Injection Mold Tooling Engineer
Spaulding Composites Inc. | Wilton, NH
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Tooling Manager will be working directly with senior managers and advises, recommends, and informs management of current business conditions.
- Responsibilities include but are not limited to: ·
- Assist the Sales and engineering teams to develop quotations for tooling & production. ·
- Interface with customers to assure that the scope of the project including all expectations are clearly understood and documented.
- Evaluate applications for mold design, specification, manufacturability and suitability for integration to company equipment and processes.
- Technical liaison with customer and manufacturing for resolving issues and oversee the design and repair of injection molding tools
- Develop and coordinate project teams using suppliers and internal departments as needed to successfully complete projects. ·
- Interface with the project team to assure that all team members are fully briefed and understand the scope of the project including all customer expectations, all milestones and deadlines. ·
- Make a coordinated effort to assure that projects are executed on time while assuring that all customer expectations have been met. ·
- Evaluate engineering and tooling solutions including review of Injection Mold designs to assure they meet the needs of the customer and production department. ·
- Track progress of projects and communicate via established time line system to customers and venders in order to drive projects to timeline conformity while ensuring product quality and customer satisfaction. ·
- Address any conflicts in the schedule and develop creative solutions that will satisfy customer expectations. ·
- Coordinate mold testing with the scheduling & production departments and be intimately involved in the first Article Inspection process and arranging for customer review. ·
- Summarize and evaluate all projects for effectiveness, punctuality and customer satisfaction documenting the summary in the permanent record.
Knowledge and Experience Required:
- At least 5 years in the injection molding technical field, familiar with the processes and capabilities of the practice. ·
- Familiarity with most common plastics used in injection molding. Mold making experience is a plus. ·
- Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline preferred. ·
- Familiar with CAD programs for DWG files and solid models.
- Experience with Mold Flow or equivalent software for injection molding analysis
- Able to read and understand engineering drawings and geometric tolerances. ·
- Familiar with Microsoft Office programs such a Word, Excel, Outlook, Project and PowerPoint. ·
- Familiarity with ISO13485 and medical validation (IQ, OQ & PQ) is a plus
Physical, Mental and Visual Requirements:
Physical demands (see chart) and essential functions of the job: Regular attendance and punctuality is required. Tasks require walking, standing, sitting, bending, reaching and occasional lifting. The work frequently requires close, concentrated attention for planning, reviewing complex data, attention to detail and accuracy in record keeping and scheduling is required to ensure internal and external customer requirements are achieved in a timely manner. Excellent written and verbal communications, accuracy and mental and visual attention are essential functional requirements. The ability to balance multiple tasks in an efficient manner is an essential requirement in the performance of this job.
Work is performed in a clean and orderly manufacturing and office environment. Office space includes desk, computer access and a variety of office equipment such as copy and fax machine. Employees are responsible for maintaining their work area in a clean, safe and orderly condition. A variety of materials and chemicals such as paintable mold release, rubbing alcohol and other solvents and chemicals are used in the manufacturing process. Some movement within the facility may include exposure to these substances. The employee is introduced to the Hazard Communication Program, Safety Rules and Emergency Exit procedures during the introductory period. Personal Protective Equipment that the employee will be introduced to includes safety glasses and earplugs. Employees are responsible for wearing any Personal Protective Equipment required in the manufacturing areas of the facility. The employee must be able to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position without posing a direct threat to his or her health and safety, or to the health and safety of other individuals in the workplace.