Manufacturing Engineer Injection Molding

Flex Buffalo Grove , IL 60089

Posted 7 months ago

Job Description:

The Manufacturing Engineer (Injection Molding) will be based in Buffalo Grove, IL. Our Manu acting Engineer will develop, implement and support automated manufacturing systems for injection molding operations at Flex in Buffalo Grove.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Intense collaboration

  • Passionate customer focus

  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution

  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement

  • Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you'll do:

  • Take leadership of equipment projects and implementation teams.

  • Develop equipment requirements and specifications for specialized molding, assembly and secondary equipment

  • Conduct equipment design reviews and provide design guidance to suppliers.

  • Manage equipment suppliers through all phases of projects.

  • Provide on-site support at equipment suppliers' sites during equipment build, debug and testing/qualification.

  • Supervise installation and testing to verify requirements and specifications are met.

  • Draft qualification protocols and manage equipment qualification activities.

  • Attend customer meetings at all level of discussions, getting customer inputs and presenting Flextronics manufacturing solutions, etc.

  • Interface with customers, suppliers, and functional owners to coordinate project activities and remediate project issues.

  • Lead production layout improvement projects to increase flexibility and product flow

  • Provide ongoing manufacturing support for installed equipment

  • Skills and training in systematic approach to solving problems through root cause analysis and countermeasure implementation.

  • Experience in specification, installation and testing of end of arm tooling

  • Experienced with installation/programming/troubleshooting Wittmann and Sepro Robots

Here is some of what you'll need (required):

  • BS in Plastics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or 5-7+ years' experience in a plastics manufacturing related discipline.

  • Minimum 5-7+ years related experience in a technology-based industry, where automated assembly techniques are utilized.

  • Industrial Engineering experience working in a high-volume injection molding operation

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment using injection molding machines and related auxiliary equipment

  • Knowledge of automated equipment systems and tools - robotic, vision, material handling, Conveyors, PLC, HMI, Pick-Place-Pack, Inspection/Test (Structural and Non-Contact e.g. Laser), Application of lasers e.g. Etching/Marking, Dispensing Processes, Plastics Welding and Joining.

  • Experience using AutoCAD and/or Solidworks CAD tools

  • Familiar with Lean principles

  • Travel required 15%

Here are a few of our preferred experiences:

  • Minimum 5 years' experience working in manufacturing of medical parts/assemblies

Here are a few examples of what you'll get for the great work you provide:

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision

  • Life Insurance

  • Matching 401K

  • PTO

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee discounts at local retailers

Job CategoryOperations

Flex does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Flex does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status or any other status protected by law. Flex provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request to express interest in a position by e-mailing: accesibility@flextronics.com. Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Flex will be reviewed at the e-mail address. Flex will contact you if it is determined that your background is a match to the required skills required for this position. Thank you for considering a career with Flex.

The information we collect:

We may collect personal information that you choose to submit to us through the Website or otherwise provide to us. This may include your contact details; information provided in online questionnaires, feedback forms, or applications for employment; and information you provide such as CV/Resume. Your details will be provided to the entity you are applying for a job with. We will use your information for legitimate business purposes such as responding to comments or queries or answering questions; progressing applications for employment; allowing you to choose to share web content with others or; where you represent one of our customers or suppliers, administering the business relationship with that customer or supplier. We will process your data in accordance with our recruitment privacy notice.

If you have any queries about the processing of your data, please contact:

Global Data Privacy Officer:

Email Address: chiefprivacyofficer@flex.com


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