• 02-Oct-2020 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Design & Engineering
  • Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

401K with weekly match, Medical insurance (platinum, gold and silver options), Dental insurance, Life Insurance, 9 paid holidays, PTO

Are you an experienced engineer in the plastics field with a passion for developing new applications and processes?

Do you have a practical knowledge of plastic part design, injection molds, and injection molding?

About this position:

We are seeking an Engineering Manager with expertise in plastic injection molds/injection molding to lead our technical team in the development and optimization of tooling and processes, including automation solutions.

About Met2Plastic, LLC

Met2Plastic, LLC is a premier custom injection molder and mold builder operating in the Chicago area since 1970. Our team of 40 employees is focused on providing metal replacement solutions using high performance polymers and composites.  

  • We are a U.S. division of Dedienne Multiplasturgy Group (Normandy France)
  • We serve the Aerospace, Medical, and Industrial Equipment industries
  • Our focus is on providing metal replacement solutions using high performance polymers and composites 

This role offers a competitive compensation package including performance bonuses, 401K with weekly match, Medical and dental insurance (platinum, gold and silver options), 9 paid holidays and PTO benefits that accrue weekly and do not expire at year end

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Associates or Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Plastics Technology with 5 years minimum applicable thermoplastic injection molding experience

 Job Skill Requirements

  • Strong and diverse technical background in injection molding processing, tooling, equipment, automation, materials, manufacturing and quality
  • Demonstrated creative thinking ability to think out of the box and recommend options
  • Project and management skills; ability to handle multiple projects
  • Detail oriented
  • Experience with risk analysis tools, such as FMEA
  • Ability to direct and guide a small team of direct reports
  • Competence to guide and support personnel in multiple departments during implementation of new technologies and new project launches

Job Details and Responsibilities

New Technology Development

  • Develop new technologies to complement/enhance M2P offerings in metal replacement applications
  • Work with customers to assess technological needs and develop solutions to address customer needs

Engineering Dept. Oversight

  • Oversee engineering department activity including Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP / program management), tooling design and development, process development, and automation development
  • Supervise a small team of 2-3 direct reports, including Process Engineer and Tooling Engineer
  • Develop tooling design standards to ensure customer requirements and cost requirements are met

Continuous Improvement / Ongoing Support

  • Analyze existing processes; develop and implement solutions to drive improvement in product cost and product quality
  • Act as a technical resource to Met2Plastic's production and tooling departments

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