Molding Engineer Job Description

Molding Engineer Job Description

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Molding engineer provides molding expertise in plastic components, design for manufacturability /mold-ability, design for improved / outstanding tooling and scientific molding principles.

Molding Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective molding engineer job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included molding engineer job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Participate in the development of PFMEA’s and assignment of special product characteristics
Chair and conduct mold tooling design review with the Engineering, Operation and Quality engineering
Maintain a proper system and documentation in line with the tooling acceptance requirement for release to operation from vendo
Debug significant complex problems in new systems, tooling and automation
OSpecial characteristics
OSetting quality objectives
OObjective training
OCorrective and preventive actions
OWorking well with internal customers
OUnderstanding of molding failure modes

Molding Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Molding Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ISO, PMP, PMI, DFSS, KEMX, GB, DOE, A3, FMEA, RJG

Education for Molding Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the molding engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Technical, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, Education, Science, Technology, Industrial Engineering, Medical, Manufacturing Engineering

Skills for Molding Engineer

Desired skills for molding engineer include:

Quality Procedures and Work Instructions
Molding process development
Plastic resin behavior and tooling/equipment
FDA QSR's and ISO requirements
Plastics processes
Resins
Tooling
DFA/ DFM principles
DFMEA
PFMEA

Desired experience for molding engineer includes:

Verify customer quality and reliability goals
Ensure the incorporation of customer product performance requirement into a DVP and PVP and the associated test procedures
Participate in the development of the Control Plans (Quality Assurance System)
Work to develop supplier in areas of quality system planning and execution
During prototype, pilot and program launch, reviews customer complaints, analyzes customer returns, reviews plant responses regarding cause and recommended corrective action
To follow Company policies and display conduct expected of DexSys employees as described in the employee handbook

