Tooling Engineer II

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Date: Apr 26, 2024

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Dover Corporation

Colder Products Company (CPC) is the leading provider of quick disconnect couplings, fittings and connectors for plastic tubing. At CPC, we believe that fluid handling should be safe and easy. We engineer our connection solutions to improve the overall functionality and design of  equipment and processes for the life sciences, industrial, and chemical handling markets. Special features of our products include precise hose barbs for superior grip, built-in shutoff valves for preventing spills, and easy-to-use, push-button thumb latches for quick connecting and disconnecting. CPC is a Dover company based in the Minnneapolis/St. Paul area with global offices and operations in Europe and Asia.

The Tooling Engineer provides sourcing & technical leadership in a cross functional team environment, which would include strategic planning, injection molding expertise, supplier selection, cost and capital management, risk assessment and mitigation.



  • Lead and manage supplier interactions for injection molding issues including but not limited to tool design & development, tool down situations, design for manufacturability, & working through injection molding process related issues.
  • Review drawings, analyze tooling, and recommend improvements to increase productivity, quality, and manufacturability.
  • Assist in developing guidelines for injection mold tooling & work with Supplier Quality group to establish guidelines and procedures for qualifying injection molded components in clean & non-clean environments.
  • Provide knowledge and market expertise for injection molding to cross-functional teams to ensure continuity of supply, cost, & delivery.
  • Lead injection molded supplier transfers to improve quality.
  • Direct efforts to prevent and resolve complex supply chain problems while mitigating risk.
  • Establish and manage supplier relationships to ensure continuity of supply, technology alignment, and risk mitigation.
  • Comply with and help develop Sourcing & Supplier Quality procedures.
  • Support the process of ISO, ASI, and other certifications deemed necessary by the business.
  • Work closely with CPC QA department to plan and execute part validations using IQ, OQ, PQ methods.
  • Work closely with CPC Product Management and Design Engineering teams to integrate product requirements and design considerations into new tooling initiatives.



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline or 3+ years of technical experience with injection molded processes.
  • 2+ years’ experience working with injection molded components preferred.
  • Proficient computer skills and working knowledge with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and advanced Excel.
  • Previously experience in viewing mold designs/part designs in CAD software preferred.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal. Proven experience working one-on-one with suppliers, business units, engineering, and other program sponsors.
  • Self-starter and able to solve problems correctly using own initiative, analysis, creativity.
  • Strong attention to detail and proven accuracy.
  • Proven ability to work independently, multitask and to collaborate cross functionally.


  • Ability to travel (domestically) approximately 10-20% of the time

CPC Culture
Here are CPC, we are committed to respecting and valuing people, collaborating, and having high ethical standards. We have a passion for creating the best connections in the world.

Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting and empowering new team members. Our team has a wide range of experience levels and tenures. We are focused on building an environment that supports knowledge-sharing and mentorship.

Work/Life Balance
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. Finding the right balance between your personal and professional life is important. We offer a Monday-Friday schedule. Our business hours are from 8am-4:30pm. We also provide paid holidays and PTO and paid parental leave.


We are an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Supply, CAD, Drafting, Design Engineer, Operations, Engineering

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