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Silicone Process Engineer

Job Code: #549
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $80,000.00 - $90,000.00/hour
Job Location: Sturtevant, WI
Posted 2 days ago

Job Description

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead the development, validation, and execution of molding programs.
  • Introduce new molding programs while assuring safety, quality, repeatability, and efficiency.
  • Generate, update and implement process documentation, operator work instructions, manufacturing procedures, sample requests, process, inspection, and troubleshooting guides.
  • Improve existing processes, develop new and cost-effective manufacturing concepts
  • Mentor set up/process technicians and engage maintenance personnel in resolving process, material, mold, tooling and equipment problems using systematic methods of troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and irreversible corrective action implementation.
  • Execute validation and qualification (IQ/OQ/PQ) protocols for new products, equipment, tooling, and processes.
  • Follow SOPs on re-validation of existing equipment, tooling and processes.
  • Support flawless launch activities through active participation in FMEA, part and tool design reviews, and other cross-functional team events.
  • Close assigned CAPA’s in a timely manner.
  • Utilize project management tools in establishing timelines, building an action item list and completing milestones.
  • Maintain project timelines, complete project and report status in a timely manner.
  • Develop/oversee LSR injection sampling process and establishing processing standards for all new tooling.
  • Document established processes.
  • Prepare molds for sampling, including assembly of tools, wiring, testing and/or debugging the mold’s electrical, hydraulic or mechanical systems and mold temperature controllers.
  • Collaborate with toolmakers, project managers, and designers to test, debug, and engineer solutions to optimize product performance.
  • Assist in the specification of testing for products and materials.
  • Participate in cross-functional problem-solving teams.
  • Recommend tool modifications or repairs.
  • Investigate new technology as assigned by supervisor

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related technical discipline is preferred. Associate’s degree required.
  • 3+ years of injection molding experience in silicone or plastic industry desired
  • Demonstrated knowledge of process troubleshooting techniques, root cause analysis, design of experiment and data-driven corrective and preventive action plans.
  • Previous experience in lean manufacturing concepts, continuous improvement activities and statistical process control is preferred.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and meet timelines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a “can-do” attitude.
  • Technical ability to create process documentation, interpret part prints and tool drawings, SolidWorks experience preferred.
  • ISO 13485 industry experience preferred.
  • Lean Manufacturing experience preferred