Tool Designer - 12 Month Term

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Date posted: Aug 25, 2021

Purpose and Scope:

This position designs tools and assists in tool set-up instruction.

This position starts on January 03, 2022.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Designing tooling to support welding, machining, forming, assembly and material handling.
  • Review engineering designs of parts and provide feedback regarding optimization or ease of tool design.
  • Stay abreast of Engineering Changes and update tool designs as necessary.
  • Interact with Manufacturing Engineers regarding tooling related problems.
  • Creating and issuing fully detailed instructions to Tool and Die Makers and Jigs and Fixture Makers for tool building including applicable metrology and inspection plans.
  • Assist in tool set-up instruction for machining, forming, welding and assembly.
  • Conduct and be involved in Risk Assessments
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • B.Sc. in Engineering or Diploma in Engineering Technology.
  • Experience in designing and implementing tools (fixtures, dies) in a mass production manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in manufacturing processes of conventional and CNC machining, laser cutting, brake press forming, punching, welding and powder coat painting.
  • Experience with Solid Edge (or similar CAD software)
  • Experience ANSYS stress analysis software is an asset.
  • Experience with APQP as it relates to Tool Design and production trials is an asset.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience applying Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
  • Good computer skills using Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must possess excellent presentation, organization, communication and logical problem-solving skills.
  • Safety-conscious
  • Team-oriented; good team player.