$20 million manufacturer of low-volume, close-tolerance, custom plastic parts for blue-chip customers nationwide, seeks an experienced Project Engineer who is eager to work in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment.
Completes engineering projects by organizing and controlling project elements.
Gather information: prints, material pricing, tool price, part volumes
Develop manufacturing approach (with manufacturing personnel when necessary).
Complete worksheet, quote template, and submit to client
Manage new projects
Conduct first article kickoff meetings
Communicate schedule for first shots, first articles, materials, and fixtures
Communicate with client on scheduling and technical issues
Design and/or obtain all secondary fixtures required
Review and approve mold designs
Review, resolve, and submit first article inspection reports to clients
Possibility for international travel exists for mold trials
Assist in maintaining existing products
Work with material suppliers to get correct material for the application
Assist in the sales process by participating in presentations
Trade show support
Generate part designs when necessary
Research and Development of new processes when applicable
5+ years of project and / or manufacturing engineering experience within an injection molding machining environment
3D Solid Modeling experience is required, Solid Works preferred
Must be able to multi-task with minimal supervision
Must be able to communicate professionally with internal and external contacts
B.S. Degree in Engineering is preferred
Background and knowledge of Continuous Improvement, Lean and ISO methodologies.
Advanced Excel skills is required