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Injection Molding Process Engineer

Company: Nordson Corporation
Location: Norwich
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Collaboration drives Nordson's success as a market leader in Industrial Precision Solutions and Advanced Technology. Our employees thrive in an environment where we help each other reach our personal best and enable our company to continuously improve and grow, and our customers to succeed. You will find Nordson employees sharing our success by giving back in the communities around the world where we live and work.

Nordson EFD designs and manufactures components for controlled fluid flow including desktop dispensing equipment, precision valves, tips, dual dispensing cartridges and syringes. Our products are used in a broad range of market segments including, Life Sciences, Animal Health, Electronics, Automotive and Construction. Leading with innovation, Nordson EFD holds proprietary material and "0 waste" patents and technology to micro-dispense materials <0.2mm in diameter.

Job Summary

Coordinate and/or perform activities ensuring component or system functionality and manufacturability in support of Injection Molding product manufacturing.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Development and modification of process parameters for injection molding of plastic components

  • Development and performance of process DoE's for the modification and improvement of injection molding process parameters for specific components

  • Redesign/modify components/systems as required to ensure long-term manufacturing reliability.

  • Coordinates activities with internal tooling engineers to create/ensure the ability to manufacture products on a production scale.

  • Coordinates activities within the Manufacturing department to ensure product/ samples are produced that meet the component/assembly specifications.

  • Perform root cause analysis and resolution of customer complaints where engineering support is required.

  • Maintain/improve existing product designs in support of Manufacturing activities.

  • Creates/modifies BOM's/Engineering Masters required for production of product.

  • Creates/modifies QC Inspection Procedure work instructions used to monitor component and assembly quality during manufacturing. This includes designing any tests and fixtures required for this purpose.

  • Ensures that engineering documentation is appropriately maintained and controlled according to ISO practices

  • Any other duties/tasks as requested by Manager.

  • Practices good housekeeping and appropriate measures to prevent pollution and other negative impacts on the environment

Minimum Requirements

  • Undergraduate Engineering degree required, preferably Plastics and/or Mechanical.

  • Minimum of three years experience in production support/product design role primarily with injection molded parts and assemblies. A degree in Plastics Engineering can be substituted for experience requirement

  • Experience or knowledge with lean/six sigma tools

  • Must be fluent in 3D Modeling of parts and assemblies

  • Firm understanding of the scientific injection molding process and tool design as it relates to part design for manufacturability

Preferred Requirements

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work effectively under deadlines

  • Ability to effectively present ideas and concepts to top management and to implement ideas that improve the process

  • Green or black belt certification

  • Familiarity with Engel and/or Sumitomo Injection Molding Machines

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment requiring sitting, standing, reaching. Ability to lift up to 40lbs.

Travel Required

Minimal

Nordson Corporation provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. No person is to be discriminated against in any aspect of the employment relationship due to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check, consistent with applicable laws.

Keywords: Nordson Corporation, New England , Injection Molding Process Engineer, Other , Norwich, Northeast

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