Mold Design Engineer (Plastic Injection Stretch Blow Mold Tooling)

Position Title: Mold Design Engineer (Injection Stretch Blow Mold Tooling)Position Summary:

Big 3 Precision Products is currently seeking a Mold Design Engineer, Injection Stretch Blow Mold Tooling. This position, utilizing customer supplied product models and/or part drawing inputs, will design mold tooling for the Injection Stretch Blow Mold tooling industry.

The mold design engineer will be responsible for supporting the growth of the Injection Stretch Blow Mold business by producing complex mold drawings/models, manufacturing drawings, and associated engineering documentation.  In addition, the position will require project management throughout the entire engineering process.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create 2D and 3D CAD models, layouts, and drawings efficiently and accurately
  • Create general assemblies and sub-assemblies
  • Create and enter BOM for all material and hardware
  • Interface with Sales and Manufacturing with regards to mold and part design
  • Interface with Customer with regards to product changes and design reviews
  • Develop and establish design standards and automation for mold design
  • Participate regularly in process improvement within areas of responsibility
  • Lead reverse engineering projects with inspection and manufacturing
  • Occasional travel to Customer for machine measurements and/or tooling installation

Minimum Requirements:

  • Proficiency in using Solidworks software for 2D and 3D CAD
  • Proficiency in using Autocad software for 2D CAD
  • Plastic component design / molding design experience
  • Metal component design / manufacturing design experience
  • BOM / Revision / Engineering Change Request management
  • Microsoft Office software as a communication tool
  • Technical written and oral communication skills
  • ERP software experience

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four-year Accredited College or University in Mechanical, Electrical, Plastic or Manufacturing is preferred.
  • 5+ years Engineering, Manufacturing, or Customer Management experience preferred.
  • Plastics Injection Stretch Blow Molding experience preferred (Nissei, Aoki, Sidel).
  • Injection Molding experience preferred.

Work Environment:

Office / Warehouse environment. Employee may be occasionally exposed to moving equipment, mechanical parts in motion, hazards associated with a manufacturing environment such as overhead cranes, welding, machining, painting etc.

Compensation and Benefits:

Big 3 Precision Products provides a flexible benefit program that is carefully designed to support your health, your financial security and your work-life balance. The variety of benefits and amenities available, in addition to pay, provides you a total package.

You will receive a competitive total compensation package that offers you a choice of health benefits, dental and prescription drug coverage, vision plan, life insurance, Paid Time Off and a 401(k)company match plan.

About Big 3 Precision Products:

Big 3 Precision Products, headquartered in Centralia, IL, has a total of 4 design, manufacturing and product validation facilities in the USA. It serves the household / personal products, nutrition / drinkable, and pharma / medical industries. Mold design and manufacturing capabilities include Injection Stretch Blow Mold (ISBM) tooling, Injection Blow Mold (IBM) tooling, 2 Step Stretch Blow Mold tooling and Extrusion Blow Mold (EBM) tooling all the while offering product development, unit development, production tool validation and in plant support.


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