Fixture Engineer - LPC-S/284

Portland, OR, US
Job ID: 23041
Req ID: PCC-US.224517
Job Type: Full-time
Date Posted: 2019-09-03 15:57:01

Job Description



Job Functions:
•Works with Part/Dimensional, Quality, Facilities/Manufacturing Engineering and Manufacturing Operations teams to develop the specification/design of fixturing/tooling for the manufacturing facility that interface with both the patterns/castings and manufacturing infrastructure.
Produce fixture design concepts for internal design team or offsite design vendors

•CAD modeling of templates, assembly fixtures, inspection gages, manipulators, and handling fixtures

•Create and/or modify 2D drawings

•Review designs with Engineering, Quality, Safety and Manufacturing teams to validate fit/form/function

•Engage with Manufacturing teams to find solutions to improve fixture ergonomics, safety, and functionality

•Prototype concepts with 3D printing and/or machine shop


•Project Management- manages fixturing/tooling projects with internal and external vendors- including fixture/tooling design and build projects and associated timelines

•Define work scope on Request for Quotation that meet Quality, Engineering, and Safety requirements

•Procurement- works with Vendors, Engineering, Finance, and Purchasing on quotes, approvals, purchase orders, receiving documentation and customer funding.

•Test fixtures in the manufacturing environment, troubleshoot issues, and develop improvements

•Interface smoothly with other departments to develop joint plans for resolving fixture/tooling problems.

•Delegate repairs/modifications to internal Maintenance team or external vendors

•Work directly with multiple teams to successfully achieve varied goals.

•Develop project timetables and send updates to internal customers

•Ensure vendors are meeting delivery dates, and adjust/reprioritize their workload to meet manufacturing needs.

•Establish/qualify new vendors, in conjunction with Purchasing and Quality departments




1.Requires BS degree in Engineering OR equivalent experience. Mechanical Engineering degree preferred.

2.Knowledge and demonstrated ability in engineering principles and disciplines

3.Experience with manufacturing processes/methods- fabrication/forming, injection molding, machining, and 3D printing

4.Familiarity with CAD software- Solidworks or UG/NX preferred

5.Knowledge and application of GD&T principles

6.Technical report and article preparation, specification preparation

7.Organizational strategies- ability to define, plan and complete major projects

8.Ability to supervise/ direct/ coordinate activities of professionals with diverse expertise

9.Logical and analytic approach to problem solving

10.Excellent communication skills verbal and written. Capable of interacting with various levels of the organization.

11.Demonstrate a high degree of objectivity and integrity in the evaluation of people and problems.

12.Ability to work well with the hourly work force to understand first the request or idea from the operators-then to translate that request into meaningful fixture and tooling improvements that help the operators.


PCC Structurals is committed to a diverse workforce. As Equal Opportunity Employer, VEVRAA Federal Contractor,

affirmative action employer we provide equal opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, religion, age, gender, disability,

status as a protected veteran, national origin, color, or any other classification in accordance with federal, state, and local

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encouraged to self-identify as PCC Structurals desires to provide protected veterans priority referrals for open positions. PCC

Structurals complies with all laws and regulations associated with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

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Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that

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encouraged to self-identify as desires to provide protected veterans priority referrals for open positions. PCC Structurals

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