ADB SAFEGATE leads the world in smart solutions that help airports handle more aircraft, safely and efficiently, from approach to departure. Our products and services can lift any airport's performance from approach, runway and taxiway lighting; to tower-based traffic control systems; to intelligent gate and docking automation.
We are looking for talented and enthusiastic people with the passion to support our vision and help to change the future of aviation. We are now offering a fascinating position as a Injection Molding Process Engineerworking out of our Columbus, Ohio office.
The Process Engineer is responsible for coordinating the molding efforts on new program launches, setting up and/or revising manufacturing processes and assisting the manufacturing operations in problem solving and continuous process improvements. This position is responsible for leading the efforts to reduce costs, improve efficiencies, reduce quality issues and standardize processes. The position will lead industrialization efforts, new product mold trials, machine/mold design run-offs, and hands-on productivity initiatives. This position will be responsible for optimizing injection molding and robot processes, developing standard operating procedures and process specification as well as supporting quality and safety initiatives.
Lead process development and industrialization of new product for injection molded components
Establish new equipment processing parameters, create new equipment processing specifications, and support procurement and set up
Establish statistical quality control capabilities and process adjustments
Optimize process parameters (i.e. pressures, heats, and tonnage, and injection speed)
Partnering with other engineers to develop automation with the injection processes
Identify and manage capital upgrades within the injection tooling and injection equipment
Develop and implement plans to reduce scrap and improve cycle efficiency
Troubleshoots processes within parameters to ensure injected parts meet product specifications
Create maintenance plan for equipment and tooling
Performs root cause analysis on any process changes implemented
Make suggestions and implement methods to improve cycle time or other efficiency measures
Minimum of 8+ years of hands on Injection molding processing experience with increasing levels of responsibility
Ability to author manufacturing process instructions
Strong analytical and creative thinking skills for effective decision-making
Master molder or similar training/certification a plus
Familiar with reading technical schematics and drawings
Strong interpersonal and communication skills - able to communicate effectively to all levels
Keen understanding of injection molding processes and the use of machinery to produce a quality product in a manufacturing environment
Knowledge of injection molding and assembly machines, molds and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance, specifically Cincinnati Milacron equipment
Electrical and mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting ability desired
DOEs and Scientific Molding process experience is a plus
Ability to plan and organize, facilitate change, initiate action, communicate effectively, problem solve, and maintain quality and customer focus
Statistical Process Control background is a plus
The physical demands described here 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.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 25 pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Job will generally be performed in an office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
ADB Safegate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer