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Principal Tooling Engineer

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Manufacturing and tooling
Location
Johor Bahru - Malaysia

Description

To provide tooling support to our Dyson design Teams to ensure capability of product designs. To work together with RDD for developing innovative tool designs/ new technologies / and mature the NPI product design to manufacturing without compromising product design intent. 

Accountabilities

  • To provide tooling support to our Dyson design Teams to ensure capability of product designs. To work together with RDD for developing innovative tool designs/ new technologies / and mature the NPI product design to manufacturing without compromising product design intent. 
  • To work closely with a small team of locally based tooling engineers and supporting administration functions to support the designing, procurement and maintenance of our tools.
  • To co-ordinate our tool vendors in terms of on time delivery and quality of work.
  • For new tooling – review vendor recommendations as given by our Commercial Team to ensure that the vendor has both the capacity and capability to perform their tasks.
  • To sign off and approve new tool DFM and General Assembly drawings (robust tools, cooling, injection, ejection, Type of steel to be used and the steel conditions, movements etc) 
  • To review the tool designer recommendation of tool size, cavity quantity, cycle time estimates and tool cost estimates.
  • To advise recommend action on tool repair requests as made by Prim Contractors
  • Propose vendor and delivery times for tool modifications and repairs.
  • To ensure that Dyson tooling assets are maintained and the asset lists are accurate and up to date in terms of description and locations.
  • To support tool maintenance schedules for the entire suite of Dyson tools.
  • To make sure Dyson Malaysia receive all the drawings on disc for history reference as is requested
  • To make sure all Dyson toolmakers work to the tooling Manuel using good working practises to deliver a good robust tool fit for purpose as quoted and on time     
  • Mold design detail review (CAT A)
  • Consolidate and develop preferred mold design for common parts.
  • Mold flow analysis specific to mold making and Category A product
  • Optimize and standardize molding machine capacity and process for Cat A product as the priority
  • Able to work and manage High Volume/Low Mix, Low Volume/High Mix projects which needs capacity planning, understanding the shared/repeat tools and utilizations etc
  • Cost reduction, cycle time/cost/quality monitoring to deliver business and KPI requirements.


Skills

  • At least 15 years of working experience in Tool Design/ Machining /Injection tooling and moulding field

  • Tool design / development with hands on experience in tool design and selection of steel/hot runner/gating systems etc..
  • Project management / tracking / reporting for complex tooling projects with more than 300 tools
  • Injection moulding process in-depth knowledge in machine selection, process development, trouble shooting, hot runner selection w.r.t application and product requirement.
  • Knowledge and experience to interpret 3D CAD files and 2D drawing
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving with analytical skills able to question and challenge when needed
  • Team player and good at communicating with all levels

Benefits

Dyson Malaysia monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries, bonuses and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy generous leave, a transport allowance and medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition.