The plastics process engineer will follow current and new tools and orchestrate tooling improvements. Implement engineering changes and resolve quality concerns to meet production requirements on current and new tools. The tooling/process engineer must be able to project manage all assigned projects from cradle to grave--from estimation of costs, design, and production insuring on-time budget and quality product delivery.
- Provide tool and die engineering and processing support to the manufacturing and R&D Groups.
- Ensure tooling modifications and designs achieve quality requirements and cost savings.
- Coordinate quality and productivity improvements with tooling upgrade projects.
- Utilize good program management skills to ensure milestones are met.
- Work with Molding department to develop and manage tooling modifications to positively impact machine utilization, efficiency, and quality.
- Support and participate in new tool start-ups, including OQ/PQ protocols and reports.
- Evaluate and analyze part design prints and apply a robust tool design to meet the customer and part quality expectations.
- Review, modify, and approve tool designs using computer aided drafting 'CAD' and provide feedback to tool suppliers.
- Assist Tool Room and Mold Processing personnel on troubleshooting and continuous improvements projects in injection molding.
- Maintain an ongoing, up to date project list and be prepared to report - detailing issues, corrective actions, cost, and completion dates.
- Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.
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- B.S.in Plastics Enginering or Mechnical Engineering with related plastics injection molding design and processing experience
- Minimum 2 years in manufacturing engineering - 1+ years as a plastic injection molding Processing/Tooling Engineer.
- Scientific Molding / RJG experience
- Journeyman toolmaker certificate preferred
- Proficient in Solid Works or any other design related software is an added plus.
- Experience with MS Word, Excel, and Project.
- Possess good communication and computer skills.
- Be a team player.
- Function effectively in a participative management style environment.
- Exposure to working in a team-based continuous improvement culture is a plus.