The Freudenberg Group, a global technology group with 48,000 employees in some 60 countries, develops leading-edge technologies, and excellent products, solutions and services for more than 30 market segments. Freudenberg & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft, with its Headquarter in Weinheim, is the strategic parent company of the broadly diversified Group. Freudenberg Medical is a leading global manufacturer of components for medical devices, complex catheter systems for minimally-invasive surgery and total solutions for the biotech, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries.

Tooling and Development Specialist
Hands-on Machine / Fixture / Gauge Design Experience

Your tasks



·Assist Product Development Engineers and Manufacturing Engineers in equipment development.

·Assist in the determination of equipment needs for manufacturing.

·Design and development of manufacturing tools, fixtures and equipment.

·Assist with the procurement of approved assembly equipment, jigs and fixtures.

·Provide technical guidance to shop personnel (Manufacturing Specialists) with regard to tooling development machining / shop issues and safety.

·Assist in solving production problems as needed.

·Assist in the assessment of production efficiency and determine possible enhancements to manufacturing process, tools, fixtures and equipment to improve quality, efficiency and/or meet cost objectives.

Our expectations

Job Experience

  • Minimum 5 years experience in manufacturing environment with extensive experience in design and development of tooling, fixtures and equipment.
  • CAD training and/or experience, preferably with Solid Works or other solid modeling software.
  • Proficient in the application and use of drafting standards, standard dimensioning practices and GD&T
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills


  • Technical degree or certificate preferred. May exchange experience for education.

Freudenberg Medical is a global partner for the design, development, and manufacture of innovative medical device technologies.  We offer the following services medical device, pharmaceutical and IVD clients worldwide − product design and development, silicone and thermoplastic molding and extrusion, complex catheter systems, assembly, packaging, and engineering services.

For nearly 30 years, medical device and healthcare companies around the world have looked to Freudenberg Medical to make a difference as the custom manufacturer medical industry leaders can trust. We operate FDA-registered, ISO 13485 certified medical device facilities with Class 7 & 8 cleanrooms. Freudenberg Medical maintains design and manufacturing centers in California, Indiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Costa Rica, Europe and Asia. 

Freudenberg Medical manufactures minimally invasive, handheld and catheter-based devices out of our 93,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, strategically and centrally located in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Freudenberg Medical’s culture is positive and team oriented. In our environment we like to have fun while helping others with our cutting edge medical devices. Our company is very driven to lead in the medical device industry to improve the quality of life of the patients we serve.

Freudenberg Medical is a local, innovative, high growth company with a collaborative, high performance work environment. We develop and manufacture minimally invasive, single use medical devices in the endoscopy, cardiovascular, neurovascular, and urology markets. The products we develop and manufacture are typically market disruptive and displace higher cost procedures.

We currently have 300+ employees and are currently hiring for a Tooling and Development Specialist who has:

  • Proficient in the application and use of drafting standards, standard dimensioning practices and GD&T
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid tooling, equipment and fixture design skills

Location: Jeffersonville, IN

It’s an exciting time to work at Freudenberg Medical. We know our ability to succeed depends upon the people we employ. Leading-edge technology, the highest standards, and outstanding people make Freudenberg Medical the employer of choice in this industry. We offer a competitive salary plus a full range of benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, as well as 401K Match.

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Freudenberg Medical Minimally Invasive Solutions
Jennifer Donohue ∙ 2301 Centennial Blvd. ∙ 47130 Jeffersonville, IN ∙
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