• Progressive Die & Metal Stamping Senior Tool Designer

    Location US-CT-West Hartford
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
  • Position Description

    At a Glance


    US - CT - West Hartford

    Senior Tool Designer - First Shift


    Legrand has an exciting opportunity in West Hartford, CT for a Progressive Die & Metal Stamping Senior Tool Designer to join our Electrical Wiring Systems Team. Using your expertise in tool and die design, you’ll prepare layout drawings and detail drawings using advanced CADD systems. You will modify tool designs based on trial runs or production service data to improve tool life and performance. You will also also assist other designers with die design related issues.


    What Will You Do?

    • Draw preliminary sketches and prepare layout/detail drawings for complex progressive/secondary dies, four slide tooling, fixtures, assembly units and gages.
    • Review product specifications and engineering blueprints and collaborate with  engineering and manufacturing personnel to resolve design issues.
    • Modifies tool designs according to trial runs or production service data to improve tool life and performance.
    • Review tool room manufacturing processes for effectiveness and feasibility.
    • Diagnose and solve tooling and engineering problems.
    • Analyze new tooling procedures and standards.
    • Lead Kaizen efforts to improve workflow of work.
    • Develop new techniques and processes on the CADD system to enhance tooling.
    • Assist other designers with die design related issues.


    Basic Qualifications 

    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • 8+ years experience in tooling/die design.
    • 8+ years of CADD experience.
    • At least three years die design experience using Solidworks or SolidEdge.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience troubleshooting die related problems.
    • Ability to analyze die design improvements.
    • Strong background in design of stamping and progressive dies.
    • Knowledge of lean manufacturing.
    • Attention to detail and strong organizational, communication and time management skills.

    Company Info

    About Legrand

    Every day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world’s best employers.  For more information, visit legrand.com.


    About Legrand North and Central America

    Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 60 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting).  LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage.  LNCA also offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women’s network.  LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity.  For more information, visit legrand.us.







    Equal Opportunity Employer




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