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Amphenol Borisch Technologies Mold Design Engineer in Mesa, Arizona

Mold Design Engineer

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Location:Mesa, Arizona


Location Name:Mesa, Arizona

Wage:Depends on Experience

Under general direction of the Director of Engineering, the Mold Designer, has the overall responsibility for designing molds, fixtures, dies, and gauges based on customer supplied CAD data, prints, and specifications as well as knowledge of mold characteristics and process limitations. Additional responsibilities will include mechanical design, product improvements, documentation, production fixture design, reliability analysis as well as providing technical expertise and product knowledge using a variety of engineering disciplines. The Mold Design will also work collaboratively with other members of the Engineering team to ensure that projects are completed in a timely manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Determining molding parameters such as shrinkage factors, tolerances, runner/gate design and heat profiles to optimize efficiency.

  • Use strong analytical and system focus to create and improve design processes and procedures.

  • Studies specifications, engineering blueprints, tool orders, and shop data and confers with engineering and shop personnel to resolve design problems related to material characteristics, dimensional tolerances, service requirements, manufacturing procedures, and cost.

  • Creates drawings using CAD software.

  • Selects standard items such as bushings and tool components to incorporate into tool design.

  • Draws preliminary sketches and prepares layout and detail drawing, using computer-assisted design/drafting equipment and software and standard drafting tools and equipment.

  • Modifies tool designs for required engineering changes and to improve tool life or performance.

  • Create solid models and drawings for assembly, components, tooling and fixturing in SolidWorks

  • Create designs that are aligned with assembly and manufacturing capabilities; perform Design-for-Manufacturing reviews

  • Work with Manufacturing Engineering to develop assembly, process control and quality workmanship procedures

  • Perform product verification and validations according to the defined design inputs and product specifications

  • Develop multi-level Bill-of-Materials

  • Write reports, specifications, correspondence, and procedures

  • Ensure products comply with and are certified to applicable specifications and regulatory standards

  • Stay abreast of any new technologies, including design software, rules, design practices etc.

  • Perform other tasks as assigned by manager

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor of Engineering, or 10+ years of experience

  • 3+ years of Mold Design experience, preferred

  • Clear understanding and knowledge of plastic injection molds. Not limited to, but including multi cavity, hot and cold runner, 3 plate, slide action, unscrewing, insert, and two shot.

  • Proficient in software tools including Solid Works, 3D CAD modeling and Microsoft Office applications

  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 and AS 9100 structure and requirements

  • Expertise with tools such as FMEA, FEA, DFM and statistical techniques

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with staff at all levels in the organization

  • In depth understanding of commodities including cable harnesses, CNC milling/lathe, PCBA, box-builds, and electronic components

  • Excellent problem solving, data analysis, deductive reasoning and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds

  • Strong manual dexterity

About our CompanyAmphenol Borisch Technologies (ABT), a division of Amphenol Corporation, is an industry leader in providing high-reliability electronic systems for Aerospace and Defense companies across the globe. ABT is focused on expanding the company’s industry presence by providing customers with superior quality and service combined with advanced manufacturing capabilities. ABT is headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI and has locations in Nogales, Mexico and London, Ontario.Company BenefitsWe provide a wide range of benefits for our employees. Highlights include:

  • Unique full-time work schedule that includes every other Friday off

  • Full Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • 401(k) match

  • Voluntary and Company Paid Life Insurance

  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off Days

  • Reimbursement Programs (Gym, Optical, Tuition, etc.)

  • Company Paid Short Term Disability

Amphenol Borisch Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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