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Process Engineer- Injection Molding

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

Job Description:

Process Engineer- Injection Molding 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 DetailsESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Experienced in setting up robust injection molding processes on multi-cavity molds and insert molding.Experienced in process development utilizing Scientific Molding and Design of Experiments (DOE) principles.Subject matter expert in the ability to coordinate qualification activities (PPAP, IQ, OQ, PQ, DOE, etc.) to meet requirements of the application.Highly proficient in generating qualification requirements and reports for injection molded components.Use and understanding of in-cavity sensors for process development.Plan and execute new tool samples and/or attend tool samples performed at outside sources.Prepare or update procedures, work instructions and process sheets as required.Subject matter expert during product design reviews for manufacturing feasibilityUnderstanding of Mold Flow analysisKnowledge of both Crystalline & Amorphous plastics resin (examples include polycarbonate, acrylic, PVC, Nylon and Co-polyesters)Use of Society of Plastics Industry Standards (SPI) for mold build classification and texture/surface appearance recognitionUse and understanding of Statistical Tools (Design of Experiments, Measurement System Analysis/Gage R&R, Process Capability and Statistical Process Control)Develop and maintain strong working relationship with functional groups (Engineering, Quality Operations, Manufacturing)Proactively perform process improvement activities on existing processes to improve efficiencies, increase production output, reduce scrap, waste, handling damage, and non-conformances.Continuous improvement activities focused on cost reduction and communication of cost reduction project status.Responsibilities for some or all of the following: project management, process development, process print development, development of work instructions, and operator training on manufacturing processes.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 cell 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 in process 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: Plastic, Process Engineering degree or equivalent experience is preferred. Thorough working knowledge of primary or secondary production equipment and processes required. Experience utilizing statistical techniques such as process capability and Gage R&R is strongly preferred. Experience performing productivity tests and evaluations such as OEE, TPM, et c. is strongly preferred. Should have demonstrated ability in leading projects through the evaluation of information and responding accordingly using project management tools such as Gant charts, et c. Experience in new mold process development for new product rollouts is preferred.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.

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