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Materials Plastic Product Engineer

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Must Have: Minimum Requirements

Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with 0 years of experience

Is A Bachelor's Degree Required? Yes

Nice to Have 



Required:  BS Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering


·                3-5 years Applicable Experience


·                Demonstrated knowledge of DFMEA and PFMEA.

·                Demonstrated knowledge of GD&T.

·                Demonstrated knowledge of DFM & DFA principles.

·                Experience in the use of mold-filling simulations, such as Moldflow, Sigmasoft or Moldex3d.

·                Plastic manufacturing process experience, including Injection Molding, Insert Molding, and Multi-Shot Molding.

·                Experience with medium to high volume component part and subassembly manufacturing best practices.

·                Strong familiarity with statistical analyses, including process capability, process control, Design of Experiments,


·                Strong understanding of Process Validation and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) for component part qualification.

·                Strong Project Management skills.


·                Customer Focus

·                Drive for Results

·                Cross Cultural Respect

·                Interpersonal Relationships

·                Adaptability

·                Creative Problem Solving


·                Strong communication and presentation skills

·                Strong computer skills


Additional Desirable Skills/Knowledge:


·       Strong Interpersonal skills

·       Dynamic, positive attitude

·       Project Management exposure

·       Electrical and/or controls experience a plus

·       CAD Solid Modeling (Pro-E) a plus



Standard office setting, clean room manufacturing area, model shop, supplier manufacturing facilities.  Travel expected, approximately 25%.

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Physical Job Requirements

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.

The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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