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Project Engineer IA 70 - 85k (J#27378)
Education: Bachelors Degree
Experience: 4 - 9 years

JOB DUTIES & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Provides custom plastic part and tool designs that meet customer expectations and internal requirements for
mold fabrication, manufacturing and quality.
Drive the new product development process, including: tool/product design reviews, managing cost targets
and technical customer support for launching new or existing plastic parts.
Create and maintain development schedules, product plans, and successful communication of the scope for
projects managed including: customers intent, quality targets, product specifications, timeline and materials
requirement with internal and external contacts.
Ensures customer satisfaction through strong communication, while fulfilling the role of technical liaison
between customer and support resources, both internally and externally.
Generate creative solutions that solve customer or internally identified problems, including plastic part design
enhancements, automation, mold design, and processing enhancements.
Look for continuous improvement opportunities in both products and processes contributing to overall cost
reduction activities.
Responsible for assisting in continued development of procedures, standards, controls, and processes
through engineering and operations to improve team performance and reliability.
Liaisons with internal Tool Rooms and external Tool Suppliers to ensure that predictable and robust molds
are designed and built. Coordinates supplier activity with purchasing to ensure company objectives are met.
Maintains appropriate project documentation files, including drawings, specifications, and customer
information (inputs and outputs), that meets internal and ISO requirements.
Researches and recommends continuous improvement ideas that advance technology in the area of product
and tool design software, plastics engineering, and problem solving methodologies.
Adheres to and applies engineering procedures, standards, and work instructions. Updates and creates new
procedures as required.

The ideal candidate will have:
Bachelors Degree or equivalent in plastics, mechanical, industrial, or electrical engineering.
Minimum of five (5) years plastic part and/or injection molding experience.
Excellent verbal and communication skills.
Engineering software: Pro-E, SolidWorks, or equivalent; Microsoft Office: Excel, Project, Word, & PowerPoint
Demonstrated ability to lead major programs. Strong Project Management experience is a plus.
Strong people skills with a demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
Highly organized with the ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to recognize and apply Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance to optimize process control.
Solid understanding of mold design, features, and components.
Solid understanding of mold construction processes and equipment.
Ability to determine mold parting line configuration, side action requirements, method of gating, method of
ejection, draft, cooling requirements, and tool steel requirements.
Experience with design of experiments, capability studies, method of measurement, and PPAP (production
part approval process)
 
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