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Tooling Engineer

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Date: Jan 22, 2022

Location: Jiangsu, JS, CN, 215200

Company: Corning

Day to Day Responsibilities:

• Supports and provides input to the Division Technology roadmap (including maintaining a knowledgebase of the latest technology advances within injection molding). Drives implementation of new manufacturing technology.

• Division injection molding SME including focused areas of material, processes, tooling and/or process equipment.

• Provides tooling support to manufacturing plants as needed, including complete tooling life cycle management, rebuild projects, replacement programs, and total tool maintenance management of critical spares and components.

• Drives fundamental understanding and problem-solving skills.

• Develops tooling solutions for new product introductions.

• Manages the quotation, vendor selection, design and manufacturing processes of new tooling.

• Designs and assists with designs of new injection molds. Approves mold designs and manages tool drawings, ensuring they are current and meet Division and plant standards.

• Facilitates tooling design reviews and participates in product design reviews when applicable.

• Manages construction of new tooling – tracking to project metrics of cost and timing, reporting progress to project teams.

• Work with tooling vendors and process engineers in the debug and validation of new tooling.

• Ensures compliance to all plant and division standards.

• Prepares Appropriation Requisitions (AR’s) and manages cost/spend with regards to new mold constructions and capital expenditure for tooling and injection molding equipment.

• Uses rigorous processes and technical knowledge to build detailed technical understanding for key process steps.

• Functions as a team member or team leader on focused projects.

• Provides support to Automation department and vendors during development of automation systems.

• Uses statistical tools and Design of Experiments (DOE) in process problem-solving and product/process improvement.

• Intellectual Property management Reporting Structure: Molding and Tooling Manager (WJ), Global Plastics Engineering Manager


  • Bachelor of Science in Plastics Engineering or equivalent program and minimum of 5+ years in an injection molding tooling engineering role.



  • Masters of Science (Engineering or Applied Science).
  • Scientific injection molding knowledge.
  • RJG Master Molder 1 training or equivalent.
  • Yellow Belt Performance Excellence training.