Caterpillar, Inc. Tooling Technician in Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Tooling Technician


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 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

Tool Engineering.

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