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Plastic Industry Forum - Converse with Plastics Processing Leaders / Job Openings / Experienced Process Engineer - Injection Molding
Posted:  18 Jan 2017 20:47   Last Edited By: Intralox
DESCRIPTION:
Intralox, LLC, is a fast-growing, New Orleans-based supplier of modular plastic conveyor belting and affiliated technologies. The Process Engineering Group seeks a Process Engineer to bring new innovations to our plastic injection molding processes. The successful candidate will be a leader in new process development, problem solving, and mentoring of production personnel. Are you up for the challenge?

RESPONSIBILITIES:

New Capacity and Replacement Tooling
•Develop new injection molding processes using scientific injection molding principles
•Document changes to processes and equipment using change management system
•Release robust, repeatable processes with robust, repeatable molds to Production
•Participate in cross departmental teams to improve safety, quality, efficiency and overall productivity

Production Support
•Conduct Root Cause Analysis of product quality issues and equipment failures
oDevelop robust, repeatable solutions to prevent reoccurrences
•Provide technical training and assistance to Production’s technical staff (processors and operators) focusing on scientific injection molding techniques and troubleshooting skills

Continuous Improvement
•Monitor and validate existing injection molding processes and molds to develop and execute continuous improvement opportunities 
•Accountable for the identification of risks, technical options value propositions, and championing of solutions


REQUIREMENTS:

•Bachelor of Science Degree in Plastics Engineering or Polymer Engineering, or 15+ years of experience in a plastic injection molding environment
•Understanding of root cause analysis methodologies
•Demonstrate troubleshooting and problem solving solutions through the use of tools like  DOE, 8-D, or Six Sigma disciplines/methodologies.
•Superior injection molding process development and troubleshooting methodologies
•Knowledge and understanding of mold prints, parts prints, inspection procedures, and SPC (Statistical Process Control)
•Strong documentation and organization skills
•Must possess ability to work with a team while directing technical resources
•Excellent communication (verbal/written) and relationship management skills
•Strong mechanical aptitude
•Aptitude for problem solving and ability to demonstrate
•Demonstrated success handling multiple priorities and working in a fast paced environment
•Proficiency in MS Office software
•Relocation to the greater New Orleans area

Desired Qualifications:
•RJG Master Molder / Scientific injection molding discipline a plus
•Lean manufacturing certification and/or formal training in the area of Lean Manufacturing
•Can train others in root cause analysis methodologies
•Proficiency in 3D CAD (preferably Solidworks and/or Pro-Engineer)

About Intralox
Intralox produces over 50% of the world’s modular conveyor belts, but our business is so much more than conveyors. We are working with some of the world’s largest companies, helping them solve problems, create efficiencies, and grow the economy. As an Intralox employee you get to be on the ground level of innovation – producing new products, leading testing and rapid iteration, and propelling new technologies to the next level.

Intralox Culture
We are smart, interesting, and sometimes quirky people solving problems big and small. We are seeking creative, curious, and intelligent people to join our ranks. Our company was founded on the power of a good idea. And we know that good ideas can only come from people. Because of this, we believe that self-managed people are our greatest resource and pride ourselves on our outstanding culture to support them. See us in action on YouTube!

Send resumes to mica.foret@intralox.com or apply online at http://intralox.com/job-opportunities.aspx

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Mica Foret
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