Senior Tooling Engineer

Peloton, New York, NY

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Senior Tooling Engineer will research, develop and recommend world-class manufacturing processes in conjunction with CMs, ODMs, & internally. The Senior Tooling Engineer will gather technical/customer requirements, participate in DFM/DFA activities, analyze supplier metrics (cost, capacity, manpower), help maintain project timelines, and participate in Technical Sourcing and sustaining activities. As a Senior Tooling Engineer, you will primarily work with internal and external teams of manufacturing, operations, sourcing, engineering, and quality, serving as the manufacturing subject matter expert in effort to resolve critical manufacturing issues. Successful candidate will also generate cost reduction, process, continuous improvement ideas, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders

Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead as a manufacturing technical expert, support in Peloton Global Tooling activities
  • Responsible for developing new component/part suppliers and new sourcing partnerships that can be incorporated into new products, as well as existing products to improve cost, efficiency and quality
  • Lead manufacturing readiness activities and process validation builds to ensure flawless launch and mass production; solve problems efficiently to maintain project timing
  • Drive suppliers to properly meet the expectations of programs, including lead-times, schedules, manufacturing capacities and quality 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional engineering teams through the NPI stage gate process (Concept-MP), to ensure robust DFM/DFA, providing leadership and expertise in product manufacturability
  • Collaborate on DFM/DFA initiatives including setting targets and standards
  • Drive component improvements using FEA/MFA or other advanced simulations tools
  • Collaborate with Peloton partners and teams to communicate, define manufacturing and assembly requirements
  • Interpret engineering drawings to clearly communicate design intent to suppliers (GD&T, process analysis, manufacturing tolerances)
  • Identify and communicate manufacturability and assembly concerns/risks as needed. Provide clear DFM/DFA design change recommendations
  • Provide strong technical direction by evaluating and guiding suppliers through operational design and development.
  • Mentor less experienced engineers
  • Conduct supplier technical audits. Maintain audit scorecards to drive continuous improvement.
  • Participate in supplier, CM, ODM selection & qualification
  • Lead suppliers to establish world-class manufacturing process
  • Develop process and equipment specifications as needed
  • Support process qualifications, capability studies (Cp/CpK), DOE’s and participate in PFMEA
  • Lead tooling readiness activities and process validation builds
  • Support product sustainment and improvement activities
  • Travel requirement: domestic and/or international travel at least 30% of the time, or as needed by the business with respect to company COVID guidelines

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Applied Sciences (Mechanical, Electrical, Physics, Material Science) preferred, MS a plus, or an equivalent amount of education and work experience
  • 7+ years’ experience in a hands-on, fast paced, engineering & manufacturing environment (NPI to high-volume MFG)
  • Subject Matter Expert in one or more of the following areas: Welding, Stamping, Casting, Injection Molding, CNC Machining, Forging, Electronics (Motor, Controls, PCB), Hydro-forming, various finishing techniques ( (Powder Coat, Paint, PVC Dipping, Anodizing, etc)
  • Fluent CAD user (SolidWorks preferred)
  • Knowledge and application of Global/International standards; ASTM, ISO, DIN, JIS, ANSI, etc.
  • Problem solving and corrective action skills: DOE, 8D, RedX, DAMIC, Kaizen events, etc.
  • Experience working with Global Suppliers, JDM/CMs /ODMs is a plus
  • Experience manufacturing highly cosmetic, consumer-facing products a plus
  • Knowledge of SAP, ERP/MRP/MES/QMS and other enterprise platforms a plus
  • Team player with excellent written, verbal, presentation, & conceptual skills
  • Proven experience and ability managing multiple, high-volume manufacturing projects, with competing priorities
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Arena, Jira, Confluence, etc.
  • Experience managing global manufacturing projects (CapEx/OpEx)


Peloton uses technology + design to connect the world through fitness, empowering people to be the best version of themselves anywhere, anytime. We have reinvented the fitness industry by developing a first-of-its-kind subscription platform. Seamlessly combining hardware, software, and streaming technology, we create digital fitness and wellness content and products that Members love. In 2020 Peloton committed to becoming an antiracist organization with the launch of the Peloton Pledge. Learn more, here.

“Together We Go Far” means that we are greater than the sum of our parts, stronger collectively when each one of us is at our best. In order to be the best version of Peloton, we are deeply committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture where all of our team members can be the best version of themselves. This work has no endpoint; it is the constant work of running an organization that strives to reach its full potential. As a first step in our commitment, we announced the Peloton Pledge to invest $100 million over the next four years to fight racial injustice and inequity in our world, and to promote health and wellbeing for all, from the inside out.

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About Peloton

Founded in 2012, Peloton is a global interactive fitness platform that brings the energy and benefits of studio-style workouts to the convenience and comfort of home. We use technology and design to bring our Members immersive content through the Peloton Bike, the Peloton Tread, and Peloton Digital, which provide comprehensive, socially-connected fitness offerings anytime, anywhere. We believe in taking risks and challenging the status quo by continuously innovating and improving. Our team is made up of passionate brand ambassadors, and we know that together, we go far.

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