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Molding Process Engineer

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  • ID: 506339
  • Posted: 4/18/2022
  • Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Category: Pro - Engineering
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement

Description

Acara Solutions is looking for a Molding Process Engineer for our client located in Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • The Molding Process Engineer reports directly to the Operations Manager and will be responsible for the support of all internal molding activities that include product development, validation, qualification and implementation of processes, methods and equipment.  
  • Process development capabilities are essential.
  • Assist with the development of medical device products from concept through development, testing and manufacturing scale-up.
  • Understand current data collection and documentation. Actively participate in projects in advancing the data collection/monitoring technology.
  • Participate in creating the process control methods such as SPC and train appropriate personnel for the optimum use of it.
  • Manage engineering changes and new product development as it is released to manufacturing
  • Establish critical characteristics for all processes and systems for monitoring those variables
  • Support process development and process validation to ensure the defect free products to our customers.
  • Able to sort through conflicting data and evidence to determine root cause of a condition or issue.
  • Review and institute storage and handling requirements for incoming and in-process materials.
  • Support developing different polymer test methods to analyze and validate products. Tests that include but not limited to: Rheology, Physical testing, Analytical testing, and Electrical testing.
  • Perform different experiments such as DOE and record results of work performed, conclusions and recommendations in clear, concise and timely reports. Use and leverage the Simulation technology in developing molding processes and performing DOEs.
  • Conduct process audits in association with Quality department and Molding Manager.
  • Support process development and process validation to ensure the defect free products to our customers
  • Develop appropriate processes to ensure consistent product quality and yield for all molded assemblies/parts in the department.
  • Establish process controls for each of the above processes for proper monitoring and control of production activities.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate metrics for process monitoring and management review.
  • Develop and maintain tooling maintenance and documentation for molds and routinely refurbished or replaced components in the molding process.
  • Propose tool design improvements/changes using CAD.
  • Participate in continual improvement events, and follow-up activities.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
 
Job Requirements

 
Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or equivalent (10 years in relevant experience)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience within a Plastics/Polymer processing environment.
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Experience with functioning in a highly regulated environment with working knowledge of ISO 13485 and FDA requirements
  • understanding of Polymer technology and test methods
  • written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated experience in manufacturing medical devices using various manufacturing technologies
  • Excellent process development capabilities
  • Experience and proficient with:
  • CAD (SolidWorks)
  • Data Analysis
  • Risk Analysis
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Statistical Method Application
  • CFD simulation platforms
  • Process Validations
  • Six Sigma and Lean Process Background
  • Machining Experience
  • Experience working with molding of two component, liquid thermoset plastics, cast resin compounds and vacuum casting
  • Knowledge of fluid dispensing systems or centralized material delivery systems
  • Leadership
  • Leads by example
  • Shows confidence in their ability to perform tasks
  • Looked upon as a leader
  • Customer Support
  • Manages customer's expectations
  • Provides necessary support required by customer
  • Develops rapport with customer
  • Communication
  • Communicate clearly and effectively
  • Accurate and timely with communication
  • Planning and Preparation
  • Understands project scope with minimal supervision
  • Define and execute project plans and schedules
  • Well prepared for meetings
  • Problem Solving
  • Able to identify and solve problems using relevant experiences
  • Able to research and mine information
  • Creativity
  • Can provide creative and novel suggestions to solving problems
  • Business Acumen
  • Understands personal contribution to business goals
  • Understands key drivers for business success
  • Adherence to company policies, procedures and business etiquette
  • Company Involvement
  • Changes the status quo for the betterment of the company
  • Takes on tasks outside job scope
  • Contributes to the overall culture of the company

Additional Information:

  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.


Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.
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