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Mold Design Engineer

Company: Belcan
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:


Job Title: Mold Design Engineer

Location: Fairfield NJ

Area Code: 973, 862

Zip Code: 07936

Start Date: ASAP

Keywords: #Design, #Engineer, #CAD

A Mold Design Engineer job in Fairfield, NJ (Hybrid) is currently accepting applications. This is a direct-hire position with our key manufacturing client. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the mold design and fabrication process beginning with the customer part print through to a fully reviewed design. To be considered for this role, you will have a minimum of a B.S. Degree along with 5+ years of relevant work experience.

Mold Design Engineer Responsibilities:

* Oversee the design and fabrication of high-precision plastic injection and insert Hot Runner Molds for high-volume production of complex tight-tolerance products.
* Create and modify Material Specifications, Setup Sheets, Reeling Specifications, Packaging Specifications and other internal or outside material/process specifications as required.
* Process data (layouts) for use in WEDM and CNC machining.
* Create and modify internal product drawings for inspection and other purposes.
* Design fixtures, gages and other custom tooling or equipment as required.
* Review customer drawings and specifications for manufacturing feasibility.
* Initiate and/or coordinate change control process (ECO) relating to Engineering documentation.
* Participate in supporting Quote of Molds, Tooling Kickoff, Feasibility/Specification Review, Design Review and Lessons Learned (Postmortem) Meetings to establish Production Ready Molds.
* Provide technical assistance to Toolroom regarding tooling and process issues during debugging of mold or other tooling.
* Jointly responsible for successful transfer of tooling to Manufacturing along with Toolroom and Project Engineering functions.
* Responsible for adherence to tooling project schedules and budgets as established by Project Manager and/or Mold Engineering Manager.
* Initiate and/or coordinate outsourced tooling design, Hot Runner manufactures and fabrication work with qualified subcontractors. Ensure accuracy, quality workmanship and on-time delivery of outsourced tooling design and fabrication activities.
* Review mold tooling cost estimates for accuracy.

Mold Design Engineer Requirements:

* Minimum of 5 yrs experience manufacturing and/or product design (R&D) environment. Experience in medical device/life science industry required.
* Experience with product design, program/project management, and understanding of tight-tolerance manufactured products is required.
* Requires a 4-yr engineering, technical or management degree or substitute experience; graduate degree in engineering, technical or management discipline is preferred.
* Ability to read blueprints and other technical documents. Understanding of ANSI/ISO drawing standards and GD&T dimensioning preferable.
* Experience with:
* Progressive Stamping Dies/Tools
* Sheet Metal Forming Dies/Tools (Not HVAC)
* Four Slide Tools
* Bihler Tools
* Transfer Dies
* 2D & 3D CAD proficiency
* Ability to use SolidWorks for product/tooling design preferable.
* Knowledge of quality inspection tools and methods preferable. Familiarity with Statistical Process Control (SPC) tools and methods also preferable.
* Knowledge of GMP/ISO Quality Systems required.
* Knowledge of TQM, Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing principles preferable.
* Knowledge of progressive metal stamping and/or insert molding processes desirable.

If you are interested in this Mold Design Engineer job in Fairfield, NJ, please apply via the 'apply now' link provided.

Belcan is a leading provider of qualified personnel to many of the world's most respected enterprises. We offer excellent opportunities for contract/temporary, temp-to-hire, and direct assignments in the engineering, IT, and professional fields. We are the employer of choice for thousands worldwide. Our overriding goal is to provide quality staffing solutions that help people, organizations, and communities succeed. Belcan is a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.belcan.com.

Keywords: Belcan, Fairfield , Mold Design Engineer, Engineering , Fairfield, California

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