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Mold Design Engineer CA Open (J#27390)
Education: Bachelors Degree
Experience: 4 - 9 years

JOB SUMMARY:
Develops injection-molding process parameters by utilizing Design of Experiment (DOE), decoupled-
scientific molding and SPC on both present and future injection molds. Participates in design for
manufacturability (DFM), Design Failure Modes & Effect Analysis (DFMEA) and Process Failure Modes &
Effect Analysis (PFMEA) as well as continuous improvement (Kaizen) projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs DOE window studies (utilizing resin manufacturers specifications) to establishing robust,
reliable, and repeatable injection molding processes.
Trouble shoots existing processing parameters
Creates molding standards (cycle time, drying requirements, auxiliary equipment, etc.)
Creates process and set-up work instructions (including parts and equipment list for setting up an
injection mold)
Participates heavily in the tool development stage and manages the release to manufacturing
Participates in DFM, DFMEA, PFMEA, and Kaizen projects
Audits set-up sheets vs. actual machine settings.
Trains Process Technicians
Researches alternate and cost effective resin materials
Researches and recommends new injection molding technology (drying, cooling, material handling,
etc.)

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Education:
High School Diploma or Equivalent, Bachelors degree strongly preferred

Certification/License:
Demonstrated training in decoupled/scientific molding, (DOE) design of experiment, and (SPC)
statistical process control (mandatory)
Six Sigma Green or Black Belt (preferred)

Experience:
5 years experience working with processes in an injection molding manufacturing environment.
One year experience developing injection molding processes utilizing decoupled-scientific molding,
(DOE) design of experiment, and (SPC) statistical process control tools.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of associates and
management.
Proficient computer knowledge.
Must have the ability to train Process Technicians.
Good organizational and project management abilities.
Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing.
Ability and willingness to work hands-on with the Process Technicians in the molding department

OR

Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates
the ability to perform the duties of the position.
 
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