Molding Manufacturing Engineer
Posted on: May 16, 2020
Innovative and growing manufacturer in Reno, NV is adding to
their team and looking for an experienced Molding Manufacturing
Engineer that can hit the ground running! In this crucial role, you
will play an important part in managing the manufacturing processes
by creatively planning, optimizing and collaborating with other
team members. Position Overview: Identify opportunities for cost
reduction and process and yield improvements by analyzing
manufacturing processes, defect/scrap data, and complaint data and
trends. Drive completion of tool qualifications, first article
inspection, cosmetic quality, process validation, failure analysis,
process changes and risk analysis at plastics and parts suppliers.
New Capacity and Replacement Tooling Monitor and validate existing
molding processes and molds to identify improvement opportunities.
Participate in design reviews with key stakeholders (Product
Development Mechanical Engineers, Mfg. Engineers, Plastic parts
suppliers etc.) to ensure Design for Manufacturing principles are
employed and all specifications are met. Work closely with
Mechanical Engineers to evaluate manufacturability improvements for
in-production designs. Partner with suppliers to ensure robust
validation practices (DOEs, Operational Qualifications, Performance
Qualifications, Test Method Validation, etc.) are utilized. Confirm
the delivery of solid, repeatable processes with durable repeatable
molds to production support Interfaces with contract manufacturers
and upstream plastic suppliers to support investigation of
component/material issues or supply constraints and assists with
troubleshooting remotely and/or on-site at the manufacturing
facilities. Accountable for identification of risks and evaluation
of solution options. Supports new supplier evaluations.
Qualifications: BS Degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical, or similar
from and accredited college. 5+ years' experience in
plastics,injection or silicone molding tool design and
qualification, and molding process validation. Experience in tool
design and qualification, and molding process validation. 4+ years'
experience manufacturing in an ISO/FDA controlled environment.
Machine shop background is a plus Experience working in a Cleanroom
environment is preferred, as well as automated packaging systems,
&in-line vision systems Preferred experience in PANDA printing
systems, automation trouble shooting and PLC knowledge 3D CAD
proficiency . Well versed in Six Sigma methodologies,continuous
improvment, design of experiments, lean manufacturing principles,
and FMEAs. Design and development experience of
manufacturing-related process and/or equipment. Ability to
multi-task in an every changing environment with multiple projects
while maintaining accuracy and meeting
deadlines.PandoLogic.Category: Engineering, Keywords: Manufacturing
Keywords: Kimco, Reno , Molding Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Reno, Nevada
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