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Process Engineer- Tooling

Worthington Steel

Last Updated: 7/06/24

Job Description

As a Junior Process Engineer specializing in progressive tooling at Tempel, you will play a critical role in optimizing tooling processes and equipment to enhance manufacturing efficiency, quality, and reliability. Reporting directly to the Director of Tool Engineering, you will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to develop and implement innovative solutions that meet customer requirements and drive operational excellence in the tooling department.

This role has the flexibility to work remotely if the candidate is willing to travel to Chicago 1-2 times a month.


  • Collaborate with design, engineering, and manufacturing teams to develop and optimize tooling processes and equipment to produce electrical steel laminations, ensuring precision, accuracy, and repeatability.
  • Assist in the design, development, and validation of tooling fixtures, dies, and molds, utilizing CAD software and simulation tools to optimize geometry, material selection, and manufacturing processes.
  • Conduct process validation and optimization activities, including tooling trials, capability studies, and root cause analysis, to identify opportunities for improvement and enhance process robustness.
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting expertise to production teams, assisting in the resolution of tooling-related issues, equipment malfunctions, and process deviations.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives through data analysis, process monitoring, and technology adoption to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and improve overall productivity in the tooling department.


  • Bachelor's or master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or related field.
  • 1-3 years of experience in process engineering, tooling engineering, or a related field, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Solid understanding of tooling design principles, manufacturing processes, and equipment operation, with experience in CAD software and simulation tools.
  • Knowledge of metal forming processes, including stamping, punching, and die casting, is advantageous.

Company Details

Columbus, Ohio, United States
Worthington Steel (NYSE:WS) is a metals processor that partners with customers to deliver highly technical and customized solutions. Worthington Steel’s expertise in carbon flat-roll steel processing, electrical steel laminations and tailor welded solutions are driving steel toward a more sustainable future. As one of the most trusted metals processors in North America, Worthington Steel and its...