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Mold Designer

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00017754
Date Posted:Jan 28
Salary:$95,000.00/Year
Category:2 - Engineering & Manufacturing
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Our Client, a large, growing, stable manufacturer located in the Chicago, IL area, is looking to add a MOLD DESIGNER to their team. This is a Senior Level, key position on staff, with competitive salary and benefits.

SUMMARY

We are seeking a skilled Senior Injection Mold Designer. The focus of the role will be supporting our precision plastics group and mostly focused on work for the Chicago site. We are looking for a forward thinker, someone with excellent problem solving capabilities, and who designs with change in mind.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To use Ug NX 11 / Solidworks software at an effective productive level
  • Mold and tooling design for the Medical, Packaging and Consumer goods industries
  • Create mold designs from concept to fully toleranced and detailed mold design
  • Minimize planned conversion costs (MOP)
  • Work with tooling engineers to ensure manufacturability of injection molds and quickly resolving design conflicts
  • Identify all molded part areas that are under-cut and develop their respective tooling actions as required
  • Develop tooling run-off / parting lines
  • Analyzes product designs for manufacturing feasibility and makes improvement recommendations.
  • Utilize DFM for all mold designs.
  • Fully understand part design, with emphasis on gating effects and plastic flow, as related to mold design and manufacturability
  • Minimize rework hours (MOPs returned to Processing from Operations for correction),
  • Deliver “block requirements” and 2D/3D representations of the mold to the Processing Department, “on-time”.
  • Reduce design development cycle time.
  • Collaborates in a team environment with Tooling Engineers, Process Engineers, Production personnel, Toolmakers, CNC programmers and various vendors to optimize tool design per suggestions of above team members. .
  • Follows established standards and procedures including modeling techniques, file storage procedures and training in accordance with company procedures.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering or equivalent work experience.
  • 5 to 10 years’ experience or more mold design experience
  • Full understanding of the plastic injection mold making industry is essential, including hot runner experience, knowledge of multi-cavity tools, 3 plates, and cam action and two-shot molds.
  • Experience designing high cavitation and tight tolerance tooling
  • Experience with hot runner suppliers
  • Extremely mechanical inclined

TO APPLY:

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to: BRay@Venteon.us.com

We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.

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