Vernicolor Romania is hiring an experienced technical professional for the position of Tooling Specialist
The responsibilities will include:
The development of plastic injection tooling projects to meet a wide range of product performance and cosmetic requirements.
The position will require competencies that include molding, tooling, quality inspection and supervision
Lead the suppliers to design and produce plastic tooling. Manage tool design and build, tool and process development and tool qualifications at the supplier. Collaborate with supply management, product design, industrial design, and manufacturing engineering groups on material selection, design feasibility and aesthetics of new plastic part & tooling designs. Serve as internal plastic tooling and manufacturing expert by leveraging a thorough understanding of properties of various mold-making materials and tool component fabrication techniques. Institute continuous process improvement measures from initial product design through production ramp of new products. Advise supplier plants on maintaining correct controls on the processes.
This position requires a strong specialist that can manage the company’s plastic injection tooling needs
Part and support for the R& D department and for the relationships with the suppliers of injected parts, design and injection molding
Respond to problems by performing corrective solutions.
Desired Skills and Experience
The main criteria for this role is to have strong technical skills, business acumen and communication are critical to success in this role as this leader will need to monitor/address tooling issues while having a strategic mindset.
Position requires experience in the mold making and molding industry.
Experience in Moldflow study/analyze
Work experience in CAD design programs
Extensive experience in tooling design and manufacturing required.
Knowledge of plastic materials and design for manufacturing in terms of geometry and cosmetic quality
Experience in developing plastic processing parameters
Other key requirements are as follows:
University degree in engineering fields
Strong technical background and experience with plastic injection molding
Must have experience in automotive industry
Must possess strong leadership and managerial skills
Continuous Improvement experience
Fluent English, spoken and written