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Job Summary Cost Estimator, Plastic Injection Molding
Location PTI Engineered Plastics
Job Type Full Time
Years of Experience At Least 5 Years experience in Injection Molding, Tooling, and Manufacturing.
Education-Level Bachelors Degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering preferred but not required
Salary Competitive wages, excellent benefits
Job Purpose Cost Estimator to support continued growth among a diversified customer base including Automotive, Medical, Defense, Electronics, and Consumer Products.
Duties - Strong communication skills and ability to interface with our customers, suppliers and coworkers within Manufacturing, Tooling, Accounting, Purchasing and Sales. - Analyze blueprints, electronic data, technical specifications to develop cost of injection mold tooling and piece cost. - Develop tooling concepts and cost in support of the proposed manufacturing process. - Develop piece cost of plastic injection molded component along with secondary operations including assembly, sonic welding and pad printing. - Ability to interface with customers during technical discussions to ensure the success of new product. - Analyze cost impact of product revisions. - Initiate continuous improvement of the estimating process.
Skills and Experience - Computer skills and proficient using Microsoft Office Products, Epicor ERP.
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Job Summary Mold Maker
Location PTI Engineered Plastics
Job Type Full Time
Years of Experience Minimum 5 years experience as Mold Maker
Education-Level High School Education or Equivalent
Salary Excellent wages, excellent benefits, extremely clean working conditions
Job Purpose Build small to medium sized complex molds, meeting high tolerances and aggressive deliveries.
Duties • Lead Mold build through multiple departments and Resources • Ensure optimum Designs are being utilized • Responsible for Quality and Delivery of finished product • Ensure Components are efficiently ordered and scheduled • Continuous assessment of efficiencies
Skills and Experience • Advanced knowledge of effective Mold Design • Advanced knowledge of efficient Mold Build process • Understanding all aspects of mold build process • Minimum 5 years experience on all Mold shop equipment • Experience in Cimatron software a plus • Must be able to machine, check, assemble within extremely tight tolerances
Other Must be a leader who works well with others, is a team player, is passionate about excelling at all aspects of their position, and is motivated by a job well done. Must be organized, able to multi task and maintain clean work area.
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Job Summary Manufacturing Pad Print Operator
Location PTI Engineered Plastics
Job Type Full TIme
Years of Experience Six Months Plus
Education-Level High School or equivalent
Salary Competitive wages, excellent benefits.
Job Purpose To ensure quality product is shipped to the customer using established operator instructions and quality standards.
Duties Responsible for operating pad printing machine that produces parts to customer quality standards while following company safety guidelines. Responsible for detecting and communicating non-conforming product. Responsible to accurately record data concerning the defect on appropriate form and to the appropriate person so that the defect can be corrected. Maintain work areas and equipment that showcase a clean and safe work environment.
Skills and Experience Excellent Attendance Basis reading, writing, and arithmetic skills. Six Months Experience in Plastic Injection Molding. Ability to pass a Drug Screen. Knowledge of Pad Printing Equipment. Knowledge of mixing ink and proper printing techniques.
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Job Summary Manufacturing Process Engineer
Location PTI Engineered Plastics
Job Type Full TIme
Years of Experience 10 Years Minimum Plastic Injection Molding
Education-Level High School or Equivalent Vocational Education Supplemented with on the job training
Salary Competitive wages, excellent benefits
Job Purpose Process Engineer will be challenged with improving manufacturing processes and productivity along with supporting new product development.
Duties Maintain and/or establish processes for current molds or new molds that will maintain world class quality. Monitor all new tools and engineering changes to ensure they meet internal and customer requirements. Ensure all samples submitted to Quality department for capability studies are reflective of a stable process. Evaluate existing processes systematically to identify opportunities for throughput increases, yield increases, and quality improvements and engage error proofing methods. Capable of using data and analytical tools to communicate both oral and written to all levels of the organization. Have excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with customers, suppliers, and co-workers.
