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KMC Stampings
Attn: Human Resources
1221 S. Park Street
Port Washington, WI 53074
Fax: 262-387-2102

Design Engineer II

Department: Manufacturing / Production
Location: Port Washington, WI
Posted: November 2, 2018


1st Shift- Full Time


8:00am – 4:30pm

Position Summary

Design Engineer is responsible for design engineering support of new and existing product, including part, tool, fixture, and gage design in a metal stamping, fabricating and assembly environment.


  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Opportunity for vertical and horizontal internal growth
  • A business casual work environment
  • Competitive, experienced-based wage
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Choice of medical insurance plans, one that offers $0 employee premium
  • Group insurance plans (medical, dental, vision, life)
  • Disability insurance
  • Tuition assistance
  • Paid personal time and vacation after 60 days
  • Ten paid holidays per year
  • Free coffee


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or abilities required.


  • Associate’s degree in Mechanical Design Engineering or related field; a minimum of two (2) years related design experience required and a minimum of three (3) years of manufacturing, metal stamping or fabrication experience required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proven organization skills required
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with Logopress3 preferred
  • 3D CAD proficiency required, SolidWorks preferred
  • Familiarity with APQP process preferred

Key Responsibilities

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.


  • Read and interpret part prints, print changes and specifications
  • Design progressive metal stamping and slide forming tools
  • Design tools for sheet metal punching, forming and fabricating
  • Design gages, staging fixtures and comparator traces to support inspection of production parts
  • Design fixtures for welding and assembly
  • Specify material based on customer print and specifications
  • Establish and maintain design timeline
  • Provide customer feedback on print tolerances and product design for manufacturability
  • Support Tool Engineering, Production and Manufacturing Engineering during development and pilot run
  • Participate in product launch teams within the framework of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)
  • Support internal teams with other design assistance as required
  • Other duties as assigned or required