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Contact: Al Polmonari,

Die Design Engineer - Posted 8/15/18

Duties and Responsibilities

· Design tooling for metal stampings (Progressive dies) -- including a variety of drawn, complex brackets and other forms

· Maintain accurate and understandable file structure within the tooling department computer system with strict adherence to Astron’s Die Design Standards.

· Request purchases for all necessary tooling materials and supplies

Skills and Specifications

· Ability to work with CAD software (SolidWorks or Inventor experience preferred)

· Extensive knowledge of metal stampings and forming processes (Desired).

· Ability to read blueprints and understand Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

· Excellent math skills

· Sheet Metal experiences a plus.

· Machine Shop experiences a plus.

· Ability to multitask and work in high pressure situations under deadlines

· Excellent problem-solving skills.

· Articulate communicator and ability to interpret and explain written and statistical data to a wide range of audiences.

· High standard of attention to detail.

· Solid commitment to customer or employee service.

· Ability to manage time and prioritize work in an effective manner

· Highly developed, demonstrated teamwork skills.

· Demonstrates a high degree of confidentiality

· Demonstrated ability to increase productivity and continuously improve methods, approaches, and departmental contribution while being cost sensitive. Commitment to continuous learning.

· Knowledge of quoting in a manufacturing setting or related experience and education.

· Familiarity and skill with the tools of the trade, Microsoft Office suite of products and CAD/CAM software.

Education and Qualifications

· 2+ years of experience in Manufacturing quoting and estimating preferred.

· 3+ years of experience as a Machinist or Tool Maker

· Intermediate level of Microsoft Office Suite, (Outlook, Word, Excel).

Direct Reports

· No direct reports.

Work Conditions

· Office environment, lifting up to 25 lbs., sitting for prolonged periods.


ASTRON Inc. offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • a 401k plan
  • paid time off (PTO)
  • holiday pay
  • health care
  • short term disability
  • and continued education.


We are an equal opportunity employer.

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