Primary Purpose: Responsible for supporting the engineering and manufacturing teams with primary tooling needs. Manages production & prototype tooling requirements to drive the company forward.
- Create and maintain tooling spec packages for new business quoting
- Responsible for working within tooling budget for tooling requirements
- Responsible for assisting and developing tooling budgets new model programs
- Drive Product Engineers to make sure product design meets best practices
- Support Product Engineering team with design feasibility
- Develop spare parts list
- Prepare and issue RFQ’s for all primary tools
- Ensure RFQ packages are accurate for quoting
- RFQ follow up with purchasing and ensure summary documents are completed
- Trouble shoot and resolve production tool related issues if needed
- Support manufacturing team as required
- Prototype Build - Phases / Tools / Pre-Production Builds:
- Support Customer shipment meetings
- Support all prototype molding trials
- Lead tooling design reviews with suppliers
- Assist sales & cost estimating team with budgetary tooling cost
- Work closely with suppliers to ensure all deliverables are met
- Obtain weekly timing charts from suppliers and distribute to team
- Lead the development of new plastic injection tooling projects to meet a wide range of product performance and cosmetic requirements.
- Track & ensure tools meet program required milestones
- Extensive experience in injection molding tooling design and manufacturing required.
- Position requires 5+ years in the mold making and molding industry.
- Good communication and organizational skills.
- Proficient at Word, Excel, Power Point, and Microsoft Project.
- Ability to manage and track multiple programs.
- Working knowledge of molding operations that are relevant to our company.
- BS or MS Plastics Engineer preferred or equivalent work experience in a technical field.
Job Type: Full-time
- Plastics: 5 years (Preferred)
- Shelby Charter Township, MI (Preferred)
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Retirement plan