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Senior Tooling Engineer

Req ID: J2270672

  • Location
    Bray, Dublin, Ireland
  • Category Manufacturing Engineering
  • Posted Monday, May 17, 2021
  • Type Full time

Job Description


  • Lead development and implementation of multi-cavity Tooling strategies for complex and/or large tooling builds with optimal cavitation and cycle times to meet the needs of a robust manufacturing process and quality requirements.
  • Lead product development or project meetings and makes various recommendations for product design changes. Including performance and presentation of the Dfm/Dfa recommendations.
  • Lead and or participate development of measurement inspection techniques, fixtures and test methods.
  • Lead and or participate in the Moulding Cell readiness at the receiving site to ensure that the overall moulding cell is production ready.
  • Develop and deliver tooling proposals/costings including: Tooling build, metrology, qualification and maintenance costs.
  • Development of required R&D documentation, e.g. Engineering Studies & Feasibility Reports, with focus on detail and quality for tooling requirements.
  • Tooling design verification / tooling validation plans, protocols and reports.
  • Manage mold flow requirements and translate data into final conclusions for use in tooling considerations.
  • Lead and or participate in Risk Assessment / Analysis (PHA, FTA, dFMEA, uFMEA).
  • Provide technical support to key vendors / sub contract manufacturers.
  • Support quality and project teams for their Regulatory Affairs submissions to Notified Bodies.                                                       


  • Mechanical Engineering Degree recognized Tooling Apprenticeship or experience in similar Tool Engineer role.
  • Excellent knowledge of multi cavity injection mould tools and hot runner systems.
  • Minimum 5 years tooling development experience, preferably in medical devices.
  • Strong tooling and product design skills, with a working knowledge of 2D/3D CAD, preferably in Pro Engineer.
  • Knowledge of resin materials and processing techniques for tool building and polymers processing.
  • Experience in rapid prototyping techniques and their application.
  • Strong knowledge of tool approval process, metrology development for qualification and document control techniques.
  • Effective written skills for technical writing and presentations &strong verbal communication skills with an ability to successfully interact in cross functional teams.

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