Process Engineer

Job Details

LocationLeamington, ON, Canada
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
PositionAutomotive
Degree Requireddegree/diploma

Job Description

Our behalf of our Tier 1 injection molding/automotive client we are recruiting for a Process Engineer to join their team.The primary focus of the role is to assist in the training and continuous improvement activities of the Mold Department and Technician staff and to ensure optimization of processes and production of the highest quality product in the most efficient and safest manner possible.


RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • 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
  • Manage and schedule PM and maintenance of mold machines, robots and tools
  • Input, upkeep of company tooling specifications
  • Responsible of coordination of initial production runs and prototype builds
  • Processes capability improvements of production processes
  • Liaise with molding technicians to ensure efficient operation of thermoset and plastic molding processes
  • Responsible to ensures scrap and process capability targets are met
  • Process Eng. will assist Production, Engineering and Maintenance with sourcing, integration, installation and set-up of equipment including all documentation and tooling reviews
  • 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 Operation Manager 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
  • Assist in development of new programs involving tooling and process

REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Mechanical/Electrical Engineer/Technologist
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in plastic, thermoset or rubber molding, and processing
  • Knowledge of FMEA, CAD
  • Process development for concept designs
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Periodic overtime 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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