Tooling Engineer

Date: Jul 8, 2021

Location: Roseville, MN, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Tooling Engineer


Job Summary:  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 Job 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 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 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:      

    Required Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree with focus in engineering discipline or 5+ years of injection mold experience
  • Ability to travel (domestically) approximately 10-20% of the time
    Preferred Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with injection molded components
  • Experience working in medical & biopharmaceutical industries
  • Proficient computer skills and working knowledge with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and advanced 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.
    Travel Requirement:     Yes, up to 20%      Yes, International
                                                       Yes, domestic     
    Physical Demands:
  • The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and/or stoop.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
    • Office environment.

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of tasks, responsibilities or duties.  Colder Products Company reserves the right to amend to meet legal, business and organizational requirements as necessary.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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