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EaglePicher Technologies is driving the electrification of defense, aviation and space. We provide the broadest range of battery systems in the world for the most demanding applications. We develop leading-edge products that make drones fly higher, undersea vessels run longer, aircraft fly farther, rockets launch safely and satellites operate longer. With our cutting-edge research and manufacturing, we continue to set new standards in the industry. For 100 years, we have provided mission-critical power solutions to the defense, aviation and space markets. EaglePicher’s batteries power more than 85 percent of U.S. missile and munition programs and are a key component of the U.S. space program, powering the Mars Rovers and the next crewed mission to the moon. EaglePicher provides custom battery assemblies, battery management systems, pyrotechnic devices and other power solutions.

Our employees are passionate, dedicated and empowered to realize our vision. We strive for the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds personalities and perspectives, and to ensure this works, we create an inclusive work environment that places a premium on communication and collaboration. At EaglePicher, we will give you the opportunity to harness all that is within you with access to the latest tools, information and training.

EaglePicher is headquartered in St. Louis, MO with manufacturing and research and development facilities in Joplin, MO, Seneca, MO, Pittsburg, KS, East Greenwich, RI and in Southbridge, MA.

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Tooling Engineer is responsible for mechanical design and documentation of tools and fixtures used in manufacturing, testing, and inspection of EaglePicher products. Position works collaboratively with various groups (Manufacturing Engineering, Product Engineering, Operations, Quality, Program Management, and occasionally customers). Knowledge of materials, tooling fabrication methods, safety requirements, and ergonomic considerations along with mechanical aptitude and familiarity with 3D design software allow this individual to ensure optimal tool designs for complete life cycle. Ability to articulate creative solutions to a varying set of constraints is required for this position.


  • Use 3D modeling and hands-on testing to design and implement safe ergonomic tooling solutions.

  • Prepare drawing packages using industry standards; ASME, MIL, ANSI, ….

  • Solve tooling, fixture, and equipment issues utilizing root cause analysis and corrective actions.

  • Specify, procure, and implement fixtures, tools, and capital equipment projects.

  • Train manufacturing personnel on new tooling and fixtures.

  • Create and maintain tooling design, usage, tool families, and maintenance standards.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Hiring Requirements:

  • Bachelor's in Engineering, Science or related discipline preferred.
  • U.S. Persons

  • Detail oriented with an analytical and structured approach to problem solving.

  • Modeling complex assemblies & components using 3D CAD software; SolidWorks preferred.

  • Drafting detailed drawings for components & assemblies using 3D CAD software; SolidWorks preferred.

  • Knowledgeable in use and selection of tooling materials, manufacturing processes, and coatings.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude with understanding of mechanical tool design methods including limits & fits.

  • Self-motivated with a passion for process improvement.

  • Capable of communicating technical concepts and ideas using drawings, documents, and presentations.

  • Proficient with Microsoft office software.

Hiring Preferences:

  • 3 – 5 years of experience in manufacturing operation

  • Experience with geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) and tolerance stack-ups

  • Experience working in data and file management environment; SolidWorks PDM preferred

  • Experience with powder metal processing (powder feeding, pellet pressing/consolidation, etc.)

  • Experience with high precision presses, tooling and dies

  • Experience with welding/metal joining (laser, resistance, tig, etc.)

  • Robotics, EOAT, and process/assembly automation experience; working knowledge of programmable logic, sensors, controls.

  • Automated inspection experience (vision systems, etc.)

  • Additive manufacturing experience

Some of the great things about being an EaglePicher employee include:

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance;
  • 10 paid holidays and PTO;
  • Matching 401K;
  • Tuition reimbursement;
  • Dependent scholarship programs.

EaglePicher Technologies LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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