Skills and Experience Proven Knowledge of the Plastic Industry Ten years Injection Molding experience Scientific Method of Processing Tool Design Knowledge Proven capability of data driven analysis for problem solving Computer Literacy – Microsoft Office ERP – Epicor a plus
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Job Summary Manufacturing Process Technician- Injection Molding
Location PTI Engineered Plastics
Job Type PTI Engineered Plastics
Years of Experience 5 Years Minimum Plastic Injection Molding
Education-Level High School or Equivalent
Salary Competitive wages, excellent benefits.
Job Purpose To set up and establish process with quality requirements using best molding practices.
Duties Capable of completing a tryout from process establishment to part qualification. Establish processes that will meet internal and customer requirements. Determine conformance of product to customer requirements. Provide necessary required documentation for set up sheets, start up checklist, first piece approval forms. Ensure tool changes are done in a timely fashion and are set up properly, Responsible for start up of machine in a timely manner. Communicates with strong interpersonal skills in both written/oral forms. Support supervisor as needed with manufacturing related tasks.
Skills and Experience Proven knowledge of the plastic industry. Knowledge of processing engineered resins. Scientific Molding Methods – RJG/ Paulson Training Tooling Design Knowledge a plus Strong leadership qualities with data driven results. Vocational Education with on the job training a plus.
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Job Summary Program Manager, Plastic Injection Molding
Location PTI Engineered Plastics
Job Type Full Time
Years of Experience At Least 5 Years experience in Injection Molding, Tooling, and Manufacturing.
Education-Level Bachelors Degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering preferred but not required
Salary Competitive wages, excellent benefits
Job Purpose Program Manager to support continued growth among a diversified customer base including Automotive, Medical, Defense, Electronics, and Consumer Products.
Duties - Strong communication skills and ability to interface with customers, suppliers and coworkers within Manufacturing, Tooling, Accounting, Purchasing and Sales. - Coordinate project launch and communicate customer’s requirements consistent with contract. - Assist in obtaining information required to satisfy contract requirements. - Create and maintain project timelines. - Lead team activities including planning, technical review, quality requirements and problem solving. - Assist with cost impact of project revisions. - Analyze and initiate actions required to resolve product discrepancies - Ability to interface with customers during technical discussions to ensure the success of a project. - Initiate continuous improvement of the Program Management process.
Skills and Experience - Computer skills and proficient using Microsoft Office Products, Epicor ERP
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Job Summary Application Support Specialist
Location PTI Engineered Plastics
Job Type Full Time
Years of Experience 1 - 2 Years
Education-Level Associates Degree Preferred but not required
Salary Competitive wages, excellent benefits.
Job Purpose Work directly with software development to assist in the creation and maintenance of information systems infrastructure and data integration supporting all aspects of daily business operations.
Duties Provide end-user application installation, configuration, support, and trouble-shooting. Work as part of the IT Staff to ensure end-users have and are able to utilize the IT infrastructure as it pertains to their specific daily job duties as well as assist with network upgrades, hardware deployments (workstations, printers, etc.).
Skills and Experience Have a basic understanding of computer networking and network devices. The ability to support end-users on Microsoft Office 2007 and later as well as familiarity with other Office products such as Visio, Project, SharePoint, etc. Can support end-users running Microsoft Windows Professional 7 and 10. Worked with Microsoft based development tools and technologies such as Visual Studio and experience with one or more of the following programming languages or others, ASP.NET, C#, HTML, SQL, VBA, and VB.NET. Experience working with and having created desktop and server databases such as Access and SQL are a plus.
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Job Summary CMM Programmer/Technician
Location PTI Engineered Plastics
Job Type Full Time
Years of Experience 5 Years Plus
Education-Level High School Diploma or equivalent with Technical Trade Education or five plus years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Salary Competitive wages, excellent benefits.
Job Purpose Responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of CMM programs using Calypso software. Provides technical guidance to quality technicians for visual and mechanical inspection of molded parts, components and tooling as necessary.
