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Sr. Plastic Production Engineer

Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $85,000.00 - $110,000.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 9/21/2017
Job ID: 02518028
Job Description
CHICAGO, IL (near Midway)
Plastic Molded Products
  • Manages tool room and inventory of tools for company and third-party production locations.
  • Develops and approves tooling suppliers, new mold designs or modifications, molding processes and metrology.
  • Reviews and oversees mold design, process design, production planning, inventory, quality assurance and assembly processes.
  • Works with customer blueprints / specifications to generate design and cost feedback.
  • Ensures all product quality attributes are met and all quality systems are supported.
  • Performs analysis on customer returns to determine root cause of failures or complaints.
  • Assists in developing scientific molding expertise of organization through training of manufacturing management, process technicians and manufacturing associates.
  • Implements process control techniques and procedures, trouble shoots and advises on injection molding processes and tooling.
  • Key member of plant safety committee driving implementation of safety system.
  • Co-develop budgets, capital requests, and cost improvement planning.
  • 4 yr. degree-Engineering type required.
  • 6-10 yrs min experience with plastic molded products-consumer products desired.
  • Experience with tool, mold and product designs and documentation.
  • Able to interpret customer blueprints / specifications to generate/coordinate designs and cost feedback.
  • Oversees the daily production planning schedules to meet shipping demands.
  • Monitor inventory levels, drive continuous improvement, quality and safety standards.
  • Interact with engineers & product teams to meet production schedules on time.
  • Work closely with the Plant HR Mgr to resolve employee relation and safety concerns.
  • Experience trouble shooting injection molding processes and other production areas.
  • Experience with GD&T, FEA and DFM desired.
  • Experience in plant/production project leadership. 
  • Must exhibit good communication, project management and interpersonal skills.
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