Tooling Engineer

Greater Pittsburgh, PA area

About our Client

This privately-owned company innovates and manufactures injection molded plastic solutions for the worlds most respected companies and admired brands in the Packaging, Medical/Healthcare and Industrial markets. With revenue of over $100m and 10 manufacturing sites, and 50% growth rate over the next 3 years is forecasted!

  • New Cleanroom addition built in 2017 with 12 new presses (60 presses total)
  • New 80,000 building expansion completed in 2019
  • 40 years of continued Global growth and stability
  • Earned prestigious award of supplier of the year 2016 by one of the top 20 most admired fortune 500 company’s

Summary & Responsibilities

Oversees new tooling programs, and assists sales, customers, and tool shops in the quoting process. This person will procure tool sources by overseeing design, mold building schedule, and fixtures when required. Also assists in getting new molds approved and ready for production.    
  • Responsible for the construction and procurement of tooling and equipment
  • Specifies engineering parameters for new tooling, equipment, and product
  • Coordinates quotes for related tooling and equipment
  • Troubleshoots problems associated with tooling and equipment
  • Participates in production and product design activities to achieve optimum results
  • Supports operation requirements with tooling and production engineering, problem
  • identification, resolution, and continuous improvement efforts
  • Analyze, understand, and document all the risks associated with new products/processes
  • Responsible for activity related to travel, appointment scheduling, and customer visits
  • Assists in the maintenance and improvement of tooling
  • Assists with new product startups as needed
  • Ensures that OSHA and safety guidelines are met if applies to the tool
  • Retain organized records and background information for all estimates to assure accuracy and consistency of estimates and proposals
  • Assists sales in evaluating cycle times and processes

Requirements

  • Must have a solid understanding of injection molding, process control, machine capability, mold capability, material processing, and auxiliary equipment operations
  • Experience utilizing Scientific Approach to molding
  • Strong knowledge and practice of tool validation and development