Visioneering, Inc.
  • Design
  • Auburn Hills, MI, USA
  • Weekly Pay
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Position Title: Aerospace Tool Designer

Requisition Number: V623

Team: Engineering

Reports to: Vice President of Engineering

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Visioneering, Inc. provides the aerospace industry with high-quality conceptual design, engineering, and innovative tooling. As a full-service provider, established in 1953, we provide industry-leading organizations with totally integrated program management, design, engineering, NC machining and manufacturing. Our quality management system has been tried and tested to meet the stringent requirements of AS9100 certification.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Visioneering is an equal employment opportunity employer, offering equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, marital status and any other characteristic protected by law.

Character of Position

As an Aerospace Tool Designer, you will be part of a team that is delivering state of the art solutions in support of the industry's most critical applications.


  • Responsible for creation of tooling solutions and detailed tool design drawings in support of our Military, Aerospace and Commercial markets utilizing CATIA software
  • Review the Statement of Work and verify that all information needed is available to complete design. If the information is unavailable, then this person will be responsible for communicating it with the Design Manager and Project Manager
  • Design to customer-specific intervals and standards and inform Design Manager when reaching the specified intervals for internal checks. This person must notify the Project Manager once the internal check has been completed
  • Attend all scheduled internal design review meetings; review the Statement of Work and tool model with manufacturing and quality team
  • Participates in tooling design reviews to ensure tools support the customer build plan, is usable by the production and meets the establish technical / safety / ergo requirements
  • Interaction with internal Processing, Manufacturing, Quality Team for a seamless production flow
  • Be a fundamental part in the technical trouble shooting of tooling related issues, cause and corrective action analysis
  • Ability to cross-check some design work in team-based environment
  • Knowledgeable in functionality of a variety of tools and tooling materials
  • Possess some knowledge of customer design standards including how to access CAD supplied design standards as needed
  • Comply fully with electronic document and manual document control system
  • Understand and work to all QMS procedures and work instructions
  • Work in the most efficient manner and deliver design within or before required due date and budgeted hours
  • Must be able to achieve quality and production goals
  • Follow OSHA safety guidelines, and ITAR compliance
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Team player
  • Ability to multi-task
  • 2-D drawings
  • 3-D modeling experience (CATIA V5) of assembly fixtures, machine fixtures, bond & lay-up tools and facility equipment
  • Thorough understanding and knowledge in geometric tolerances
  • Understanding reference systems


  • Superior computer skills
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with tool and / or mechanical design
  • 2 or more years of experience with CATIA V5 software
  • Preferred Aerospace tool design experience


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent


  • Referral Program
  • Job Development Training Program
  • Great Holiday Schedule
  • 401k
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • ADP Discounts

Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship or Valid Permanent Resident status is required.

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