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Active categories: Blow Molding (21) , Chemicals (1) , Compounding (4) , Engineering (17) , Extrusion Molding (4) , Flexible Packaging (1) , General (1) , Injection Molding (28) , Maintenance (9) , Management (14) , Plastics (35) , Plastics Sales (6) , Product Design (3) , Resins (6) , Sales (4) , Supervisor (5) , Thermoforming (5) , Tooling (5)

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Liquid Color Salesperson – Sheboygan, WI

Description

A company that provides innovative solutions to plastic companies needing liquid colors by custom designing not only the color, but by developing a liquid colorant that will maximize your products quality at the lowest possible cost, wants to hire a Salesperson.

In addition to an annual salary in the $80,000 to $100,000 range, the company offers healthcare benefits, the company offers a 401(k) and bonus potential.

Requirements

  • Must have experience selling liquid colors used in the plastic manufacturing industry.
  • Prefer to hire someone from Minnesota or Wisconsin (snow states).

Plastic Blow Molding Second Shift Supervisor – Kenosha, WI

Description

A manufacturer of plastic bottles for many of North America’s large and small consumer products companies is seeking to hire a full-time Second Shift Foreman.

Second Shift Foreman Position Requirements:

  • Startup machines after set-up.
  • Ensure production information is strictly adhered to (raw material types, quantities, packaging, etc.).
  • Fine tune machines.
  • Ensure the safety of all employees and company property.
  • Security systems.
  • Mechanical skills to troubleshoot and process variables.
  • General personnel responsibilities.
  • Knowledge in and ability to read electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic blueprints.
  • Knowledge of blow molding injection blow molding process, and polymer behavior preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of blow mold and injection blow mold construction preferred.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

In addition to an hourly rate between $21 and $25, the company offers competitive benefits.

 

 Requirements

  • Community College diploma and/or 4-6 years of relevant experience (preferred).
  • Skilled in basic computer use and software (i.e. Windows operating system, MS Word).
  • Ability to communicate in English both written and verbal.
  • Understand and follow plant safety rules including safe lifting practices and safe machine operation.
  • Knowledge of blow molding processes.

Blow Molding Quality Manager – Hudson, NY

Description

A plastic extrusion blow molding company that manufactures a variety of plastic containers and closures is searching for a Quality Manager. The company serves clients in the health care, pharmaceutical, household, industrial, food and beverage, and automotive and agricultural chemical markets. The company offers bottles, jars, canisters, cylinders, jugs and drug ovals in a range of designs and colors.

The Quality Manager is responsible for; managing, planning, coordinating, and directing a quality control program designed to ensure continuous product of products that meet or exceed customer requirements.

Essential Quality Functions

  • Direct inspection and testing activities to ensure continuous control over materials, equipment, and products.
  • Perform mold validations and process capability.
  • Perform capability studies to determine process stability.
  • Serve as ISO  9000management representative and conduct ISO audits.
  • Develop and analyze statistical data and product specifications to determine product standards.
  • Conduct CpK analysis and develop improvement projects to insure products have CpK’s of at least 1.0 for all products.
  • Visit, assist and interact with customers to resolve issues and improve product performance.

In addition to an annual salary in the $70,000 to $80,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits and relocation package.

 Requirements
•Must have quality management experience in a plastic extrusion blow molding facility or equivalent operation.

•Must have a four year technical degree and a broad range of quality control and management principles or equivalent knowledge and training, including; working knowledge of GMP, SPC, and SQC requirements in a manufacturing environment.

Plastic Blow Molding Maintenance Mechanic – Willowbrook, IL

Description

An manufacturer of plastic blow molded products for the automotive industry and for consumers is searching for a first shift and a second shift Maintenance Mechanic.  The Maintenance Mechanic will perform routine preventative maintenance to ensure that accumulator head blow machines continue to run smoothly and systems operate efficiently.  Complete mechanical repairs and maintenance of machinery and building.

In addition to an hourly rate in the $25 to $30 range, the company offers a sign-on bonus, and very good benefits. 

Responsibilities:

 Inspect, operate and test accumulator head blow machinery and equipment in order to diagnose machine malfunctions, including:

∙Repair or replace defective equipment parts using hand tools and/or power tools.

∙Visually inspect drives, motors and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, and perform other maintenance actions.

∙Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.

∙Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments.

∙Dismantle devices to gain access to and remove defective parts.

∙Inspect used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements, using rules, calipers, micrometers and other measuring instruments.

∙Dismantle defective machines and installs new or repaired parts, following specification and blueprints.

∙Perform work as assigned by maintenance/plant manager.

 Requirements

∙A minimum of 2 years of accumulator head blow molding machine maintenance experience in a manufacturing  environment.

∙Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.

∙Keeping up to date technically and the ability to apply new knowledge.

Lead profile Extrusion Process Technician – Macon, GA

Description

An industry leader in complex, profile extruded plastic solutions is searching for a Lead Profile Extrusion Process Technician for each of the three shifts.  The Lead Profile Extrusion Process Technician is responsible for:

· Performing the starting, setting up, adjusting, cleaning & changeover of tooling including dryers, grinders, racks, and profile extruders consistently and timely.
· Performing line requirements and responsibilities without direction from a supervisor.
· Monitoring extruders for required production rates and quality.
· Adjusting and trains operators on extruders to ensure dimensional and visuals are sellable.
· Performing quality functional checks and notifies the QC if it doesn’t meet the requirements.
· Identifying and trains operators on sources of defects.
· Training and assisting in directing extrusion line operators.
· Completing all Technician paperwork accurately and efficiently.
· Managing the shop in the absence of the shift supervisor

In addition to an hourly rate in the $20 to $23 range, the company offers competitive benefits and relocation assistance.

   

 Requirements
· High school diploma, some college preferred.
· 2-4 years experience and knowledge of Profile Extruding processes and procedures.
· Ability to read blue prints.
· Knowledge of a computerized inventory system and Microsoft Office programs.
· Supervisory or Department Lead experience a plus.
· Organized and detail oriented with the ability to multi-task.
· Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
· Ability to work well, direct and communicate effectively with others.
· Ability to operate a forklift, a plus.

Injection Molding Technician – Jefferson City, MO

Description

A leading plastic non-automotive manufacturing company seeks energetic, dependable, full time Injection Molding Technicians looking for career advancement opportunities in the plastic industry.

Injection Molding Technician responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring standard molding cycles
  • Maintaining part quality
  • Performing basic troubleshooting of mold, process and press problems
  • Working with Set-Up, Tooling and Maintenance personnel to decrease downtime.
  • Assist with start-up and shut down.

In addition to an annual salary in the $50,000 to $60,000 range, the company offers a competitive benefits package including; paid vacation, medical / dental and 401k.

Requirements

  • Good communication skills are essential.
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years experience in processing / engineering in high-volume Injection molding.
Plastic Thermoforming Mold Designer – Mansfield, MA

Description

A rapidly growing turnkey thermoforming provider for custom and stock tray, blister, clamshell and container packaging is searching for a Plastic Thermoforming Mold Designer or Tooling Designer. The thin gauge molds/tooling will be used in the food packaging thermoforming process.

In addition to an annual salary in the $70,000 to 85,000 range, the Plastic Thermoforming Mold Designer will receive competitive benefits.

Requirements
•The Mold/Tooling Designer must have several years of experience designing thermoforming molds.
•A technical degree is not required but would be a plus.

Injection Molding Equipment Maintenance Technician – Springfield, MA

Description

A leading manufacturer of injection molded packaging containers is searching for an Injection Molding Maintenance Technician.  The Maintenance Technician is responsible for:

  • Providing breakdown, corrective and preventive electrical, electronic and mechanical maintenance on all production equipment
  • Participating in the development of concepts which lead to machine modifications and capital projects
  • Staying up-to-date on emerging technologies and learning how to apply them
  • Maintaining production and auxiliary equipment in proper and correct working condition with minimal supervision
  • Executing corrective and preventive maintenance work orders according to schedules
  • Performing project work to improve machine operations.

In addition to an hourly rate in the $20 to $25 range, the company offer competitive health care benefits and a 401k with matching and relocation assistance.

   

 Requirements

  • At least 3 years of injection molding equipment maintenance experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years mechanical and electrical maintenance experience.

Plastic Extrusion Process Engineer – Mansfield, MA

Description

A rapidly growing turnkey thermoforming provider for custom and stock tray, blister, clamshell and container packaging is searching for a PET extrusion expert to lead the installation, startup, and processing of a new Starlinger plastic film 9 to 50 mm sheet extruder.  The thin gauge extruded sheet will then be used in the food packaging thermoforming process.  The company plans to add an additional extruder each year for the next two years for a total of 3 extruders.

The extrusion expert can be an experienced Extrusion Process Technician or Engineer.

In addition to an annual salary in the $65,000 to $80,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits and the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a rapidly growing company.

 Requirements

Must have several years of plastic film processing experience.

Injection Molding Quality Manager – Pawling, NY

Description

A custom plastic injection molding product company is searching for a Quality Manager to manage the quality process to ensure that customer requirements are met, and the quality management system is maintained and continually improved.

Quality Manager Responsibilities:

  • Efficiently manage inspection and QA personnel and resources in the support of production activities.
  • Oversee process performance metrics with an overall goal of continual improvement.
  • Design and oversee processes with emphasis on problem avoidance and measurement as part of an overall continuous process improvement program.
  • Establish and maintain an on-the-job training program that ensures a knowledgeable and skilled workforce
  • Ensure an efficient, safe, and secure environment is maintained.
  • Manage the Quality Management System, reporting status and effectiveness to Executive Management
  • Management of Supplier Quality and Quality Training
  • .Responsible for the quality and adequacy of own work.
  • Adherence to the Company’s Personnel Policies & ProceduresIn addition to an annual salary in the $85,000 to $95,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits and relocation assistance

Requirements

KNOWLEDGE/ SKILLS

  • Metrology
  • Knowledge of Injection Molding Manufacturing Industry Standards
  • Process throughput/ efficiencies
  • ISO 9000 Series Standards
  • Organizational skills
  • Planning and Goal Setting
  • Training and Organizational Development
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good presentation skills.

EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE

BS or BA in Business Administration or equivalent work experience and 7 to 15 years quality management experience.

Processing Technician – Albuquerque, NM

Description

A leading supplier of gifts, home décor, and tabletop products is searching for Plastic Injection Process Technician who can:

  1. Process plastic products
  2. Set new tools and set parameters
  3. Troubleshoot existing tools
  4. Program and debug robots
  5. Support maintenance activities for production,
  6. Scheduling of internal activities – daily, short term, and long term
  7. Lead the operators injection molding set-up and changeover efforts.
In addition to a hourly rate in the $25 to $28, range the company offers competitive benefits, and $2,500 in relocation assistance.
   

 Requirements

  • Several years of experience the setting-up and operating plastic injection molding machines, e.g. Battlefields’, Engels’, Neggri-Bossi’s, etc.
  • At least 3 years of processing experience in a high volume injection molding production operation.
  • Robot setup and programming
Production Foreman – Albuquerque, NM

Description
A leading supplier of gifts, home décor, and tabletop products is searching for Plastic Injection Molding Night Shift Foremen to lead the operation of thin wall plastic injection molding equipment and operators. The Night Shift Foremen will be responsible for:

1.Carrying out and direct production related activities in the most efficient manner per standard cost routings

2.Support maintenance activities for production,

3.Scheduling of internal activities – daily, short term, and long term

4.Perform annual performance reviews

5.Must be able to utilize company ERP systems for material planning and inventory lot control purposes

In addition to a new, modern work environment, the company offers an annual salary in the $50,000 to $60,000 range.

Requirements
•Several years of experience leading the set-up and operation plastic injection molding machines, e.g. Battenfelds’, Engels’, Neggri-Bossi’s, etc. would be optimal but not required.
•At least 3 years of manufacturing supervisory experience in a high volume production operation is a requirement.

Injection Molding Manufacturing Engineer – Spartanburg, SC

Description

A rapidly growing plastic closure injection molding manufacturing company is searching for a Manufacturing Engineer to; lead expansion efforts, establish thin wall injection molding processes, and implement continuous improvement initiatives.

Manufacturing Engineer Responsibilities:

• Develop, evaluate, and improve manufacturing methods.

• Analyze work force requirements, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency, safety and quality.

• Moves new products into production including; new injection molding equipment installation, work station design and equipment layout.
• Confer with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.
• Estimate production times, staffing requirements, and related costs and savings to provide information for management decisions.
• Confer with management, quality assurance representatives, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
• Apply statistical methods including Design of Experiments to estimate future manufacturing requirements, improvements and potential.
• Conduct time studies of both direct and indirect personnel in order to establish work standards.
• Work with customers to answer questions and help to solve problems.
• Lead the implementation of Continuous Improvement to drive measurable improvements in quality, productivity, safety, and product flow.
• Train personnel, and others to perform activities to achieve world-class process flow.
• Develop value stream maps and eliminate process waste through implementation of lean techniques.
• Promote Six Sigma/Lean integration utilizing strength of both methods to achieve business goals.
• Utilize knowledge and hands on experience of the injection molding process to provide solutions to machine, tooling, material, SPC, and production work flow problems.
• Assist in tracking continuous improvement efforts ensuring rapid completion and tracking of results.
• Explore and develop new technology which enables a Lean environment.
• Create and foster a culture of learning and change.
• Utilize effective communication techniques to assure that continuous improvement goals and results are understood.

In addition to an annual salary in the $70,000 to $80,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits and a relocation package.
                                                                             
 Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline and at least 5 years of experience.
• Working knowledge of lean manufacturing principles – such as kaizen, value stream mapping, 6S, error proofing, total productive maintenance, waste elimination, visual factory, six sigma, and pull scheduling, value stream mapping, and cell design.
• Experience participating in and/or leading teams in the execution of equipment installation projects
• Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, with the ability to effectively multi-task.
• Proven leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively present information to top management, internal and external customers in a professional manner.
• Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
• Proficiency with problem solving-tools such as root cause analysis, failure mode effects analysis, TQM, Statistical Process Control.
• Must have strong interpersonal skills and possess ability to interact with all team members.
• Ability to use 3D CAD for plant layout and design.
• Familiarity with molding machines and auxiliary equipment in order to make process improvements and sound purchasing recommendations.
• Six Sigma knowledge preferred, with formal training and/or certificate.
• Computer literate – good PC skills – Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoin
Plastic Mold Maintenance Technician – Atlanta, GA

Description

A company manufacturing consumer plastic packaging products is searching for a Plastic Mold Maintenance Technician to polish, maintain and repair plastic molds.

In addition to an hourly rate in the $18 to $28 range, the company offers; standard medical, dental and vision first of the month following 30 days of employment. tuition reimbursement, PTO, 401k, profit sharing and a employee stock option purchase program.

Requirements

•Minimum of 3 years experience in the injection molding industry.

•Prior background in mold maintenance, repair and troubleshooting.

•CNC experience would be a real plus.

 

Thermoforming Plant Manager – Mansfield, MA

Description
A rapidly growing turnkey thermoforming provider for custom and stock tray, blister, clamshell and container packaging is searching for a Thermoforming Plant Manager. The Thermoforming Plant Manager will be responsible for leading a plant with 170 employees and 13 thermoforming lines.

In addition to an annual salary in the $85,000 to $115,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits and a relocation packager.

Requirements
Must have several years of experience managing a thermoforming packaging operation.

Plastic Blow Molding Field Service Process Technician – Kansas City, MO

Description

A major manufacturer of plastic blow molding tooling is searching for a Blow Molding Field Service Process Technician. The successful Blow Molding Field Service Process Technician will have a comprehensive understanding of plastics processing and a working knowledge of machine functions (i.e. hydraulics, pneumatics, and electrical), and the ability to read and comprehend tooling and container prints.

Requirements

•Minimum ten years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and practical experience.

•A High School graduate, Associates Degree in a Mechanical Field preferred.

•Previous experience in a container manufacturing environment preferred.

•Must have a working knowledge of quality statistical data and use of precision measuring devices.

In addition to an annual salary in the $60,000 to $70,000 range, the company offers competitive health care benefits, and relocation assistance.

Manufacturing Operations Leader – Troy, MI

Description

The world leader in the manufacture of plastic automotive body components, and fuel systems is searching for an Manufacturing Operations Leader to supervise production team members manufacturing fuel system on a second or third shift. The Manufacturing Operations Leader will be responsible for the shift operations by ensuring production goals are achieved through following standardized work.  In addition, the Manufacturing Operations Leader will be responsible for:

Ensuring production goals are met through the effective actions of production team members:

  1. Safety protocols are always followed
  2. Quality standards are met
  3. Ensure production goals are met so delivery windows are met
  4. Continuous Improvement actions are developed and completed
  5. Enforce standards of positive recognition, discipline and behavior to create a safe working environment
  6. Continuous improvement of the lean culture
  7. Quality System compliance, including TS-16949, ISO-14001, and OHSAS18001.
  8. Training plans are being met so there are no lost pitches due to training.
  9. Consistent enforcement of company policies
  10. Support of Continuous Improvement Process
  11. Authority and responsibility to stop production when a quality or safety issue arises
  12. Lockout/Tagout – responsible for ensuring all authorized Lockout/Tagout Employees have received the appropriate level of training and that these employees are provided with the proper equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE) to perform the job safely and that they are adhering to LOTO procedures

The company offers an annual salary in the $50,000 to $75,000 range.

 Requirements

  1. Prefer a minimum of an Associates Degree in Business or Manufacturing
  2. 5 years manufacturing experience in a lean environment
  3. 2 years of leadership experience including accountability for the performance of direct reports
  4. Knowledge of blow molding process and/or the extrusion or injection of plastic material
  5. Knowledge of assembly processes, preferably with Blow Molded fuel system
Packaging Engineer – Mansfield, MA

Description

A rapidly growing turnkey thermoforming provider for custom and stock tray, blister, clamshell and container packaging is searching for a Packaging Engineer to design plastic thermoformed products.

In addition to competitive benefits, the company offers an annual salary in the $75,000 to $95,000 range.

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering (Packaging or Plastics Engineering, preferred)
Plastic Injection Molding Project Engineer – Milwaukee, WI

Description

A medical device component injection molding leader, is looking to expand their technical staff with the addition of a Project Engineer.  The Project Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the aggressive sales strategy of medical molded products.
  • Leading cross functional teams from the quoting stage of a program to production launch.
  • The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:
      • Ability to review part designs (draft, side-actions, shutoffs, the basics)
      • Understanding of injection mold tooling including:
        1. Mold features due to part geometry
        2. Mold construction basics (can review mold designs)
      • Medical molding experience
      • Thermoplastic injection molding experience

         

      • Understanding good manufacturing processes and advanced quality planning (APQP) including a working knowledge of the following:
        1. DOEs (Design Of Experiments)
        2. Capability studies
        3. “Steel Safe/Tolerance Safe” concept
        4. Automation concepts (press robots, automated assembly equipment)
        5. The relative cost impact of options and can choose the best option

           

      • Ability to manage multiple projects which includes:
        1. Sound project organization skills
        2. Effective timeline management (MS Project, Gantt charts, etc)
        3. Multiple supplier management skills (mold makers, material suppliers)
        4. Skillful project budget management (On time, on target)
        5. Excellent communication skills

In addition to a modern work environment, an annual salary in the $80,000 to $100,000 range, the company offer competitive benefits and relocation assistance.

 Requirements

  • An engineering degree (mechanical or plastics) and five or more years of experience is preferred.
  • Ability to review plastic injection mold designs.
  • Medical plastic injection molding experience.
  • Design of Experiments (DOE) working knowledge.
  • Injection molded plastic part design experience.

Component Development Engineer – Troy, MI

Description The world leader in the manufacture of plastic automotive body components, and fuel systems is searching for a Component Development Engineer.  The Component Development Engineer will be responsible for the Design and Validation of Mechatronic (mechanical and electronic) Components in Fuel System and/or SCR systems. This includes; Application Projects (Sensors,  Actuators, including their housing, connectors, wiring and flange).

