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Mold Design Engineer (Plastic)

Qualification Required

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Must possess strong oral and written communication skills, interact well with others and be a positive team member.
  • Must have strong leadership skills and be action oriented, possess sound judgment, decision making capabilities, perseverance, and problem-solving skills.
  • Plastic injection design and development experience in the medical device and/or component industry.
  • Must have high proficient 3D CAD modeling/design (preferably Solidworks or Autodesk Inventor).
  • Experience in designing of jigs & fixtures.
  • Hands on experience with Design Control experience including design and process verification and validation.
  • Experience in high volume manufacturing and assembly processes of plastic injection molded parts and assemblies.
  • Thorough understand part geometry, Moldability & Capability Studies, Tolerance analysis.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of applied mechanical engineering in product design and evaluation.
  • Ability to make independent and sound judgments.

Roles And Responsibilities

  • The Tooling Engineer is responsible for tool design and manufacturability for new and transfer development activities for plastic injection molding projects.
  • This position will ensure product requirements and quality standards are satisfied and to help assess how well the product will meet customer needs in terms of functionality and usability.
  • Develop design concepts for new tooling.
  • Design optimization and debugging of existing mold.
  • Lead mold design review and engineering meetings.
  • Provide technical support to production regarding processing issues and quality problems due to material, machine, process, or tooling issues.
  • Performing mold flow analysis and selecting suitable hot runner system.
  • Maintaining, repairing, or installing plastics injection mold.
  • Designs secondary operations fixtures and develops processes to complete scope of the project.
  • Responsible for design, update, and repair of 3D files for Design For Manufacturability (DFM) process.
  • Responsible to designing mold and creating 3D CAD Model and 2d Engineering Drawings.
  • Experienced in working with customers on detailed CAD files and explaining the trouble areas on the files and offering solutions.
  • Prepare mold specification and checklist.
  • Review all detailed drawings for proper dimensioning and stack up tolerances.
  • Assist engineers to design, develop, evaluate, and troubleshoot to accomplish project goals.
  • Perform drawing/print revisions for manufactured products.
  • Prioritize and plan work activities to use time efficiently.
  • Adapt to changes in the work environment, manage competing demands and can deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Collaborate with team members positively and with respect.
  • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, lean initiatives, and safety rules.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned based on business needs.
  • Operate in both office and manufacturing environments.

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