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Tooling Project Engineer

Jabil Vietnam
Updated: 16/11/2018

Employment Information

Job Description

SUMMARY

Using established processes and procedures, the Tooling Project Engineer is responsible for support of the Lead

Tooling Project Engineer (LTPE), as assigned, for the design, fabrication and qualification of plastic injection molds

and sheet metal dies by outside vendors. The Tooling Engineer should be familiar with all aspects of a tooling shop

and have a thorough understanding of the operation of all the machine tools and other tools used in the process of

fabricating molds and dies. Should also have a thorough understanding of the tool making process from start to finish

and have experience managing this process.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Publish weekly tool tracking reports

• Participation in design failure modes effects analysis (DFMA)

• Development of quotation criteria

• Establishment of tool design and build timelines in collaboration with vendor to develop plans for timely execution

• Act as technical point of contact - Customer’s, Jabil’s and Vendor’s - for tool related issues

• Review of preliminary tool designs to insure compliance with Customer and/or Jabil tooling standards, Part

drawing requirements, and Manufacturing volume requirements

• Review and approval of final tool designs

• Creation of tool maintenance plan and development of spare parts proposal

• Drive progress against established timelines

• Oversee the implementation of product related engineering change orders

• Drive vendor readiness around raw material supply, secondary operations, and production jigs and fixtures

• Manage tool samples from vendor

• Evaluate first article inspection reports

• Execute tool and part approval via Jabil Production Part Approval Process (JPPAP)

• Oversee production qualification tool runs

• Work under the direction of the LTPE in order to develop quotations and schedules for development

programs of tools

• Work concurrently with Jabil CAD Services, Business Unit Management, Manufacturing, Test, Purchasing,

and Quality departments throughout the design phase of a program. Strive to provide a design that not only

meets the customer’s criteria, Jabil’s manufacturability requirements, but is also of high quality, and cost

effective.

• Be familiar with all aspects of molded plastic and sheet metal parts and be knowledgeable in troubleshooting

mold issues and die issues

• Estimate part cost for sheet metal and injection molded parts

• Assess the suitability of a particular mold or die shop to the needs of a particular job

• Stay abreast of the latest technology and techniques to provide input and approval of designs that are

competitive and cost effective

• Exercise good judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action

• Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor

• Comply and follow all procedures within the company employee policy

Job Requirement

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Accredited Four year Tool and Die apprenticeship program; and a minimum of five years experience on the bench 

and have achieved the status of Class A journeyman. Possess project management skills including scheduling and 

resource allocation forecasting. Periodic travel to customer, vendor and/or Jabil sites is required - Anticipated amount 

of travel to be 50% ; Must be willing to travel internationally

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Advanced PC skills, including training and knowledge of Jabil’s software packages 

Ability to read, analyze, interpret and communicate regarding common scientific and/or technical journals, financial 

reports, and legal documents. 

Capable of effectively presenting information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors

Skills to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and fundamentals of plane, and solid geometry and 

trigonometry Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several 

abstract and concrete variables

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully 

perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is frequently required to walk, and to lift and carry PC’s and 

test equipment weighing up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and use of 

computer monitor screens a great deal of time. 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while 

performing the essential functions of this job. Individual’s primary workstation is located in the office area, with some 

time spent each day on the manufacturing floor. The noise level in this environment ranges from low to moderate.

More Information

  • Degree: Bachelor
  • Age: 30 - 45
  • Job type : Permanent

Company Overview

Jabil Vietnam

http://www.jabil.comCompany size: 5000+
JABIL, founded in 1966 in Michigan , is a US-based multinational electronics manufacturing and solutions company providing comprehensive...Detail

Tooling Project Engineer

Jabil Vietnam

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