Mold / Tooling Design Engineer

Arris Composites

Berkeley, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Hardware
  • Post Date: 04/22/2021
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  • Company Address: 710 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 94710

About Arris Composites

Arris Composites is the pioneer of next-gen composites for mass market applications, including aerospace, automotive, and consumer products.

Job Description

About Us

From a team that has been instrumental in the development of leading 3D printing and advanced manufacturing technologies comes the biggest development yet. At higher strength and lower density than titanium, carbon fiber composites hold the potential to change the world by unlocking novel design architectures that deliver unparalleled performance at lighter weights. Despite this potential, the complexity and cost of designing and manufacturing these anisotropic materials has limited their use to high-end, niche applications. Arris Composites has solved this problem and some of the top companies in the world have taken notice. New design latitude and improved performance provides competitive advantages for leaders across the industrial and consumer markets. Your view of composites is about to change. 

As Our Mold/Tooling Design Engineer, You Will:

  • Be responsible for specification and design of robust and complex injection mold / compression mold tooling required for product performance and cosmetic requirements
  • Design high precision multi-cavity molds
  • Create detailed GD&T drawings for mold components
  • Refine molding systems to meet specifications with high levels of repeatability and reliability
  • Be responsible for the coordination of maintenance and repair of tooling, for several high volume product lines
  • Work closely with mold makers to ensure molds meet Arris Composites’ standard to produce high-quality parts
  • Set up and maintain a completion, and progress chart to meet company build dates
  • Inform Advanced Manufacturing Engineering team of the status of equipment, tooling, problems, and present an open channel of communication
  • Identify areas for improvement and optimize tool availability, cycle time, utilization, and cost


  • Experience in a Mold Apprentice program 
  • 1+ years experience of mold/tool design
  • Excellent CAD skills including assemblies, tolerancing, drawings, and BOM’S
  • Solidworks preferred
  • Great written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to work with a multidisciplinary team in a dynamic work environment 
  • Excellent theoretical and applied knowledge of mechanical engineering concepts
  • Proficient with the use of Design for Manufacturing, SPC, DOE and Six Sigma techniques
  • Working knowledge of plastic and composite materials
  • Tooling standards compliance
  • Tool trouble-shooting and problem resolution skills
  • Excellent professional references

Employee Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with equity
  • Comprehensive health, dental, vision, life insurance, long term disability
  • Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Account (FSA) & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (DCFSA)
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits program
  • Fantastic 401k matching plan
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Healthy snacks, sparkling water, extremely addictive peanut butter pretzels


This position is in Berkeley, CA. It’s within walking distance to Amtrak, ~1.5 miles from BART, and ~ 1 mile from the Marina Ferry (direct from SF Ferry Building).

Arris Composites recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

At Arris Composites, we have a clear vision: to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come and do their best work. We pride ourselves on providing best-in-class solutions to our customers around the world; our company runs on the hard work and dedication of our passionate and creative employees.

Arris Composites’ dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in our organization. Diversity is more than a commitment at Arris Composites—it is the foundation of what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different.

We maintain a policy of non-discrimination in providing equal employment to all qualified employees and candidates regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran’s status, or other legally protected classification in the state or locality in which a person is employed.

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