Tool & Mold Design Engineer

Position Type
Regular Full-Time
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Are you a Tool & Mold Design Engineer looking to join a great team where you can develop within your career and have a meaningful impact each day?  Oneida Molded Plastics (OMP) is actively seeking a Tool & Mold Design Engineer to join our growing team in Oneida, NY. OMP strives to build a team with a high degree of talent. The right candidates will play a valuable role in the Company’s future growth and will have room for advancement with a path of continuous improvement.


The Tool and Mold Design Engineer will create, develop, and implement efficient manufacturing systems, tools, and molds to reduce costs while maintaining standards of operations.



  • Competitive Compensation
  • High-Quality Health Insurance
  • Telemedicine
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance (for eligible employees)
  • Disability Insurance (for eligible employees)
  • 401k Retirement plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Company Holidays
  • Flexible Hours (including weekends)
  • Free Parking
  • Referral Program
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Company Team Events including picnics, gatherings, community events, & many more!


Oneida Molded Plastics is committed to providing fair compensation for all employees. Individual compensation decisions are based on a number of factors, including but not limited to: currently held skills and experience levels, currently held education levels, local cost of living, designated shifts, and current and relevant compensation data available. Candidates reviewed for open positions may be more or less experienced than the role posted; if this is the case, any updates to local available compensation and salary ranges will be communicated with candidates during the recruitment process.



Oneida Molded Plastics provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


  • Collaborates with engineers and offsite vendors to design cost-effective manufacturing tools and molds for new product lines.
  • Works with the engineering team to create design sketches, layouts, and plans.
  • Uses computer-assisted design (CAD) software to create preliminary and detailed drawings of the tools and molds.
  • Produces specifications for tools and molds and chooses raw materials and components to be used.
  • Utilizes lessons learned and comparisons with similar designs.
  • Facilitates the repairs of dies, molds, and tools when needed.
  • Reads and understands engineering drawings and complicated schematics as required to create and build new fixtures, tools, and machine parts.
  • Uses computer-aided design (CAD) software to create designs and/or turn designs into engineering drawings.
  • Aides in the inspection of completed tools and molds for signs of imperfection or damage that may affect functionality.
  • Maintains knowledge of best practices in manufacturing methods, tools, molds, and trends and developments in technology and equipment; applies this knowledge to maintain the organization’s competitive edge.
  • Identifies and assesses various problems and departures from established standards and best practices; researches and recommends solutions.
  • Maintains a safe, clean, and well-organized workspace.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Remote Position


Min Compensation

USD $60,000.00/Yr.

Max Compensation

USD $110,000.00/Yr.


  • Possession of a High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of engineering and/or tool maker (journeyman) experience required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent mechanical and technical skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Advanced mold design skills.
  • Thorough understanding of applicable industry standards.
  • Proficient with computer-assisted design (CAD) software-Solidworks preferred.
  • Proficient in machine shop processes (CNC, EDM, grinding, finishing, etc.)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

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Company Profile

Oneida Molded Plastics (OMP), founded in 1964, is a leading provider of custom engineered plastic injection molded products and services for the outdoor recreational market. We are committed to the total satisfaction of our customers, from design to completion. OMP combines the resources and skills of a team of over 175 employees operating out of one facility to provide complete solutions to satisfy our customers’ most demanding thermoplastic custom injection molding requirements.

Our facility is strategically located in Central New York. Our thermoplastics molding team has extensive experience with engineered resins and processing solutions to support our customers and resolve their product issues. OMP offers manufacturing solutions including: DFM, tool and fixture design, tool life cycle management, insert/over molding capabilities along with many secondary operations such as light assembly, painting and decorating solutions including hydrographic processing, ESD shielding, clear coating, kitting, packaging and VMI/KanBan services. Additionally, our onsite toolmaking and repair operations bring an added dimension to our full-service capabilities.

Molding capabilities include 38 thermoplastic injection molding presses ranging in tonnage from 30 - 700 tons. OMP continually maintains strict quality standards to provide our customers with the highest level of product quality. Our manufacturing diversity, combined with over 50 years in business, makes OMP an ideal product development and manufacturing partner.


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