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Senior Process Engineer - Plastic Injection Molding

Company: Vandor Corporation
Location: Muncie
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
AT VANDOR, We are committed to ensuring all employees are part of a culture that is all about YOU. Vandor offers competitive pay and provides a fast paced, low stress, and friendly environment where you will have the opportunity to make a difference day in and day out. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, VANDOR OFFERS:

  • Compensation will start competitively and increase commensurate with noteworthy and continuous progress towards management training completion. Salary information is available at time of interview following completion of application
  • Great Benefits (see below)
  • Vandor provides a fast paced and friendly environment where you will have the opportunity for career advancement opportunities. The Senior Process Engineer is a hands-on position that plans, directs, and coordinates manufacturing equipment and processes to produce high quality injection molded product. The Senior Process Engineer is responsible for coordinating the molding efforts on new program launches, setting up and/or revising manufacturing processes and assisting the manufacturing operations in problem solving and continuous process improvements. While monitoring the effectiveness of processes this individual quantifies results, documents and presents findings to management and prepares reports. This position also mentors and provides training to other injection molding personnel. SENIOR PROCESS ENGINEER / PLASTIC INJECTION MOLDING ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following and other duties that may be assigned:
    • Develop new processes, assess and document new and existing processes.
    • Implement and evaluate changes to existing processes designed to improve product quality, productivity and overall equipment efficiency.
    • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to process technicians, operators and other molding personnel
    • Develop and maintain process documentation ensuring that processes and procedures are clearly stated and understandable for all employees.
    • Provide technical support/solutions to manufacturing processes, improve yield and throughput, drive cost reduction activities and improve on part quality.
    • Demonstrated ability to start-up, operate and shut down process related equipment. Must be able to work independently on new process development as well as troubleshooting current production issues.
    • Work with equipment and material vendors to resolve machine and material issues.
    • Monitor and report issues with injection molds, make recommendations for refurbishment based on production factors such as cycles, process capability and tooling history
    • Interact with customer to resolve issues and provide new project updates.
    • Implement technical solutions including statistical methodology to meet customer cost, quality, and delivery expectations.
    • Facilitate and support facility and manufacturing safety, environmental, and ergonomics efforts.
    • Mentoring/training team members with a focus on growth within the company.
    • Instill a team environment where all ideas are welcome
    • Willingness to continue to learn and develop while encouraging others to do the same. Sharing knowledge with others to support the culture of growth within your team.

      Requirements:
      • Must have at least 10 years of processing experience in a Plastic Injection Molding Operation
      • Strong and diverse technical background in injection molding processing, tooling, equipment, materials, manufacturing and quality
      • Self-starter must be able to work with little direction and with a high level of self-motivation
      • Ability to manage multiple start-up projects
      • Strong communication (written and verbal) skills
      • Excellent computer skills, Word, Excel PowerPoint, etc.
      • Ability to think out of the box and recommend options
      • Ability to lead others, responsibility may include indirect supervision of process technicians REQUIREMENTS OF A SENIOR PROCESS ENGINEER / PLASTIC INJECTION MOLDING:
        • A high school diploma or equivalent.
        • Must have at least 10 years of processing experience in a Plastic Injection Molding Operation
        • Strong and diverse technical background in injection molding processing, tooling, equipment, materials, manufacturing and quality
        • Self-starter must be able to work with little direction and with a high level of self-motivation
        • Ability to manage multiple start-up projects
        • Strong communication (written and verbal) skills
        • Excellent computer skills, Word, Excel PowerPoint, etc.
        • Ability to think out of the box and recommend options
        • Ability to lead others, responsibility may include indirect supervision of process technicians SENIOR PROCESS ENGIEER / PLASTIC INJECTION MOLDING BENEFITS (Applies to Full-time employees):
          • $800 Referral Bonuses available
          • Great medical insurance (example: $10 weekly single coverage)
          • Dental / Vision
          • Employer paid Life Insurance / AD&D / STD & LTD
          • Health Savings Account (tax deferred savings applicable to medical) 500/1000 Employer Contribution yearly
          • 401K (matching up to $3,000)
          • 10 Holidays including your birthday
          • Vacation available after 60 days that increases with longevity PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. WORK ENVIRONMENT: Clean, fast paced injection molding manufacturing environment. SALARY: Commensurate with experience PM21 PI191630231

Keywords: Vandor Corporation, Muncie , Senior Process Engineer - Plastic Injection Molding, Engineering , Muncie, Indiana

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