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Tooling Project Engineer

Job Description

  • Using established processes and procedures, the Tooling Project Engineer (TPE) is responsible for the design, fabrication and qualification of plastic injection molds and sheet metal dies by outside vendors.
  • The TPE should be familiar with all aspects of a tooling shop and have a thorough understanding of the operation of all the machine tools and other tools used in the process of fabricating molds and dies.
  • Should also have a thorough understanding of the tool making process from start to finish and have experience managing this process.
  • Owner of all project related tooling activities
  • Publish weekly tool tracking reports
  • Monitor information/data passed from Client/Customer to the vendor
  • Participate in design failure modes effects analysis (DFMA)
  • Facilitation of early supplier involvement (ESI)
  • Development of quotation criteria and quotation analysis
  • Establishment of tool design and build timelines
  • Collaboration with vendor to develop plans for timely execution
  • Act as technical point of contact - Customer’s, Client’s and Vendor’s - for related issue
  • Review of preliminary tool designs to insure compliance with Customer and/or Cliennt tooling standards, part drawing requirements, and manufacturing volume requirements
  • Review final tool designs
  • Creation of tool maintenance plan and development of spare parts proposal
  • Drive progress against established timeline
  • Oversee the implementation of product related engineering change orders
  • Drive vendor readiness around raw material supply, secondary operations, and production jigs and fixtures
  • Manage tool samples from vendor
  • Evaluate first article inspection reports
  • Execute tool and part approval via Client's Production Part Approval Process (JPPAP)
  • Oversee production qualification tool runs
  • Work independently to develop quotations and schedules for development programs of tools.
  • Work concurrently with Client  CAD Services, Business Unit Management, Manufacturing, Test, Purchasing, and Quality departments throughout the design phase of a program. Strive to provide a design that not only meets the customer’s criteria, Client’s manufacturing requirements, but is also of high quality, and cost effective.
  • Be familiar with all aspects of molded plastic and sheet metal parts and be knowledgeable in troubleshooting mold issues and die issues.
  • Estimate part cost for sheet metal and injection molded parts.
  • Assess the suitability of a particular mold or die shop to the needs of a particular job.
  • Stay abreast of the latest technology and techniques to provide input and approval of designs that are competitive and cost effective.
  • Exercise good judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor.
  • Comply and follow all procedures within the company employee policy.
  • Accredited Four year Tool and Die apprenticeship program; and a minimum of five years experience on the bench and have achieved the status of Class A journeyman.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing people and budgets. Possess project management skills including scheduling and resource allocation forecasting.
  • Advanced PC skills, including training and knowledge of Clien’s software packages. Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Skills to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals Capable of effectively presenting information and responding to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and fundamentals of plane, and solid geometry and trigonometry
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
  • Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


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