Job Description – Process Engineer
FLSA / Exempt
Location: CT, MA, KY, MN, AZ
Implement mold sampling, process development, validation protocols and documentation on new mold programs to meet or exceed customer requirements for quality, on time delivery, and cost. Provide training to technicians on all shifts on newly developed processes on new and existing molds. Provide FAI/process documentation packages to quality/customer service on all newly developed processes on new and existing molds.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Work to insure a zero-accident culture and support efforts for 100% on time delivery.
Mold sampling, process development and documentation of new molds using scientific injection molding procedures.
Perform process validation (FAI sample, IQ, OQ, PQ, DOE) per customer and SPG requirements in accordance with ISO standards 13485:2003 and 9001:2008
Process development for all existing molds requiring engineering changes or material changes.
Coordinate all required resources for sampling, (machine, material, auxiliary equipment)
Closely interact with Project Managers and Toolroom personnel on mold modifications.
Actively participate in APQP and design reviews on all new tooling programs.
Program and trouble shoot indexing and robotic equipment.
Support production team on molding automation, trouble shooting and cycle time reduction.
Work with SPG divisional peers to support process development improvement.
Support and participate in all continuous improvement activities including 5S and Op/Ex Lean events.
Serve as technical advisor and trainer in SIM and statistical methods.
Work with Maintenance to do the daily maintenance of the molding machines.
Education & Experience Requirements:
Associates Degree in Engineering Technology or Plastics Engineering or 4-6 years of related experience
Knowledge of molding concepts, mold design concepts, plastic materials
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of PLC programming, sensors, motion control devices
Excellent Electrical/Electronic Skills
5-7 years of experience in a plastics manufacturing environment
Complete knowledge of injection molding equipment
Proficient with Microsoft Office