Duties • Operates coordinate measuring equipment in order to make complex, precise measurements of materials. • Reads and interprets technical specifications, blueprints and layouts for product specifications. • Interprets inspection results, compares them to established specifications and/or control limits, completes necessary technical reports, and makes recommendations for product release or corrective action. • Liaises with engineering and other production staff as required to troubleshoot research and solve technical problems. • Conducts analyses of in-process materials, part samples, finished goods, or process samples. • Identifies and selects gauging appropriate to part features and available tolerances. • Interfaces with suppliers (via phone and/or e-mail) to resolve inspection findings • Responsible for observing all applicable safety requirements and reporting immediately any unsafe practices/conditions. • Performs other related duties as required or assigned.
Skills and Experience • 5+ years programming experience with CMM software. • Proficient in the use of precision measuring instruments (calipers, micrometers, fixtures, etc.) • Advanced knowledge of GD&T • Effectively presents information and responds to questions from groups of managers and/or customers. • Works with mathematical concepts such as algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. • Plans the time, method, manner, and/or performance sequence of own work; may also occasionally assist in planning work assignments performed by others within a limited area of operation
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Job Summary Manufacturing Maintenance Technician
Location PTI Engineered Plastics
Job Type Full Time
Years of Experience Five Years of Manufacturing Maintenance
Education-Level High School or Equivalent
Salary Competitive wages, excellent benefits
Job Purpose Performing maintenance on the building and equipment as needed that Involves preventive maintenance as well as diagnosing and repairing equipment.
Duties Monitor all machines and equipment to ensure the requirements are being met in accordance to established guidelines. Repair equipment as required for optimal performances. Record daily machine check sheets and report adverse trends or concerns to Maintenance Supervisor. Maintain clean housekeeping guidelines while repairs are being completed Initiate and recommend solutions to prevent the occurrence of Non-conformities or unsafe conditions.
Skills and Experience Five Years of Manufacturing Maintenance Excellent time management and organizational skills Experience with operating forklift and crane equipment Valid Driver’s License Proven Safety Record
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Job Summary Manufacturing Engineer
Location PTI Engineered Plastics
Job Type Full TIme
Years of Experience 5 Years Minimum
Education-Level Degreed Preferred
Salary Competitive wages, excellent benefits.
Job Purpose Plans, directs, and coordinates manufacturing processes. Develops, evaluates and improves manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, material and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, manufacturing methods and quality control standards.
Duties Interact with engineering for quotes regarding secondary operations. Advance planning of manufacturing secondary operations. Lead on the design and build of secondary equipment which includesinstallation and qualification of secondary equipment, along with continuous improvements of existing operations. Recommend layout, workflow, and process improvements for Manufacturing. Responsible for setting efficiency standards for secondary operations. Responsible for automation in molding operation. Trouble shoots ergonomic issues and provides solutions. Initiate action for error proofing. Develop work instructions for machine and operators. Promote team problem solving and productivity projects with operators,engineers, customers and management.
Skills and Experience Programming of Allen Bradley - PLC Robotic Programming – Whitmann Robots Injection molding processing knowledge One piece Flow Assembly (Kaizen) Ability to read Blue Prints RJG- E-Dart Training Solid Works Design Electrical Knowledge Laser Marking Sonic and Spin Welding Thermal Inserting Manufacturing Tooling Design IQ, OQ, PQ
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Job Summary Manufacturing Molding Operator
Location PTI Engineered Plastics
Job Type PTI Engineered Plastics
Years of Experience Six months plus
Education-Level High School or equivalent
Salary Competitive wages, excellent benefits.
Job Purpose To ensure quality product is shipped to the customer using established operator instructions and quality standards.
Duties Responsible for operating a molding machine that produces parts to customer quality standards while following company safety guidelines. Responsible for detecting and communicating non-conforming product. Responsible to accurately record data concerning the defect on appropriate form and to the appropriate person so that the defect can be corrected. Maintain work areas and equipment that showcase a clean and safe work environment.
Skills and Experience Excellent Attendance Basis reading, writing, and arithmetic skills. Six Months Experience in Plastic Injection Molding. Ability to pass a Drug Screen.
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Job Summary Product Designer
Location PTI Engineered Plastics
Job Type Full TIme
Years of Experience 5 years of systems design experience.