Component Development Engineer Responsibilities include:

  • Development of Components that he/she is in charge of, in relation with the Application Project team.
  • Analysis of Customers specifications for dedicated components.
  • Writing the Component Technical Specification (CTS) and validating the technical offers from the Suppliers, together with the Purchasing Dept.
  • Technical Responsible for components developments and validations by suppliers.
  • Technical Responsible for the components development and validations as assigned.
  • Definition and follow-up of components validation tests in front of the customers.
  • Contribution to the assembly process design as needed.
  • Analysis of Customer’s specifications and associated norms and standards for the component(s) he/she is in charge of.
  • Definition of the Deviation list for the components he/she is in charge of. (Critical Requirements List)
  • Writing the Components Technical Specifications (CTS)

Components Cost Management

  • Contributes to reaching the component target cost, and related costs of validation and development.
  • Elaborate on technical solutions for components cost reduction.

Technical Expertise Development

  • Development of the expertise: creation of database, calculation methodologies, correlations, test procedures…
  • Consolidation of the expertise: writing technical reports, design guidelines.

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Health Care Plans
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Personal Days
  • Vacation Pay
  • Vehicle Discount Programs
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Employee Recognition and Company/Team Events
  • Tuition Assistance and Professional Development Programs
  • Retirement Plan: 401K
  • Annual salary in the $60,000 to $75,000 range, depending on experience

 

 Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical and/or Mechatronics Engineering, preferred)
  • New College Graduate minimum to several years’ of engineering experience
  • Strong understanding Fuel Systems and SCR Systems
  • Ability to provide coordination between Electrical and Mechanical disciplines
  • Strong knowledge of electro-mechanical component technologies and functionalities
  • Information tools (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
  • Sense of organization, autonomy, dynamic, team spirit
  • Development tools in Automotive (Robust design, DFMEA, Target cost, DOE, DV/PV, SPC,…)
  • Technical accuracy, creativity, availability
  • Experience simulating component designs
  • Fuel system and SCR system knowledge
  • Electronics knowledge
  • Signal process control knowledge
  • Test procedure and DOE writing
  • Project management knowledge
  • Possible patents applications
  • English (fluent)
  • French or German (occasional) a plus
  • Ability to lead suppliers throughout the development processes.

Blow Molding Industrial Engineer – Troy, MI

Description

The world leader in the manufacture of plastic automotive body components, and fuel systems is searching for an Blow Molding Industrial Engineer to plan and implement the Industrial Process for new business development. The Blow Molding Industrial Engineer will also support the manufacturing facilities to aid in root cause problem solving for processes, equipment or quality issues . In addition, the Blow Molding Industrial Engineer will be responsible for:

•Working effectively inside a cross functional Core Team assigned to develop new business awards and carry the new business into a production setting by using the APQP process.

•Effectively utilizing tools such as DFMEA, PFMEA, Process Flow, GD&T, ACAD, Lean Manufacturing, and Project Management to secure robust interactions between product design and manufacturing solutions.

•Supporting and /or leading development of specifications for manufacturing solutions, processes or equipment.

•Supporting the validation of equipment design and construction compliancy to process requirements.

•Providing manufacturing technical expertise and input to review new product program opportunities to help evaluate feasibility.

•Assisting and supporting continuous improvement events such as Team Feasibility and Lean Manufacturing Tool Workshops for new business development and current production.

•Assisting Product Engineering personnel in evaluating new product designs for manufacturability. Help plan and coordinate the appropriate use of tools such as FEA & CFD simulation to support manufacturability.

•Working with Product Engineering to develop and perform the necessary testing of new product designs to develop an understanding of sensitivity to the manufacturing solutions.

•Providing support, when required, to the manufacturing facilities to aid in root cause problem solving for processes, equipment and quality issues.

•Planning and performing required R&D to develop and understand viable manufacturing solutions for new product manufacturing requirements.

•Utilizing documented best practices and lessons learned to ensure common approach to trouble shooting process problems and solving machinery issues.

In addition to an annual salary in the $70,000 to $85,000 range the company offers, competitive benefits, a 401(k), a flexible work schedule, relocation assistance, and vehicle discount programs.

Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering
•2-5 years of Manufacturing experience
•Experience in Plastics processing industry.
•Experience in Lean Manufacturing
•Must have experience in the following: PFMEA, Process Flow, GD&T
•Large part blow molding industry, preferred
•Machine design and/or Process Engineering support within other high volume manufacturing industries.
•High volume packaging experience would be an asset
•Product design experience would be an asset
•Working practical knowledge of Microsoft Office
•Fluent in Spanish or French, preferred but, not necessary
•At ease and effective in a matrix, multicultural and fast evolving environment

Injection Molding Process Technician – Spartanburg, SC

Description

A rapidly growing plastics injection molding manufacturing company is searching for a Process Technician to establish plastic injection molding processes, develop processes, train operators and process technicians and monitor them with data, find opportunities for improvement, and be able to:

  • Operate and set-up: injection molding machines, vision systems, down-stream equipment, and material feed equipment
  • Assist with the start-up of new equipment by developing process parameters.
  • Develop Operator training plans and train Operators and Process Technicians.
  • Monitor critical process parameters on the injection machines and secondary systems
  • Establish optimum calculated alarm parameters around the baseline process
  • Conduct process related training for operators
  • Work with outside suppliers, machine manufacturers, and company management
  • Execute sample requests issued and process related activities focused on identifying root cause
  • Participate in mold and product design/drawing reviews when required
  • Advanced process analysis: identifying process improvements that result in cost savings, improved part quality, and improvement of related KPI’s
  • Lead role in implementing process improvements that result in cost savings and improved quality
  • Assume a key role in the PFMEA Process when required

The Process Technicians will work  a 12 hour day (2 days on, followed by 3 days off, followed by 3 days on, followed by 2 days off, etc.).

In addition to an hourly rate in the $28 to $30 range, the company offers a very competitive health care package, a 401k with matching after 6 months.

 

 RequirementsSkills:

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Mold setting and establishing injection molding process parameters
  • Effective organizational skills with an attention to detail
  • Advanced injection molding knowledge related to troubleshooting and resin behavior
  • Advanced problem-solving skills focused on root cause analysis and lessons learned
  • Working knowledge of basic injection molding Hydraulic/ Electric/ Pneumatic presses and Vision Systems

Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 – 5 years experience with injection mold machine processing, mold setting and secondary equipment operation
  • ISO type quality systems
  • RJG Molding experience
  • Prefer someone living in the Spartanburg, SC immediate area.

Based on previous experience, ability to answer the following Process Development Questions:

  • How would you perform mold qualifications (new and transfers)?
  • Experience processing what types of products?
  • Experience processing what type of materials?
  • How do you calculate tonnage?
  • How do you determine Injection Speeds?
  • Hold time and pressure relationships?
  • Transfer points?
  • How do you Identify bad press conditions?

Plastic Injection Molding Process Engineer – Troy, MI

Description

The world leader in the manufacture of plastic automotive body components, and fuel systems is searching for an Injection Molding Process Engineer to manage the design and the adaptations of the injection molding process, tooling and equipment setup in the plants. In addition, the Injection Molding Process Engineer will be responsible for:

•Defining and implementing the injection processes for projects in development.

•Developing injection culture within Industrial and Development Departments

•Deploying the design to manufacture and the design to costs approaches in collaboration with Product Development (PAE)

•Participating in the product engineering (in design phase) in order to guarantee product manufacturability.

•Import the best practices and standards of PO

•Transferring the injection process and the know-how to the production plants

•Continuously improving the efficiency and department skills

• Participate to the product design during Phases 1, 2 and 3 for optimization in manufacturing and function

•Defining injection process, the capacitary means and their tools

•Adapting the methodological tools (DFM&A, PFMEA) to the injection business, capitalize expertise and share with other functions

•Adapting resources and organization to optimize costs and level the workload.

•Developing training modules for industrial department and for factories

•Proposing and implementing innovative solutions to optimize the cost and the performances of the injection processes (Design to Manufacture / Cost)

•Ensure technology survey

•Assisting costing department during RFQ phase

•Auditing suppliers and manage the panel in cooperation with the purchasing department

•Assisting purchasing department for Make or Buy studies

In addition to an annual salary in the $75,000 to $90,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits and relocation assistance.

Requirements

•Functional management skills

•Ability to work within a multi-skills team

•Ability to train, to coach, and to transfer know-how

•Technical knowledge in injection process and technologies (sequential injection)

•Knowledgeable about injection raw materials especially thermo-plastics (PE, PP, PA, etc.)

•Mechanical engineering skills for injection tooling

•Automotive experience, especially in mid-size automotive parts (tanks, door panels, etc.)

• Management, Project management

• Technical Degree (Mechanical Engineer or Plastic Engineer preferred)

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Injection Molding Process Technician – Concord, NH

Description

A custom injection molding company is searching for an Injection Molding Process Technician.  The Injection Molding Process Technician will be responsible for:

  • Performing machine start-up, shut-down, color changes, and any necessary processing changes to ensure that the machines are running at the proper efficiency and that the product is in conformance.
  • Providing technical support for new tooling qualifications and process capability studies.
  • Leading molding improvements to include cycle time efficiencies, cavitation, scrap reduction, and establishment of optimal processing parameters.
  • Monitoring and repairing all auxiliary equipment and notify maintenance department of any issues with any machines or equipment which Mold Set-up can’t handle.
  • Verifying the injection molding machine cycle, cavitation, and set-up parameters are correct.
  • Recording performance of machines and any adjustments made.
  • Communicating with the QA department to prevent any nonconforming product.
  • Maintaining machine cleanliness, and perform simple mold, machine, and equipment repairs.
  • Assisting with, shift changes, logo changes, and machine repairs when possible.
  • Assisting in the set-up, repair, and troubleshooting of Injection Molding equipment
  • Following all GMP practices.
  • Assisting Foreman, or Acting Foreman, on an as needed basis.
  • Assisting in the training of other personnel as needed.

In addition to a modern work environment, the company offers a hourly rate in the $16 to $20 range, competitive benefits and relocation assistance.

