Tooling Engineer
Industrial Operations
Full Time
Anderson, Sc


Responsible for performing engineering and technical duties during the development of component tooling throughout development, launch & production according of project planning.  This position is responsible for performing tooling design, innovation, technology development, capital cost reduction and product costs reduction by evaluating the total product development cycle.


  •  Direct and track tooling process and product projects
  • Lead part and tool design reviews and track part design concessions along with tool design changes
  • Tool Maintenance:  review tooling issues related to component quality issues and production requirements
  • Tooling Specifications:  review tooling specifications related to part design, produce ability, production or quality issues
  • Troubleshooting:  perform root cause analysis to prevent, correct and improve all aspects of product development cycle
  • Tool cost control:  ensure tool is completed within budget
    Analyze and interpret data to make engineering recommendations regarding performance or process improvements
  • Research of new tooling technology and processing methods
  • Assist in development of internal tooling
  • Develop tool specifications for initial tooling
  • Provide Tooling Acceptance Reports

Minimum Qualification


  • BS Mechanical Engineering or BS Engineering Technology or equivalent experience
  • Injection Mold Tooling experience a plus
  • Minimum 5 years tooling experience (e.g. injection mold tool design, build and start up, plus repair & maintenance on existing tooling)


  • Extensive tool design and tooling building experience
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, component drawing (2D and models), tool models and procedure manuals
  • Strong mathematical skills including ability to compute rate, press tonnage, shrink rates, cycle times, etc, related to component and tool designs
  • Good understanding of part quality as it pertains to tool and part design
  • Good understanding of GD&T a plus
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with all major MS software programs and CAD (including but not limited to Excel, Projects, Power Point, Word, Lotus notes, Access, AutoCAD  and CATIA)
  • Able to work in internationally cross functional teams to gain cooperation and effort needed to deliver projects on time and under targeted budgets
  • Schedule project timelines and follow through on all phases including cost, quality, and time.
  • Negotiation, analytical, decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Well organized, balanced, sound knowledge of business, understanding of technical issues
  • Able to work in a team environment

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We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'