Manufacturing Engineer

Job Details

LocationLeamington, ON, Canada
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
Degree RequiredDiploma/degree

Job Description

Our behalf of our Tier 1 injection molding/automotive client we are recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer to join their team.The primary focus of the role is to work closely with the Production, Maintenance and Product Engineering to maintain and optimize existing processes and to develop processes for the new programs as well as coordinate the procurement of new equipment.

  • Responsible for analyzing production standards and recommending process improvements in order to improve efficiencies, cycle times and reduce costs and scrap
  • Comply and assist with QS/TS/ISO procedures, adhere to all Environmental, Health and Safety policies, procedures and applicable legislative requirements
  • Assist with production equipment OEE’s
  • Responsible of coordination of initial production runs and prototype builds
  • Processes capability improvements of production processes
  • Troubleshooting and assistance or guiding of maintenance personnel
  • Liaise with molding technicians to ensure efficient operation of thermoset and plastic molding processes
  • Responsible to ensures scrap and process capability targets are met
  • Preparation of equipment specifications
  • Development of new programs involving tooling and process
  • Creating flow charts, work instructions and provide assistance in the preparation of PFMEA’s
  • Processing of RFQ’s
  • Compare offers and schedules
  • Participation in negotiations for the new equipment
  • Responsible for sourcing, integration, installation and set-up of equipment including all documentation and design reviews
  • Tracking and observation projects timelines and costs
  • Pre-acceptance of new equipment at supplier facility
  • Continually review work instructions and set-up sheets to verify accuracy and implement changes when necessary
  • Participate in problem solving efforts related to quality rejects (8-D resolution) and low OEE’s utilizing strong troubleshooting skills
  • Evaluate areas of plant production performance as assigned by the Technical Supervisor in order to plan and implement improvements in product processing and flow
  • Making recommendations for equipment purchase when necessary such as, but not limited to, conveyors, sensors, fixtures, racks, end of arm tooling, mould tools etc.)
  • Seeks to make improvements and upgrades in areas such as floor planning (equipment arrangement), PLC and PLC interface problems, electronic interface problems, electrical specifications, material handling at the machine site, gaging ergonomics and mechanical press and heater improvements
  • Provide assistance in tracking of information used to create data for key measurable reporting
  • Provide technical support and training for plant personnel

  • Mechanical/Electrical Engineer/Technologist
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in plastic, thermoset or rubber molding, and processing
  • Process and production orientation
  • Knowledge of FMEA, CAD
  • Process development for concept designs
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Travel activity
  • Periodic overtime required
  • Readiness to work on weekends if required
  • May be required to provide technical support on a 24-hour basis
  • Good knowledge and use of computers and various softwares

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