Tooling Engineer

Date: Nov 16, 2022

Location: Eatontown, NJ, US, 07724

Company: Aptar Group

Job Opportunity – Tooling Engineer


Who we are


At Aptar, we use insights, design, engineering and science to create innovative packaging technologies that build brand value for our customers, and, in turn, make a meaningful difference in the lives, looks, health and homes of people around the world.


Every day, Aptar creates “a-ha moments” for its customers and their consumers and patients by continually bringing innovations to market that convert non-dispensing packaging into breakthrough product-dispensing systems, including those that give people more effective ways to put on their favorite fragrance, kids the opportunity to pour ketchup without making a mess and patients connected technologies that help them more easily adhere to treatment.


We have manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and South America and over 14,000 dedicated employees in some 20 countries.


You should work here because we:

  • Attract and develop high performing people.
  • Promote a diverse and inclusive work environment.
  • Allow for failure by allowing people to make mistakes through an open and
  • trusting environment.
  • Invest in the development of employees through local, regional and global career
  • opportunities.
  • Contribute to the communities where we reside.


What’s new with Aptar


We have an exciting position open in New Jersey: Tooling Engineer.  This position will be based in Eatontown, and will be in charge of the repair, maintenance and improvement of Aptar molds. The engineer participates on teams that identify and resolve issues with Aptar molds. All phases of mold repair are encompassed including: quoting of repairs, project management, create sample requests and analyzing sample results, incorporating engineering changes into existing molds and reviewing design changes made by other engineers.


This is how your journey begins

  • Participate on teams for incorporating technical manufacturing expertise in the design of the product.                         
  • Project management.                                                         
  • Revalidation of molds after design changes or repairs have been made.                              
  • Incorporate engineering changes into existing molds.           
  • Maintain systems to current quality, (SQF, ISO 9000, etc.) requirements.                                           
  • Review and approve tooling designs of Process Engineer     
  • Provide technical support to Manufacturing and Quality.    
  • Quotation of cost and lead time for mold repairs.    
  • Interact with Product Development, Marketing, Quality, Production Control and Manufacturing for input into our efforts to make quality parts.                                                         
  • Establish mold repair standards and schedules, solicit quotation for tooling repairs.                    
  • Create purchase requisitions, tool room work orders and sample requests.                        
  • Control the repair and maintenance of molds, expedite repairs and report on status.                
  • Coordinate and supervise the sampling and delivery of repaired molds, control the repair, refurbishment and changes to existing tooling.                                                                      
  • Provide support to Manufacturing and the Tool room (Mukwonago Campus) for both the operations center and outside molders.                                                                    
  • Manage Engineering changes including introduction of new orifice sizes and seal configurations, and mold problem resolution and repair.                                                                        
  • Respond to continuous improvement team requirements.
  • Participate on new part and mold design reviews as assigned by Supervisor.                                   
  • All other duties as assigned.


What you will bring on the journey



  • 4-year plastics engineering or 2-year technical degree (BSME, BSIE preferred) or 2-year Engineering Associate Degree or equivalent considered with five or more years’ experience in injection mold design and build.
  • Mold and tooling quoting/cost estimating experience.      
  • Working knowledge of the injection molding process.
  • Mechanical and industrial engineering skills.              
  • Accurate engineering drawing reading.                                      
  • Good written and verbal communications skills.                     
  • Ability to work with all levels of manufacturing person         
  • Knowledge of quality systems, SPC, SQC and test method
  • Ability to interact and negotiate with outside suppliers and internal departments.
  • Good project management skills.                                   
  • Ability to recommend product enhancements for manufacturability.


What we offer:

  • An exciting, diverse and value based working environment
  • Award-winning corporate university offering personal development and training
  • opportunities.
  • Competitive base salary and performance-based bonus plan.
  • Contribute to the communities where we reside.
  • Innovative benefits plan which includes: 401k plan, vacation, medical, dental,
  • vision, life, disability, pet insurance, wellness plan, and generous paid
  • maternity/paternity leave].


Be You. Be Aptar

Aptar is an equal opportunities employer. We believe that a diverse workforce is key to our success. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.


Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey