Design Engineer Lead
Westfall Technik

White Bear Lake, Minnesota

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DESIGN ENGINEER LEAD

Potential Earning of over $80,000 Annually plus Bonus

Here at Westfall Technik, we pride ourselves on being the fastest growing Plastic Injection Manufacturing Company in the USA and soon Globally. While many companies outsource their work, we believe in keeping our jobs in the US. We currently support over 1,500 employees across 15 facilities in the US, and we are still growing.

At our Willernie, MN Site, we invest in our people. Our overall success is largely contributed to our employees' skills and talents, that have been impactful and essential to the growth of our business. Here, you'll get the opportunity to test your knowledge and skills and become a critical player within Westfall. We want you to view your time at Westfall as an investment to your future.

We are currently seeking a Design Engineer Lead with the below qualifications:

What You'll Love About Us:

  • Salary: $32 - $35 / hour, plus weekly Overtime (average hours are 40 - 50 hours per week). (Based on education and experience).

  • 11 Paid Holidays, Sick Pay, COVID Sick Pay, Vacation Pay

  • 401K, Plus Employer Match

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Company Sponsored Life and AD&D, Short and Long Term Disability, Paid Parental Leave, and More…

  • We understand how COVID has affected many businesses around the globe. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, many companies had to permanently shut down and lay off workers. Because Westfall Technik is an essential business, we kept our doors open, our employees employed and kept our employees safe by following our COVID policy and procedures, which still stand in place today.

Professional Attributes

The focus of this role will be to execute all engineering activities, working with a team to create, evaluate, and solve for the needs of internal and external customers.

  • Review and analyze project information provided by Program Managers
  • Provide immediate feedback to PM on anything that does not fit scope criteria at any stage of the engineering process
  • Provide DFM (design for manufacture) and ESI (Early Supplier Involvement) support for internal and external customers
  • Responsible to deliver a mold design that leads to creation of a mold that is within the scope of the project
  • Ensure projects are completed on-time and within budget of allotted engineer hours
  • Ensure tooling guidelines are accurately adhered to, as dictated by both customers and Westfall
  • Utilize software, design libraries & existing designs to reduce lead times for projects
  • Schedule Preliminary / Process plan reviews w/ appropriate people
  • Deliver complete design packages to Manufacturing on-time and accurately
  • Assure that the quality of work is to the satisfaction of the internal customer (Tool Makers, Programming, Milling, Wire EDM cell, Molding) & Westfall Engineering Guidelines
  • Delegate work to open designers as needed within the department to maximize output and reduce lead times. Coordinate with Engineering Manager as needed.
  • First point of contact for ALL engineering related questions on designs you LEAD
  • Create BOM's and perform data entry for the ERP system Epicor

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Two- or four-year degree or equivalent experience in Mechanical Design, CAD, Engineering, or related field
  • 3-5+ years of experience designing injection molds
  • Create BOM's and perform data entry for the ERP system Epicor
  • Provide DFM (design for manufacture) and ESI (Early Supplier Involvement) support for internal and external customers
  • Responsible to deliver a mold design that leads to creation of a mold that is within the scope of the project

We are committed to creating a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment


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