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Tooling Engineer

Company: Advanced Resource Managers, Inc.
Location: Lockport
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Tier 1 Automotive Supplier looking for a Tooling Engineer to join their team in Lockport, NY IMMEDIATELY Pay : up to 110K; based on experience Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision (BCBS) 401K - 4.5% employer match 3 weeks vacation Summary for the Tooling Engineer The Injection Mold Tooling team author---s tool specifications, coordinates tool builds at suppliers, coordinates tool delivery, runoff, and validation at the manufacturing location for in-house injection mold tooling for HVAC and Engine cooling. HVAC housings, HVAC doors and HVAC small plastic parts are molded in house for the HVAC team. Radiator tanks, CAC tanks, Engine cooling fans, Frames and Shrouds are molded in house for the Engine Cooling group. The Tooling Engineer is responsible to ensure the tool sourcing starts on time; the tools are built to our specifications, with on time delivery to the product manufacturing location and the parts produced are within drawing design tolerances. Essential Duties/Responsibilities for the Tooling Engineer: Specify, procure, and implement new Injection Molding Tooling for our North American sites. Interface with the product design team to review and provide feedback on part designs relating to mold-ability, quality, and cost Prepare estimates for new tooling and design changes. Develop and/ or update tooling specifications for the RFQ process. Manage tooling suppliers to design, develop, construct, and deliver new injection mold tooling, including adherence to timing plans. Work with tooling suppliers to trial and approve new tools for shipment. Coordinate delivery of tooling to manufacturing locations. Tooling responsibility: Tool design/ construction through PPAP in production locations. Lead the inspection/ quality teams to ensure plastic parts are inspected properly using the appropriate equipment and methods. Ensure the injection mold tools are producing parts that are 100% dimensionally conforming to the engineering drawing. Participate with product team in the creation and tolerancing of the 2D drawings from a tooling and injection molding standpoint. Travel to tool shops and manufacturing plants (based on programs) (approx. 10-20% travel required) Ability to lift and inspect injection molded parts and components weighing approximately 25 lbs. Education and/or Experience for the Tooling Engineer: Minimum 5 years--- experience in plastic injection mold tool design and development and implementation. Automotive HVAC housing and/or radiator tank injection mold tooling (large molds) (650-ton IMM size and larger) experience is a plus. Mechanical or Technical Degree is preferred or equivalent experience in injection molding is required. Self-starter --- ability to make decisions and perform job duties with minimal management input. Unigraphics capabilities or other ---solids--- design experience is a plus. GD & T knowledge is essential or minimal basic knowledge of proper mechanical drawing interpretation along with the ability to be trained in GD & T.

Keywords: Advanced Resource Managers, Inc., Buffalo , Tooling Engineer, Engineering , Lockport, New York

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