Process Engineer
Accumold
Ankeny, IA
Accumold is seeking talented, hardworking individuals who share our commitment to producing quality products for our customers!

Accumold is a worldwide leader in the manufacturing of precision micromolded components. We began operations in 1985 and are the only company in the industry that has been continuously dedicated to micromolding for over three decades. We serve multiple industries requiring micro-sized parts, including medical, micro electronics, micro optics, automotive electronics, military/aerospace, and emerging technologies applications. Our facilities are state-of-the-art and fully climate-controlled, and we offer a relaxed, yet professional work environment.

We have an exciting opportunity to add a Process Engineer to our talented, dedicated and GROWING team! This position will sample new tooling and develop a robust process using scientific molding methods. They will support the production of injection molded plastic parts in either the micro mold or small mold departments. They will work collaboratively with the Project and Quality Engineers to ensure the needs of our customers are being satisfied.

Job Responsibilities:
Develop and document a robust process on all new tools using scientific molding techniques to ensure that new tools are production ready. Preform DOE studies as well as OQ/PQ qualifications on required tools to ensure we have a processing window to allow for variation in resin viscosity.
Work with the Design, Quality and Project Engineering teams to ensure that we are meeting our customers’ expectations. Attend meetings with both the customer as well as internal teams as required.
Trouble shoot in a logical, systematic manner. Perform minor maintenance on molds and machines.
Position requires the incumbent to be self-directed and capable of establishing, maintaining and executing schedules and plans with minimal supervision from direct manager
Stays current on new equipment, process controls, materials developments, and other technical advances that offer a competitive advantage.
Document mold performance on process log to maintain a history of the mold which includes problems, issues, and recommendations on improvements to be made to the tool to ensure it will meet production demands.
Mentor and train new employees as assigned to ensure that they understand the equipment and tooling they are responsible for operating.
Provide production support and lead by example while following company policies and standards. Promote safety, environmental and ergonomic initiatives.
Communicate production problems with management and attend appropriate meetings as necessary to help solve production issues or conditions that limit the efficient use of machines and tools.

Job Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in engineering or suitable combination of education and experience.
8-10 years’ processing experience within the injection molding industry with a strong background in scientific molding techniques.