- The Molding Automation and Continuous Improvement Engineer will provide a strategic role in increasing the effectiveness and profitability of the Molding Department by quoting, implementing, and maintaining industry leading production solutions.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
- Support Molding and Secondary in the recommendation of specifying and purchasing of process related equipment as it applies to expanding production and improving production requirements
- Responsible for administration as it applies to meetings, discussions, goals, and results
- Drive technology solutions and innovation by frequent discussions and visits with others in the industry (i.e- customer visits, vendor visits, and industry association participation)
- Implement and maintain effective methods for cost accounting on a job by job basis in an effort to achieve and maintain productivity and profitability
- Identify and implement cost savings mechanisms as they apply to the above
- Maintain and operate within budgetary confinements
- Support with solving production-related problems, machinery, and/or related processes
- Provide technical training to staff as applicable
- Meet ISO-9001 and ISO13485 requirements relating to the above teams
- Performance with be judged on:
- Ability to maintain training, where applicable, to shift leaders and technicians
- Ability to maintain harmonious relations with other employees and departments
- Ability to identify and follow through on opportunities for improvement in all production related processes
- Support and adhere to corporate mission, vision, and policies
- Keep a clean, neat, and safe work area
- Occasional travel required, up to 10%
- Perform other duties as assigned
- The Process Engineer I reports directly to the Director of Operations. The Process Engineer I should look to the Process Engineer levels II and III for training and mentorship in the pursuit of knowledge and experience.
Experience and/or Educational Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in a mechanical or technical field, or relatable experience required
- General understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles or 6-Sigma concepts preferred
- Basic computer knowledge required
- Basic knowledge and commitment to the elements of ISO-9001, ISO-13485, and thorough knowledge of the elements applicable to their department
- Must be able to work a standard 40 hour work week with occasional off-shifts and weekends as a possibility.
- Sitting and/or standing for an extended period of time as well as some walking within the facility.
- Must be able to see with or without corrective lenses and distinguish color differences and depth perception for product and safety issues.
- Hearing ability should be sufficient to hear and react to audible alarms from distances up to 100 feet.
- The ability to lift and carry various items up to 60 pounds.
- Pass drug and physical screenings.