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Professional Female

LEAD DESIGN ENGINEER (Mold Shop Environment)

Platinum Direct Hire Inc. has an immediate opportunity for a Lead Design Engineer in a mold shop environment, in the Windsor/Essex area. Able to guide, manage and inspire teams of engineers , to successfully develop and deliver projects and products on-time, within scope and within budget. Must have a valid drivers’ license and your own transportation.


  • Direct Hire Opportunity

  • Steady day shift available

  • Overtime required as needed

  • Complete benefit package with extended benefits, bonuses and other incentives                                                    


  • Minimum 5 years experience in a Lead Design Engineer or relatable role in a Mold Shop environment

  • Hire, on-board and train new team members, set performance expectations, provide feedback, and foster a positive team culture

  • Create/update a dedicated folder structure to store all customer models and files

  • Collect, import and review the 2D and 3D models for inconsistencies provided by the customer, modify if needed

  • Create detailed lists of materials needed, choose suppliers, prepare RFQ’s, gather quotes, determine best deliverables and pricing, then create and send purchase orders

  • Create a detailed list of standard components used in your mold designs, with a file organization system for your design library, then create high-quality CAD models using Cimatron

  • Assign tasks to junior designers based on their skills and workload capacity

  • Work closely with Project Managers in product feasibility, create designs and detail files to the plant foreman

  • Proficient using Microsoft Office Suite and Cimatron design software

  • Must have a valid drivers’ license and your own reliable transportation

  • Proficient reading blueprints and engineering drawings                                                                         


  • Minimum High school diploma required

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering preferred


  • Pays $36+/hr DOE



  • Mold Shop environment: 3 years (preferred)

  • Lead Design Engineer: 3 years (preferred)

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