T. D. Williamson, Inc.

  • Tooling Applications Engineer

    Posted Date 1 week ago(2018-11-05 2:11 PM)
    Position ID
    United States
  • Overview

    Champion the process of optimizing the utilization and effectiveness of T.D. Williamson’s machine tool applications to drive continuous improvement in Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost.


    • Supports all new product technology programs as they transition from Development into Production by facilitating the design of manufacturing processes.
    • Analyze manufacturing models/drawings of production parts and create a list of tooling and cutting techniques to create a finished part.
    • Compile and present professional project documentation This documentation may include, but not limited to, solid modelling, process sheets, tooling sheets, time studies, cost per part evaluations, and/ or tooling quotations.
    • Facilitates the training on the operational differences between different types of machine tools and understand cutting tool interaction between machine tools and the workpiece.
    • Analyzes processes for improvement in quality, safety, and productivity.
    • Works and communicates directly with Production personnel, management, suppliers, and customers.
    • Identities and implements efficiency improvement opportunities through DFSS, LEAN, and 6 Sigma (DMAIC) programs.
    • Assists in and sometimes leads advance manufacturing initiatives.
    • Assists in leading Quality initiatives (API, ISO, and internal QA process definitions)
    • Creates metrics for Mfg./SC.
    • Assist VST Manager in developing the annual capital expenditure and expense budget (>$1,000,000) for the machine shop, to ensure that target ROI is achieved.


    • BS in Industrial / Mechanical Engineering or Technical Apprenticeship with 10-15 yrs. experience.
    • Demonstrated ability for optimizing a machine shop process with the best in class performance.
    • Able to conduct cutting tool tests, analyze part finishes and modify cutting conditions to provide optimal cutting solutions.
    • Thorough process improvement (e.g., DMAIC, 6 Sigma, Lean, 5S) understanding preferred.
    • Ability to work and communicate closely with all levels of an organization.
    • Strong analytical skills.


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