Canon USA & Affiliates Mold Designer II in Newport News, Virginia


Designs various types of injection mold tools using Computer Aided Design (CAD).


  • Utilizes CAD or NX software for designing injection molds.

  • Supplies complete tool designs, including 2-D prints.

  • Interacts with the customers from initial design concept through design acceptance.

  • Manages and maintains strict timeline adherence as set forth by the schedule.

  • Interacts with Business Development, Customers, internal Quality functions, Process Engineers and tool manufacturing to help alleviate undesirable conditions.

  • Understands and applies mold flow as necessary to achieve positive results.

  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

  • A wide degree to creativity and latitude is expected.

  • May lead a project or task group in collaboration with other Tool Designers, Programmers, Engineers and staff from other disciplines.

  • Coordinates worker activities in absence of Supervisor.

  • Assists with the coordination of 6S inspections to ensure areas are safe and clean.

  • May be assigned additional duties and/or special projects.


  • Requires education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a technical field and 2-5 years mold design experience or 8-12 years’ experience. Must be familiar with a wide variety of molding concepts, practices, and procedures.

  • Requires injection mold design experience with the ability to utilize Auto Desk Mold Flow, and NX a plus.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and contribute to TMD success.

  • Must be familiar with standard tooling concepts, practices and procedures. Experience with Autodesk Power Mill a plus.

  • Has general knowledge of Mold Flow software as well as NX, for basic mold design and 2-D print generation.

  • May have to work overtime and may be assigned to other shifts based on company needs.

Company Overview

About our Company - Canon Virginia, Inc. located in Newport News, Virginia is a global manufacturer for Canon’s office and consumer products. Our innovative and efficient production methods along with our environmental commitment make us a leading global manufacturer. Since opening our doors in 1985, Canon Virginia has provided world class manufacturing services. It is the policy of Canon Virginia, Inc. (CVI) to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, national origin, or physical/mental disability except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification. This policy relates to all phases of recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits administration and participation in company sponsored employee activities. This includes hiring, promotions, demotions, transfers, layoffs, recall, training and terminations. Employment practices will conform to all federal, state and local laws on non-discrimination.

Requisition ID 19023

Category Tool Manufacturing

Position Type Full-Time