North American Lighting, Inc.
February 13, 2019
April 14, 2019
Hours: 40 hours/week
Wage: $111,250 CAD annually
Benefits: Eligible for salary increases and bonuses. Eligible for dental insurance, disability insurance, and extended medical insurance.
Site: Windsor, Ontario and Oldcastle, Ontario.
Terms of Employment: Full Time, Permanent
- Reviews lamp designs for tool construction feasibility understanding complex requirements (tolerance/finishing) necessary for low cost, trouble-free manufacturing
- Develop specifications for injection molds based on product designs. Review with Lead Tool Engineer at the molding plant and the tool supplier for feasibility
- Approves tool designs at all stages (preliminary, intermediate, and final) assuring low cost, trouble-free manufacturing process
- Travels to tooling vendors (including overseas) as necessary for detailed on-site design and construction reviews to ensure on time delivery and high-quality tools
- Attends tool trials at tooling vendors and plants to ensure the proper function of injection molds, and that molds produce parts that are within standard/acceptable processing parameters
- Obtains mold prints and 3-D data for mold designs and maintains them in departmental directory. Utilizes CAD software including Catia and Unigraphics.
- Oversees pre-production changes and manages the schedule for these changes with the tool shop and manufacturing plant
- Gathers the necessary quotes, specifications and data and then enters purchase orders into the system
- Requests Part Data Transfers to tool vendor. Enters and maintains tracking information in the Master Mold list
- Creates weekly tool progress reports and distributes them to the project teams
- Maintains mold trial process parameters and Mold Trial History form with open issues and coordinates closure of the issues
- Maintains relevant information on all tooling and Team Center Community; including the Weekly Tool Progress Reports, steel certifications, CMM checks, process sheets, and Mold Trial History Forms
- Works with manufacturing plants and tool shops to improve and develop state of the art tooling processes as required
- Work with customers on tooling related topics such as explaining technical details and defending tooling costs
- Identify and develop new tooling suppliers worldwide
- Report deviations from specifications and tolerances to supervisor
- Complete and maintain inspection reports
- Performs other duties as assigned
- Must meet one of the following Education and Experience requirements:
- - Associate degree in Tool/Die Technology, Industrial Technology, or a related discipline OR
- - Certification in Engineering Technology or Industrial Technology OR
- - Vocational training in Engineering technology or related discipline
- 6 to 8 years of related tooling experience is required
- Extensive Experience working with Japanese automotive manufacturers
- Extensive knowledge with complex, high finish requirement tooling such as vehicle lighting components with multi-color lens tooling.
- Analytical and problem-solving skills – Ability to breakdown complex problems associated with high finish/high tolerance injection mold tooling.
- Organizational, planning, and project management skills – Ability to track 30-50 tools at any given time through the design and manufacturing process.
- Computer skills — proficiency using standard business software (including MS Office)
- Technical writing skills
- Written and verbal communications skills in English
- Interpersonal skills — ability to confidently interact with individuals (internal/external) at all levels of authority and maintain composure in stressful, confrontational, and/or sensitive situations
- International travel may be required