JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 5413
Title: Tooling Engineer - Plastics.
Job Location: Troy, Michigan - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Local
Relocation Paid?: NO

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Tooling Design Engineer

Do you enjoy managing the scope of a project or program’s plan? Are you an excellent multi-tasker with strong attention to detail? Our client, a leading supplier to the automotive industry, is seeking a Tooling Design Engineer for their Troy, Michigan facility.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for supplier selection (tool shop), costing, timing, reliability, and quality of the tools built.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Select vendor for tooling in conjunction with Purchasing Department 
  • Provide estimated tooling prices for use in development of offers to customers and internal studies 
  • Work with Development Engineers for suitability of tooling design with the process concept, including production fixtures & assembly tools 
  • Determine tool design & assumptions factoring in quality, GD&T, fit interfaces, health & safety, reliability, cost, timing capability studies at prototype & production stages (Injection Molding, Vibration Welder Tooling and Robot End of Arm Tooling) 
  • Create & maintain equipment list for all tooling/capital (including gages) 
  • Coordinate & evaluate CAE modeling for mold flow and FEA analysis, etc. 
  • Coordinate fabrication & prototype activity, including appropriate paperwork 
  • Layout/test/reports on quality to customer 
  • Perform process validation using prototypes (i.e. gating evaluation & its effect on GD&T)
  • Ensure that standard equipment & tool specifications are met or exceeded 
  • Coordinate the design/drawing for Manufacturing of prototype & production tooling 
  • Support ME in molding equipment, process layout, product design, etc. 
  • Work within the team environment with the appropriate engineering functions to ensure the program activities such as FMEA’s, try outs, process optimization, quality standards, costs, competitiveness & timing are met or exceeded. 
  • Establish the tools preventative maintenance schedule/program. 
  • Set-up tooling spare parts for new tools. 

     

     

     

     

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • 2-3 years of experience with plastic injection mold tooling within a tier 2 or mold/tooling shop
  • Mechanical or Technical Diploma/Degree preferred (Engineering Plastics strongly preferred)
  • CAD / Catia Design / UG skills a definite asset
  • Bilingual English-Spanish preferred
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio
  • Ability to travel and work on global teams

Education:
Vocational/Technical/Diploma

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