BTD TOP_Product Development Designer in Otsego, Minnesota


T.O. Plastics, headquartered in Clearwater, MN, is seeking an experienced Product Development Design Engineer is responsible for designing and developing the necessary products and tooling for both internal and external customers. This position will be located at our Otsego, MN plant.

The individual best suited for this role will have knowledge of the turn-key development of products thru part design, mold design, and design for manufacturing and equipment. Also, they will be able to utilize detailed prints and documentation to communicate the intent of the work, design, and/or assembly. This position will work with our Quality and Manufacturing departments, as well as other design teams, to ensure initial project prints are constructed and approved for production. Along with these responsibilities, this role will work closely with direct prototyping activities and assist Quality Control to assure prototypes meet the needs of our customers.


Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:

  1. B.S. in Engineering Discipline (Mechanical or Plastics Engineering preferred).

  2. 3 years’ experience in Thermoforming parts and/or plastic injection molding and tool design.

  3. Proficiency in SolidWorks 2015 (or newer version)

  4. Experience in an ISO environment (preferably 9001, 9008 and/or 13485:2003)

  5. Strong project management skills.

  6. Good oral and written communication skills.

  7. Ability to cross-functionally coordinate company initiatives and work as part of a team.

  8. Strong reasoning skills to take customer specifications and the ability to interpret them into drawings and designs.

  9. Formal training or exposure to Lean methodologies and Operational Excellence.

  10. Evidence of ongoing training as required to keep skills current and relevant.

  11. Knowledge of precision machining is helpful.

  12. Basic computer knowledge of Microsoft Office products, e-mail, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

  13. Experience working with ERP systems.

Requisition Number: 16-0309

Company: T O Plastics

Post Date: 7/19/2016

Title: TOP_Product Development Designer

City: Otsego

State: MN