Tooling Engineer - Spartanburg, South Carolina

Job Reference:JHR2NV6FV00T0NTLZZB
Position Type:Permanent
City, State:Spartanburg, South Carolina
Salary:US$70000.00 - US$80000.00 per year
Contact:Autologin User, Spherion, United States

Job Description





Tooling Engineer



To evaluate, select, and monitor APQP (Advance Product Quality Planning) tooling sources for building dies and fixtures that meet customer quality and cost criteria.


General Job Duties:


o       Responsibility for quality and conformance of product to customer specifications per control plans utilizing TS16949 & ISO14001 documented systems.

o       Authority to stop non-conforming processes and reports same to supervisor,

o       Quality Assurance and/or Engineering department representative.

o       Develop and maintain qualified sources for subcontracting of tooling projects.

o       Monitor project costs as well as timeliness

o       Interface with customer's quality, purchasing, and engineering personnel

o       Provide engineering support for the duration of the program

o       Evaluate cost effectiveness and present justification to customers for replacement tooling projects

o       Generate and implement Continuous Improvement projects

o       Housekeeping and other activities as assigned

o       Shop Improvements

o       Tool development

o       Standards & Safety

o       Hot Runner , HYD


Specific Job Duties:


o       Individual must have: mechanical drawing ability applied to CAD, Tool & Die Maker skills, Tool Design capabilities.

o       Individual must be good at problem solving, have the ability to plan and manage the APQP process; understand customer requirements; have blue print reading and G.D. & T; effective communication with the customer, vendors, and associates at all levels of the organization.

o       Individual must have the ability to conduct effective meetings; ability to read, write, speak English, must be flexible with schedule & overtime.

o       Individual must have a background in injection molding and in the automotive industry.







o       Ability to listen and communicate effectively with associates and customers in either individual or group settings.

o       Ability to access data stored on LAN (Local Area Network) and PC (Personal Computer).

o       Ability to use telephone; extended sitting and standing; ability to move throughout both facilities; reaching and bending.

o       Occasional lifting of up to 30 lbs. may be required.

o       Occasional travel with overnight stay required; compliance with personal protective equipment as required.

o       Journeyman Tool & Die Maker preferred.





o       Personal Computers, AutoCAD software, telephone, facsimile, copier, office equipment, precision measurement tools, machining equipment, PM’s, WO’s,Tools & spare parts.





o       High school diploma or equivalent, degree required

o       Technical Degree or 5 years’ experience in the tooling field.

o       Injection Molding

o       Automotive


To Apply Please Contact:


Trés (Chester) Willets, MBA

Director of Professional Services


1200 Woodruff Road 

Suite C-15

Greenville, South Carolina 29607


864.509.1135 (Direct)




  • Required: Injection Molding and Tier 1 Automotive background
  • APQP
  • GD&T
  • Strong Tool and Die Maker Skills
  • NO Phone Calls Please