 Requirements

  • Capable of reading, writing, and speaking English.
  • Possess functional knowledge of injection molds, injection molding machines, injection molding   processes, mold setups
  • 5+ years’ experience in plastic injection molding processing.
  • Posses basic hand tools and the knowledge to use them.
  • Capable of maintaining an attendance record within Company guidelines and working overtime as required.
  • Experience with automation systems.
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Must possess a strong commitment to the Company and to the production of quality product.
  • Have experience changing molds.
  • Have experience setting molds.
  • Have experience processing and troubleshooting a wide array of thermoplastic resins and complex molds.
  • Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen

Sr. Project Engineer, Plastic Injection Molding – Manitowoc, WI

Description

A custom injection molding company that designs and manufactures complex, tight tolerance plastic injection molded products and assemblies for the defense / security, medical, consumer, industrial, and niche automotive markets is searching for a Sr. Project Engineer.  The Sr. Project Engineer will direct and coordinate engineering projects and programs, with an emphasis in complex tooling, by working directly with customers and vendors on a regular basis.

Primary Sr. Project Engineer responsibilities include the following:

  • Planning and implementing engineering programs per customer requirements.
  • Developing and maintaining schedules and budgets for assigned engineering projects, and control expenditures within budget limitations.
  • Coordinating preparation and delivery of project scope, design documents, and bid packages.
  • Assigning and overseeing project personnel to specific phases or aspects of projects, including technical studies, product design, preparation of specifications and technical plans, and product testing.
  • Reviewing product design and offering design assistance to customers in compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements, and related specifications.
  • Coordinating activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling, and resolving engineering design and test problems.
  • Fully managing outside tooling sources, providing detailed direction on tool design, tool steels, and tool construction.
  • Directing the integration of technical activities and products.
  • Evaluating and approving design changes, specifications, and drawing releases.
  • Providing status and progress reports to customers, project team, and management on project milestones, and adjust schedules as needed to ensure customer needs are met.
  • Preparing project report summaries.
  • Assisting Manufacturing Engineering with activities on the production floor as needs dictate.
  • Representing the company with customers and vendors in a professional manner.
  • Following and supporting all established safety policies and procedures.
  • Supporting the Lean Manufacturing initiatives of the company.

In addition to a modern work environment the company offers an annual salary in $80,000 to $95,000 range, competitive benefits and relocation assistance.

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is required, preferably with a plastics or tooling emphasis.
  • Position also requires 10 years of experience in a Project Engineer/Manger position with strong tooling background and program management responsibility.
  • Experience with PPAP and APQP procedures required.
  • Plastic injection molding experience required.
  • Computer proficiency with engineering software programs (SolidWorks, MoldFlow, etc) and Microsoft Office is required.
  • Sales skills would be a plus but, not required, this is a technical position.

Extrusion Blow Molding Lead Process Technician – Hudson, NY


Description

An extrusion blow molding company that manufactures a variety of plastic containers and closures is searching for a Lead Blow Molding Process Technician. The company serves clients in the health care, pharmaceutical, household, industrial, food and beverage, and automotive and agricultural chemical markets. The company offers bottles, jars, canisters, cylinders, jugs and drug ovals in a range of designs and colors.

Requirements
•Must have experience processing and setting up extrusion blow molding machines, e.g. Bekum, Uniloy, Fisher, etc.
•Must be able to work 12 hour sifts, 3 days or nights on, 2 off, 2 on, 3 off.

In addition to an hourly rate in the $23 to $28 range, the company offers competitive benefits and a solid work environment.

Plastic Blow Molding Machine Operators – Englewood, NJ

A captive plastic bottle blow molding company is searing for Blow Mold Machine Operators to operate extrusion blow molding machines, grinders, trimmer machines and conveyor systems. Will also troubleshoot process problems and perform minor maintenance to ensure continued operation of production line.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Operating blow-mold machines (including wheels, reciprocating or shuttle machines) to ensure production of quality bottles and perform audits, weights and quality checks.
  • Setting up and operating blow molding machines to mold plastic products according to specifications
  • Troubleshooting and performing minor repair on blow molding and support equipment.
  • Repairing or replacing pneumatic and hydraulic lines.
  • Assisting mechanics with preventive maintenance, mold, neck and blow pin and other mechanical changes.
    Removing work pieces from molds after timing device opens mold, and trims excess material.
  • Regrinding excess materials and unsatisfactory work pieces for reuse, using grinding machines.
  • Ensuring compliance with corporate and plant safety standards and with applicable laws and regulations issued by regulatory agencies.

 Requirements

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Previous experience in pneumatic, hydraulics and mechanical aptitude.
  • Previous Plastic Bottle Blow Mold Experience.
  • Be able to lift 50lbs or more.
  • Strong trouble shooting skills.
  • Knowledge of electrical components and equipment including the use of special instruments for diagnostic purposes.
  • Ability to be effective in a fast paced work environment.

Hourly rate is in the $16.00 to $30.00 range.

Blow Molding Production Supervisors – Englewood, NJ

A captive bottle blow molding company is searching for a Second Shift Blow Molding Production Supervisor and a Third Shift Blow Molding Production Supervisor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Supervising and coordinating activities of workers engaged in blow molded plastic products, applying knowledge of molding machine setup and operating techniques and production machining methods: Reading operating logs to identify inoperative blow molding machines, determines reasons for machine malfunction, and arranges for machine repair.
  • Reviewing production schedules and work orders, and assigns duties to workers according to order priorities.
  • Studying quality control reports to identify product defects and directs machine operators to adjust machines to eliminate flaws.
  • Examining molded products from each machine to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Conducting or directs training of new employees in machine operation.
  • Conferring with management and other supervisors to resolve production problems.
  • Performing other duties as assigned by Management.

 Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience running plastic extrusion blow molding presses.
  • Knowledge of proper safety procedures.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must have experience processing, troubleshooting machines and leading a team or shift.
  • Four year degree preferred.

Annual salary is in the $50,000 to $65,000 range.

Plastic Resin Sales Representative – Southeastern, US

A custom engineered plastics resin company specializing in precise color matching is searching for a Sales Representative.  The Sales Representative will work out of a home office located anywhere in the sales territory and cover an area from North Carolina through South Carolina.  The company ships custom colors within 4 weeks or less and standard black and natural resins within 2 weeks. Many black and natural resins are readily available in stock. Additionally, the company has stocking programs available in one of many regional warehouses for even faster shipping and receiving.

The company is profitable and has no debt.  In addition to competitive healthcare benefits, the company offers bonus opportunities.

In addition to an annual salary in the $90,000 to $110,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits.

 Requirements

  • Must have several years of experience selling compounded resins directly from a compounding company.
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Plastic Resin Sales Representative – Midwest, US

A custom engineered plastics resin company specializing in precise color matching is searching for a Sales Representative.  The Sales Representative will work out of a home office located anywhere in the sales territory and cover an area from Minnesota to Missouri.  The company ships custom colors within 4 weeks or less and standard black and natural resins within 2 weeks. Many black and natural resins are readily available in stock. Additionally, the company has stocking programs available in one of many regional warehouses for even faster shipping and receiving.

The company is profitable and has no debt.  In addition to competitive healthcare benefits, the company offers bonus opportunities.

In addition to a salary in the $90,000 to $110,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits.

 Requirements

  • Must have several years of experience selling compounded resins directly from a compounding company.
Blow Molding Processing Manager – Hudson, NY

Description

A plastic extrusion blow molding company that manufactures a variety of plastic containers and closures is searching for a Blow Molding Processing Manager. The company serves clients in the health care, pharmaceutical, household, industrial, food and beverage, and automotive and agricultural chemical markets. The company offers bottles, jars, canisters, cylinders, jugs and drug ovals in a range of designs and colors.

This current Blow Molding Processing Manager is a hands-on position that requires plastic extrusion blow molding and auxiliary equipment experience.

In addition to an annual salary in the $75,000 to $80,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits and relocation assistance.

Requirements
•Must have experience processing with plastic extrusion blow molding machines, e.g. Bekum, Uniloy, Fisher, etc.
•Must be experienced leading processing technicians and supervisors. 
Plastic Resin Sales Representative – Minneapolis, MN

A custom engineered plastics resin company specializing in precise color matching is searching for a Sales Representative.  The Sales Representative will work out of a home office and cover an area from Minnesota to Missouri.  The company ships custom colors within 4 weeks or less and standard black and natural resins within 2 weeks. Many black and natural resins are readily available in stock. Additionally, the company has stocking programs available in one of many regional warehouses for even faster shipping and receiving.

The company is profitable and has no debt.  In addition to competitive healthcare benefits, the company offers bonus opportunities.

  Requirements
  • Must have several years of experience selling compounded resins directly from a compounding company.
Plastic Resin Sales Manager – Home Office Based in the US

A custom engineered plastics resin company specializing in precise color matching is searching for a Sales Manager.  The Sales Manager will work out of a home office and manage a sales force of eight sales people.  The company ships custom colors within 4 weeks or less and standard blacks and naturals within 2 weeks. Many blacks and naturals are readily available in stock. Additionally, the company has stocking programs available in one of many regional warehouses for even faster shipping and receiving.  The company is profitable and has no debt. The Sales Manager reports directly to the Owner of the Company.  In addition to an annual salary in the $150,000 to $170,000 range the company offers competitive healthcare benefits, and bonus opportunities.

 Requirements

  • Must have several years of experience selling compounded resins
  • Must be willing to travel monthly to the company headquarters in Connecticut.

