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Tooling Development Engineer

Company: Koch Industries, Inc.
Location: troy
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


The Engineering Department at SRG Global headquarters in Southern Troy, Michigan is searching for an engineering professional with a passion for driving continuous improvement in process efficiency and effectiveness.

The Tool Engineer position will be highly interfaced with the SRG Global team. The position will require values and beliefs consistent with the company culture, along with the expected knowledge and skills. This key position is an on hands position with the expectation of striving for flawless launch.

What You Will Do In Your Role

* Interact with the Estimating for Tooling expectations and cost. * Determine tooling sourcing with Purchasing, based on Cost, Quality and Delivery. * Prepare Purchase Order paperwork and approve Invoices * Interact with the Manufacture to determine Production expectations of Tools. * Support the Manufacturer through the life of the tooling. * Will guide design concept through final design including Engineering Changes. * Support internal Product Design Group. * Will act as liaison between internal and external customers to insure DfM are met. * Visit regularly to Tool Shops keeping program on track. * Generate open issues with resolutions and maintain open correspondence to cross functional team. * Responsible for attending and directing mold trial robustness activity before shipment of tool to plants. * Establish a Molding Process at early tryouts that allow successful transfer to next stage of development. * An interactive with lead of the Moldflow analysis process, * Interact closely with the program team which includes Product Design, Advance Development, Program Management, and Plant * Direct Mold Design reviews, Moldlfow reviews, and Tool buy off through debriefing meetings. * Direct communication to Moldflow Analysis for correlation feedback. * On-Site Plant Support where needed. * Will be required to trouble shoot issues by use of DOE and other root cause or black belt methods. * Will be available at both Tool shop, Advance Development Center, and SRG Plants establishing direction for molding processes. * Utilize Virtual capabilities when travel is restricted. * Apply LL knowledge to ensure best tool conditions.

The Experience You Will Bring


* Associates Degree, Journeyman certificate or BS in Engineering preferred but not limited to. * 10 years' experience in Tool Construction and Injection Mold processing in a Manufacturing environment. * Strong tooling design and manufacturing of tools competencies * Frequent travel to Tool Shops, customer facilities and SRG Plant will be required (30% out of State).some International travel will be required. * Strong understanding of Moldlfow * Scientific Molding understanding * Material Knowledge in ABS, ABS/PC, ACRYLIC, ASA, ASA/PC, TPO's, PA6, PA6-GF * 6 Sigma understanding a plus * GD & T understanding * DOE experience * Well organized project management skills * Strong verbal, written and graphic communication skills * The use of Microsoft Office software - Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.

What Will Put You Ahead

* Experience working with Automotive OEM and large Tier I customers is a Plus. * Decorative exterior trim experience is a plus. * CAD experience preferred.

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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Keywords: Koch Industries, Inc., Troy , Tooling Development Engineer, Other , troy, Michigan

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