Steven Ethier

Steven Ethier

Tooling Engineer, US Farathane Corporation - USA. Automotive Plastics

Currently employed at US Farathane Corporation - USA

Previous: Ford Motor Company, FTE Automotive USA, Various Detroit area toolshops, Pyramid Products



    Please also see my profile and connect with me on As part of the Engineering group, I work between US Farathane and our suppliers on standard injection mold tooling and rotary 2 shot mold estimates, feasibility, design and construction. Follow tools from the preliminary design phase through production and coordinate deliveries to one of our 13 plants within the USA and Mexico.


Tooling Engineer

At US Farathane Corporation - USA

From July 2012 to Present
Manage various tooling programs and oversee the construction of production plastic injection molds for any of our 13 molding facilities in the USA and Mexico.

Injection Mold Tooling Specialist with the Global Tooling Group -

At Ford Motor Company

From 2010 to July 2012
Plastic Injection Mold Tooling - Tooling Management - Tooling Cost - Automotive Injection Molding - Cost Reduction - Global Sourcing - Supplier Management - Strategic Sourcing - Program Management

Tooling Manager

At FTE Automotive USA

From December 2007 to February 2010

Toolmaker/Leader - Plastic Injection Molds

At Various Detroit area toolshops

From September 2000 to December 2007

Tooling Manager

At Pyramid Products

From March 1995 to September 2000

Machinist/Mold Maker

At Various Detroit area toolshops

From June 1978 to March 1995


  • Cost Reduction
  • Global Sourcing
  • Plastic Injection Molds
  • Program Management
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Supplier Management
  • Tool Maker