Mechanical Engineer (Tooling)

Location US-OH-Leetonia
ID 2024-1437
EP - PNX Extruded Product
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Job Summary:  Consider joining the Pennex family as a Mechanical Engineer (Tooling) at our Leetonia, OH location.

The Mechanical Engineer (Tooling) will lead mechanical and manufacturing design for CNC machines. This position will manage technical projects from conception through sustainability. The Mechanical Engineer (Tooling) will monitor existing projects for efficiency metrics, participation in root cause analysis, and cataloging lessons learned.  This role will work with a growing engineering department and will report to the Manager, Engineering. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Lead mechanical designs and concepts for work-holding of extrusions in CNC applications
  • Design and specify custom tools necessary for fixture implementation
  • Participation in CNC programming creation, alteration, or refinement
  • Coordinates, plans and directs major capital projects associated with Fabrication activities.
  • Coordinates, schedules and serves as liaison between production, maintenance and contract personnel for installation and start-up of fabrication equipment and / or process projects.
  • Coordinates engineering activities and designs for equipment utilization and optimization.
  • Assists in development of preventive maintenance programs for fabrication equipment in conjunction with operations and maintenance staff.
  • Support robotic activities; implementation, programming and cell integration efforts.
  • Participate in training, run at rate confirmation and PPAP run off
  • Contribute in the quoting of new business that will utilize similar manufacturing methods
  • Assist with activities involving future strategy for growth of fabrication business
  • Support Advanced Product Quality Planning
  • Process Improvement Activities
  • Yield Improvement
  • Process Analysis / Root Cause for repeat quality concerns
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Ideal Candidate Will Have:


  • Bachelor's degree (B. A. or B. S.) in a mechanical discipline from four-year college or university five or more years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Three or more years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in the following fields:
  • CNC programming utilizing Fanuc and/or Siemens CNC machines
  • High Volume manufacturing environment
  • Automotive industry
  • Aluminum Extrusion machining

Other required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong knowledge of GD&T
  • 2-D and 3-D modeling 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Takes initiative
  • Ability work independently
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A desire to work in a fast-paced, hands-on manufacturing environment
  • Highly motivated, self-driven, and eager to learn and apply new skills
  • Attentive to details and follows through on assigned tasks and commitments
  • Flexible and driven to meet tight deadlines, handle multiple projects and prioritize them appropriately
  • Strong organizational skills, and ability to effectively disseminate information in a clear and concise manner
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States, visa sponsorships are not available



Posted Min Pay Rate

USD $85,000.00/Yr.

Posted Max Pay Rate

USD $110,000.00/Yr.


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