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Posted:  18 Feb 2016 17:01
Position Summary:

Applies knowledge of materials and engineering theory and methods to design, set up, integrate, and improve manufacturing systems or processes to increase product manufacturability and cost effectiveness.


Essential Functions/Position Responsibilities:

•    Implement enhancements and improvements to manufacturing processes, methods, fixtures, etc. to reduce scrap, increase throughput, decrease cost, and otherwise resolve issues.
•    Design and set up new equipment and fixtures for product manufacturing and assembly, on both new and existing products.
•    Support new product introduction activities, including tool testing, and process validations
•    Participate in the review and evaluation of product design changes.
•    Diagnose and repair equipment and fixtures as needed.
•    Perform root cause analysis for identified issues,
•    Train operators on new and existing production processes.
•    All other duties as assigned.


Qualifications/Skill Requirements/Education
•    Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in engineering from four-year college or university, or 3 to 5 years of related experience and or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•    Injection molding experience, specifically a deep understanding of tool design, process development, or both.  Experience with automation for injection molding highly desired.
•    Strong working knowledge of GD&T.
•    Working knowledge of injection molding machines.
•    Working knowledge of associated auxiliary equipment such as robots, dryers, die heaters, oil heaters, and process monitoring equipment (eDart).
•    Basic understanding of statistical techniques for process validations and troubleshooting.
•    Excellent organizational skills required including time management, documentation management, and communication with follow through.
•    Ability to work independently with little direct supervision.
•    Good problem solving skills and experience.
•    Good mechanical aptitude.


Send resume and salary requirements to:  jamie.robinson@vaupell.com

Jamie Robinson
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