Advanced Tool Design Specialist

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/26/2018 12:01 PM)
# of Openings
Bridget Wilkie
Recruiter Email
Job Location
US-MI-Auburn Hills


  • New tool and process development from prototype through production readiness
  • Review product, layout and tool designs to recommend and direct changes to design for ease of manufacturability, including drop and manifold layout, gate locations with dimensions. Recommend and direct alternative solutions
  • Symptom identification versus root cause analysis. Instruct and direct Process Engineers and Technicians on the correct procedures and techniques specific to incoming programs and tools
  • Continuous improvement through Tool and Process optimization
  • Follow-up on Engineering changes, corrections and repairs
  • Create a structured report reflecting conditions, improvements, and savings


  • Mechanical or Technical degree and/or 5 plus years working in the design/build of injection molds
  • View/Interpret Mold Flow analysis
  • Mold design and build experience.
  • Understanding functionality of Hot Runner Manifold Systems
  • Expertise to identify tool modifications required to dimensionally manufacture a correct and functional part
  • Some overtime/weekend hours required
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong communication, analytical and negotiation skills
  • Experience presenting to senior management.
  • Microsoft Office Suite


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a mechanical or technical field
  • Production manufacturing experience of plastic parts
  • Knowledge of Catia, NX, and Team Center
  • Experience in negotiating tool costs

Travel Requirements

  • 30-40% Travel required domestic/international
  • May be required to drive a company car
  • Valid driver’s license is required as well as a clean driving record
  • May be required to travel domestically and internationally 20%


G-TECH Services, Inc. is a leading certified recruitment and placement firm that specializes in providing highly skilled staff in technical fields such as engineering, IT, procurement, finance and accounting. We have well-established relationships with some of the most respected companies in the country and know our clients’ job requirements and corporate cultures. Once we understand your experience and career aspirations, we aim to connect you with the right opportunity.

At G-TECH, we embrace a personalized approach to professional staffing, recognizing the important link between employee and employer satisfaction. We work tirelessly to connect qualified job seekers with positions that align with their career goals, skillsets and personalities. Upon placement, we support our employees throughout the duration of their assignments, providing them with a direct point of contact who serves as a dedicated advocate and sounding board. As our employees can attest, this approach is consistently effective in bettering the contract employment experience.

At G-TECH, our mission is simple: we are dedicated to connecting great people with great places to work.


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