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Process Engineer SC Open (J#25744)
Education: Bachelors Degree
Experience: 1 - 3 years

Injection Molding Process Engineer

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Lang Mekra North America is a world class designer and manufacturer of rear view vision technology. For more than 60 years, Lang Mekra has been a major tier 1 supplier to the original equipment medium and heavy duty truck manufacturers, and agriculture, construction and off-road equipment manufacturers. Located north east of Columbia, South Carolina, Lang Mekra is the recognized leader in premium rear view mirror & vision systems. Our customers represent the best known original equipment truck manufacturers in the business. That means our employees work with exciting technologies and materials to design and build some of the world's most technologically advanced rear view vision systems. If you are looking for a company where you can make an impact right away, sharpen your skills, and be part of a dynamic culture, Lang Mekra is the place for you. Our company designates Teamwork as essential and where Leadership, Initiative and Innovation are valued.

We are currently recruiting an experienced Injection Molding Process Engineer. Candidate needs 5-10 years experience in automotive or industrial molding plants in process start up and trouble shooting, tool, qualification, mold flow analysis/applications and good understanding of injection press functions, control and maintenance.

Job Profile
Serve as a plastic injeciton molding resource for final assembly operations and support for the injection molding operations at our manufacturing South Carolina and Monterrey, Mexico facilites
Perform a variety of engineering functions ranging form initial design reviews, overseeing tool qualifications and tool control, process start up and trouble shooting
Participate in review and approval of new product designs, drawings and material selections
Develop standard operating procedures and processing conditions for existing and new products
Qualify resins suitable for new products
Provide process feeback on new tool designs and tool modifications
Review, propose and implement process changes to impove production efficiency
Qualify and support potential molding suppliers
Assist with continous improvements projects
Support new project introduction activities including: test production runs, tool qualification, first article inspections and process set up for new products

Experience/Education Requirements:

5-10 years experience in injection molding design and process start-up and process trouble shooting
Experience with press tonnage 100-1000 capacity, and hot runner systems
BS Engineering (Plastics, Mechanical, Chemical or Materials) or an Associate degree with significant work experience
Hands on engineering knowledge of plastic injection molding, processing engineering resins including part manufacturability and tooling design, six axis robots with End of Arm Tooling, and Lean Manufacturing protocols.
Experience in performing Designs of Experiments (DOE) and performing capability studies with Cp, Cpk, Pp and Ppk, along with SPC.
Proficient in Pro-E, AutoCAD, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and mold flow analysis

Lang Mekra provides competitive compensation and a benefits
package which includes health and dental coverage, life insurance,
disability insurance, 401K, flexible spending account and paid time

Must be willing to relocate to South Carolina. Replies to candidates under consideration only. Please no phone calls or recruiting / staffing agencies. EOE.

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