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Tool Designer

Make tools that are easy and safe to use.

What does a Tool Designer do?

A tool designer creates powerful machine apparatuses for use in plant support and production processes. You will create most of your designs with CAD software. Some of your responsibilities are creating dies, making blueprints, and implementing the designs for improved tools. Tool designers analyze the requirements by the client, develop the initial ideas for the tools, and find alternative designs if the tool is not efficient or cost-effective.

This job allows you to combine your creative and technical skills. The educational requirement varies by company, but most tool designers have at least a high school diploma. Experience in working with tools is an added advantage. Knowledge of design software and good problem-solving skills are essential.