Tooling Design Engineer 2

Extol is an innovative manufacturing technology company striving to improve plastic products through engineering, plastic assembly technology, custom automation, and 3D printing.

Join our vibrant and energetic team and use your skills to solve customer challenges while getting opportunities to give back to the community. Work-life balance and employee appreciation are essential, and you’ll have both when you work at Extol. Together, we’ll create great outcomes for our customers, the community, and each other.

Extol is currently seeking a Tooling Design Engineer 2. This role is responsible for developing detailed, complex tooling designs for Extol’s standard products. This includes mechanical and pneumatic components, as well as sensors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with customers to clarify machine requirements, gain approval for detailed design proposal, and resolve any design issues that arise.
  • Work with Project Managers to set up kickoff and design review meetings to maintain project timelines.
  • Analyze tooling concepts for function, ergonomics, safety, and manufacturability.
  • Specify mechanical motions systems (including cylinders and slides), proper part nesting, part orientation, machine sensor, and part verification systems.
  • Specify all components to be purchased and manufactured, and generates and imports an accurate Bill of Materials.
  • Creates and maintains design records including all concept specifications, drawings, models, purchased component information, and engineering data/calculations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills & Experience

  • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or related science, or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience designing tooling using Solidworks or Inventor.
  • Proven ability to perform basic Finite Element Analysis (FEA).
  • Basic understanding of machine build process.
  • Demonstrate technical mathematics abilities to perform engineering calculations and analysis during design creation and testing.

Hours Required: Full-Time, 48 Hours/Week (Average) Exempt (Salary)

Regular Work Schedule: Monday – Friday (from time to time, work may require non-typical work hours to accommodate project deadlines and irregular workflow).


General manufacturing environment, daily exposure to machinery and potential non-hazardous chemicals and lubricants.

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How To Apply

Interested in joining the Extol Team?

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Extol is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law.


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