Provide engineering support to the Algona Snap-on Plant management and all departments to the plant. Design/implement stamping and forming tooling, fixtures, and equipment layouts and new methods of manufacturing to reduce costs of operations. Assist in completing product designs and development projects related to Snap-on's business interests and customers. Apply new product development activities to new product concept and product improvement projects with emphasis on DFM, manufacturability, customer satisfaction, project timeframe, and potential profitability of designs.
Engineering degree required (BSME preferred) -- plus experience with tool & die design, stamping, forming and welding. Proficiency in AutoCAD and CATIA and Microsoft Office computer application. Proficiency with verbal and written technical communications is mandatory, strong interpersonal leadership skills are useful when management of team projects occur. Knowledge of sheet metal fabrication techniques and equipment is needed. Must be able to quickly separate needed facts from large amounts of data and opinion, and arrive at a lgoical solution option. This preferred solution must often then be sold to others over their own preferred, alternate solution. Desired characteristics: Integrity, problem solving skills, conscientious, innovative. Experience in: Programmable Logic Controllers, Laser Equipment, Robots an asset.