Tooling Design Engineer

Job Locations US-AL-Anniston
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Tyler Union


Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tooling for the production of ductile iron pipe fittings for the water works industry. 




  • Follow all processes and procedures associated with the Tyler Union Safety Management Program.  Advise management of any deviations from this program.
  • Verify product specifications.

  • Design foundry tooling for both horizontally and vertically parted molding machines units, to include core boxes for both Laempe and No-bake core machines.

  • Run Solidification/Flow analysis on gating and risering design to insure quality castings while maintaining the best possible yields.

  • Requisition and coordination of all tooling builds, to include procurement of tooling quotes from approved vendors. Maintain a Request for Quotations log of all competitive quotes.

  • Where required, initiate Authorizations for Equipment and Purchase Requests for approvals.

  • Review/Approve final tooling inspection reports.

  • Coordinate with department heads to schedule sample runs, track samples through to completion, and make corrective actions as needed.

  • Manage all aspects of tooling revisions.

    1. Update revisions as needed.

    2. Log Engineering Change Notice files.

    3. Distribute to all effected departments.

  • Coordinate with corporate engineering support for related projects and services.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Product Engineering Manager.    


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Design, or Materials Engineering or a related discipline.

  • Three (3) to five (5) years of related experience in a foundry environment preferred.

  • Knowledge of foundry practices, basic principles of gating & risering, is desirable.

  • Computer skills – SolidWorks, MAGMAsoft, Solidcast, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office

  • Must demonstrate knowledge of mechanical engineering principles, environmental regulations, engineering project management methods, workplace safety, budgeting, and personnel management.
  • Must be flexible and able to work well in a fast-paced environment and be competent in handling simultaneously occurring tasks and smaller projects.

  • Must possess analytical and mathematical skills, quick thinking, and a solid understanding of the main principles of engineering, construction, and architecture.

  • Abilities required to perform this job successfully include information ordering; oral comprehension; written comprehension; deductive reasoning; inductive reasoning; mathematical reasoning; problems sensitivity; near vision; number facility; oral expression; visualization; category flexibility; fluency of ideas; originality; speech clarity; speech recognition; written expression; flexibility of closure; and perceptual speed.


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