Thursday, October 23, 2014

Tooling Design Engineer

Tooling Design Engineer

Fort Worth

We are a leading worldwide manufacturer of components used in high
technology products. We thrive on solving difficult, commercially relevant
problems through an innovative and collaborative research and development

We are looking for a Tooling/Design Engineer to support Engineering in new
product introduction and capacity upgrades, including mold processing
analysis during concept development, tool fabrication, qualification and

This position is conveniently located in our facility 15 miles north of
Fort Worth.
What You Will Be Doing
* Concept Development:
* Provide DFM part analysis, budgetary funding estimates, capacity
utilization estimates, and materials consultation for new product
* Evaluate final part designs, and determine the most cost effective mold
design relative to manufacturing efficiency, long-term tool durability, and
simplicity of tool maintenance
* Fabrication and Project Management:
* Initiate and sustain new project documentation utilizing existing
department procedures and processes
* Ensure tooling solutions meet total project life requirements, optimize
cavitation, meet or exceed cycle time targets, and minimizes material usage
* Interface with and manage tooling suppliers during concept development,
fabrication, and final qualification of tooling
* Qualification and New Mold On-boarding:
* Oversee T-1 sampling of new molds and analyze mechanical performance
against planned development. Ensure process capability is created and
documented for long term production performance
* Initiate first article inspection process and ensure that tooling
performance meets engineering specifications
* Provides direction for seamless tooling transfer to production across
multiple sites
Projects involved with:
* New product introductions
* Capacity molds for expanding product lines
* Continuous improvement projects
* Research support for new technologies
* Performance Excellence Projects
* Urgent process-related issues impacting product quality or delivery
* Fundamental understanding (MEE) Projects
What You Need for this Position
* BS in Mechanical or Plastics engineering or equivalent degree
* 3-5 years knowledge of injection mold tooling and comprehensive
understanding of engineering resins
* 3+ years of plastic product and assembly design
* Strong project management capability
* Detailed knowledge of all types of injection mold tooling
* Thorough knowledge of secondary assembly and decorating processes
* Ability to utilize all MS Office applications
* Knowledge of tool steels and metallurgical properties
* Thorough understanding of injection mold processing parameters and
applications (cause and affect)
* Effective verbal and written communication
* Ability to lead or participate in cross-functional teams
* Functional with 3D CAD software
* Ability to travel (domestic and international)
We'd be really excited if:
* You have experience with Mold flow technology
* Mold set-up and processing capability
* Ability to trouble shoot with advanced problem solving tools
* Familiarity with automation processes
* Ability to operate machine tools

What's In It for You
If you want competitive compensation ($65 - $85K), comprehensive benefits,
the best resources and the opportunity to make a difference and grow your
career, this job is for you.

Interviews are being scheduled now.

RE1-1173168 -- in the email subject line

Roy Evans | Executive Recruiter