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Tooling Engineer

Tijuana, Mexico
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

  1. Design 3D Tooling based on model and or drawing information.  For Assembly, Trimming and Inspection tools including 2D mylars in support of Manufacturing.
  2. Gather tooling requirements from manufacturing engineering and product drawings/specifications.
  3. Provide tool usage documentation.
  4. Support Quality Assurance personnel with tool inspection criteria and interpretation of inspection data.
  5. Provide Feedback to the Tool Room personnel for building and repairing tooling.
  6. Work with Program/Project Management to schedule and prioritize tool design work.
  7. Create tooling inspection requirements for new tooling.
  8. Interpret customer inspection requirements to ensure Tooling functionality
  9. Guide Tooling Design Reviews and Post Manufacturing Validation with Manufacturing Engineering and Operations.
  10. Work hands on with operators as required to train and evaluate tool use and improvements.
  11. Work with EIEC Tool Design group to provide reference models and design oversight for tooling designed for Tijuana.


  • 4 Year degree with Engineering or Manufacturing emphasis
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in manufacturing work specializing in Complex tool design
  • Experience operating traditional machine shop equipment including lathe and mill
  • Experience with Standard inspection techniques.
  • Bilingual English/ Spanish
  • Computer Skills, including ability to use all MS office software
  • Fully Familiar with GD&T (YM14.5)
  • Blue print reading
  • Autocad, ProEngineer, CATIA
  • Mastercam, CNC programming skills are a plus
  • Customer Focus (internal and external)
  • Skill in effective communication                                                                                                                               
  • Teamwork and collaboration with cross-functional team

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: Latin America
Organization: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 054105