Rain Bird

Senior Tooling Engineer

1 day agoTucson, AZ


We are looking for an experienced, action-oriented, hands-on Senior Tooling Engineer, who will be a key member of an exciting startup manufacturing operation and help Rain Bird refurbish and repair molds. This position will lead the repair or refurbishment of high-cavitation, high-precision, plastic injection molding tooling to sustain production.


  • Responsible to lead the repair and refurbishment of high complexity tooling for injection molding operations
  • Lead the interaction with mold makers and other vendors to repair and refurbish injection molding tooling
  • Identify, justify and implement quality improvement projects to improve the performance and consistency of injection molded components
  • Responsible for coordination of maintenance and repair of injection mold tooling for several high volume product lines
  • Collaborate with Design Engineers, Process Engineers, and Quality Engineers to develop and improve tool solutions for robust injection molded components
  • Perform comprehensive assessment of molds and recommend major repairs and refurbishments




  • B.S. Degree in an Engineering discipline or equivalent
  • Service oriented, I’ll-figure-it-out, action-oriented attitude
  • 10+ years of demonstrated experience in achieving results in areas of responsibility described above, especially repairing and refurbishing high complexity injection molding tooling
  • Experience as a mold maker, technical supervisor, or lead building and refurbishing high complexity injection molding and tooling
  • Experience collaborating with supply management, product design, and manufacturing groups on the activities required to lead the refurbishment of molds
  • Knowledgeable of Injection Molding tool design solutions
  • Experience qualifying molds for injection molded components
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform cost justifications
  • Well organized, enthusiastic, high energy, strong work ethic




  • Proficient in the use of CAD (SolidWorks ideal)
  • Bilingual – English, Spanish



Rain Bird is an Equal Opportunity Employer