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Job Code:200463
Job Title:TOOLING ENGINEER
Job Category:ENGINEERING/TECHNICAL - GENERAL
Location:TROY, MI

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POSITION TITLE: 

TOOLING ENGINEER

JOB CATEGORY: 

Engineering/Technical - General

INDUSTRY: 

Automotive – Plastic/Rubber Parts

LOCATION: 

TROY, MI

DATE: 

June 21, 2017

JOB ORDER NUMBER: 

200463

THE COMPANY:

Our client is a major global manufacturer of a wide variety of auto parts.  They have several plants in North America and overseas and supply products to all the major automotive manufacturers.

THE OPPORTUNITY: 

Their facility in Troy is currently in need of a talented and experienced Tooling Engineer with an extensive background in automotive plastics.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: 

The successful candidate will be responsible for supplier selection (tool shop), costing, timing, reliability, and quality of the tools.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Select vendor for tooling in conjunction with Purchasing Department. 
-Provide estimated tooling prices for use in development of offers to customers and internal studies. 
-Work with Development Engineers for suitability of tooling design with the process concept, including production fixtures & assembly tools. 
-Determine tool design & assumptions factoring in quality, GD&T, fit interfaces, health & safety, reliability, cost, timing capability studies at prototype & production stages (Injection Molding, Vibration Welder Tooling and Robot End of Arm Tooling). 
-Create & maintain equipment list for all tooling/capital (including gages). 
-Coordinate & evaluate CAE modeling for mold flow and FEA analysis, etc. 
-Coordinate fabrication & prototype activity, including appropriate paperwork. 
-Layout/test/reports on quality to customer. 
-Perform process validation using prototypes (i.e. gating evaluation & its effect on GD&T).
-Ensure that standard equipment & tool specifications are met or exceeded.
-Coordinate the design/drawing for manufacturing of prototype & production tooling. 
-Support ME in molding equipment, process layout, product design, etc. 
-Work within the team environment with the appropriate engineering functions to ensure the program activities such as FMEA’s, try outs, process optimization, quality standards, costs, competitiveness & timing are met or exceeded. 
-Establish the tools preventative maintenance schedule/program. 
-Set-up tooling spare parts for new tools. 

EXPERIENCE: In order to be COMPETITIVE for this position, you will have:

-7-10 years’ experience building tools for Plastics in the automotive manufacturing industry.
-US Citizenship or Green Card.
-The ability to travel and work on global teams.
-Excellent command of written and verbal English.

NOTE
:  Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be acknowledged.

COMPENSATION: 

$80,000 - $90,000

EDUCATION: 

-Mechanical or Technical Degree or Diploma.
-Mold making courses strongly preferred.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: 

Permanent, Full-Time

REQUIRED TRAVEL: 

Up to 25%

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: 

Yes

MANAGES OTHERS: 

No

CONTACT: 

Reg Shortt,  P.Eng., CPC

HOW TO APPLY:

Please click on the “APPLY” button located elsewhere on this job posting (preferred) or email your resume along with your answers to the following questions to:  rshortt@stoakley.com

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RECRUITER:

Reg Shortt: http://stoakley.com/meet-reg-shortt/

QUESTIONS:

  1. How many years’ experience do you have as a Tooling Engineer in an Automotive Plastics Part Manufacturing environment?
  2. What courses or certificate do you have in mold making?
  3. Do you have US Citizenship or a Green Card?
  4. Are you able to travel internationally to work on global teams?
  5. What is your current or most recent salary?
  6. How much bonus or other cash incentive did you earn in the past year?

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