Associate Engineer in Carol Stream, IL at DAVIES MOLDING, LLC

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Davies Molding LLC, a Pettibone company, has been a leading supplier of standard knobs, handles, cases and custom plastic components since 1933. The company has an extensive range of molds and utilizes multiple plastic types that gives its customers the widest selection of styles and mountings available. With over 400 products and 9,000 variations in size, shape, color and molded-in metal inserts, Davies supplies top-quality parts engineered to meet virtually any requirement. The once small plastic molding company that stood in downtown Chicago is now the largest manufacturer of plastic knobs and handles in the world today.

The Position

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create/revise part prints and sketches to support sales and customer service needs as well as maintaining engineering drawings as a whole.

  • Create/support custom and proprietary product development for Sales and Engineering Departments.

  • Maintain (ERP) Enterprise Resource Planning System, Maintain ECN process:

  • Create/change items in the Item Master, Bills of Materials, and Routings in MAPICS System.

  • Assist Accounting in cost build of new items. Maintain ongoing file cleaning and maintenance

  • Supports Sales and Customer Service with Engineering related requests.

  • Assign and set up new part numbers in MAPICS based on new customer orders.

  • Complete AQPC checklist for new items.

  • Assist and provide back-up for Senior Estimator. Update and/or generate rundowns as required. Learn all pricing/estimating functions and strategies

  • Lead implementation of new and existing product designs, processes, installations, and upgrades.

  • Design gauges, fixtures, and equipment as needed for new products/processes as well as improvement of existing processes

  • Design cores, cavities, pins, etc. as needed for maintenance/repair of existing tools as well as new tooling for new products

  • Perform 3D Analysis and Simulation or FEA work as needed in support of current and new product performance

  • Solicit additional assignments as time permits

Job Requirements


Associate Engineering degree or equivalent

Skills Relevant Work Experience

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD SolidWorks , mechanical drawing, 2-D and 3-D software packages.

  • Knowledge of mold design, molding material and thermoset/thermoplastic mold processing.

  • Orderly thinking with an attention to detail.

  • Multi-tasking abilities.

  • Requires strong organization and communication skills.

  • Computer Literacy in Microsoft office.

  • Mapics Experience a plus


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