Collabera Tool Design Engineer in Ankeny, Iowa

Tool Design Engineer

Location:Ankeny, IowaUS

Posted On:7/30/2018

Job Code:2876TDIA

Job Description


• Plans, coordinates, develops and procures new concepts and designs for tooling to facilitate the implementation of new and revised products into the core manufacturing processes.

• Applies necessary Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing and uses technical judgment and past experience to evaluate various designs while maintaining and supporting current operations.

• The work typically involves less-complex fixtures, gauges, and tooling, including mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic engineering.

• This role participates in design reviews and modifies design based on feedback, supports and coordinates with the craftsmen building the tools and gauges, and maintains the tooling database library.

• Receives input from senior designers or engineers.


• Description of the major duties performed in this job.

• Works with cross functional teams to design new tooling.

• Participates in multifunctional design review to understand the product design intention and manufacturing processes.

• Provides consultation and recommendations to less experienced designers and engineers.

• Participates in tooling construction problem solving efforts.

• Designs and creates 3 Dimensional (3D) models of tooling components and assemblies with the direction of the manufacturing engineer and tooling design supervisor.

Position Title:

• Tool Designer

Specific Position Requirements:


• Responsible for the design of assembly tooling, weld tooling, carts, racks, material handling equipment and lifting devices.

• Utilize Creo and other engineering standards to provide these designs.


• 4+ years’ experience in the design of assembly tooling, weld tooling, material handling equipment and lifting devices

• 3+ years’ experience utilizing Creo modeling or equivalent

• Working knowledge of welding processes, manufacturing processes, factory operations, and the ability to read and understand weld drawings and assembly drawings

• Excellent communicator, who thrives on problem solving and working in a team environment Proficient with MS Office, including Excel and Word

• B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical degree

• Safety shoes with internal metatarsal protection. A strong candidate will also have hands on experience working in a tool shop as machinist or toolmaker.

• Any 1st hand experience with agricultural equipment or related agricultural experience would be beneficial.

Category:IT code:new

Area Code


Job Requirements


Engineering, Excel, Word, CREO, AutoCad

Preferred Skills:

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