Tooling Engineer

  • fulltime
  • Los Angeles
  • USD 90000.0 to 110000.0 Annum

We are looking for an experienced Manufacturing Engineer who will have direct supervisory responsibility for our client's Tooling Department. You will oversee management of the tooling staff and support new programs development. This position is located onsite in Los Angeles, CA. reporting to the Production Operations Manager.

The client is one of the World’s Most Admired fortune 500 Companies in the Chemical category providing added value to customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets. They manufacture coatings and specialty materials that helps customers protect, enhance and beautify valued assets from automobiles and jetliners to ocean-going vessels.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design Complex Geometry Tools

  • Support new programs development.

  • Directly support an assigned production area including safety, team focus on risk reduction, and improvements.

  • Accomplishes Tooling Fabrication and repair goals

  • Maintains workflow by managing steps of the process; observe constraints in flow and equipment; monitoring staffing and resources; study methods; implement cost reductions; facilitate corrections and recovery efforts in change of flow

  • Initiates and fosters a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.

  • Support Facility Production Departments Tooling needs in the fabrication or repair of production and inspection tooling in a timely manner in order to reduce area downtime during repairs of Tooling.

  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.

  • Fabrication methods, and Tool/ Tool Stream fabrication schedules etc.

  • Work with department/area Engineers and Supervisors regarding department specific production and Inspection Tooling needs.

  • Talk to Program Managers to ensure New Tooling Stream builds progress and are completed on schedule and on budget.

  • Partner with Tool Check department regarding in-house and Vendor Tooling repairs.

  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing employees of the safe use of equipment and resources; maintaining compliance with established procedures.


  • 3+ years experience in supervision

  • 2+ Years experience in Tooling Design

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or relative field

  • Experience with Fiberglass/Epoxy Tooling Fabrication preferred

  • Strong working knowledge of Manual & CNC machining practices. Proficient at reading Blueprints preferably GD&T knowledge 

  • Experience in Safety EHS observation, Coaching, Managing Processes, Lean and Process Improvement, 5S.

  • Must be a US Citizen in order to meet the specific requirements set for this role

Salary Range : $90,000-$110,000

  • tooling design