Molding Project Manager

4. September 2023

Formel D is the global service provider of the automotive industry. We develop market-leading concepts as well as individual, scalable solutions along the entire automotive value chain – from development to production to aftersales.

The company was founded in 1993 at its headquarters in Troisdorf near Cologne. Today we employ several thousand people from 45 nations in more than 90 locations in 22 countries. Passion drives us, professionalism makes us stand out and team spirit makes us successful. We work at the core of the industry that moves us every day.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

We are looking for a Molding Project Manager in Martorell area:

The candidate will be responsible for the development of new molds (and related automation), or improvements to existing ones, for the injection of plastic components. He/she will oversee the execution of each project, from the initial concept though design development, construction, start-up, validation and transfer to production.

He/she will be the subject matter expert for any questions and inquiries related with plastic components, both internally and for our customers, with the goal of bringing in new business.


Lead engineering projects for the development of new molds and the improvement of existing ones
Work together with the clients (internal or external) in the product design development, including Design For Moldability (DFM)
Define user requirements and specifications for the molds
Lead the mold vendor selection to identify the right manufacturer for the mold
Follow up the mold design and construction
Define and execute test protocols for process development and performance verification (FAT/SAT).
Provide support for process validation
Create, track and meet project schedules, plans and budget
Coordinate with team members, as well as internal and external suppliers, through the different milestones and project reviews
Prepare the necessary documentation for the transfer to production (SOPs, maintenance plans, control plans, etc.)
Document the progress of the projects following the internal methodology
Provide engineering support to processes and equipment in production when necessary

We offer:

Permanent contract
Life insurance
Ticket restaurant

Skills & Knowledge:

Minimum education level: Engineering degree, ideally Mechanical Engineering
Minimum 5 year of experience in mold design and development, ideally in highly-regulated field
Proven ability to work in a cross-functional environment with all levels of leadership
Proficient with 3D CAD software, preferably SolidWorks
Microsoft Office Skills and basic knowledge of SAP
Fluent in English, speaking and writing

Education & Experience:

Why Formel D?

Job Location:

Sant Esteve Sesrovires (Barcelona)

Employment Type:


Online Application

We are looking forward to your application