Caterpillar, Inc. Tooling Technician in Nuevo Leon, Mexico
JOB PURPOSE: Determine appropriate durable and perishable tooling for manufacturing operations, assist in the
development of and implementation of mechanized systems to control tooling records and investigate and resolve
tooling problems in the shop area.
JOB RELATED STATISTICS: Indeterminate
JOB DUTIES: This is a staff position which independently or as part of a team, is designed to maintain or improve
manufacturing engineering processes for Tool Design.
Discusses manufacturing needs with others and assists in determination of the most appropriate design of tooling
based on requirements
Assists in preparation of designs for fixtures, tooling, hydraulic and manually operated fixtures, Tool set gages,
various machine tools, etc.
Perform rough estimation for all type of tools. Directly contact suppliers for sending inquiry and getting quotations.
Completes standard testing and reviews output to determine if revisions are needed.
Help analyze alyses problems during tooling implementation and maintenance and assist with revision of design
parameters to alleviate recurring problems
Conducts necessary investigation and accumulates data to help in determining the most appropriate functional
design of tooling
Applies established formulas and computes dimensions, size of component parts, tolerances, etc. and prepares
drawings of tools and equipment.
Investigates tooling problems that occur in the shop; confers with machine operators, supervisor, Technical
Services personnel and determines reason for problem
Resolves tooling problems after design and redesigns as necessary to correct problems
Supports BHL Tooling Design, SSL Tooling Design and Paint shop tooling design.
Analyze need for new or revision of existing systems that affect tool records. Prepare and maintainISO records for
Fixture verification and validation to be performed for the available fixture on monthly basis.
BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE: Requires previous manufacturing experience and general knowledge of tooling
processes and the ability to communicate with other technical personnel.
This position has been evaluated using Hay Standard Process and has taken into consideration the
organizational structure and reporting relationship. Any deviation from the information above may impact
the evaluation of this position.
This Job Description is intended as a general guide to the job duties for this position and is intended for
the purpose of establishing the specific salary grade. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an
exhaustive summary of all responsibilities, duties and effort required of employees assigned to this job. At
the discretion of management, this description may be changed at any time to address the evolving needs
of the organization. It is expressly not intended to be a comprehensive list of “essential job functions” as
that term is defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Job Administration / Support
Primary Location Mexico-Nuevo Leon-Santa Catarina
Unposting Date: Mar 31, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply.
Relocation assistance is available for this position.
Req ID: 180001W0