Manages Tooling programs for major OEM and proprietary projects.
Follows NPI Practices and Procedures.
Manages financial budget and timing for tools and tool changes for NPI or LCM.
Supports technical analysis of part, tool design, material selection criteria, and utilizes advanced engineering techniques such as Mold Flow and Cooling Analysis.
Develops and documents the Injection Molding Process.
Facilitates troubleshooting projects.
Creates mold design concepts on new NPI tooling programs.
Reviews all mold designs and materials selections for construction.
Manages tool sourcing using Truck-Lite procedures and practices.
Reviews plastic materials selection to ensure cost and application compatibility.
Assists in new mold development, including design, process, and operations setup.
Assists in equipment selection, specification, and maintenance protocol.
Analyzes molding and secondary operations. Establishes corrective actions for any discovered defects.
Assists in the establishment of molding conditions and processing standards to assure optimum conditions to meet SPC evaluations and controls.
Assists in upgrading housekeeping, manufacturing equipment layout, safety, quality, the appearance of the entire molding operations, and implements productivity improvements.
Maintains updated mold design files and computer design information.
Maintains updated design information on all molding and peripheral equipment.
Maintains direct contact with tool builders during the process of designing and building new tools to ensure conformance with Truck-Lite’s needs, standards, and new product introductions.
Maintains up-to-date job knowledge by way of attendance at seminars, visits to tool shops and equipment builders, trade journals, and personal study time.
Position requires compliance with the Technology Control Plan and the Federal Export Control Policy established for the Corporation.
B.S. degree in Plastics Engineering
Preferred candidates will have a strong background in mold flow and thermoplastic injection molding including a background in processing, as well as, proven PC skills including proficiency in MS Project/Word/Excel/Access, and computer aided design experience
Due to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR) requirements, all candidates must be presently classified as a “US Person" which includes: a United States citizen; a permanent legal resident (green card holder); or a protected individual (refugee/asylum status).