Tooling Engineer

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Job ID: 1561641
Location: Saint Louis, MO

Lucas Group has partnered with a leading Aluminum and Magnesium Die Cast Manufacturing Company to identify a Tooling Engineer for their Missouri operation. The Tooling Engineer will perform all tooling engineering activities, as well as managing the tooling budget and purchasing & inventory.


  • Coordinates all activities in build, design and modification of new and existing die cast tooling and trim dies
  • Manages die drawings and 3-D data in conjunction with Central Engineering and Tooling Vendors, ensuring correct implementation of PDM
  • Works with Tooling Vendors, and internal tool areas to manage tooling from the initial design through tool build, die cast trials and Customer PPAP/PTR requirements for new and existing programs
  • Manages the approval of the tooling budget for new and on-going tooling needs, and generates purchase orders in a timely manner. Works closely with Purchasing on maintaining the qualified capacity of tooling and Vendors for Spartan’s current and future tooling needs
  • Performs purchasing and tooling inventory management functions. Ensures inventories of all die components are adequate to support plant budget and Customer casting demand


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering with 5+ years tooling design, application & management