Tooling Designer

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Date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

Do you like to turn ideas into real things?

Do you study how things are made and think, “I could improve this?”

Do you feel logic, reasoning and strategic thinking are some of your best assets?

Dart Container Corporation is seeking a meticulous, agile, professional Tooling Designer to join a team of 35 people working to support our production facilities in new product development, expansion and replacement tools for our products.

In this role, you will create, update, modify, and test complex two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) design concepts and modifications for mechanical equipment, dies, tools, controls, and/or products using computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment.

Ready for a new chapter in your career? Apply below!

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Take broad conceptual ideas and develop them into useful designs.
  • Coordinate the work with other designers or drafters working on the same project
  • Create simple to complex concept layouts with engineering guidance
  • Apply Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) with guidance from engineers
  • Utilize CAD software, Teamcenter® PLM system, ERP system, and standard Microsoft® Office software
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, identify, evaluate and implement design-led solutions to challenging problems
  • Receive and review straight-forward system requirements, work with suppliers to obtain information and quotes, and generate specifications
  • Collaborate with engineering and other departments to improve equipment, processes, and products
  • Participate in the review of documentation packages for release to manufacturing
  • Mentor other designers and drafters

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in design or related field of study and two (2) years of drafting and/or design experience
    • Associate's degree with design related coursework and six (6) years of drafting and/or design experience
    • High school diploma or equivalent and nine (9) years of drafting and/or design experience
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Experience with applying and interpreting Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Understanding of materials and manufacturing processes
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to successfully prioritize, and organize projects, deadlines, and tasks with little supervision in both team and independent environments
  • Strong verbal and written skills necessary to communicate intricate job-related information
  • Up to 25% domestic and international travel
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport
  • Requires a valid driver’s license and favorable motor vehicle report upon hire

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at for assistance.

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

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