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Senior Process Engineer

Date: November 10, 2022 3:30:06 PM UTC


Title: Senior Process Engineer – Injection Molding

Type: Full-Time Position

Location: Fountain Inn, SC

Sponsorship: No sponsorship will be provided for this role. Must be a US Citizen.


We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated Senior Process Engineer with immense experience in injection molding. You will be an integral member of the team, responsible for a large quantity of injection molding presses for a Tier 1 Automotive supplier. The ideal candidate will be one who is highly technical with the soft skills to accompany, has experience leading and mentoring younger team members, and who loves the thrill of constantly ensuring standards are exceeded.

If this sound like you, then we have the perfect job for you!!

Candidates must have the following qualifications and interest:

  • BS degree in in Plastics, Chemical, or Mechanical Engineering. Equivalent work experience may also be considered for this position
  • 5+ years’ experience in Injection Molding, including but not limited to IM continuous improvement, process improvements, and new launch tooling processes
  • Working knowledge of tooling and the requirements of a successful tool/process combination
  • Experience with Root Cause problem solving; using 8D, Kaizen, or KT-methods to apply logical methodologies and constantly use data to aid in decision-making
  • Experience owning and following process monitoring and control systems for injection molding (eDart)

Essential Functions:

  • Develop plans for injection molding process improvement and will have specific areas of accountability in its execution.
  • Provide support on new product launch tooling, providing the manufacturing input for development of new process and improvements to existing processes and tooling.
  • Assist with providing direction to the site process team including PE’s, Process Technicians, and mold setters.
  • Follows established action plans for processes out of range.
  • Work with Tooling Manager for all tool repairs and maintenance.
  • Maintains documentation closely following necessary timeliness on specific projects.
  • Enforce safety rules daily and actively intervene to correct recognized unsafe actions and conditions.
  • Ability to complete employee development plans, organize, communicate, and motivate employees. Must be able to prioritize own workday schedule.
  • Works closely with the site Technical Manager to develop appropriate training material for the plant’s operations.
  • Evaluates the maintenance team and develop a site-specific training/skill top grade program to ensure success; he/she will be required to assist the site technical manager to determine where training needs are required, as well as be expected to hold training seminars where applicable and setup site training when needed.
  • Manages projects that could include new equipment justification, selection, and installation; development of new manufacturing methods; machine utilization studies; and new tooling qualifications; in conjunction with the tooling process engineer, he/she will be responsible for new tool design and development.
  • Develops a training program for process technicians and mold changers; leads cycle time improvements, mold change time reductions, and decreased process troubleshooting time.
  • Work with cross functional team members to identify capital improvement opportunities and develop justification; when applicable the PE will need to write an appropriation’s request, follow the request through the approval process, and help the plant implement.
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned by manager.

Company:Methodical Search

Location: Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson, South Carolina Area, US


Experience Requirements: 4 Year

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