Moulding Engineer

Kelly UK & Ireland
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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Position Summary:
The Moulding Engineer should have a full understanding of the injection moulding process across a range of applications. The role includes involvement in tool procurement, design, process optimisation, validation and transfer to production.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Process Introduction of New Tools; Tool trials at tool makers and in-house, tool set-up, qualification runs and handover to production.
  • Assist with the design and debugging of new systems, tooling and automation.
  • Completion of IQ, OQ, PQ validation reports. Complete product validations being capable of generating a process window IQ / OQ / PQ protocols and reports.
  • Perform designed experiments to enhance processes as well as improve yields and utilization through reduced cycle and efficient set-ups.
  • Front line liaison with customers, suppliers and toolmakers.
  • Responsible for the Moulding Process Systems including setting sheets, process control, deviation and control of setting sheets.
  • Troubleshooting, supporting Team Leaders as required.
  • Give technical assistance/direction to moulding technicians and operators
  • Liaising with tool room, maintenance, production and quality on a daily basis.
  • Develop/Implement maintenance programs for moulding and ancillary equipment.
  • Assist in maintaining clean, safe working environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education / Training / Experience

  • Degree in Polymer or Mechanical engineering or equivalent with 2-3 years hands on experience in a busy moulding manufacturing environment.
  • A knowledge of Engineering and Quality systems.
  • A demonstrated ability to solve problems with innovative and cost effective solutions.
  • A demonstrated ability to follow structured problem solving methodology.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to lead and manage projects, project teams and multi-project portfolios.
  • Ability to make and implement decisions.
  • A keen eye for detail and the ability to work in a highly technical, challenging and changing environment.
  • Working knowledge of measurement systems.
  • Experience in cleanroom procedures and medical moulding would be an advantage, but not necessary.
  • Familiar with process set up and validation, including performing process window/repeatability studies, DOE’s, IQ,OQ,PQ etc.

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