Education-Level Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Salary Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.
Job Purpose Create new product Industrial Design input and Design for Manufacturing
Duties Ability to work in Pro-e/PTC Creo 2.0 $ 3.0 and Solid Works Have the mechanical ability to take verbal instructions and create workable design concepts. Represent a professional manor with customers and suppliers at all levels of the organization. Create and maintain 2D and 3D design files. Develop basic to intermediate level design proposals based on direction from customers, design engineers and analytical data.
Skills and Experience At least two years experience in assembly or manufacturing. Demonstrated success as someone who offers solutions and solves problems. Above average PC skills which would include Parametric Modeling and Microsoft applications. Solid communication skills, written and verbal. Required to work extra hours and travel to meet customer needs. Teach, lead and continuously improve all areas of the business.
Other Experience in the following areas would be advantages: A & B Side Surface Development Mechanisms and Fastening GD&T Knowledge Injection molded plastic components Insert and over molded plastic parts Material selection Injection mold tooling methods
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Job Summary Quality Engineer
Location PTI Engineered Plastics, Macomb, MI
Job Type Full-Time
Years of Experience Minimum of two (2) years of Quality Engineering experience in plastic injection molding.
Education-Level Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline, or in the absence of a Bachelor’s Degree, equivalent education and/or work experience, including a minimum of four (4) years of Quality Engineering experience in plastic injection molding, is required.
Salary Competitive wages, excellent benefits.
Job Purpose The Quality Assurance Engineer provides quality engineering support to all internal business functions in the development, validation, and improvement of manufacturing processes to ensure resulting output meets customer specified requirements. The Quality Assurance Engineer will be expected to build relationships with several different functional groups and implement the controls necessary to assure product quality.
Duties • Participate in scheduled APQP meetings and activities. • Work with APQP team members to develop Product Quality Plans, including: o the identification of special product and process characteristics to be monitored, and the methods for controlling and monitoring, o the clarification of standards of acceptability for all product and process characteristics, including methods of quantifying subjective data such as appearance items, o the identification and acquisition of special measuring and test equipment, o the preparation and approval of quality documents (e.g., Process Flow Diagrams, PFMEA’s, Control Plans, Inspection Instructions/Reports, etc.), o the identification of statistical techniques required for establishing, controlling and verifying process capability and product characteristics, o the identification of appropriate actions, including error/mistake proofing methodologies, needed to reduce or eliminate high risk failure modes. • Prepare and submit part approval documentation (e.g., PPAP/FAI) in accordance with customer-specified requirements. • Work with suppliers and subcontractors to ensure requirements for quality are clearly understood and can be met. • Review and approval of supplier PPAP/FAI documentation. • Responsible for effective communication and training of QA-related activities to manufacturing and quality employees. • Provide feedback to the APQP team regarding the effectiveness of the product quality planning effort before, during and after product launch.
Skills and Experience Minimum: • Thorough knowledge of APQP, FMEA, MSA, SPC and PPAP. • Familiar with ISO 9001 or similar Quality Management Systems (QMS). • Strong background with statistical techniques (ASQ Green Belt a plus). • Excellent technical writing skills and the ability to communicate well (both written and verbal). • Works with individuals across all levels of the organization, including management, customers, and suppliers. • Reads and understand engineering drawings and specifications, including GD&T. • Identifies key process variables affecting product quality. • Meets deadlines and/or objectives as directed. • Creatively and effectively challenge status quo when developing solutions. • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word and Outlook). Preferred: • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) or Certified Quality Technician (CQT) • Excellent knowledge of continuous improvement, PDCA, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, 5S, Process Sign-Off (PSO), Run@Rate, Taguchi Methods, etc. • Knowledge of Scientific Injection Molding and/or RJG’s injection molding process • Experience in Medical Device Industry either with an OEM or a supplier • Experience in IQ/OQ/PQ approach to Process Validation • Knowledge of: o ISO/TS 16949 o ISO 13485 o ISO 14971 o 21 CFR Part 820 o AS 9100 o AS 9102
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