Tooling Engineer

USA-MI-Sterling Heights
2 weeks ago
Job ID
14505
Pos. Category
Product Development

Overview:

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Solidworks knowledge
  • 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.
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