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Project Tooling Engineer

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Iowa City, IA
$80,000 - $95,000
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Direct Hire
Apr 11, 2018
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Position:          Project/Tooling Engineer
Company:        A leading custom injection molder for over 50 years, they continue to grow with 9 facilities throughout the country. As a 100% employee-owned company, their 1,000 employees are also owners and fully invested in their future growth, which is projected to be between 5-10% per year through 2030. They serve diverse markets including appliance, automotive, building products, consumer products, and electronics, which helps them achieve steady growth without depending on one market segment.
We appreciate our employees by providing:
  • Growth driven both organically from strategic acquisitions,
  • The opportunity to have ownership in the company and to be a driver of that growth,
  • There is a small-company entrepreneurial mindset with the advantage of being able to make decisions and move quickly, but backed by a strong balance sheet,
  • Bonus, full medical benefits, and relocation assistance.
Your unique role with the company:
  • Reporting directly to the Director of Engineering you will be involved in the development of new and existing tooling from test to production, working with customers on tool design, coordinating test through production and quality to customers.
  • Development of new, revised, and inherited tooling from testing into production status.
  • Coordinate test samples through molding, quality, assembly to deliver to customer.
  • Assist manufacturing with tooling issues on existing tools and equipment.
  • Apply lean manufacturing and automation knowledge to analyze process/tooling for improvements.
  • Working with other departments and seeing projects through from start to finish.
  • Maintain relationships with existing and potential new customers.
What we are looking for in a Candidate:
  • Deep knowledge of the injection molding process across with multiple plants.
  • Previous tooling and project management/ engineering background.
  • Ability to travel to other local plants when needed.

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