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Sr. Tooling Engineer

Date: Sep 30, 2021

Location: Oakbrook Terrace, IL, US, 60181

Company: Dover Corporation

PSG is a global pump and dispensing solution expert and leading manufacturer of pumps, systems and related flow-control technology for the safe and efficient transfer of critical and valuable fluids and materials. Headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, IL, USA, PSG is comprised of several world-class brands, including Abaque™, All-Flo, Almatec®, Blackmer®, Ebsray®, EnviroGear®, Griswold®, Hydro Systems, Mouvex®, Neptune™, Quattroflow™ and Wilden®. PSG products are manufactured on three continents, North America, Europe and Asia, in state-of-the-art facilities that practice lean manufacturing and are ISO-certified. PSG is part of the Pumps and Process Solutions segment of Dover Corporation. For additional information on PSG, please visit psgdover.com. PSG: Where Innovation Flows.
 
We are an organization on the move, always looking for talented and ambitious people with a desire to help us grow our business. We thrive on winning and being number one. PSG offers a unique combination of the both small company atmosphere: with an ownership mindset that allows you to make close-to-the-customer decisions; an innovative approach in seeing beyond what is possible today and entrepreneurial spirit in the pursuit of new opportunities;  combined with benefits of a large company’s scale, tools, career planning and financial strength of Dover. Join PSG, a growing global company where your curiosity, hard work and ambition is rewarded with exceptional career opportunities in a friendly & fast paced environment. Welcome aboard!

 

PSG is part of the Pumps and Process Solutions segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of over 23,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible.

This position is responsible for providing 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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead 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 to develop 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 plastic injection mold knowledge regarding specific material properties and the ability to offer up recommendations and alternatives to assist in the quick mitigation of challenges that arise in the market.
  • Proactively follow and understand the global plastics market to keep business aligned and resilient to changes in prices, supply availability, obsolesce, and new technology developments.
  • 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 internal QA personnel to plan and execute retooled part validations using IQ, OQ, PQ methods
  • Work closely with Product Management and Continuation Engineering to integrate product requirements and design considerations into new tooling initiatives

 

Essential Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Required Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with focus in engineering discipline or 10+ years of injection mold experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with injection molded components
  • Experience in and good understanding of medical and food/beverage product certifications such as FDA, 3A, etc
  • Ability to travel internationally 20% of the time, and up to 50% during critical times.

 

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Proficient computer skills and working knowledge with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Strong communication skills as well as proven experience working one-on-one with suppliers, business units, engineering, and other program sponsors.
  • Creative problem solver, able to analyze and resolve problems using initiative.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Self-motivated and confident.
  • Ability to balance many tasks and to negotiate conflict.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a cross-functional team.

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.


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