Develops new molding processes (medical and non-medical) using scientific methods/decoupled molding. Ensures machine is running at established Overall Equipment Efficiency Standards (OEE).
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Develops new molding processes (medical and non-medical) using scientific methods/decoupled molding.
Recommends tooling/equipment modifications to maximize cycle times and reduce scrap.
Creates new robotic programs and improves existing programs.
Establishes process specification mold qualification (PSMQ) documents for new projects.
Follows the APQP process and documents all scrap and labor costs in ERP system for assigned projects.
Leads continuous improvement (Process Engineering A3) activities.
Troubleshoots, identifies, monitors and corrects issues of injection molding process and production equipment.
Researches new methods and best practices of injection molding.
Participates in continuous improvement activities.
Facilitates classroom training for production technicians in conjunction with Training Coordinator.
Required Skill and Knowledge:
Ability to communicate both written and verbal at all levels of the organization, leadership ability, decision making, minimum 2 years as a junior process engineer OR 2 years as process engineer (externally), lean manufacturing principles, root cause analysis and continuous improvement (A3), advanced blueprint reading, Six Sigma Green Belt, GD&T knowledge. RJG master molder I and II.
Preferred Skills and Knowledge:
PLC/automation, liquid silicone rubber (LSR) molding experience or certification.
Education Level / Required Certification:
BS Industrial, Mechanical, Process, or Manufacturing Engineering and 3-5 years of experience OR minimum 2 years as Junior Process Engineer or equivalent education and work history.
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