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Tool Designer

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Location: Irvine, CA

Pay: $40.00 - $45.00 /Hour

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Job Description

Morson International currently has a fantastic opportunity for a Tool Designer to join an industry leading Aerospace component manufacturer. This is a rare opportunity to join an award winning company in the Aerospace and Avionics sector. ***This permanent position requires active security clearance***



Design tooling and equipment to be used in the manufacture of large carbon fiber parts and assemblies for aircraft production. Provide tooling concepts from basic engineering surfaces and customer statement of work. Provide complete tool models and designs for tooling manufacture to customer statement of work and specifications. Seasoned professional required that understands all aspects tool design manufacture. Used to working in a “job shop” environment.  Fully conversant in Catia V5 (R18 thru R23).




This document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position.


     Create tool designs from customer supplied part models and specifications.

     Perform - PDR / CDR / FDR Design reviews with customer.

     Internal interface with Project Manager, Programming and Manufacturing departments including Inspection.

     Load models and engineering, interrogate models, create tooling surfaces.

     Create and release designs / models with con-current design build philosophy.

     Generate and supply data for off-site fabrication.




     Geometric tolerancing

     Common drafting principals and practices

     Perform Trigonometry, Stress analysis by hand and FEA, Shrink coefficients.

     Knowledge of manufacturing practices; fabrication, machining and assembly.

     Composites part and layup / assembly tool design.

     Broad knowledge of materials and processing, both metallic and composite.

     Effective use of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.

     Five plus years experience with CATIA V5 (V4 and/or V6 is a plus).

Job Requirements



Any combination of education and or experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful job performance will be considered.




Will consider a combination of education and experience providing the required skills and knowledge for successful performance in a large manufacturing, job shop environment are met.


     Must be a U.S Citizen and not hold multiple citizenships.

     **Must possess Secret Security Clearance and maintain security clearance for the duration of employment.

     Engineering/ Manufacturing / Job Shop background in aerospace or automotive industries preferred.

     Three years’ experience with UniGraphics NX preferred or CATIA V5 (V4 and/or V6 is a plus) preferred.