Tooling Engineer

Cincinnati, OH Area

About our Client

They are a young medical Device manufacturer with a new, innovative, high-volume, drug delivery system about to commercialize! They offer the challenge of going from Prototype to full Production! Become a part of this team with high visibility and an opportunity to participate in the success of this unique device!

Summary & Responsibilities

You will lead the development of manufacturing process and tooling design of New Production Tooling.  Also, supporting new product introductions with concept development, prototyping and commercialization of new equipment technology. Supports internal and external device manufacturing in cost reduction, standardization and equipment upgrade projects. Works closely with Product Development. Manufacturing Engineering and Manufacturing Leadership in support of both internal and external device manufacturing technology and operational performance.

  • Leads development and design of high-volume production tools and processes (primarily injection molding), including pilot production, process feasibility, optimization, and validation
  • Leads design, build and provides inputs to the validation of high cavitation tools using different types of hot runner systems, gating technology for plastic parts with very tight tolerances
  • Leads the efforts on developing new solutions in high cavitation tool and hot runner design for small and intricate plastic components with high capability requirements
  • Leads project’s manufacturing & tooling strategy from technical as well as business needs standpoint
  • Provide manufacturing feasibility during the part design and material selections
  • Ensure tool design meets Medical Device Industry Standards and Design for Manufacturability


  • S. Plastics/Mechanical or other relevant engineering discipline
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in all areas of Plastics Engineering with focus on medical device design, high cavitation tool design, molding process development using scientific injection molding principles, molding technology sensing, evaluation and implementation, and project management for all tooling and supporting End of Arm fixtures for high-volume manufacturing.