Metal Stamping Progressive Die Designer

Technical People - Chicago, IL

Die Designer Chicago, IL

Currently looking for a Die Designer to fill a direct hire opening with a company in Chicago, IL. Interested candidates should have at least one year of metal stamping progressive die design experience as an absolute minimum.

Responsibilities of the Die Designer

  • Design multi-station blank-through, parting and chop-off progressive dies for metal stamping punch presses and other presses such as Bihler's, Bruderer's and OBI's.
  • Use Solid Edge, SolidWorks, AutoCAD or other CAD systems.
  • Apply your understanding of bend allowances, strip layouts, tonnage calculations, cut relief, tool steels such as 01, A2 and D2 and other aspects specific to die design.
  • Develop cost reductions such as learning to incorporate in-die sensors or in die tapping by working with outside tooling suppliers to automate the presses if feasible.
  • Quote cycle times and tooling costs for new business.
  • Serve as liaison working with customers to solve metal stamping challenges.

Requirements of the Die Designer

  • High School Diploma

Compensation of the Die Designer

The targeted annual base salary for this first shift position ranges from $65,000 to $95,000 per year depending on experience plus OT. 



Posted On: Friday, June 17, 2022
Compensation: $95,000.00



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