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Senior Staff Engineer-Mold Design

Allentown, PA · Manufacturing
Title: Senior Staff Engineer-Mold Design
Location: Allentown, PA
Relocation Assistance: Yes
As the Senior Staff engineer you will provide technical support and project management towards the design, evaluation, modification and the procurement of plastic injection molds for “production” and “prototype” requirements. Also may work on gages, fixtures and miscellaneous devices required to complete the production of a molded part.
  • Research, develop and prepare specifications for new injection mold projects and/or improvements to existing injection molds.
  • Support projects by contributing to the development of project schedules, tracking costs, preparing status reports, conducting team meetings, and communicating issues and progress to management.
  • Prepare requests for capital investments including project description, schedule, and costs under the direction of a supervisor.
  • Prepare mold design concepts, preliminary layouts and mold component details.
  • Coordinate mold design and construction of tools built by Company’s vendors.
  • Evaluate detailed mold design concepts for functionality and product impact.
  • Approve designs and details by vendors and in-house drafters/technicians.
  • Analyze part designs for moldability and make recommendations to improve concepts.
  • Prepare in-house quotations and acquire vendor quotations.
  • Assist in debugging the function and cycling of molds prior to releasing the mold to manufacturing.
  • Troubleshooting injection mold problems and resolving the issues.
  • Design gages, fixtures, or other miscellaneous devices for manufacturing.
  • Interact with other departments such as QE, QC, Product Engineering, Manufacturing, etc. to validate tooling and troubleshooting existing products.
  • Develops, evaluates and improves industrial manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods and quality control standards.
  • Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, workflow, designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Estimates production times, staffing requirements and related costs to provide information for management decisions.
  • Communicates manufacturing capabilities, production schedules or other information to facilitate production processes.
  • Confers with vendors in order to determine specifications of products and arrange equipment, material purchase and parts.
  • Evaluates products based on specifications and quality standards.
  • The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • 6-8 years related experience required
  • Applicable industry/professional certification preferred.
  • Judgement is required in resolving complex problems based on experience.
  • Requires full working knowledge of relevant business practices and procedures in professional field. Uses standard theories, principles and concepts and integrates them to propose a course of action.
  • Judgement is required in resolving complex problems based on experience.
Thank you for your interest in the Senior Staff Engineer-Mold Design  position. A brief cover letter outlining your relevant experience is kindly requested. Applicants that meet the client’s qualifications will be contacted; all other candidates will be retained for future opportunities.

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