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Tooling Design Engineer Apprentice at EG Industries in Rochester, New York

Posted in Engineering 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Tooling Design Engineer Apprentice develops 2D and 3D designs used to manufacture injection mold tooling, fixtures, and end of arm tooling.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with design team on the design of production and prototype tooling and fixtures to specified design criteria considering annual part volume, cycle time, quoted mold specifications, and tooling budgets.

  • Work with the design team on the creation of 2D prints of highly critical dimensional areas as well as general tooling layout packets.

  • Assist sales and project engineering groups with design for manufacture issues and part improvements.

  • Perform mold computer-aided engineering analysis consisting of filling, cooling, and warpage.

At times, this position may require the Tooling Design Engineer Apprentice to perform fundamental mold making tasks as part of the learning process. This may require use of tools and inspection equipment including but not limited to calipers and micrometers.

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work, duties and responsibilities expected of the incumbent. The incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required. The job description may be changed if needed as determined by EG Industries.

Required Competencies, Skills and Experience

  • 3D Modeling experience, preferably SolidWorks

  • Prior Mold Making, and/or Design experience preferred

  • FEA analytical experience in Mold Flow, or SolidWorks Simulation is a plus

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

  • Must have excellent organizational skills and a high level of follow through

  • Self-motivated

  • Ability to work with individuals at all levels

Education and Job Experience Requirements

  • Completion of skilled trades training applicable to plastics industry

  • Two or four year degree preferred

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to sit and use hands

  • Occasionally need to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, with a potential of up to 25 pounds.

  • Sedentary, office environment; frequent exposure to manufacturing plant floor requiring the use of personal protective equipment (ear plugs, safety glasses, etc) and following good manufacturing practices.

The work environment and physical demands detailed above are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.