Manufacturing Makes The Future!

Plastics Process Engineer

Posted: 06/10/2019

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze and resolve major manufacturing related processing problems
  • Sample molds (new, existing and transfer)
  • Carry out cost reduction efforts through optimizing tooling, processes and materials
  • Evaluate and assist in the development of new molding techniques
  • Assist in the development of processing procedures for manufacturing personnel
  • Develop and lead training for Process and Setup Technicians
  • Input data into computers and analyze results
  • Supply technical expertise to other functional areas
  • Assume additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor
  • Be able to perform all Mold Tech, Set-up Tech and Process Technician duties
  • Support overall manufacturing process

Required Qualifications
Education
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent level of experience
  • Currently enrolled or willing to enroll within 12 months of entry into position, in a college AAS program for Manufacturing Management or equivalent
  • State certified Injection Molding Journeyman Certificate or equivalent (RJG MM1 certificate).
  • Advanced Scientific Injection Molding Certificate preferred
 
Experience
  • Must have advanced thermoplastic, knowledge of scientific injection molding principles using the 4 plastics variables
  • Must have experience with scientific injection molding
  • Must possess a detailed understanding of molding machines, injection molds, resins (polyolefin and engineering grades), colorants and auxiliary equipment (robots, conveyors, material loaders and gravimetric blenders)
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience (hands on) in an injection molding manufacturing environment
  • Must have a good working understanding of process control on microprocessor controlled injection machines
  • Experience working with high cavitation molds preferred
  • Experience working with hot runner controllers preferred
  • Understanding of IQ OQ PQ preferred