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Product & Tooling Design Engineer

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    Product & Tooling Design Engineer
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Are you looking for a design engineering opportunity where you can be part of a growing industry? Custom plastics packaging company just south of St. Cloud has an immediate opening on their team for a Product Design Engineer. This direct hire opportunity offers growth and a great benefits program. 
The position of the Product Design Engineer is to coordinate the efforts of Sales, Customers, Prototype, Quality Control and Estimation, Purchasing Materials and Production to assure products have the necessary documentation in the form of print specifications to assure quoting, part number structure, tooling, and processes to produce products that will meet customer specifications and maintain print files to assure repeatability following all ISO SOP’s in production.

Primary Duties of the Product Design Engineer:
  • Generate product designs to meet customer needs primarily within our Horticulture value stream.
  • Develop thermoforming tool designs in support of our product designs. These designs include forming molds and trim tooling.
  • Establish tooling and manufacturing process to full utilization of equipment and efficient set up of products to ensure we are operating at optimum efficiency.
  • Drive continuous improvement within the thermoforming operation with a focus on tool designs and tooling optimization to support new and existing designs. 
  • Utilize available technologies to enhance the design, build and optimization of tooling in the thermoforming operations.
  • Work with Quality, Manufacturing, and other design teams to ensure initial project prints are constructed and approved for production.
  • Project Management to ensure timely completion of projects and programs
  • Be the primary technical interface to the customer through the design and development phase of programs
  • Act as the subject matter expert on Design for Manufacturability for customers to ensure long term sustainability in manufacturing.
  • Management reporting for new product schedules and feasibility analysis
  • Work closely with inside resources to ensure project specifications meet timelines.
  • Assist Prototype and Quality Control to assure prototype model testing to validate designs.
  • Aid in providing support for product risk/return and failure analysis
  • Work with internal departments to support regulatory, ordering, inspection, manufacture and promotion of new products and product modifications.
  • Support all ISO documentation and procedures to ensure compliance
Secondary Duties of the Product Design Engineer:
  • Provide engineering support to other departments as required (i.e. Marketing, QA/QC, Regulatory, etc.).
  • Team member of the Material Review Board and responsible for related decisions and explanations of current parts to print levels
  • Team member for analysis on any product return and supporting documentation required.
  • Maintain engineering managerial functions in the absence of the Engineering Manager
Education and/or Experience Requirements of the Product Design Engineer: 
  • Minimum of B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent preferred.
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering desirable
  • Solid Works proficiency required.
  • CNC programming skills in MasterCam a plus
  • Experience with Thermoforming /Tooling for In-Line, Rotary and Single Station. 
  • Experience in an ISO environment
  • Experience in Medical Packaging and Clean Room Environments
  • Must be knowledgeable in standard engineering drawing practices
  • Knowledge of precision machining a plus
  • Knowledge of SolidWorks
  • Knowledge of CadKey and MasterCam a plus           
  • Basic computer knowledge with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Etc.)
  • Experience in management reporting – timeline implementation
DAVIS Companies partners with the top employers locally and nationally. They choose us because of our reputation for finding high quality talent, fast, but also our experience for evaluating and representing the best candidates in the marketplace.  We make every effort to provide updates and feedback to candidates at each stage of the process as we appreciate how stressful looking for a new role can be.  Apply today and experience “The DAVIS Difference”. 

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