Molding Engineer Examples

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Molding Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of molding engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for molding engineer
  • Direct the activities of the Control Plan Administrator
  • Analyze and resolve process problems initiate and implement cost reduction programs to process technology in molding department
  • Evaluate and propose use of new technology and equipment
  • Reduce Time to Market (TTM) and optimize design re-use by developing a mold design software library
  • Utilize analysis software applications to enhance molding process accuracy (5-step process, flow analysis, FEA)
  • Drive the design and build of tools to support scientific injection molding (Balanced runners, melt flipper, cavity pressure)
  • Work within a cross functional team and participate in LEAN Product Development
  • Utilize statistical analysis for problem solving (Six Sigma)
  • Travel to suppliers/plants in order to support development/fine-tuning and or project release
  • Champion flexible manufacturing and integrate flexible platforms into designs
Qualifications for molding engineer
  • Degree in a technical field of study, engineering or chemistry or minimum of 5+ years of equivalent work experience in a manufacturing environment providing direct customer technical assistance
  • Technical experience in injection molding of thermoplastics related to Design for Manufacturability of molds, processing of thermoplastics, robotics, automation and hot runner systems
  • Familiarity with statistical problem solving techniques
  • High cavitation/hot runner experience preferred
  • Position as a Molding Engineer with the Industrial China Manufacturing Engineering team
  • Will be expected to function in a simultaneous engineering environment to assist in developing new product that is optimized for manufacturability
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Molding Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of molding engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for molding engineer
  • Implement and evaluate proposed designs and processes for manufacturability
  • Oversee new process equipment production
  • Establish robust, repeatable and reproducible process parameters
  • Trouble shoot process related issues
  • Participate to activities pertaining to cycle time and process improvements
  • Evaluate and select various engineered materials
  • Implement statistical process analysis on new and existing products
  • Improve manufacturing techniques and through put
  • Provide continuous development of manufacturing techniques that will improve in-house capabilities
  • Review processing methods
Qualifications for molding engineer
  • Provide the molding related processes as part of the overall manufacturing strategy for new product releases
  • Directly responsible for the successful transfer of the tool and process to our designated high volume manufacturing site for the project
  • The ability to make data-driven decisions based upon statistical analyses, designed experiments and capability studies
  • Conduct tool/process improvement and lead to improve the product quality and operating process efficiency
  • Support molding suppliers to establish stable, capable process to meet product requirements, improve quality and reduce cost for new and existing products
  • Optimize the molding process to improve the efficiency and quality with parameter adjustment, new method applicationQualifications
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Molding Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of molding engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for molding engineer
  • Assist in the development of training and provide training to production personnel during new technology transfer
  • Provide equipment maintenance and repair support as required
  • Lead cost improvement/reduction programs
  • Lead the startup of new/existing projects/production jobs, optimizing cost, efficiency and quality
  • Lead the process control and maintain appropriate documentation
  • Monitor the assembly/molding process running in production
  • Establish detailed processes for new product lines
  • Design major experiments to enhance processes improve yields and utilization through reduced cycle and efficient set-up
  • Lead and implement major maintenance changes in process improvements
  • Provide functional and technical mentoring to process technicians and other process engineers
Qualifications for molding engineer
  • Familiar with injection molding machines, especially on Fanuc and Sumitomo
  • Direct knowledge of cost-effective tool modification techniques, Self-motivation, requiring minimal direct supervision
  • Understand practices, terminology and tolerances associated with fabrication, machining, grinding, wire EDM, Molding
  • Bachelors degree in relevant field and 2+ years of experience or 5-6 years of experience
  • Injection molding experience a must
  • Experience with medical device manufacturing a major plus
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Molding Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of molding engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for molding engineer
  • Provides theoretical and hands-on direction and leadership to the manufacturing departments to identify problems and pursue plans toward their resolution
  • Directs the efforts of and aides in the development of other technical associates in resolving technical issues
  • Leads projects through all stages of injection molding process implementation, from concept evaluation through commercialization
  • Manages complex projects to design, prototype, build and commercialize Injection Molding processes
  • Leads development of specifications and acceptance protocols to purchase production injection molds and presses
  • Manages vendors in the design, development and implementation of injection molds and presses
  • Leads the application of six-sigma and lean manufacturing methodologies in projects to optimize manufacturing equipment
  • Develops processes by designing and/or performing experimental testing, data analysis, preparation of reports, and providing recommendations
  • Leads project technical strategy
  • Supports the manufacturing plants in cost reduction, standardization and equipment upgrade projects
Qualifications for molding engineer
  • Experience in Thermoset Molding (injection, compression, transfer)
  • Experience in Insert Moldin- Over molding
  • Cultivates strong, successful relationships with external customers, S&C business leaders and other internal functional stakeholders including other GDC, integrated supply chain, finance, sales and product marketing
  • Experience using Pro-E modeling & drafting
  • Knowledge in MRP systems such as Oracle, SAP
  • Experience working with Product Life Cycle management - PDM, HOTDocs, eMatrix
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Molding Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of molding engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for molding engineer
  • Works with product design and development teams to ensure robust manufacturability of new products and to estimate capital and product costs
  • To handle trouble-shooting of day to day production process, also maintain, monitor and optimize production process to ensure molding process runs stably and safely
  • As representative of department involving in new project, lead moulds trial run and make sure the new project launch on schedule and successfully
  • Drive process and quality improvement, play core role in operation group management to achieve good OG performance, take part in and coach mini-Company /QCC activities
  • To create and maintain SOP documents in department such as WI, PDS, and Procedure make sure those documents preserved properly, updated on time
  • Take leader to handle customer quality complaint and quality improvement to delight both customer and process
  • RTC/TCP/ECN proposal and implement to make sure all technical change could be executed in production
  • To train & guide operator, shift leader and technician in terms of machine operation, new technology to ensure high quality production
  • As key member of mould re-allocation to provide process support and sample-making
  • Related supplier process support and supplier audit & assessment
Qualifications for molding engineer
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Thermoset injection & transfer molding with engineering materials – in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent knowledge of materials- particularly polymers, metals, ceramic, and injection-molded through a range field proven applications in mechanical design
  • Has successfully worked on product development projects with cross-functional/global teams
  • Good communication skills verbal, written, Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Experience developing and implementing process improvements and launching new equipment into a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrates complete understanding of a wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts in Injection Molding

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