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Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Medical Device Client
San Diego, California, United States
December 06, 2018


• Interact with Design Engineers to influence new product designs, design for mold-ability. Plastic part design review to make sure it meets recommended design practices.

• Review drawing tolerances to insure that they meet SPI standards where applicable.

• Plastics Injection molded tool design review with molder and toolmaker to insure tool design is capable of producing high quality parts.

• PPAP requirements. Write injection molding validation protocols using scientific injection molding principles. Collaborate with engineering, and quality engineering. Follow up on protocols approvals.

• Review and summarize molding validation data from suppliers, write validation reports and follow up with the appropriate personnel on approvals.

• Review injection molding design of experiments, viscosity study, gate freeze study, CPK, and inspection data, discuss out of spec dimensions with the engineers, tool makers, and molder so that corrective action can be implemented.

• Review rubber part design and over mold considerations.

• Ability to manage multiple projects, and to develop and maintain tool qualification schedules.

• Work with molding suppliers to maintain healthy tool life, the tooling life cycle, to maintain an accurate tooling inventory spreadsheet (MML) in order to proactively plan for tool maintenance and replacement.

Supplier visits for tool validations, tool repair/maintenance requirements, etc.

Update of the Master Mold List (tooling inventory)

• Work with Suppliers, establish and validate secondary operations processes to provide capable processes.

• Proficiency in Solid works and understanding of Flow Analysis tools.

• Experience with plastic materials, processing and scientific molding practices