Tooling Manufacturing Engineer in Carol Stream, IL at DAVIES MOLDING, LLC

Date Posted: 6/18/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Davies Molding is a leading plastic molder in the Chicagoland area seeking a dynamic individual to join our team. This is an immediate opening for an organized, energetic and motivated person to report to the Director of Engineering. This person will be in charge of tooling designs and tooling startups.

Job Description:

Manage product design and development for new or existing products.

Oversee new tool start-ups, validation, and manufacturing projects to completion.

Lead in strategic planning for tool design, development standards, and source selection for new and existing mold and tooling modifications.

Provide technical support and plastic expertise to support smooth operation of equipment and processes.

Continually monitor and troubleshoot all processes related to the Molding Assembly Departments to resolve technical problems.

Utilizing Lean Principles (5S, Kaizen, SMED, PDCA, etc.) work with various departments and managers to maintain continual quality and process improvements.

Provide feasible engineering analysis and reports to support tooling needs, capacity studies, workflows, methods and processes.

Support manufacturing/engineering/sales as required.

We are an EOE: M/F/V/D

Job Requirements

BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Plastics Engineering, Plastics or Polymer Science and 8 years of equivalent work experience.

4 years minimum experience in molding cavitation of precision small parts. Specific experience in compression and injection molding is preferred, including 2-shot and insert molding.

Computer proficiency in 3D and 2D CAD, Microsoft Office AS400- MAPICS software.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Knowledge of plastic processing and plastic materials.

Knowledge of injection mold tool design and molding principles, especially optimization of runner/gate system design, venting, Moldflow Analysis, parting-line design, hot-runner systems, ejection, etc.

Bilingual skills in Spanish and English a plus

We offer a competative salary and generous benefit package including medical, dental and visions coverage. We also offer an employer matching 401k savings plan, free life insurance, short term and long term disability. Many of our employees have made a lifelong career here.