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Tooling Engineer - Plastics

by Vuteq Canada Inc.

Position Type: Contract
Date Posted: Sep 27, 2021
Experience: 3 Years
Education: College Diploma (2 years)
Vuteq Canada Inc.
Vuteq Canada Inc.

Job Description

Vuteq Canada Inc. is a Tier 1 automotive manufacturing organization, located at 920 Keyes drive, Woodstock, Ontario. 

By continually improving our systems and processes through ongoing evaluation of company objectives, we are able to maintain our commitment in ensuring that requirements and expectations for quality and saftey are realized. 

We strive to be an indispensible partner to our customers, driven by our team members and their engagement, and commit to developing the future with passion and sincerity. 

Job Summary

The Tooling Engineer, located in the Windsor area, is responsible for working alongside our Tooling team and local tool shops defining tooling requirements based on customer feedback and company tooling standards. They will also be responsible for project mold design mold design reviews with internal and external customers and communicate with the Vuteq team to manage the overall build schedule following it through from design to buy off of the tool.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Involved in the analysis of technical data (drawings, data, and sketch, etc.) Provides insight into manufacturability of products based on drawing or design

  • Offers feedback to customers and offers suggestions on the design change in order to improve part feasibility

  • Create mold specifications; Support tool shop selection and further discuss specifications of the mold build

  • Attend weekly meetings with the customer

  • Design review: ensure tooling is designed to internal and external customer standards

  • Manage tool shops to ensure tools stay on track to progress and schedule

  • Attend tool trials to ensure design meets manufacturability and is built to standards

  • Track progress of tooling to ensure issues are closed out before buy off to the manufacturing plant

  • Works with manufacturing plant tooling team to troubleshoot issues

Job Qualifications


  • Successful completion of a minimum 2-4 year post-secondary program; design, mechanical, and manufacturing engineering are considered relevant

  • Successful completion of a mold design/mold maker apprenticeship


  • 3-5 years of experience in injection mold design/mold tooling

  • Automotive experience is considered to be an asset

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to show versatility and resourcefulness when problem solving

  • Attention to detail and accuracy when preparing and reviewing mold designs

  • Ability to adapt to changing demands from customers as well as fellow team members

  • Strong interpersonal skills; having to communicate with several people at once

  • Ability to organize priorities based on deadlines and importance of tasks

  • Manage time efficiently while working on several different tasks at once

  • Sense of creativity when designing a mold, and when having to change and adapt to different specifications


  • Must have a valid driver’s license


If you are up to the challenge associated with a fast-paced, Tier 1 automotive company, please email your cover letter and resume, along with your salary expectations, to:

Human Resources Department

Vuteq Canada Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

While we appreciate all applications received, only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.