Plastic Film Process Engineer – Saginaw, MI

Description

A company that is a captive PVC laminate film manufacturer is searching for a Plastic Film Process Engineer.  The Plastic Film Process Engineer is responsible for the film manufacturing processes and testing related to the design and manufacturing of PVC laminated films and non-laminated films.  Responsibilities include providing technical guidance and hands-on expertise related to the processes and equipment to ensure optimal performance.  The Plastic Film Process Engineer implements and deploys lean principles and techniques utilizing Lean and Six Sigma tools to introduce process improvements and cost reductions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing, implementing and managing the manufacturing processes and testing related to the development of PCV extruded film and reinforced membrane product.
  • Provide technical support, guidance and training of equipment and processes.
  • Implement process improvements to reduce scrap, reduce rework cost, optimum cycle times, improve production yields, manufacturability and quality.
  • Utilize disciplined and proven problem solving techniques to determine root cause analysis for production issues and equipment downtime, develop solutions and implement changes.
  • Support the Production team with product design and guidance as related to the manufacturing processes and production equipment and capabilities extrusions.
  • Maintain and improve existing products, equipment, manufacturing processes
  • Measure and manage process capabilities using Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Design for Experiment (DOE) methodologies
  • Assist Quality Assurance, Production Managers with establishing the appropriate quality level for all prototype, pre-production and production
  • Establish routings and determining Takt Time for production projects
  • Perform time studies, line balance and eliminate non-value added operations
  • Implement and deploy lean  principles and Six Sigma tools to introduce and manage process improvements and cost reductions
  • Produce, maintain and track SOPs as required.  Train personnel on new or revised SOPs.

In addition to an annual salary in the $80,000 to $100,000 range and relocation assistance, the company offers a competitive benefit program that includes:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Prescription drug program
  • Life and AD&D insurance (life insurance is equal to two times annual base salary)
  • Short and long term disability
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company contribution
  • Paid vacation
  • 8 ½ paid holidays
  • Profit sharing
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

Requirements

Knowledge, Skills,& Abilities

  • Experience in the plastics industry with high precision extrusion and processing equipment/machinery preferably with polyvinylchloride (PVC).
  • Experience in one of the following areas: Thermoplastic polymers or film lamination.
  • Knowledge of equipment for film extrusions and lamination and stretching/orientation equipment.
  • Experience in dimensional inspection methods and associated inspection equipment.
  • Thorough understanding of data acquisition and control systems.
  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills related to manufacturing processes and production equipment.
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing Practices & Methodologies (Kaizen, 6S, Value Stream Mapping) and line balancing.
  • Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge in all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Capable of working independently and in a team environment.
  • Effectively communicate with department managers, engineering, production and other departments.
  • Team player, proactive and willingness to attend to small details.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor of Science or Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering plus 3-7 years applicable experience or proven performance.
  • Lean Manufacturing certification a plus.

Plastic Compounding Production Manager – Greenville, SC

Description

A growing company specializing in the compounding of nylon and polyester resin is searching for a Production Manager to assist the General Manager with the overall plastic compounding and twin extrusion operation.  The Production Manager must also be capable of specifying, purchasing and managing the installation of a new twin screw extrusion machine and all of the associated equipment.   

In addition to an annual salary in the $80,000 to $90,000 range the company offers an $10,000 bonus, health care benefits fully paid by the company and relocation assistance.

Requirements

  • Must have hands-on plastic extrusion management experience.
  • Must have nylon and polyester hands-on compounding experience.
  • Must have the ability to train others on extruder operation and compounding.
  • Engineering experience would be a real plus.

Blow Molding Processing Manager – Winfield, KS

Description

A large part industrial blow molding manufacturing company is searching for a “Hands-on” Processing Manager to lead the accumulator head blow molding operation.

The company offers an annual salary between $75,000 and $80,000 and a $5,000 bonus after a year of working for the company in addition to competitive benefits.

 Requirements

  • Must have hands-on experience with Sterling accumulator head machines (15 to 75 pounds).
  • Extensive experience in process trouble shooting and optimization.
  • Management or Supervisory experience.
Injection Molding Processing Technicians – Springfield, MA

Description

A leading manufacturer of injection molded packaging containers is searching for two Injection Molding Processing Technicians.  The Injection Molding Processing Technicians are responsible for:

  • Auditing machine set-ups and running injection molding equipment per established guidelines
  • Operating equipment at or above standard rates
  • Making process adjustments as needed
  • Training operating and packaging technicians using standard procedures
  • Leading process developments on new parts
  • Communicating to team members as needed
  • Providing shift leadership in absence of shift leader

In addition to an hourly rate in the $18 to $22 range, the company offer competitive health care benefits and a 401k with matching and relocation assistance.

RequirementsAt least 3 years of injection molding processing experience.

Injection Molding Plant Manager – Des Moines, IA

Description

A well established custom thermoplastics and thermoset plastics manufacturer, providing an array of automotive and industrial components, is searching for a Plant Manager to lead the plastic injection molding operation.  The Plant Manager is a highly visible position both to the internal and external customer and is responsible for providing leadership, authority, and direction in producing quality products and systems, driving continual improvement in processes and personnel performance.  The Plant Manager duties include;

  • Ability to implement an automotive culture employing TS 16949 and customer specific requirements and a high regard for quality in a high paced production environment.
  • Develop and monitor plant budget and plant P&L.
  • Maintain a working relationship with customers, with a primary objective of meeting agreed upon requirements in quality and delivery.
  • Support the new product development process, through allocating operations team members to analyze specifications, and assist in material selection, type and method and sequence of operations required and verify that proper documentation techniques are utilized during and after the Production Trial Run.
  • Ensures inspection of work in progress and finished products and completion of required documentation.
  • Studies production schedules and forecasts to develop resource planning.
  • Interprets specifications, and assigns duties for production and production support, to include warehousing.
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Sponsors the plant continuous improvement process with a passion for eliminating waste and reducing variation. Recommends and implements measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Implements changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.
  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Maintains and monitors labor, attendance and production records.
  • Confers with supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments. Also works closely with other departments such as Engineering, Production Inventory Control, Quality Assurance, etc. to ensure continued production/development.
  • Communicate and monitor key metrics in line with corporate objectives.
  • React to business indicator trends and adjusts operation plans accordingly.
  • Promote problem solving and process corrections through Quality Systems sampling and testing (e.g., DOEs, mold sampling, machine analyzing).

In addition to a salary in the $100,000 to $130,000 range, the company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, disability, life, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, vacation, etc.

 Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a production-related focus.
  • 10 years progressive experience in production, with automotive culture and injection molding experience preferred.
  • Ability to work independently, plan and initiate new ideas and methods, apply common sense understanding to carry out written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to delegate responsibility, anticipate problems in area of specialization and plan ahead for them.
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems and make decisions independently, drive projects, develop strategic plans, closely check the corrections of work done by self and others, and work in a team environment.
  • Good and tactful communication skills (written and oral).
  • Demonstrate a firm understanding of the Injection Molding theory and practice.
Blow Molding Manufacturing Engineer – Fremont, OH

Description

A company that designs, develops, and produces industrial plastic blow molded products is searching for a Manufacturing Engineer. The company has a history of helping companies convert metal components to lighter plastic components, offering a range of custom/OEM products for applications in various industries, including fuel tanks and systems, seating component, structural panels, HVAC and air intake ducts, fluid reservoirs,  and many other custom applications for various industries, in addition to, manufacturing and selling plastic consumer products, including gas cans, funnels, drain pans, and recycling water containers through a network of retailers including; Lowe’s, The Home Depot, Sears, Walmart, etc.

The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for the design, integration, and improving manufacturing systems or related blow molding processes. The Manufacturing Engineer will also work with other engineers and operations personnel to refine blow molded product designs to increase manufacturability and decrease costs through the implementation of LEAN Manufacturing techniques.

Requirements

  • College degree in engineering or industrial technology plus 5 years related experience and/or training in an engineering department of a plastic molding manufacturing facility. 
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology, including; applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

In addition to an annual salary in the $60,000 to $75,000 range, the company offer competitive healthcare benefits and relocation assistance.

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Plastic Injection Molding Process Technician – Randolph, VT

A large and well established custom injection molding company is searching for a Process Technician to lead; start-up activities, in-process activities, and shut down requirements. The Process Technician will also be required to participate in a daily 5S and Process Audit program. Other responsibilities include: part containment, scrap monitoring, material handling, maintenance requests, mold sets/pulls, and other duties as assigned.

 

PROCESS TECHNICIAN ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Oversee/perform line clearance activities.
  2. Process/robotic/cycle time verification during start-up
  3. Submit start-up shots to Quality per QAR/CP
  4. Perform in-process mold PMs at the prescribed frequency identified in the Process Binder
  5. Initiate work orders to correct problems with molds, molding machines and auxiliary equipment
  6. Perform record keeping. This includes, but may not be limited to, cavitation levels, downtime reasons, machine logs, process changes, tool issues, etc.
  7. Perform 5S and Process audits as assigned
  8. Interact with members of the quality department to resolve quality issues
  9. Interact with Shift supervisor, Quality Assurance Technicians and peers to accomplish primary objectives (scrap, yield, cycle time, etc.)
  10. Ability to work, at times, with machine maintenance and testing personnel to resolve problems or improve processes
  11. Comprehend and work with material handling systems
  12. Fill in as Shift Supervisor as needed 
In addition to an hourly rate in the $23 to $25 range, the company offers competitive benefits and relocation assistance.
Job Requirements

  • Good performance record, work ethic, demonstrated initiative
  • Strong plastic molding skills
  • Mechanical aptitude and dexterity
  • Attention to detail, excellent organizational and record keeping skills
  • Analytical thinking and math skills
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Plastic Blow Molding Maintenance Technician – Fremont, OH

Description

A company that designs, develops, and produces industrial plastic blow molded products, has a history of helping companies convert metal components to lighter plastic components, and offers a range of custom/OEM products for applications in various industries, including seat backs, load floors, HVAC and air induction ducts, spoilers, fluid reservoirs, seat belt retractor covers, and close-out panels for the automotive industry is searching for an Industrial Maintenance Technician.  The Industrial Maintenance Technician performs routine preventative maintenance to ensure that blow molding machines and auxiliary equipment continues to run smoothly and systems operate efficiently.  The Industrial Maintenance Technician also performs mechanical repairs and maintenance of machinery and building as directed by Maintenance Manager/Maintenance Engineer.

 Requirements

2 year Technical Degree preferred.

∙2 – 5 years of maintenance experience in a plastic molding manufacturing environment.

∙Knowledge of machines and tools including their uses, repair and maintenance.

∙Keeping up to date technically and the ability to apply new knowledge.

