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Senior Tooling Engineer NE Open (J#27815)
Education: High School
Experience: 10 - 20 years

Help us to excel at everything we make and have a direct impact on patient care and lives.

Does this work inspire you?

Works under the direction of the Engineering Manager, providing technical support in the design and reliability of high
cavitation molding tools, processes and molding equipment for the manufacturing of Class II medical devices. This
position requires maintaining a high level of molding and tooling proficiency. Developing and improving plant molding and
tooling processes through direction and supervision of design, construction, and maintenance improvements. Provide
leadership and vision related to implementing next generation world class molding technologies.

If this inspires you, please apply online today by cutting and pasting the following link into your web browser:

What is the work you will be doing?

Technical tooling support for the development of new products in conjunction with R & D.
Coordinate Mold and Tooling Projects to meet Corporate Tooling requirements, capital and expense budgets and
Technically support and advise the most economical repairs of existing tooling.
Assist Engineering in conducting various studies and root cause analysis to determine the resolution to undesirable
variations in mold and molding machine processes.
Preparation of reports for the Engineering Manager as needed.
Preparation of Capital Expense Requests (CERs) and submission of proper close out forms upon project completion.
Develop necessary criteria for Capital Expenditure justification and requests.
Assist other Plant Engineers on project development and implementation related to molds and molding processes.
Provide support to the Engineering resources in the mold Validation process.
Use and understand statistical based software and quality tools (i.e., PFMEA, DOE) for warranting process changes or
Preferred use of CAD based software for various mold and tooling applications.
Perform presentations and training as required.
Oversee CAPA projects as directed.
Ability to perceive simple solutions to a broad concept of problems.
Travel is required.
Observe all safety precautions and regulations at all times in all areas where duties are performed.
Responsible for reporting all safety hazards and potential unsafe working conditions.
Adhere to plant/Corporate policies/procedures, department safety and environmental regulations, Good Manufacturing
Practices (GMPs) and ISO 13485 Standards.
Perform additional duties as assigned with or without accommodations.
Frequent contact with:
Plant Staff Management, Production Engineering Resources, Tool Room, Metrology and Mold Maintenance groups,
Corporate R&D and Tooling Groups, Vendors.


Do you have these experiences or skills?
Experience: 10 years minimum experience in injection molding, tooling, mold design and mold construction. Experience in
a production and/or maintenance supervisory position preferred.

Skills/Competencies: Mold design, mold making, injection molding, tool making, project management, and use of six
sigma methodology.
Working knowledge of computer aided drafting and ability to read/produce mechanical drawings.
Working knowledge of material properties, mechanical systems design and machining processes is required.
Strong written and oral communication skills. Skills to include technical communication (both oral and written) to
accurately convey technical issues and information.
Must be a team leader and have the ability to develop the talents of the engineering subordinates.
Strong organizational skills.

Do you have these professional or academic certifications?

Bachelors degree in Engineering, or equivalent, from an accredited four year college or university preferred. High school
diploma or equivalent required.

Working Conditions
The working conditions for this position are typical of an office environment. The noise level in the work environment is
usually quiet and free of fumes and airborne particulate.
This position will also be required to attend to issues on the manufacturing floor. When entering the manufacturing facility
safety glasses and hearing protection are required.

Are you Covidien?

Covidien is a leading global healthcare products company that creates innovative medical solutions for better patient
outcomes and delivers value through clinical leadership and excellence. We deliver outstanding results and innovative
solutions in the Medical Device and Medical Supplies segments. Through progressive thinking and cutting-edge
technologies, Covidien is well positioned to lead the way in todays rapidly changing healthcare industry. Whatever your
specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Covidien both in the lives of others and your career.

At Covidien, we strive to fully understand our marketplace, customers, communities and employees, and we enter into
relationships with a sense of honesty, fairness and trust.

Covidien is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Covidien will make
reasonable accommodations to allow qualified individuals to perform their job duties unless the accommodation imposes
an undue hardship. Please feel free to request a copy of the Covidien Equal Employment Opportunity and Reasonable
Accommodation policies for additional information.

This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all
newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here:

Please note that the Essential Job Functions are listed under the sections titled What is the work I will be doing? and
Are you able and willing to work under these conditions?.


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