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Tooling Engineer

Company:
TxMQ
Location:
Fredonia, New York, 14063, United States
Posted:
November 30, 2016
Description:

Tooling Engineer

Searching for a qualified Tooling Engineer – Plastics and Injection Molding to become an integral team member within a reputable and growing manufacturing facility in Western NY with revenues exceeding $500M worldwide.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE:

• Manages tooling program for major OEM and proprietary projects.

• Follows NPI practices and procedures.

• Manages financial budget and timing for tools and tool changes for NPI or LCM.

• Technical analysis of part, tool design, material selection criteria and utilizes advanced engineering techniques such as mold Flow and cooling analysis.

• Develops and documents the injection molding process.

• Facilitate troubleshooting projects for tooling associated projects.

• Creates mold design concepts on new NPI tooling programs.

• Reviews all mold designs and materials selections for construction.

• Ability to manage tool sourcing using the company’s procedures and practices.

• Reviews plastic materials selection to ensure cost and application compatibility.

• Assists in new mold development, including design, process, and operations setup.

• Assists in equipment selection, specification, and maintenance protocol.

• Analyzes molding and secondary operations. Establish corrective actions for any defects as discovered.

• Assists in the establishment of molding conditions and processing standards to assure optimum conditions to meet SPC evaluations and controls.

• Assists in upgrading housekeeping, manufacturing equipment layout, safety, quality, appearance of the entire molding operation, and implement productivity improvements

• Maintains updated mold design files and computer design information.

• Maintains updated design information on all molding and peripheral equipment.

• Maintains direct contact with tool builders during the process of designing and building new tools to ensure conforming with the company’s needs, standards, and new product introductions.

• Maintain up-to-date job knowledge by way of attendance at seminars, visits to tool shops and equipment builders, trade journals and personal study time.

REQUIREMENTS:

• Requires a 4 year Engineering degree in Plastics with an emphasis on design, injection mold processing or the equivalent.

• Must have established knowledge in product, equipment and mold design, machine shop operations and practices, molding operations and processing capabilities of thermoplastic molding materials, including a working knowledge of plastic materials.

• 2 to 3 years of experience with engineering grade thermoplastics materials, and mold flow preferred.

• Scientific molding principles are a required knowledge for set up and troubleshooting skills.

• Metal forming and die cast tooling experience a plus.

• This position requires international and domestic travel.

• Due to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR) requirements, all candidates must be presently classified as a “US Person" which includes: a United States citizen; a permanent legal resident (green card holder); or a protected individual (refugee/asylum status).

• Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled

SALARY

• Hiring salary competitive with fantastic benefits package, room for growth into lead, senior, supervisory and management roles, relocation package, etc.

HOW TO APPLY

• Interested and qualified candidates should submit a Word formatted resume, employment references, and salary history for immediate consideration.

TxMQ, Inc.

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