The Tooling Engineer handles all technical duties and responsibilities involved with lacrosse head product development. This includes all testing, tooling, mathematical data, budgeting, and sourcing of new high performance equipment.
Review product line plan
Review 2D drawings with design and product management
Perform feasibility, moldability and durability analysis
Liaison with 3D designers to have data created for the part
Solidworks simulation analysis of 3D model
Review 3D data with the team and advise on changes required
Liaison changes with the 3D design team
Print in house or outsource a rapid prototype (SLA) of the 3D model
Meet target weights and strength requirements
Acquire Tooling quotes for all molds and fixture required for all Lacrosse
Approve tooling and fixture pricing then source the work
Approve mold analysis from the supplier
Approve mold designs, timing and mold material to be used
Attend Mold sample runs
Trouble shoot and revise part and mold issues
Measure parts to standards and rules
Final part approval for production
Set up QC requirements for manufacturing
Troubleshoot production and assemble issues
Minimum 5 years experience in plastic injection mold tool design and development and implementation.
Mechanical / Technical Diploma / Degree is preferred or equivalent Experience in injection molding is required.
Self starter – ability to make decisions and perform job duties with minimal management input.
Ability to use basic functions of Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Injection molding process and equipment knowledge and experience is a plus.