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As a driver of innovation, Viega is one of the most important technology leaders in the installation industry. We develop intelligent systems and integrated digital solutions. Quality is incorporated into everything we do. We believe that this is about much more than supplying pipelines. We turn spaces into living rooms: More comfortable. More intelligent. More secure. More sustainable.

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Tool Design Engineer - 1st Shift

Job-ID: 12875; Location(s): McPherson, KS 



This position designs a wide variety of tools consistent with standard tool configuration, including cutting and forming tools. Studies drawings and determines tool specifications and requirements by interfacing with manufacturing staff to determine the best design for the tool. Performs calculations to determine exact dimensions, materials required and cost of the tools. Works with engineering and production to identify problems with performance or tool life and recommends solutions or enhancements.



Key Responsibilities:

  • Design tooling for metal tube forming using provided computer programs.
  • Evaluate available material for tooling.
  • Provide data for suggested modifications.
  • Review current tooling specifications and suggest improvements.
  • Interaction with manufacturing, maintenance, tool vendors, quality and other department supervisors or managers to solve and correct existing and expected manufacturing problems.
  • Train other tooling employees as necessary.
  • Work with Purchasing to purchase necessary materials.
  • Coordinate out-sourced work with vendors.
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of and commitment to Lean Manufacturing principles and techniques.
  • Demonstrates Viega Values in all communications, interactions and decisions.



  • Attends meetings as required and/or assigned.
  • Performs other duties as required and/or assigned


Special  Job Dimensions

  • Will be required to train in Germany.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Demonstrated skills in cost/benefit analysis


  • Metallurgy
  • Knowledge of hardness scales, applications, and conversions
  • Ability to calculate expansions and contractions of various metals
  • Knowledge of metal finishes and appropriate applications


  • CAD
  • Solidworks
  • Auto CAD
  • Catia


  • Computer Skills
  • Microsoft (Word, Excel, Outlook, PPT)
  • SAP


Education, Certification/License & Work Experience

  • B.S. Engineering, preferably in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent years of  work experience
  • 2 years of experience, preferably in metals manufacturing



Your contact person:

Kristi Davis  - -  

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Nearest Major Market: Wichita