Senior Project Design Analyst
Kohler Co.

Kohler, Wisconsin

Senior Project Design Analyst

Work Mode: Hybrid

Location:  Kohler, WI


This is more than a job posting for Kohler Company, one of the oldest and largest privately held companies in North America. This is an invitation to collaborate and apply your craft in a creative conscious and characterful culture.

The Senior Project Design Analyst organizes, develops and maintains project/tooling-engineering programs consistent with sound engineering practices.  Duties include CAD modeling/drafting of tooling, fixtures, and equipment, for multiple metals and polymer material sets globally. 

  • Directly involved with developing tooling design criteria for existing and new products with an emphasis on optimizing design to minimize scrap and warranty costs.
  • Support New Product Development and engineering changes by providing input to tooling cost estimates for all processes in conjunction with Tool Engineering procedures.
  • Using current modeling software to design, develop or modify tooling concepts to support Advanced Development and New Product Development projects.
  • Participate on teams that are responsible for the design, development, and introduction of new products.
  • Support production processes to assure conforming product as defined by the product prints and specifications.
  • Support and suggest changes in the process, working methods, equipment, fixturing, tooling, or operation sequence in order to improve efficiency.
  • Develop and provide tooling specifications to corporate purchasing team members for quoting in all regions.
  • Maintains direct contact with outside tooling vendors during the construction, repair, and maintenance of pattern tooling.
  • Investigate manufacturing problems with products, as they relate to tooling and or production equipment to initiate/support corrective actions.
  • Familiar/trained with simulation and working to understand the capabilities.


  • Associate Degree from a technical college or bachelor's degree (can be non-engineering discipline).
  • Typically, 3-7 years of experience in a CAD role and 7+ years in a technical or manufacturing role
  • CREO (3D modelling)/AutoCAD experience required.
  • Tooling design and simulation preferred.
  • Must be able to travel up to 15%

Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.

Why Work at Kohler Co.?

Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates' development to make that happen.  So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual's personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.  

In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!

About Us

Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.  We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at

It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status.  If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact  Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  

We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement .

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