Designer, Tooling


Montreal, QC (Canada)

Job Description

Within the programming team, the Tool Designer is responsible to design jigs and of choices of tools and special-purpose machines to produce different parts and valves assembly. He contributes to the planning of fabrication routes for a heightened productivity.

Main responsibilities:
  • Read and analyze technical specifications, engineering drawings, bills of material and working instructions
  • Design jigs for the safe production of parts, tools and special-purpose machines in CATIA V5
  • Ensure that jigs are standardized for all types of machines at Velan
  • Select the appropriate material for these designs
  • Contact suppliers and subcontractors
  • Assist production in the implementation of projects
  • Generate clear and accurate documentation necessary for valve realization
  • Ensure that the production of fixtures is effortless and efficient
  • Simulate the machining and the assembly of components, using the assisted conception software CATIA to evaluate the validity of their processes


  • Technical College degree in mechanical engineering or in another related field
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in tool design for conventional, automated and CNC machines, utilizing a computer aided design system
  • Knowledge of CATIA V5
  • Good knowledge of Code-G language and MS Office (Word, Excel)
  • Solid understanding of machining processes and techniques
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a multidisciplinary team
  • Knowledge of French and English (written and spoken)

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