Tooling/Fixture Designer


  • Design tools/fixtures.
  • Get tools quoted and built at partner shops and implemented into client manufacturing facility
  • Provide design oversight/guidance to less experienced designers. Mentor these individuals to advance their design capabilities.
  • Review tool concepts and provide suggestions for improvements.
  • Review final designs and drawings prior to submittal to client to assure robust designs and conformance to client standards and preferences.


  • Must be proficient CAD user (preferred software = ProE)
  • Minimum 5 years experience designing tools and fixtures for heavy equipment industry (weld/assembly/test fixtures)
  • Good communication/interpersonal and organizational skills required.
  • Must have stable work history


  • Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering strongly preferred
  • Experience designing Below the Hook lifting devices is a plus (slings, hooks, overhead carrier systems for a factory/manufacturing environment).
  • Local candidates strongly preferred (Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota or Wisconsin), but not a requirement.

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