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Injection Molding Tooling Engineer

Company: Jobot
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Injection Molding Tooling Engineer- Medical Device Industry!This Jobot Job is hosted by: Ana JavaleraAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $80,000 - $100,000 per yearA bit about us:Based in Bridgeport, CT with 6 offices across the region we are a TOP ranked Medical Device Manufacturer! Our core values are centered around our people and our clients. We believe that putting your employees first is not only the right thing to do, but it also gives us the competitive edge to ensure our clients have an excellent experience! Over the years our reputation for providing our people with the very best has caught the eye of some reputable clients who have chosen to use us as their primary firm! If you are an experienced Quality Engineer, then please apply!Why join us?We are a global medical manufacturer that produces medical devices and components for everything from implants and surgical instrumentation to single-use disposable devices and assemblies. With over a dozen locations worldwide, we offer extensive opportunities for you to grow and advance your career.We're committed to creating an exceptional work environment for all our employees. That includes strong work-life balance, supportive teams, and opportunities for advancement. As soon as you start working with us, you'll have access to:Health benefits starting from day oneRetirement plan with company matchSign on bonusOff-shift premiumsRelocation benefitsJob DetailsSUMMARY OF POSITION: The Injection Molding Tooling Engineer is responsible for cost, quality and delivery of managing/engineering the design, build and development of tooling related to the injection molding process. This position will lead projects and actions that result in improved quality, process stability, and reduced cost. The Tooling Engineer will lead tooling related activities that include being subject matter expert during component DFM with clients, tool design, tool adjustment and assist with root cause analysis of tools underdevelopment or in production. The position is expected to aspire for excellence with a bias towards action, willing to roll up sleeves, get hands on and do what's necessary to move projects forward in a fast-paced environment. This is a multi-faceted job in a highly collaborative environment across multiple functions that will require flexibility as well as an ability to learn about and develop new technologies and explore new techniques in pursuit of product manufacturing innovation and robustness. This position will interact with customers, manufacturing plants, internal shops, and suppliers.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Use of Society of Plastics Industry Standards (SPI) for mold build classification and texture/surface appearance recognition
  • Experienced in plastic injection molding tool construction standards for single and multi-cavity molds.
  • Decide on tool design concept, with tool designers
  • Subject matter expert during component manufacturing design reviews (internal and external)
  • Lead internal and external Design Review meetings with cross functional teams to engineer a tool to meet customer and plant requirements.
  • Debug and groom tools to meet quality and manufacturing standards
  • Track and monitor the entire tool performance for cost, quality, and delivery against quoted assumptions.
  • Provide general technical assistance to the Tool Room personnel as required.
  • Liaison between internal departments including, but not limited to, Quality, Molding, Project Engineering, Tool Room, Shipping, and Scheduling.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement tool related issues on respective program families
  • Coordinates both corrective action and continuous improvement activities
  • Supports day to day activities as needed on the production floor
  • Knowledge of both Crystalline & Amorphous plastics resin (examples include polycarbonate, acrylic, PVC, Nylon and Co-polyesters)
  • Use and understanding of Mold Flow analysis simulations
  • Use and understanding of in-cavity sensors for process development
  • Prepare or update procedures, work instructions and process sheets as required
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationship with functional groups (Engineering, Quality Operations, Manufacturing, Clients, Suppliers)
  • Become Subject Matter Expert for assigned processes and support customer, ISO, FDA, and internal audits.
  • Comply with department procedures and ISO and FDA regulations.
  • Development and implementation of process improvement projects as well as new process development, including working with outside contractors.
  • Discovers potential problems, solves problems, and implements changes in primary and secondary operation processes.
  • Responsible for working as part of the team to improve customer service, reduce scrap, reduce lead-time, improve product flow, reduce product cost, and provide smooth implementation of new products.
  • Work with other engineers and production operators during tool development.
  • Occasionally responsible for working with Quality Engineering to develop quality plans and ensure compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Once employee demonstrates competency in position, he/she may be required to train others in similar roles.
  • Strong history of mentoring coworkers in overall personal developmentEXPERIENCE / EDUCATION: Engineering degree or equivalent experience is preferred. Thorough working knowledge of primary or secondary production equipment and processes required. Should have demonstrated ability in leading projects through the evaluation of information and responding accordingly using project management tools such as Gant charts, etc.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Bridgeport , Injection Molding Tooling Engineer, Engineering , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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