∙Repair defective equipment parts using hand tools and/or power tools.

∙Visually inspects drives, motors and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters.

∙Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.

 In addition to an hourly rate in the $19 to $20 range the company offers competitive benefits and relocation assistance.
Injection Molding Project Engineer – Tucson, AZ

Job Description

A custom plastic injection molding company is searching for an Injection Molding Project Engineer. The Injection Molding Project Engineer will assist in the management of equipment, facility, and process upgrades, and the implementation the approved changes. The Injection Molding Project Engineer also keeps records of the project plan and costs, including regular report outs and updates to the Engineering Manager.

 

INJECTION MOLDING PROJECT ENGINEER DUTIES:

  • Develops project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans; conferring with Management
  • Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements; assigning personnel to phases and elements; reviewing bids from contractors
  • Determines project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements, and performance standards; completing technical studies, preparing cost estimates
  • Confirms product performance by conducting tests
  • Determines product schedule by studying project plan and specifications; calculating time requirements; sequencing project elements
  • Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; problem resolution
  • Controls project plan by reviewing design, specifications, plan and schedule changes; recommending action
  • Controls project costs by reviewing expenditures; administering contractor contracts
  • Prepares project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; recommending action
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules and regulations
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

In addition to an annual salary in $70,000 to $80,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits.

Job Requirements

Associate’s degree or equivalent; four years related experience and/or the equivalent combination
  • Analysis, Design Skills
  • Project Management
  • Manufacturing Methods and Procedures
  • Process improvement
  • Technical Understanding
  • Mechanical skills; trouble shooting mechanical problems
  • Documentation Skills
  • Safety Management
  • Supervision
  • CAD, CAD/CAM
  • Circuit Design
  • Plastic Injection Blow Molding Principle Engineer – Rochester, NY

    Description

    A proprietary injection blow molder of disposable lab ware is searching for a Principal Engineer. The Principal Engineer will be responsible for injection blow molding setting the standard as the leading expert for injection blow molding. The Principal Engineer will bring new products to life by designing and developing processing and manufacturing plans from concept to launch.

    The Principal Engineer be the subject matter expert developing a wide variety of new injection blow molded products playing a significant role in growing the disposable lab ware business.

    Principal Engineer Responsibilities:

      • Process Design and Development: Review product designs to enhance Design for Manufacturability, determine process feasibility and development options, select equipment and tooling. You’ll then work on development plans with mold makers, contract manufacturers, prototyping services, equipment or other service suppliers.

     

    • Engineering Project Management: Plan and execute the broader process development activities within a cross functional team, from concept through product launch.

       

    • Detailed Process Development: Develop detailed process development plans by applying failure mode analysis, process analytical tools, design of experiments, sound plastic part and mold design practices. Your final manufacturing plans will meet specifications for product, mold and equipment requirements within project capital and product cost guidelines.

       

    • Verification and Validation: You’ll own and be accountable for FAT, IQ, OQ, PQ activities to ensure process verification and validation for molds, equipment and molding processes. You’ll also assist in maintaining intellectual property rights for new processes.

       

    • Partner with Great Coworkers: Communicate with Marketing, Product Development, Industrial Design and other Operations team members to resolve process, mold and equipment details that differ from concepts or new product specifications. Celebrate your process development success and plans as you present at review meetings

    In addition to an annual salary in the $85,000 to $110,000 range, the company offer competitive benefits and relocation assistance.

    Requirements
    • B.S. Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or Plastics Engineering or related field.

    Experience

    Eight or more years of process development experience with Injection Blow Molded and/or Injection Stretch Blow molded products.

    • Extensive experience with establishing process conditions and solving product quality issues by understanding the relationships of material, product design, tooling, machine and processing conditions.
    • Experience with evaluating and selecting mold tooling, plastic resins and processing equipment.
    • Experience with structured process qualifications, design of experiments, data analysis and technical writing is desired.
    • Experience with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), ISO standards, Lean Manufacturing concepts and familiarization of FDA regulations desired.
    • Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally (up to10- 20% of the time).

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    Excellent technical skills, including demonstrated project management, organization, and planning.

    • Analytical nature, responds positively to challenges and a problem solver
    • Responsive, results oriented and task driven
    • Proficiency in engineering project and resource management, timelines, and capital budgets.
    • Demonstrated ability to apply problem solving methodology to understand root cause and implement solutions.

     

    Sr. Thermoforming Process Technician – Harford, CT

    Description
    A manufacturer of plastic packaging products is searching for a Sr. Process Technician to lead the company’s thin wall thermoforming efforts. This is a first shift position with a lot of visibility and responsibility. In addition to an annual salary in the $85,000 to $95,000 range, the company offers medical benefits with a company contribution of 75% of the insurance premium.

    Requirements
    Must have at least 5 years of thin wall plastic thermoforming processing experience.

    Blow Molding Maintenance Manager – Englewood, NJ

    A captive blow molding company is searching for a Maintenance Manager who will be responsible for maintaining and improving Machine/Production efficiencies, Preventative Maintenance, Scheduling and maintaining Facility systems effectiveness. The Maintenance Manager position will be key to meeting continuous improvement objectives.

     Requirements

    • Prefer degree and/or experience equivalent.
    • Must have hands on knowledge of air compressors, hydraulic systems, water chillers, vacuum systems.
    • Must have Uniloy Reciprocating Machines and/or Extrusion Blow Molding shuttle machine maintenace, and Preventative Maintenance experience.
    • Must have 7 + years of experience in all above areas.
    • Must have knowledge of tooling, cycle time efficiencies, material usage efficiencies, organization of parts inventory, etc.
    • Must have prior leadership experience. Must have ability to communicate and teach in a positive manner.

    Annual salary is in the $70,000 to $80,000 range.

    Injection Molding Process Technician – Atlanta, GA

    Description

    A plastic injection molding company manufacturing safety equipment is searching for a Process Technician to troubleshoot and solve molding issues related to material, tooling and equipment.  The  Process Technician sets and adjusts machine controls according to established process standards while troubleshooting process problems during production runs.

    Process Technician Job Responsibilities Include:

    • Obtaining work assignments from production schedule.
    • Following set-up sheet and loading process parameters.
    • Diagnosing and corrects problems in setup and operations of molds, presses and other equipment.
    • Confirming press is production ready once setup is complete.
    • Documenting process control checks to ensure production is performing to standards reported on setup sheet..
    • Works closely with Shift Supervisor and assumes temporary supervisory responsibilities in the absence of supervisor.
    • Instructing trainees in mold and equipment changes and setups.

    In addition to an annual salary in the $50,000 to $60,000, the company offers; Medical and Dental Insurance, ESOP, relocation assistance, and 401(k).

      

    Requirements

    • Plastic Injection Molding processing experience and/or Diecast.
    • High School diploma or GED.
    • Proven process aptitude through job experience.
    • Must have a working knowledge of scientific (RJG, Decoupled, etc.) injection molding & plastic processing.
    • Minimum 4 years experience in the injection molding industry

    Injection Molding Program Manager – Rochester, NY

    A proprietary injection molder of disposable lab ware is searching for a Injection Molding Program Manager to lead the development of lab ware products from initial idea, through approved design, procurement, process development, process verification, and successful implementation into manufacturing.

    The Injection Molding Program Manager will be responsible for:

    •Participating on cross functional project teams to develop and verify manufacturing processes.
    •Presenting development results at technical reviews.
    •Communicating effectively within team and to engineering management on process development progress.
    •Completing Design for Manufacturing (DFM) reviews of new product designs, determining process feasibility, development options, and reviewing process specifications and development plans with appropriate mold makers, contract manufacturers, prototyping services, equipment or other service suppliers.
    •Selecting and specifying primary and secondary plastic processing equipment and then developing project capital, product cost requirements, and appropriation requests.
    •Process development plans and equipment optimization activities utilizing; analytical tools, DOE methods, risk assessment, plastic part and mold design practices.
    •Process Verification by conducting FAT, IQ, OQ and PQ qualifications for molds and/or equipment and molding processes.

    In addition to working in a modern and collaborative new product development environment and an annual salary in the $90,000 to $120,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits.

    Position Requirements:

    BS Degree in Mechanical, Chemical or Plastics Engineering with minimum 6 years experience in injection molding process development.

    • Experience with defining mold tooling, plastic resins and process equipment technical specifications for quotations, procurement and verification.
    • Experience with mold design, plastic design analysis tools, design of experiments (DOE) and scientific molding practices.
    • Demonstrated ability to apply problem solving methodology to identify root cause and implement solutions.
    • Experience with injection molding of life science, medical devices or laboratory products is preferred.
    • Experience with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), ISO standards, Lean manufacturing concepts and familiarization of FDA regulations desired.
    • Understanding of mechanical drawings, solid models and mold flow comprehension. Proficiency in SolidWorks is a plus.
    New Product Development Engineer – Fremont, OH

    Description

    A company that designs, develops, and produces industrial plastic blow molded products is searching for a New Product Development Engineer. The company has a history of helping companies convert metal components to lighter plastic components, offering a range of custom/OEM products for applications in various industries, including fuel tanks and systems, seating component, structural panels, HVAC and air intake ducts, fluid reservoirs,  and many other custom applications for various industries, in addition to, manufacturing and selling plastic consumer products, including gas cans, funnels, drain pans, and recycling water containers through a network of retailers including; Lowe’s, The Home Depot, Sears, Walmart, etc.

    The New Product Development Engineer will be responsible for the administration of the design, development and documentation function of the company’s plastic blow molded customer products, and ensuring Production and Technical Departments conform to company quality procedures for design control.

     

     Requirements
    • BS in Engineering preferred
    • Minimum of 5 years of plastic blow molding product design experience preferred
    • APQP and PPAP experience/knowledge
    • Keeping up to date technically and the ability to apply new knowledge.
    • Knowledge of tooling and fixture design, development and build
    • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology.  This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
    • Knowledge of design techniques and principles involved in production of technical plans, drawings, blueprints and models.
    • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of products.
    • Oversee project production efforts to assure projects are completed satisfactorily, on time and within budget.
    • Inspect and observe operation to ensure conformance to design and equipment specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards.
    • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product.
    • Compile data, produce timing charts and write reports regarding existing and potential engineering studies and projects.
    • Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether processes comply with regulations or standards.
    • Deliver projects on time, within budget and with the highest technical quality.
    • Using computers and computer systems to process information

    In additional to an annual salary in the $90,000 to $100,000 range, the company offers competitive healthcare benefits and relocation assistance.

