Dell Tooling Principal Engineer in Shanghai, China

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  • Responsible for tooling development for mechanical parts and supporting the mechanical design and development activities associated with desktop and portable computer systems.

  • Emphasis is on supporting development of complex, detailed, and accurate part and assembly tooling.

  • Interfaces with suppliers, engineering, manufacturing, quality and other development groups to ensure the successful development and launch of new products.

  • Meets routinely with suppliers to exchange information, participate in supplier selection, and influence supplier strategies.

  • Supports design, analysis and testing of complex mechanical piece parts and assemblies.

  • Plays a key role in ensuring the final design meets the marketing requirements, quality goals, cost goals, and product specifications as well as achieves world-class standards of reliability, manufacturability, EMI containment, and serviceability.

  • Identifies and mitigates potential schedule, budget, or quality risks.

  • Leads and influences integration of mechanical and tooling strategy across technical disciplines both internally and externally.

  • Researches and integrates new technology into product portfolio and development plans.

  • Regularly provides direction, oversight and coaching to less experienced team members.

  • Drives consistency and thoroughness.

  • Viewed internally and externally as a technology and tools expert.

  • Mentors others.


  • In-depth experience in magnesium die casting, plastic injection molding, sheet metal forming, zinc die casting, machining and part finishing desired.

  • Understanding of mechanical design of computer systems.

  • In-depth experience with mechanical and tooling design analysis tools.

  • Proven leadership abilities.

  • Undergraduate degree and 10+ years relevant experience or Graduate degree and 8+ years relevant experience.