Tooling Design Engineer

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US-NC-New London

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  • Degree in Drafting & Design, Engineering or similar discipline
  • 3+ years experience in CAD or AutoCAD software
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office


  • AS-400 knowledge preferred
  • Prior knowledge of CFD simulation software and its use
  • Extrusion knowledge, a plus.



  • All the Insurance coverage you’d expect like medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, wellness programs, 401K all effective on your date of hire, and a bonus program
  • Scholarship program for children of employees
  • Annual merit and incentive programs
  • Charitable gift matching
  • Adoption Assistance



  • Culture committed to work-life balance
  • Programs in place to support professional development and career growth
  • Associate Purchase Program on All Fortune Brands Products
  • Wear your jeans to work!
  • The opportunity to work for company that supports sustainability and uses recycled materials to produce their products!



In this role, you will manage tooling creation and design, as well as enhance existing designs for tools used in the manufacturing process. You will collaborate with internal stakeholders, with a focus on continuous improvement, ensuring a strong tooling program is in place for Operations.



The bullet points below reflect roughly 80% of your job. We are a fast-paced company, you may be pulled in a variety of different directions with tasks added or changed.

  • Design 2D / 3D extrusion tooling and CAD models to be used by the Toolroom.
  • Use of CAD software, such as AutoCad, Solidworks or Inventor.
  • Read and create blueprints to be used in the Toolroom and production per ASME Y14.5-2009
  • Use of Computational Fluid Dynamics simulation software (CFD) to assist in die design
  • Initiate and file Tooling Introduction paperwork to be used by the Toolroom
  • Construct BOMs for tool builds and procure steel to be used
  • Assist in analysis of extrusion tool related issues and recommend solutions
  • Work from existing drawings / sketches to create models
  • Utilize measuring tools, such as calipers, micrometers, comparators, etc.
  • Thorough knowledge of drafting techniques and engineering terminology
  • Maintain proper housekeeping and safety standards, making proper use of PPE, as required


Fortune Brands Doors & Security (Master Lock/Therma-Tru Doors) is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, marital/family/caregiver status, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local low. Fortune Brands Doors & Security also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.


Candidates for positions with Fortune Brands Doors & Security must be able to present proof of identity and work eligibility post hire. Immigration visa sponsorship is not available for this position and accordingly this position is not appropriate for foreign students who will require sponsorship in the future, including assistance with an Optional Practical Training (OPT) F-1 extension.


To all recruitment agencies:  Fortune Brands Doors & Security does not accept unsolicited agency resumes/CVs. Please do not forward resumes/CVs to our careers email addresses, our employees or any other company location. We are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/CVs.


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