Tool Design Engineer - Injection Molding

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions for almost every industry on the planet. And we are where we are because our talents brought us here. By specializing in the polymer engineering that makes innovation and application possible, Trelleborg works closely with leading industry brands to accelerate their performance, drive their business forward—and along the way, shape the industry and progress that will benefit humankind in the exciting years ahead.



Summary of Role

The Tool Designer is responsible for the design of customized injection molding tools from prototyping to production. This position involves collaborating on molding and tooling and developing the best product solutions for our customers across multiple industries. The person will be working closely with Product Engineering, Process Engineering, and the Sales team; to facilitate the release of new products and changes to existing products

Tasks and Responsibilities 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Tooling Design

  • Design Molds and Molding Systems for the Injection Molding Department
  • Establish and Maintain “Tool Drawing Standards”
  • Fixture and Equipment Design Responsible
  • Develop and Maintain mold and fixture drawings
  • Develop and Maintain tool drawing filing system
  • Maintain ISO Procedures for Tool Operations

Quoting and Estimating

  • Estimating Tooling Cost
  • Manage Tool Suppliers
    • Develop and Maintain Cost Estimating Formulas and Calculations
    • Maintain ISO Procedures for Quoting OperationsEstimate prototype and Production Piece Cost

Manufacturing Support 

  • Facility Planning and Layout
  • New Equipment Analysis and Evaluations
  • Train Manufacturing on Equipment and Process
  • Support Production

Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Education and Experience 

  • 10+ Years experience as a tool design engineer desirable.
  • Mechanical Engineering Degree or similar Preferred.
  • Extensive experience and expertise on injection molding tooling design.
  • High level of attention to detail and mechanical aptitude.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • NX CAE/CAD training and experience a plus.


  • Thoroughness
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Time Management
  • Technical Capacity
  • Travel - up to 5%


Last Application Date: 2021-04-07

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