Years of Experience Required: 10 years Skills/Qualifications: •Proficient in GD&T use and interpretation •Experience with all manufacturing processes in area of specialty •Extensive experience in tool design, troubleshooting, and component qualification •Proficient in the use of Mold Flow analysis software SUMMARY OF POSITION: Provide plastics engineering input to support injection molding related engineering activities. Provide technical direction for plastic part design, component and mold cost estimating as well as injection mold design, build, and processing at outside suppliers. Strong project management skills and knowledge of mold design and injection mold processing required. Good written and verbal communication skills needed. Experience in Molding Process Qualification / Validation, Six Sigma, and plastic part design preferred. Travel required. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Determine component material and tooling strategy to best meet component design, cost, capacity, and quality requirements • Estimate component and tooling costs • Provide component design support interacting directly with product designers and suppliers • Perform Design for Manufacturability (DFM) analysis • Participate in R&D product development meetings • Recommend suppliers for component tooling placement • Perform component tooling milestone reviews w/ suppliers • Maintain component tool milestone reports • Facilitate and document component technical meeting minutes • Support new product development qualification process assuring all component tooling needs are met (cost, quality and capacity) • Support product transfer deliverables • Adhere to safety policy procedures DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC/NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation. 2. Continue to develop engineering skills through additional training and educational programs MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education Required: • BS Engineering or Equivalent Experience Education Preferred: • MS Engineering Skills/Competencies: • Mathematical and mechanical aptitude • Ability to perform engineering analyses • Verbal and written skills Other Skills: •General computer skills (MS OFFICE).
• MS Engineering
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