Tooling Engineer

Job Overview

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Tooling Engineer to join an expanding manufacturing facility in Waterford.

What is in it for you?

  • Days role, flexible working hours & early finish on a Friday!
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression and advancement.
  • Attractive salary and benefits package on offer
  • Friendly, inclusive and collaborative working environment. Teamwork, new ideas and ''thinking outside the box'' is very much encouraged
  • Family feel culture but has the support of a larger global organisation

Responsibilities: (A Snapshot…)

  • Project manage optimisation, maintenance & overhaul projects on existing tool portfolio (prototype single cavity & production multi-cavity tools)
  • Apply systematic root cause problem solving involving all stakeholders (including key support department team members & tooling/equipment vendors) to meet customer delivery & product quality objectives in the most cost-effective manner
  • Lead the use of lean tools to drive continuous improvement & process reliability on tools
  • Work with Device Development Services (DDS) & New programme personnel to support the introduction of new tools to site for new products to ensure high levels of process reliability post PQ.
  • Lead the injection moulding tooling technical function for both internal project teams and client teams and manage new injection mould tool introduction to the Operations team.


  • Mechanical Engineering degree, qualified Toolmaker or relevant experience as a Tooling Engineer
  • Excellent knowledge of multi cavity injection mould tools and hot runner systems.
  • 5+ years tool development experience, preferably in medical devices
  • Strong tooling and product design skills, with a working knowledge of 2D/3D CAD
  • Knowledge of resin materials and processing techniques for tool building and polymer processing
  • Experience in rapid prototyping techniques and their application

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