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Mold Development Project Leader in Keller, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 4/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Keller, TX
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt has partnered with a leader in engineering and pharmaceutical technology  to offer this opportunity to someone with a strong background as a Mold Development Project Leader. If interested, please take the time to apply!

Title: Mold Development Project Leader


  • Provide design for manufacturing (DFM) analysis for new product designs. 
  • Create budgetary funding and capacity utilization estimates for new mold projects. 
  • Submit purchase requisitions.
  • Evaluate final part designs and determine the most cost-effective mold design relative to manufacturing efficiency, long term tool durability, and simplicity of tool maintenance while following our client's global standards. 
  • Support the mold design process by providing mold design direction for vendors as they complete the full CAD package for mold designs, analyzing and providing feedback on design iterations, and fully approving mold designs before mold fabrication. 
  • Initiate and sustain project documentation throughout the mold development process utilizing existing department procedures and documentation. 
  •  Ensure proposed tooling solutions meet total product life requirements, optimize cavitation, meet or exceed cycle time targets, and minimize material usage. 
  • Interface with and manage mold vendors during all stages of the mold development process.
  • Oversee the sampling of new molds and analyze performance against expectations. 
  • Ensure process recipe is created and documented using scientific molding principles to ensure long term production performance, sustainability, and stability. 
  • Initiate the inspection process to ensure the mold's performance meets engineering specifications. 

Candidate must offer the following skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Plastics Engineering or equivalent preferred. 
  • Mold Making or Mold Design apprenticeship certification. 
  • 5+ years of in depth daily work and knowledge of injection mold tooling. 
  • Strong project management capability. 
  • Detailed knowledge of all  types of injection and mold tooling. 
  • Thorough knowledge of secondary assembly and decorating processes. 
  • Ability to utilize all of the Microsoft Office applications. 
  • Knowledge of tool steels and metallurgical properties. 
  • Fundamental understanding of injection mold processing parameters and applications (cause and affect).
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with all levels of the organization. 
  • Ability to lead or participate in cross-functional teams. 
  • Functional with 3D CAD software. 
  • Prior experience with mold flow technology and mold design preferred. 
  • Must be able to troubleshoot with advanced problem solving skills. 
  • Familiarity with the automation process is preferred. 
  • Spanish or Mandarin fluency preferred. 

After applying to this Job using the Apply or Apply Now button, you can follow up on your application by calling the Enterprise Delivery Center at (1-800-595-8658). Be sure to note the Job ID number found on this page and reference it when calling about the position.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.