Executive Wing

Mold Designer Automotive Plastics

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Executive Wing

Category: Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations

Published on 2021-10-15 12:43:44

Our client, with over 45 years' of stability and steady growth in the automotive plastic injection moulding industry, is an awarded leader in plastic injection mold making. They apply state-of-the-art equipment with ambitious individuals merging the art and craft of mold making with modern day technology. Good people with immense pride in Canadian Plastics Manufacturing and their impassioned longing for knowledge is why our client stands out from the rest. We are looking for the right person to grow their career with them. Very little turnover and the goal is always a career for life. Most employees remain on board for the long-term - which is refreshing rare in this day and age.

Here's what you will be doing:

Summary :
Consult with employees regarding engineering problems with existing tooling. Work with cross-functional teams as well as on independent projects to implement new product designs & modifications for current equipment to improve quality, cost, usability, and overall customer value. The mold designer takes care of the total system as well as inner workings/engineering of a design. Design machinery, parts, assemblies and components for equipment. Create and update detailed drawings and assemblies required for manufacturing using the company's CAD system. Recommend design of new tools and engineering changes on existing tools; recommends purchase of equipment and materials as necessary.  Assist in preparing and updating instructional and training materials for customers use. Work with a team of engineers and designers to develop the conceptual, preliminary and detail design and the most critical parts. Initiate design of preliminary and production prints according to customer specifications. Study specifications, engineering blueprints, tool orders and shop data and confers with Project Manager, Engineering Manager and/or Plant Superintendent to resolve design problems related to material characteristics, dimensional tolerances, service requirements, manufacturing procedures and cost. Design final prints to meet customers' requirements. Maintain engineering procedures including job log on a daily basis to ensure that changes and correct prints are recorded and approved at the proper levels. Recommend changes to design specifications to improve integrity of the mold design. Purchases necessary materials from suppliers within company guidelines. Perform other related duties as assigned. Design with concerns for manufacturability. Complete thorough documentation of design work. Partner with component suppliers to improve results. Provide technical product support to manufacturing, marketing and sales. May work in a team along with designers to create the drawings necessary for prototyping and production. May create drawings using UG NX and solid modeling software Collaborate with Project Manager, Engineering Manager, and Plant Superintendent regarding design of new tooling, engineering changes on existing tools, preliminary quote drawings and purchase of necessary materials. Assistsplant employees with design specifications, sampling and any engineering problems with existing tooling. Interact closely and frequently with customers regarding design requirements, and with suppliers to purchase materials. Job Requirements 5 years' of Mould Design in a plastic injection moulding environment Experience with Unigraphics (UG NX) design software is an asset - although other design software (Solidworks, Catia, Key Creator, IDEAS, etc.) is perfectly fine. Experience with 3D CAD and solid modeling is an asset. Able to work independently and as part of a team Able to analyze complex concepts in technology; strong cognitive abilities; excellent problem-solving skills Strong collaboration and project management skills High level of verbal and written communication skills
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