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Tooling Specialist

Cambridge, ON N3H 4R7

Job ID: 14817 Type: ML-Manufacturing & Logistics

Our client, tier 1 supplier of  aerostructure components and assemblies, is seeking to recruit a  Tooling Specialist in Cambridge, Ontario.  The salary offered is in the range of  CAD 80-90K per annum+Benefits.


Manage tool development from concept to launch and performing a wide variety of tooling functions requiring thorough knowledge of manufacturing procedures, practices and standards for both new tool builds and production tool maintenance.

  • Expertise in all types of milling cutting tools, including indexable tools, solid carbide tools etc.
  • Identify and recommend tools best matched to the application and machining parameters
  • Trouble shoot performance and tool life problems and make recommendations regarding corrective actions
  • Analyze customer' s performance based on tool use and suggest new tool designs to determine possible improvements
  • Manage all Cost Savings
  • Manage tool inventory control system thru MIN and MAX system
  • Report CI cost Savings activity via cost savings database
  • Manufacturer Management, Vendor tasking quarterly and status updates
  • Tool Life Improvements
  • Quality Improvements
  • Support Productivity Improvements
  • Support all Tooling, CNC programmers and Manufacturing Engineers
  • Attend Plant production Tooling meetings
  • Work with the representatives of our manufacturing supply base to identify operations/applications for future efficiency projects
  • Work with manufacturers on Tooling improvements and problem resolution
  • Facilitate root-cause analysis and corrective action plans for tooling related concerns with the support of the manufacturer
  • Interface with various tool suppliers during new program launches
  • Establish a regular cadence of meetings with key manufacturer representatives to review performance metrics
  • Customer Interaction
  • Monthly reporting of consumable tool costs and top inefficient tools to plant management
  • Review key performance indicators and open test status with the customer’ s engineering team
  • Provide technical support to all customer engineering and production personnel
  • Provide pricing quotations for new tools as required

  • Candidate must possess an Engineering degree (Manufacturing, Industrial or Mechanical) and a minimum of 3~5 years hands on experience in a CNC Machining   environment with an emphasis on tool life management, cycle time reduction, lean manufacturing process.
  • Familiarity with all types of cutting tools (drills, mills, reamers, etc.) and other tools (grinding, honing, polishing, etc.) plus
  • Ability to read and understand tooling and work piece blueprints, strong knowledge of GD&T
  • Strong tooling engineering experience with a focus on metal removal cutting tools.
  • Expert level knowledge of machining cutting tools.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with a strong emphasis on Excel

Please apply   with a  copy of your resume in Word format quoting the Job Tittle in the subjectline to  Ruchika Kohli on    

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