     

    Plastic Blow Molding Maintenance Engineer – Fremont, OH

    Description

    A company that designs, develops, and produces industrial plastic blow molded products, has a history of helping companies convert metal components to lighter plastic components, and offers a range of custom/OEM products for applications in various industries, including seat backs, load floors, HVAC and air induction ducts, spoilers, fluid reservoirs, seat belt retractor covers, and close-out panels for the automotive industry is searching for a second and a third shift Maintenance Engineer.  The Maintenance Engineer provides technical guidance and diagnostic capabilities to maximize production up-time on all plant machinery and equipment, interprets maintenance and reliability data by evaluating the data history, ensures the uninterrupted efficiency of production and plant operations and manages maintenance projects.

     

     Requirements

    • Minimum of five years of experience in industrial maintenance in a high volume plastics blow molding manufacturing environment.
    • Experience must include mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, & electrical troubleshooting and repair, welding skills and be ability to troubleshoot, locate, identify and diagnose malfunctions in the manufacturing equipment.
    • Prior PLC programming and troubleshooting/ Robot Programming preferred.
    • Must have extensive knowledge of plastic conveying and blender systems, compressed air systems, and water chiller/tower systems.

    Sr. Injection Molding Process Technician – Spartanburg, SC

    Description
    A rapidly growing plastics injection molding manufacturing company is searching for a Sr. Process Technician to establish plastic injection molding processes, develop them, train operators and process technicians and monitoring them with data, find opportunities for improvement, and be able to:
    •Operate and set-up: injection molding machines, vision systems, down-stream equipment, and material feed equipment
    •Assist with the start-up of new equipment by developing process parameters.
    •Develop Operator training plans and train Operators and Process Technicians.
    •Monitor critical process parameters on the injection machines and secondary systems
    •Establish optimum calculated alarm parameters around the baseline process
    •Conduct process related training for operators
    •Work with outside suppliers, machine manufacturers, and company management
    •Execute sample requests issued and process related activities focused on identifying root cause
    •Participate in mold and product design/drawing reviews when required
    •Advanced process analysis: identifying process improvements that result in cost savings, improved part quality, and improvement of related KPI’s
    •Lead role in implementing process improvements that result in cost savings and improved quality
    •Assume a key role in the PFMEA Process when required

    This is a 12 hour first shift position (2 days on, followed by 3 days off, followed by 3 days on, followed by 2 days off, etc.).

    In addition to an hourly pay rate between $22 and $27, the company offers a very competitive health care package, a 401k with matching after 6 months, relocation assistance and first shift

    Requirements

    Skills:
    •Effective written and verbal communication skills
    •Mold setting and establishing injection molding process parameters
    •Effective organizational skills with an attention to detail
    •Advanced injection molding knowledge related to troubleshooting and resin behavior
    •Advanced problem-solving skills focused on root cause analysis and lessons learned
    •Working knowledge of basic injection molding Hydraulic/ Electric/ Pneumatic presses and Vision Systems

    Experience
    •A mininum of 3 – 5 years experience with injection mold machine processing, mold setting and secondary equipment operation
    •ISO type quality systems
    •RJG Molding experience

    Plastic Injection Molding Production Manager – Mansfield, OH

    Description

    A manufacturer of electrical and electronic components, modules and systems is searching for a Plastic Molding Production Manager to lead the Plastic Injection Molding Team.  The Plastic Molding Production Manager  will manage a three shift non-union injection molding manufacturing operation.

    The Plastic Molding Production Manager  will have technical knowledge of processes and work closely on continuous improvement with hourly associates, first line supervisors, engineers and other production related support roles. They will plan, schedule, and coordinate departmental resources and activities to manufacture quality products on time, within a set budget.

    In addition to an annual salary in the $85,000 to $95,000 range, the company offers competitive Healthcare Benefits and a 401(k) with matching.

     

    Requirements

    • Must have experience in Plastic Injection Molding and Leadership
    • Must possess sufficient knowledge in manufacturing processes and procedures
    • Must have solid organizational and interpersonal skills
    • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Must be a self-starter, demonstrating the ability to work unsupervised or managed
    • Must have demonstrated knowledge of manufacturing techniques, manufacturing measurables, continuous improvement techniques, and problem solving techniques
    • Must have demonstrated ability to lead and supervise people
    • Must Provide needed support to ensure quality products are delivered on time, every time
    • Must comply with all Company policies and procedures

    Compounded Plastic Resin Salesperson – Southeastern, US

    A plastic resin compounding company, located in the Southeastern US,  is searching for a Salesperson for the Southeastern Territory. The Southeastern Territory extends from Virginia to Florida, primarily along the Eastern Seaboard. The company wants someone who already resides somewhere in the Southeastern U.S. and can work out of a home office.

    The company offers a base salary in the $55,000 to $60,000 range, a 3% commissions on all new sales and 1% thereafter, a per mile car allowance, and company paid medical benefits requiring no employee contribution.

    Requirements

    •Several years of sales experience.
    •Already residing in the Southeastern, U.S.
    •Experience selling plastic resins, plastic additives, compounded plastic resins, etc.
    •Own a fairly new automobile.
    •Valid drivers license.
     

    Plastic Molding Salesperson – Minneapolis, MN

    Description

    A plastic thermoforming company that has been in business for over 35 years wants to hire an outside Molding Salesperson.   The primary objective of the Plastic Molding Salesperson will be to identify and bring new customers.   In addition to a annual base salary in $45,000 to $50,000 the company offers; sales commissions, a 401(k), Health Care benefits, and profits sharing, but no relocation.

    Requirements
    Must have experience selling molded plastic products to companies located in the upper Midwest area and already be located in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.

    Injection Molding Process Technicians – Spartanburg, SC

    Description

    A rapidly growing plastics injection molding manufacturing company is searching for three Process Technicians to establish plastic injection molding processes, develop them, train operators and process technicians and monitoring them with data, find opportunities for improvement, and be able to:

    • Operate and set-up: injection molding machines, vision systems, down-stream equipment, and material feed equipment
    • Assist with the start-up of new equipment by developing process parameters.
    • Develop Operator training plans and train Operators and Process Technicians.
    • Monitor critical process parameters on the injection machines and secondary systems
    • Establish optimum calculated alarm parameters around the baseline process
    • Conduct process related training for operators
    • Work with outside suppliers, machine manufacturers, and company management
    • Execute sample requests issued and process related activities focused on identifying root cause
    • Participate in mold and product design/drawing reviews when required
    • Advanced process analysis: identifying process improvements that result in cost savings, improved part quality, and improvement of related KPI’s
    • Lead role in implementing process improvements that result in cost savings and improved quality
    • Assume a key role in the PFMEA Process when required

    The Process technicians will work a 12 hour day or night shift position (2 days on, followed by 3 days off, followed by 3 days on, followed by 2 days off, etc.).

    In addition to a hourly pay rate in the $26 to $28 per hour range, the company offers a very competitive health care package, a 401k with matching after 6 months, relocation assistance and first shift

    Position Requirements

    Skills:

    • Effective written and verbal communication skills
    • Mold setting and establishing injection molding process parameters
    • Effective organizational skills with an attention to detail
    • Advanced injection molding knowledge related to troubleshooting and resin behavior
    • Advanced problem-solving skills focused on root cause analysis and lessons learned
    • Working knowledge of basic injection molding Hydraulic/ Electric/ Pneumatic presses and Vision Systems

    Experience

    A minimum of 3 – 5 years experience with injection mold machine processing, mold setting and secondary equipment operation

    • ISO type quality systems
    • RJG Molding    experience
    • Live in the Spartanburg, SC immediate area.

    Based on previous experience, ability to answer the following Process Development Questions

    • How would you perform mold qualifications (new and transfers)?
    • Experience processing what types of products?
    • Experience processing what type of materials?
    • How do you calculate tonnage?
    • How do you determine Injection Speeds?
    • Hold time and pressure relationships?
    • Transfer points?
    • How do you Identify bad press conditions?
    Injection Molding Machine Operator – Spartanburg, SC

    Description

    Due to growth a plastics injection molding closure manufacturing company is searching for an Injection Molding Machine Operator to set up and operate molding machines on a 12 hour night shift (2 nights on, followed by 3 nights off, followed by 3 nights on, followed by 2 nights off, etc.)., and be able to:

    • Ensures that all work undertaken is carried out safely and without injury
    • Ensures machines are running as per production schedule
    • Make adjustments within process tolerances
    • Responding to machine alarms
    • Troubleshoot and monitor injection molding machines and downstream equipment
    • Conducting and documenting quality checks at set intervals
    • Documentation of production paperwork
    • Daily and weekly sanitizing of machines and molds
    • Issuing work orders for machine, molds, and safety issues
    • Dispose of scrap into proper containers
    • Housekeeping duties performed throughout shift
    • Good Manufacturing Practices are followed at all times
    • Document machine issues
    • Ensure lines are set up and verified per company requirements
    • Packaging and tagging of product

    In addition to a hourly rate in the $21 to $22 range, the company offers a very competitive health care package, a 401k with matching after 6 months.

    Requirements:
    Education

    High school diploma is preferred

    Paulson training preferred

     

    Skills

    Good mathematical skills

    Good mechanical aptitude

    Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office programs

    Ability to lift 50 pounds and work standing for 12 hour shifts

     

    Experience

    2 – 5 years manufacturing experience in injection molding preferred

    Experience in plastics manufacturing running multiple machines at once preferred

    Living in the Spartanburg, SC immediate area

    Blow Molding Equipment Maintenance Technician – Miami, FL

    Description

    A captive plastic blow molding operation supporting a food manufacturer is searching for a Maintenance Technician.  The Maintenance Technician will be responsible for maintaining plastic blow molding equipment.  The plastic blow molding equipment consists of five Uniloy blow molding machines making High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) containers.  

