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JOB ID:: BHJOB8536_9845

Position: Tooling Engineer

Location: Charlotte, NC


Primary Purpose Summary

The Tooling Engineer is the plant expert on mold design, part design, and other areas requiring injection mold engineering functions.  The Tooling Engineer works directly with design engineering on new and existing projects.  Assists the manufacturing/tooling area with technical assistance and support.  The Tooling Engineer reports directly to the Engineering Manager.


Detailed Description:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities 


  • Provide technical assistance to our manufacturing facilities in the area of tool repair, engineering changes, jigs, fixtures, and process problems due to tool design.
  • Manage projects in a manner to assure product quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Responsible for the procurement of tools required to produce the customer’s parts.
  • Responsible for new molds, supplier selection, final price and delivery schedule, and all communications on details or problems that arise.
  • Coordinate mold samples required to qualify new tools and the first piece inspection. 
  • Assure customer’s mold approval needs are met.
  • Supervise tooling functions.
  • Must be able to travel as needed to complete job requirements. Up to   %.
  • Support manufacturing management in lean/continuous improvement planning and activities.
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Qualifications


  • BS Degree in Engineering Technology or a related discipline, with a minimum of five years of relevant experience in injection mold design and build; or a combination of education and experience that enables performance in all aspects of the position.


  • 3D CAD Skills
  • CNC Programming
  • Sufficient analytical skills to assess problems or unusual situations and develop solutions.
  • The ability to use statistical methods to analyze process capability.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical users.
  • Strong interpersonal and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to OSHA and FDA.
  • In-Depth knowledge of large scale production and Mfg.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, blueprints, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform all aspects of their job with limited supervision.
  • Uphold the Aptar Core Values and Rules of Leadership.
  • Computer Literate with experience in Microsoft Office and application specific software.
  • To perform their duties in a safe and productive environment, to cooperate and help other members of the APTAR team meet company goals.

Preferred Additional Experience:

  • Any supervisory experience
  • Experience with Lean and DOE
  • Practical and Theoretical knowledge of SPC



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