Sr. Advanced Tooling Engineer

Location : 3200 Fruit Ridge Ave, Walker, MI 49544


Who We Are:

Challenge Manufacturing is a leading Tier 1 automotive supplier to a growing portfolio of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers. Since 1981, Challenge Manufacturing has grown from a very small shop in Walker, Michigan to 12 locations across North America with 4,000 team members supported by 1,500 industrial robots.   


What Makes Us Different?

Challenge Manufacturing is an employee-owned company and is currently ranked in the top 50 largest employee-owned companies in North America. Being an employee-owned company enables the Company to maintain a collaborative and teamwork-oriented work culture. Additionally, over time as the company grows, employees will share in that upside financially through ESOP retirement benefits.


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Position Summary:

The Sr. Advanced Tooling Engineer will work as a part of a launch team and will follow the die tooling and gages from the quoting phase to the production phase, ensuring that part specifications and deadlines are met for the successful buildup of assemblies and providing 100% quality stampings to our customers.


  • Minimum three years experience in Die/Tooling engineering
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A solid background and strong understanding of engineering principles, specifically stamping and Tool & Die.
  • Strong problem solving & troubleshooting skills
  • Product dimensional data analysis skills
  • Previous GD&T knowledge
  • Interpersonal skills to work with others
  • Must be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation. 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 




Benefits We Offer:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, Health Savings Account with annual employer contributions, Flexible Spending Accounts, Company-Paid Short-Term Disability and Basic Life, Voluntary Life and LTD, Employer 401k Match, ESOP shares, tuition reimbursement, and paid time off.