Mold Design Engineer
Custom Mold and Design
Forest Lake, MN

Join one of the TOP Mold Shops in the Twin Cities!

Custom Mold & Design was founded in 1965 for the purpose of contract manufacturing plastic injection molds. High quality product, superior service to the customer and a dedication to the well-being of each employee has always been the goal. Join us now in our state of the art, newly remodeled facility.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Mold Design Engineerto work in a fast growing company!

Position Requirements include:

  • Education minimum 2 year trade school with emphasis on tool making or engineering equivalent
  • Minimum 3+ years’ experience as a Mold Design Engineer
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including presentation skills; effective business correspondence and reporting
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and business operating systems
  • Proficient in the use of design and/or programming software, Pro-E or Solidworks preferred
  • Knowledge of engineering or technical operations
  • Knowledge of blue print reading
  • Understanding of component and/or mold manufacturing and ability to make decisions on in process tolerancing.
  • Able to perform daily tasks safely; to work independently with limited supervision
  • Solve practical problems and work effectively with customers, vendors and other departments
  • Work with customers to ensure the product will conform to their requirements and meet their needs
  • Assist customers with part design issues, thus creating more robust designs
  • Create detailed written communication documenting processes to be used
  • Take responsibility to see jobs are completed when due
  • Develop, evaluate and improve mold building techniques
  • Ability to provide solutions to technically challenging engineering projects
  • Strong communication (written and verbal), ability to effectively contribute at a high level both internally and externally

In addition to a wonderful working environment, we offer an excellent compensation and benefit package which includes medical, dental, life, 401(k), disability, PLUS MORE!

Job Type: Full-time


  • Microsoft Office: 1 year (Required)
  • Plastic Injection Mold Design: 1 year (Required)
  • Pro/Engineer: 1 year (Preferred)
  • SolidWorks: 1 year (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Parental leave
  • Tuition reimbursement