Milwaukee WI
Injection Molding
Date Posted

Process Manager

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain appropriate staffing levels to execute the functions of the department effectively
  • Ensure that employees comply with all Health, Safety and Regulatory programs
  • Managerial responsibilities to include time and attendance, completing performance/competency evaluations, competency/training logs, providing feedback, motivation, training, and disciplinary actions for employees in assigned department(s)
  • Help coordinate mold revisions and repairs to prototype and new molds. Collaborate with Part Design to optimize part design for processing.
  • Assist with recommendations for corrective actions to the Engineering department, Mold Manufacturing dept. and the Tool Engineering dept for all existing molds, new mold, prototype molds and related processing issues.
  • Act as a liaison between Quality Assurance and Manufacturing departments for mold and process related issues.
  • Help sample and evaluate all prototype molds, new molds, resins, and equipment.
  • Assist the Director of Manufacturing to include: evaluating training needs for the Process Engineers and Process Technicians, evaluating process capabilities, evaluate and make recommendation on key process related equipment and implementing cost saving projects. R& D support of new development of new materials
  • Develop and maintain FMEA's/PFMEA's on new and existing products.
  • Develop and maintain key metrics and documentation for all processes within the department
  • Other Functions
  • Serve as an active member on the Material Committee.
  • Become an active participant in the Group Standards and Technical meetings.
  • Support other various processing continuous improvement efforts
  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Competencies

  • Complete understanding of FEMA's/PFEMA's.
  • Core understanding of tool requirements (APQP, PPAP, SPC, MSA)
  • Ability to conduct DOE's and record the results.
  • Ability to read and interpret SPC and DOE data and results.
  • Able to lead, motivate, and train assigned personnel.
  • Thorough understanding of Scientific Injection Molding Principles.
  • Working knowledge of QA lab testing equipment
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of mold construction and mold set-up
  • Thorough knowledge of sequence and capabilities on injection molding machines
  • Thorough knowledge of the operation of all auxiliary equipment
  • Thorough understanding of the effects of each machine control on the behavior to the process
  • Ability to troubleshoot and identify causes of processing problems
  • Scheduling and staffing of shifts
  • Visual inspection of manufactured parts

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