Hydraulic Fixture Designer

James Tool   Morganton, NC   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on May 14, 2022

Hydraulic Fixture Designer

Benefits Include:
100% Paid High Quality BCBS-NC Health Insurance (For Employee, Employee/Child, Employee/Spouse, & Family)
• Competitive Pay
• Steady Overtime
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• Vacation & Holiday Pay
• Birthday off with pay
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Clean, Well Tooled, Organized, & Air-Conditioned Modern Shop

Job Summary:

A candidate for this position must have strong design skills. Solid works experience preferred.

Successful candidate must be able to research, develop, and design a robust solution to properly hold a customer’s production part while being machined. Candidate must take into consideration all factors that effect a workpiece while under machining conditions.

Job Responsibilities:

• Manage all the technical information that is provided and to develop a fixture solution that is robust for the end user.

• Work closely with the fixture build department to assist them with clarification changes, etc.

• Perform start up meetings along with the Project Manager to be sure all pertinent information is provided prior to developing the fixture.

• Update the drawings for any changes that may have been necessary during the build stage.

Job Requirements:

• Strong 3-D CAD System experience

• Prior Hydraulic Fixture Design experience is preferred. Automation Design experience is acceptable.

• Candidate must be able to develop and create a hydraulic fixture that takes into account all pertinent aspects of the manufacturing process including but not limited to:

  o Part geometry and features

  o Type of loading; robot or manual

  o The machines hydraulic system limitations

  o The machines pneumatic system if part/clamp confirmation is required

  o Internal size limitations of the machine tool

  o Cutting tool pressures

  o Operator ease of load

  o Maintainability of the fixture

• Willing to work overtime as required

• Follow and support James Tool's AS9100 (Aerospace) & ISO9001 processes

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

Pay close attention to detail

Manage time on projects and in an organized methodical manner

Candidate must be able to explain his/her design intention and allow input from peers, fixture builders, project managers, and the end user

James Tool is an Equal Opportunity Employer

James Tool

130 Reep Drive
Morganton , NC