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VIVA USA Inc Tool Designer in Ankeny, Iowa

Description: MAJOR PURPOSE: Plans, coordinates, develops and procures new concepts and designs for tooling to facilitate the implementation of new and revised products into the core manufacturing processes. Applies necessary Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing and uses technical judgment and past experience to evaluate various designs while maintaining and supporting current operations. The work typically involves less-complex fixtures, gauges, and tooling, including mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic engineering. This role participates in design reviews and modifies design based on feedback, supports and coordinates with the craftsmen building the tools and gauges, and maintains the tooling database library. Receives input from senior designers or engineers. MAJOR DUTIES: Description of the major duties performed in this job. Works with cross functional teams to design new tooling. Participates in multifunctional design review to understand the product design intention and manufacturing processes. Provides consultation and recommendations to less experienced designers and engineers. Participates in tooling construction problem solving efforts. Designs and creates 3 Dimensional (3D) models of tooling components and assemblies with the direction of the manufacturing engineer and tooling design supervisor. MUST HAVES 1+ years experience in the design of assembly tooling, weld tooling, material handling equipment and lifting devices 1+ years experience utilizing Creo modeling or equivalent 1+ yeas experience with print reading, project reading and project management WHAT SETS YOU APART Working knowledge of welding processes, manufacturing processes, factory operations, and the ability to read and understand weld drawings and assembly drawings Excellent communicator, strong work ethic, integrity, team player, and someone who thrives on problem solving and wants to learn & grow Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word Hands on experience working in a tool shop as machinist or toolmaker. Any 1st hand experience with agricultural equipment or related agricultural experience would be beneficial. EDUCATION B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical degree Note : 1st shift, onsite, need safety shoes with internal metatarsal protection. VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.