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Sr. Tooling Design Engineer

Location: Salt Lake City

Reports to: General Manager


Premier Plastics is currently seeking a Sr. Tooling Design Engineer for a full-time position. Premier Plastic is a fast-growing company that specializes in designing and producing custom packaging solution for a wide variety of industries.  We are looking for an individual to join our fast-paced environment that works with the team to create new innovated solutions while striving to deliver a high quality product.



  • Experience in tooling design with CAD software to create prototype and production tooling within the plastic manufacturing industry, Solidworks and Thermoforming experience a plus

  • Practical CAM programing skills in mold and die creation, Mastercam experience a plus

  • Wide range of processing knowledge in raw material in the production process, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacturing of molds, tooling, and support fixtures

  • Advanced experience with machines and tools, including their design, uses, repair, and maintenance

  • Conduct test inspections, and interpret blueprints, designs, drawings, and mockups to create a plan for fabricating tools, dies, and assemblies

  • Works cooperatively and effectively with operations, manufacturing engineering, project engineers, quality engineers and suppliers to optimize tools and ease product manufacturing process, cost, and quality.

  • Estimate and providing tooling quotes for new tooling and existing modification projects

  • Works with project managers to create and design innovated packaging solutions which flow into the mold and die creation process

  • Maintain tool drawings and related documents files to ensure accuracy and revision control

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and establish priorities to meet project and customer timelines

  • Exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication capabilities

  • If desired, management opportunities are available


  • 5+ years’ relevant tooling design experience in a manufacturingsetting

  • Familiarity with thermoforming is preferred; injection molding experience is also useful

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, manufacturing or a closely related field is preferred

  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.

Please submit your cover letter and resume.

Job Description

Technical Sales Specialist – Onsite

Location: Salt Lake City

Reports to: VP of Sales

Salary Range: $75,000 - $85,000


Position Description: The Technical Sales Specialist is responsible for all steps required to move new customer projects from the initial contact step through commercialization. The TSS is the technical expert responsible for assisting customers to create solutions that meet their requirements. The TSS is one of the primary owners of the ongoing customer relationship. This person may also attend events where Premier Plastics has a sales presence, such as trade shows, to answer technical questions for prospective customers. This position reports to the Vice President of Sales.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Work with new and existing customers on new packaging designs to develop solutions that meet their requirements while also exceeding their expectations

  • Generate quotes on new projects and provide those quotes to customers

  • Work closely with multiple groups within Premier Plastics – including Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain, and Finance – to accurately determine costing of new projects

  • Provide project management for customer projects, ensuring that projects move forward in a timely manner and holding self and others accountable for completion of tasks

  • Maintain strong relationships with existing customers with the goal of being the trusted expert the customer calls first when a new project arises

  • Occasional travel to industry events and trade shows to answer questions about Premier Plastics’ capabilities for prospective customers

  • Performs other related duties as assigned


Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Sales, Marketing, or a related field

  • 3+ years experience in technical sales, sales engineering, or quoting

  • Thorough understanding of the principles of cost in a manufacturing environment

  • Knowledge of ERP and quoting systems

  • Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to generate loyalty with customers

  • Ability to work with other groups and functional areas within the business

  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently

  • Prioritization skills

  • Contagious positivity and “team first” mentality

  • Travel up to 10%


Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Familiarity with thermoforming and form-fill-seal packaging

  • Knowledge of sales techniques

  • Design software experience

Please submit your cover letter and resume.

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