Summary of Functions:
The Process Engineer will apply scientific molding principles to determine the best processing conditions for a given product. The position will support day-to-day manufacturing operations, support the Director of Engineering, and Mfg Technology Leader efforts to standardize processing philosophies, train the technicians, and evaluate new technologies for viability. There will be occasional communication with customers for technical molding issues.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
- Responsible for sampling and establishing processes for new and transfer tooling projects and their maintenance throughout the entire project life cycle using Medbio’s practices and principles for scientific molding
- Training and performance of the Processing and Set-Up Technicians on the team
- Provide process engineering support to all production processes
- Responsible for interacting with management, engineers, maintenance, operators, and customers to resolve process related issues
- Exhibit safety awareness and safe work practices
- Assists in the implementation and/or improvement of new ideas, processes, and technologies
- Perform any other related duties as requested by the Production Managers, Director of Engineering, or Mfg Technology Leader
The Process Engineer reports to the production manager for daily work priorities. The Process Engineer reports to the Mfg Technology Leader for technical direction and training. The Process Engineer will also work closely with the tooling staff, Manufacturing Engineers, Supervisors, Maintenance, Quality Engineers and Management. Technician staff can look to the Process Engineer for technical training and clear resolution to processing issues. The focus of communication and organizational relationships is based on technical expertise and team alignment.
Experience and/or Educational Requirements:
- High School diploma or GED equivalent. Preferred 2 year training certificate or degree in mechanical, electrical, or plastics related industry
- Attended advanced training courses in plastic injection molding processing
- Preferred 5-10 years experience with advanced plastic injection molding processing
- General understanding of automation systems and equipment
- Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office)
- Basic blueprint reading skills
- Very strong written and verbal communication, leadership, interpersonal and motivational skills
- Understanding of ISO and FDA regulations with regard to design, process and document control, process documentations and GMP’s
Must be able to work a standard 40-hour workweek with occasional overtime including weekends a possibility. Sitting and/or standing for extended periods 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 50 pounds.