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Plastic Die Engineering

Designing and creating plastic moulds from designer drawings for mass produced products of high quality and low cost.

Plastic Die Engineering could be for you if you like:

  • Complex problems
  • Making things
  • Using computers
  • Working as a team

More about this skill

Plastic die engineers are a crucial link in the manufacturing chain of products that range from cars, phones, home appliances, medical equipment, and anything that requires plastic.

They will create moulds using CAD/CAM computer assisted machining systems to be installed in injection moulding machines for the manufacture of plastic products.

A plastic die engineer needs high levels of skill in numeracy, hand and machining skills, polishing, assembling, testing, and troubleshooting.


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As the leading manufacturer of CAM software for industrial applications and the education sector, Mastercam streamlines the entire production process from concept through completion. A Global Partner of WorldSkills International, Mastercam seeks to help talented youth build proficiency in four skills and prepare them for competition.


The world’s leading volume manufacturer of precision dimensional measuring equipment with product lines that range from basic hand tools such as micrometers, calipers, and dial gauges to the most accurate and sophisticated coordinate, contour, and form measuring machines With a workforce of more than 5,100 and a presence in more than 80 countries, Mitutoyo offers general metrological training for industry.

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