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OPEN POSITION

Process Engineer

Join Nolato GW at our silicone operation in Royalton, Vermont!  We are looking for a Process Engineer, who will be responsible for the implementation of qualified production processes.

Nolato GW is a global leader in precision injection molding and contract manufacturing for the world’s most successful healthcare, automotive, and industrial OEMs.

Join an organization that is respected throughout the industry for our advanced technology, quality, and innovation – all while enjoying the benefits of stable ownership, a collaborative culture, professional development, continuing education, global opportunities, and an exceptional benefits package.

 


In addition to our competitive pay and full benefits package, Nolato GW is proud to offer a $3,000 hiring bonus for this position!

 

JOB TITLE:

Process Engineer

DEPARTMENT:

Silicone Operations

REPORTS TO:

Technical Manager

 

DESCRIPTION:

The Process Engineer is responsible for the implementation of fully qualified and documented production processes (process binders). This includes transitioning new tooling programs, performing new mold/process improvement trials, troubleshooting production processes and auditing of production setups for adherence to the documented process.

The Process Engineer also serves as mentor/trainer of Nolato GW Silicones' employees and is expected to ensure consistency across all shifts (mold PM, process changes, etc.). The Process Engineer is also expected to oversee the actions necessary to achieve our annual QMC goals.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Ensures required process development information accompanies new tooling

  • Interpret processes received and makes necessary conversions for production equipment to be used

  • Perform SIM validations on molds

  • Sets molds to be tested

  • Records and maintains mold and process setup sheets (completes Process Binder)

  • Improves and documents processes on existing molds, using established systematic techniques

  • Assists in trouble shooting production processes

  • Oversees training of process technicians and mold setup personnel

  • Conducts cycle improvement

  • Monitors production cycle times for cycle creep

  • Identifies key process parameters for process monitoring and control

  • Establishes process parameters for part diversion

  • Audits and/or oversees audits of production processes for adherence to established setup/cycle

  • Assists with investigations of reject product and the development of corrective actions

  • Conducts process D.O.E.

  • Seeks opportunities for labor reduction and assists in implementation

  • Performs mold set up, start up, trouble shooting, repair and approval of production runs using accepted GW quality standards

  • Disassembles, cleans, and re-assembles molds and silicone components as needed.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5 years’ experience in injection molding processing; B.S. in Plastics or Mechanical Engineering, with a focus on plastics processing desirable. Must have comprehensive knowledge and thorough understanding of injection molding process, machines, robotics, and auxiliary equipment. Knowledge of ISO standards, SPC, TQM, and GMPs is highly desirable
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and manufacturing personnel
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to take a systematic approach to process optimization and problem solving
  • Experienced with Cold runner systems and knowledgeable in precision injection mold tooling
  • Extensive hands-on experience with the entire injection molding process, should be familiar with machinery up to a press capacity of 500 tons
  • Up-to-date knowledge of injection molding machine technology and capabilities. Must be willing to attend appropriate seminars or classes to continually improve upon injection mold processing skills
  • Skilled in basic metrology; working knowledge of geometric tolerances and ability to interpret drawings; some experience in designing and perform DOE’s and process statistical capability studies
  • Excellent organizational, planning and analytical skills; some knowledge of PC based computer software such as MS Word, Excel, and program management software
  • Knowledge in mold design a must
  • Flexibility to work overtime when necessary
  • Excellent communication skills

Location

Royalton, Vermont, USA

Apply by

June 30, 2021

Contact person

Cathy Tempesta cathy.tempesta@nolato.com

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