iRobot Corporation

Principal Tooling Engineer

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Job Post Information* : Posted Date
1 week ago(1/9/2018 9:55 PM)


We are seeking an experienced Principal Tooling Engineer for our Far East Operations team.

Essential Functions/ Job Duties

  • Manages tooling programs from the phases of tool quoting, tool design, tool procurement, tool construction, tool debugging, to mass production
  • Prepares annual budget and operating within budget and schedule
  • Acts as a "technical troubleshooter" for the tooling and molding issue
  • Defines tool standard
  • Implements tool management process, from tool design to regular tool maintenance
  • Develops new tooling and molding technology  
  • Explores new material.


  • Degree holder in Material Science/Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent
  • Min. 8 years’ working experience in plastic injection and tooling industry
  • Knowledge in die-cast and metal tooling is an advantage;
  • Solid experience in tool design and ability to fine tune injection molding machines
  • Good knowledge of plastic material properties
  • Well organized, strong analytical mind and logical thinking;
  • Self-initiated and able to work independently
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Good verbal and writting skills in English & Mandarin
  • Frequent travel throughout China is required.

About Us

We are the leading global consumer robot company, designing and building robots that empower people to do more, both inside and outside of the home. Founded in 1990 by Massachusetts Institute of Technology roboticists who had the vision of making practical robots a reality. To date, we have sold over 20 million robots and globally employ more than 600 of the robot industry’s best and brightest.  iRobot is committed to fostering invention, discovery and technological exploration in the pursuit of practical and valuable robot products for the home. iRobot stock trades on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker symbol IRBT.


Our office is in the heart of Guangzhou in the Tianhe District. iRobot is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts. We also have offices in California, Europe, Japan, Shanghai & Hong Kong. Imagine the future you could help us build as a fellow iRoboteer! Check out #LifeAtiRobot and follow us on Instagram: @irobotcareers


iRobot is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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