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Meta Tooling Engineer in Seattle, Washington


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


As a Tooling Engineer on the Facebook/Oculus tooling team, you will lead the tooling & process development as well as production efforts through hands on collaboration with Product Design, Manufacturing, and Quality Assurance while playing a crucial role in research, planning, costing, and execution of future products.

Required Skills:

  1. Lead the design and development of new plastic injection mold tooling to meet strict part and assembled device requirements

  2. Collaborate with product designers to improve the manufacturing feasibility of plastic, rubber and metal parts using your extensive tooling experience as well as industry best practices

  3. Collaborate with tooling suppliers in the design, manufacturing and qualification of world class tooling, as well as supporting molding process development

  4. Collaborate with our cross functional team in the selection of materials to meet performance, dimensional and cosmetic requirements

  5. Ongoing cooperation with our tooling suppliers to continuously improve tooling designs, tool manufacturing techniques and molding processes based on optimization trials, and DOE results to guide informed decisions

  6. Provide strong guidance in the selection of machinery and equipment to improve the performance and consistency of our suppliers

  7. Identify disruptive technologies in all phases of tool design, tool manufacturing and part creation, and work to implement them into mass production

  8. Travel (Up to 25%) to overseas vendor sites to help drive tool and part optimization

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelors degree in Engineering (Plastics, Materials, Mechanical, Process)

  2. Experience with designing and/or manufacturing tooling for high volume, tolerance consumer electronics products or similar

  3. Experience with SPC, DOE, GD&T principles

  4. Experience with 3D CAD design software, FEA and mold filling simulation software

  5. Experience with a variety of commodity and engineering grade thermoplastic and thermoset resins

  6. Experience with post molding operations including but not limited to CNC machining, plastic coatings, ultra-sonic welding, silk screening and heat staking

  7. Experience working with all types of hot runner systems as well as the associated troubleshooting of these systems

  8. Factory experience working with overseas vendors

  9. Knowledge in metal part fabrication methods (die-casting, stamping, forging)

  10. Organizational skills and software experience (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) to allow for project tracking and presentations as needed

  11. Experience with molding techniques including insert molding, 2 shot molding, metal injection molding, die casting, transfer molding, liquid silicon molding and thermoforming

Industry: Internet

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