    In addition to working in a modern molding plant, the company offers an hourly rate in the $15 to $20 range.

    Requirements

    • At least 3 years of Blow Molding equipment hands-on maintenance experience
    Injection Molding Set-up Technician – Hudson, WI

    Description

    A custom manufacturer of plastic injection molded products is searching for a Set-up Technician.  The Set-up Technician is responsible for setting and removing the molds from the plastic injection molding presses and operating the injection molding machines when needed.

    In addition to an hourly rate in the $18 to $19 range, the Set-up Technician will work four ten hour days on first shift.

    Requirements

    • At least 3 years of previous experience setting up and operating plastic injection molding equipment.

    Injection Molding Process Engineer – Randolph, VT

    A large and well established custom injection molding company wants to hire a Process Engineer who will be responsible for the implementation of fully qualified and documented production processes.

    The Process Engineer will be transitioning new tooling programs from the Mold Development Center, performing new mold and process improvement mold trials, troubleshooting production processes and auditing of production setups for adherence to the documented process, and identifying automation and productivity improvement opportunities.

    In a addition to an annual salary in the $75,000 to $90,000 range the company offers competitive benefits and a modern work environment.

    Requirements

    • A four year technical degree.
    • Strong RJG implementation experience.
    • At least 5 years of injection molding processing experience.

    Injection Molding Processing Engineer

    Description

    A leading global manufacturer of components and systems for internal combustion engines and peripherals is searching for a Plastic Injection Molding Process Engineer

    Plastic Injection Molding Process Engineer Responsibilities Include:

    • Researches, develops, evaluates and improves new and existing manufacturing/injection molding process and parameters for new equipment, including robotics
    • Develops process and trouble shoots manufacturing/injection molding process problems
    • Reduces scrap and improves efficiency and cycle times
    • Develops and writes equipment specifications, performance requirements, cost analysis, and proposals for integrating injection molding machinery and equipment into manufacturing process
    • Develops manufacturing cells, manufacturing aids and design of end of arm robotics tooling
    • Works to improve tooling changeovers
    • Reviews new tooling approval drawings and assists in the installation and start-up of new manufacturing/injection molding equipment/tooling
    • Writes/updates equipment condition tables, check sheets, operating standards and keeps master documents on file
    • Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate the manufacturing/injection molding processes
    • Estimates cycle times on new production quotations
    • Supervision of injection mold operators and technicians

     Requirements

    • Previous supervisory experience preferred
    • Bachelors degree in a technical field
    • Minimum of 5 years experience and/or training in injection molding

    In addition to a modern work environment and competitive benefits, the company offers an annual salary in the $75,000 to $90,000 range and relocation assistance.

    Blow Molding Processing Manager – Hudson, NY

    Description

    A plastic extrusion blow molding company that manufactures a variety of plastic containers and closures is searching for a Blow Molding Processing Manager. The company serves clients in the health care, pharmaceutical, household, industrial, food and beverage, and automotive and agricultural chemical markets. The company offers bottles, jars, canisters, cylinders, jugs and drug ovals in a range of designs and colors.

    The current Blow Molding Processing Manager has been promoted so this is a replacement position.  The Processing Manager Is responsible for setting up the jobs for the techs  This is a hands-on position that requires plastic extrusion blow molding and auxiliary equipment processing experience.

    In addition to an annual salary in the $70,000 to $75,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits and relocation assistance.

     Requirements

    • Must have experience leading the plastic extrusion blow molding Processing Technicians.
    • Must have experience with blow molding machines, e.g. Bekum, Uniloy, Fisher, etc.
    Blow Molding Maintenance Manager – Hudson, NY

    Description

    A plastic extrusion blow molding company that manufactures a variety of plastic containers and closures is searching for a Blow Molding Maintenance Manager. The company serves clients in the health care, pharmaceutical, household, industrial, food and beverage, and automotive and agricultural chemical markets. The company offers bottles, jars, canisters, cylinders, jugs and drug ovals in a range of designs and colors.

    This current Blow Molding Maintenance Manager is retiring so this is a replacement position.  This is a hands-on position that requires plastic extrusion blow molding and auxiliary equipment experience.

    In addition to an annual salary in the $70,000 to $80,000 range the company offers competitive benefits and relocation assistance.

     Requirements
    •Must have experience maintaining and repairing plastic extrusion blow molding machines, e.g. Bekum, Uniloy, Fisher, etc.
    •Must be experienced leading maintenance technicians. 
    Plastic Resin Sales Manager – West Palm Beach, FL

    Description

    A plastic recycling and brokering company is searching for a Sales Manager that could become the Chief Operating Officer also.  In addition to selling plastic resins, the Sales Manager would also could also become the COO:

    • Ensuring accurate and timely reporting of operations
    • Ensuring compliance with established company procedures and internal controls with an objective to improve, streamline and document operating procedures
    • Providing analysis and interpretation of variances and financial results
    • Preparing and manages plant monthly statements

     Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Business Administration is preferred or equivalent experience
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Excellent computer/spreadsheet skills (CIE Trade experience a plus)
    • Experience selling recycled plastic resins.
    • Demonstrated initiative
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent organizational skills with proven ability to prioritize
    • Self-motivated
    • Ability to multi-task
    Injection Molding Project Engineer – Des Moines, IA

    Description

    A very successful, growth oriented plastics producer, serving a wide variety of end markets including medical, automotive, building products and key transportation segments, with more than 70 years in the plastics industry, is seeking a Project Engineer. In this role the Project Engineer will lead, expedite, coordinate, and exercise functional authority for planning, organizing, developing, integrating and completing of engineering and manufacturing projects to help define and meet customer requirements.

    Essential Duties:

    • Provide custom plastic part and tool designs that meet customer expectations and internal requirements for mold fabrication, manufacturing and quality.
    • Drive the new product development process, including: tool/product design reviews, managing cost targets and technical customer support for launching new or existing plastic parts.
    • Create and maintain development schedules, product plans, and successful communication of the scope for projects managed including: customer’s intent, quality targets, product specifications, timeline and materials requirement with internal and external contacts.
    • Ensures customer satisfaction through strong communication, while fulfilling the role of technical liaison between customer and support resources, both internally and externally.
    • Generate creative solutions that solve customer or internally identified problems, including plastic part design enhancements, automation, mold design, and processing enhancements.
    • Look for continuous improvement opportunities in both products and processes contributing to overall cost reduction activities.
    • Responsible for assisting in continued development of procedures, standards, controls, and processes through engineering and operations to improve team performance and reliability.
    • Liaisons with internal Tool Rooms and external Tool Suppliers to ensure that predictable and robust molds are designed and built. Coordinates supplier activity with purchasing to ensure company objectives are met.
    • Maintain appropriate project documentation files, including drawings, specifications, and customer information (inputs and outputs), that meets internal and ISO requirements.
    • Researches and recommends continuous improvement ideas that advance technology in the area of product and tool design software, plastics engineering, and problem solving methodologies.
    • Adhere to and apply engineering procedures, standards, and work instructions.
    • Update and creates new procedures as required.

     Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in plastics, mechanical, industrial, or electrical engineering.
    • Minimum of five (5) years plastic part and/or injection molding experience.
    • Excellent verbal and communication skills.
    • Engineering software: Pro-E, SolidWorks, or equivalent; Microsoft Office: Excel, Project, Word, & PowerPoint
    • Demonstrated ability to lead major programs. Strong Project Management experience is a plus.
    • Strong people skills with a demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
    • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Ability to read and interpret CAD files, drawings, material requirements, and quality specifications.
    • Ability to recognize and apply Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing to optimize process control.
    • Ability to apply mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, and trigonometry. Ability to apply mathematical operation to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instruction is mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
    • Solid understanding of mold design, features, and components.
    • Solid understanding of mold construction processes and equipment.
    • Ability to determine mold parting line configuration, side action requirements, method of gating, method of ejection, draft, cooling requirements, and tool steel requirements.
    • Experience with design of experiments, capability studies, method of measurement, and PPAP (production part approval process)
    • A self starter with excellent problem solving, decision making, and follow through skills.

    In addition to an annual salary in the $75,000 to $85,000 range, the company offer competitive benefits and relocation assistance.

    Injection Molding Production Supervisor – Des Moines, IA

     Description

    A very successful, growth oriented plastics injection molding company, serving a wide variety of end markets including medical, automotive, and building products, is searching for a Second Shift Production Supervisor to:

    • Direct and coordinate work activities and obtain resources necessary for production success
    • Provide hands-on leadership and guidance to manufacturing employees
    • Ensure that production delivers product that meets company safety, quality and efficiency requirements
    • Perform personnel administration activities
    • Work with and provide direction to other departments/shifts to solve problems within the manufacturing environment in support of the production scheduling effort
    • Ensure production areas maintain accurate inventory and reject counts
    • Conduct daily team meetings discussing safety, quality and production metrics, along with general information pertaining to the shift
    • Support Lean and Continuous Improvement initiatives

    In addition to a modern work environment and an annual salary in the $50,000 to $55,000 range, the company offers very competitive benefits and relocation assistance.

     Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred with at least 5-7 years of injection molding experience
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Demonstrated leadership abilities, excellent organizational and critical thinking skills
    • Knowledge of ERP systems, Real-time reporting system, such as, production reporting and material control
    • Experience with safety, quality control and Lean principles in a manufacturing environment
    • Must be able to adapt to change and prioritize multiple responsibilities in a fast paced environment
    Blow Molding Production Manager – Jefferson City, MO

    Description

    A custom large volume industrial blow molding company is searching for a very hands-on plastic accumulator head blow molding Production Manager.  The Production Manager will establish processes, perform maintenance  and help train operators and process technicians.

    In addition to an salary in the $55,000 to $65,000 range, the company offers Medical and Dental benefits, and a  401(k) with matching, bonus and ownership potential, and relocation assistance..

    Requirements

    • A minimum of five years of plastic blow molding processing experience
    • Proven knowledge of blow molding equipment hydraulics, pneumatics and electrical maintenance
    • Experience with Kautex Blow Molding equipment would be a real plus.
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