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Oculus VR

Tooling Engineer

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Oculus VR
🇨🇳 Shenzhen

As a tooling engineer on the Oculus tooling team you will help develop tooling & production processes through hands on collaboration with Product Design, Manufacturing, and Quality Assurance while playing a crucial role in research, planning, costing, and execution of future products.


  • Assist in the design and development of new plastic injection mold tooling to meet strict part and assembled device requirements
  • Collaborate with product designers to improve the manufacturing feasibility of plastic, rubber and metal parts using your extensive tooling experience as well as industry best practices
  • Collaborate with tooling suppliers in the design, manufacturing and qualification of world class tooling, as well as supporting molding process development
  • Collaborate with our cross functional team in the selection of materials to meet performance, dimensional and cosmetic requirements
  • Ongoing cooperation with our tooling suppliers to continuously improve tooling designs, tool manufacturing techniques and molding processes based on optimization trials, and DOE results to guide informed decisions
  • Provide strong guidance in the selection of machinery and equipment to improve the performance and consistency of our suppliers
  • Identify disruptive technologies in all phases of tool design, tool manufacturing and part creation, and work to implement them into mass production
  • Experience with a wide range of molding techniques including insert molding, 2 shot molding, metal injection molding, die casting, transfer molding, liquid silicon molding and thermoforming
  • Travel (Up to 50%) to vendor sites to help drive tool and part optimization

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering (Plastics, Materials, Mechanical, Process) or equivalent industry experience
  • Minimum of 7 years experience in the plastic injection molding industry
  • Previous experience with designing and/or manufacturing tooling for high volume, tight tolerance consumer electronics products or similar
  • Understanding of SPC, DOE, GD&T principles
  • Experience with 3D CAD design software, FEA and mold filling simulation software
  • Experience with a variety of commodity and engineering grade thermoplastic and thermoset resins
  • Experience with post molding operations including but not limited to CNC machining, plastic coatings, ultra sonic welding, silk screening and heat staking
  • Experience working with all types of hot runner systems as well as the associated troubleshooting of these systems
  • On the ground factory experience working with overseas vendors
  • Knowledge in metal part fabrication methods (die-casting, stamping, forging)

Preferred Qualification

  • Organizational skills and related software experience (Excel, Powerpoint, etc) to allow for project tracking and presentations as needed