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Technical Expert (Injection molding) - Vertical Integration

Premium Sound Solutions (PSS) is a leading global provider with broad expertise in innovative sound solutions for the global automotive and consumer sectors. We are a sustainable company that strives for a good work-life balance, invests in training and values integrity, teamwork, sustainable innovation and leadership by excellence. Premium Sound Solutions employs more than 3500 people in product development and state-of-the-art production facilities. You will find R&D departments in Belgium, China and offices and production facilities in Belgium, Germany, Hungary, Malaysia, China, USA and Mexico. For our site in Esslingen, we are looking for a Technical Expert (Injection molding) – Vertical Integration

 What will you do for us?

 You manage activities relating to injection mold design, procurement and industrialization. You support the development department in the design of plastic components suitable for production. In cooperation with the project purchasing department, you ensure the technical feasibility in terms of quality, cost and time of the equipment to be procured. You support the plants to ensure a smooth start-up of injection molding and box production. In detail:

  • Technical support for the development department to ensure technical and economic feasibility
  • Technical Expert Injection moulding ensures that the tooling needed for the Projects under your responsibility is developed according to the Project targets
  • You develop technical proposals for efficient production with a high degree of automation
  • You perform reviews of vendor’s tool designs to ensure all requirements for the tools are met
  • Repair manuals, repair design and overhaul and repair experience as a whole
  • Work in a fast-paced, team environment to meet quick deadlines
  • Support quotation efforts with accurate estimates of design time required to complete tasks
  • Establish and manage relationships with suppliers
  • Develop and execute sourcing strategy with KPIs to manage cost, quality, schedule and risk
  • Research all aspects of Capital projects with the Operations team to ensure the best Commercial terms, savings and warranty
  • Research alternative suppliers in case of material shortages or price differences
  • Reviews requisitions, purchase orders and invoice issues for accuracy and conformance with established policies and procedures

 What will you bring to PSS?

  • Education as toolmaker and/or Qualification as Foreman/Technician Tooling
  • Wide experience and expertise with the procurement of industrial tools
  • Current experience in tier-one automotive
  • Knowledge of plastic components
  • Tooling design/manufacturing experience
  • Injection process experience
  • Very good knowledge of spoken and written German and English
  • High level of technical understanding and imagination
  • Ability to communicate and work in international teams as well as high social skills
  • Independent and structured way of working
  • Willingness to travel

We will be glad to offer you

A challenging global role in a true multicultural and innovative environment. We encourage new ideas and work together as one team. We believe in ownership giving you the chance to develop your career and talent to your full potential.