifically, the Senior Die Designer will:

  • Work with internal and external customers on design concepts for progressive dies, compound dies, stage tooling, jigs, and fixture requirements
  • Prepare strip layouts, plan views, BOM’s, detail drawings, and other documents as required
  • Create wire EDM blocks to increase productivity during the build and development of tooling
  • Organize projects in ERP and order purchased components when required
  • Make engineering changes to existing designs and carryout ECN’s through company PLM business process
  • Ability to accurately quote hours for design time, processing, and manufacturing time to complete projects
  • Work with team during tool development to ensure parts meet the customers requirement
  • Report project status to management on a regular basis
  • Function in a collaborative environment, assisting other designers and staff to achieve quality product in time sensitive situations
  • Represent organization as direct interface with customers and suppliers in a positive manner
  • Conduct and lead design reviews with the tool room and manufacturing departments
  • Create performance specifications for in house tooling standards and the training plan to achieve it
  • Assist with other related duties as required or assigned
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Job Posting: 10972423

Posted On: Oct 27, 2023

Updated On: Oct 27, 2023

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