Tooling Engineer

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

1. Manages and participates in engineering projects, primarily in the development of new product component injection molds and tools.  Evaluates project progress and results to assure that goals are met.  Prepares and presents reports outlining the outcome of tooling projects and makes recommendations for further work.  Coordinates with all affected parties for prototyping and vendor activity.

2. Creates and uses product specifications, descriptions, and design engineers' CAD models to generate new mold/tool designs, either personally or in association w/ tool makers.  Uses computer aided design and analysis techniques.

3. Works with design engineers, tool makers, Senior Project Engineer or Engineering Project Manager to develop new tooling specifications and schedules.  Implements functional, cost-effective tool and mold designs.

4. Uses engineering skills and experience to become a major technical contributor in area of expertise.

5. Responsible for the design and development of component molds and related tools, with emphasis toward designs that enhance improves moldability and reduces cost.

6. Refines designs based on prototype testing and assists with preparation of tooling documentation.

7. Supports existing released products; may work with internal Molding staff to assist toolmakers.

8. Provides guidance to, and may supervise, the efforts of other team members on a project basis.

9. Keeps detailed records of all work.

What You Need to Succeed

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor of Science in Engineering and 3-8 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience with a strong focus on new product design and project management. Experience in high volume injection molding and associated tooling, materials and machinery is essential.

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from employees, managers, and vendors.

Mathematical Skills: Must possess ability to calculate loads, forces, mass, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume; ability to apply concepts of algebra, geometry, statistics and physics.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Design software; Development software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software. 

Other Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of all types of molding, machining and fabrication techniques.  Knowledge of fundamental molding and manufacturing procedures and techniques.

Our Offer to You

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching – all starting on date of hire.
  • Tuition reimbursement, educational matching gift program, parental leave benefits as well as perks and discounts.
  • All the benefits you would expect from a global leader such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits.
  • Global market strength and worldwide leadership in weighing.
  • A brand name that is identified worldwide with precision, quality, and innovation.
  • Thousands of patents, design and innovation awards.
  • A commitment to extraordinary service on our state-of-the-art equipment.

About Mettler Toledo

Working at Mettler Toledo means you are impacting the world in important ways. Our precision measuring devices span the world's laboratories, production facilities, and retail stores. We manufacture, sell, and service instruments that detect, measure, and weigh - from the infinitely small to the largest of vehicles or airplanes.
  • We help feed the world. We impact how food is produced, packaged and made safe.
  • We help keep you healthy. Our instruments make it possible for scientists to develop new drugs and bring life-saving medicines to the world.
  • Mettler Toledo products are important to the production and consistent quality of every kind of consumer product.
  • No matter how far human kind goes to explore new frontiers, Mettler Toledo is there to help make it happen.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We give consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here

Mettler Toledo endeavors to make accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at

For those who prioritize precision, Mettler Toledo is precisely where you belong.

Job Reference #





Job Type


Legal Entity

Mettler-Toledo Rainin, LLC [Delaware]

7500 Edgewater Dr, Oakland, CA 94621 United States

+1 (800) 472-4646