Medical Molding Process Engineer

Injection Molding

About The Company

My client is a trustworthy partner and a world-leader in the design, development and manufacturing of drug delivery device solutions for pharmaceutical, biotechnology and generic companies- a world-leading drug device combination solutions specialist, whose purpose of putting patients first enables them to design and manufacture devices that maximize treatment efficacy and are the utmost holistic partner and help our customers succeed in the sprint to market.


From early device strategy to state-of-the-art manufacturing, they have been committed to the highest quality standards. Agile and open-minded, they work with customers as colleagues and more than a billion devices are sold every year across 54 countries with their solutions covering different routes: ophthalmic to address glaucoma and dry eye disease, ENT for allergic rhinitis and breakthrough cancer pain.

Your Unique Role

Reporting directly to the Molding Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for leading the development, installation, validation, ramp up, and life cycle management of injection molds and molding solutions for medical device components. You will be involved in collaborating on molding process and tooling design along with developing the best injection molded product solutions for our customers across the medical device industry.

  • Work closely with Product Development Engineering, Mold Development Team, Production, Manufacturing Engineering and the Sales team: to facilitate the release of new products into production.
  • Perform equipment and mold validations to insure budgeted cost and quality levels are achieved. Prepares required documentation i.e., validation protocols/reports to meet quality system guidelines.
  • Lead the process improvements of the molding operations, Develop, qualify, and validate injection molding and ancillary processes/tooling for new precision parts/molds.
  • Work with our Mold making team to fabricate molds and tooling for prototype needs, launches, and production.
  • Lead CAPAs related to injection molding processes.
  • Prepare technical reports and charts detailing mold and operational performance in relation to established goals.
  • Develop and implement mold processing/documentations standards and lead process/tooling training programs, especially with mold technicians.

What Is In It For You

  • Bonus
  • World Class Medical Benefits
  • Significant Growth Potential
  • Full relocation
  • Stable company with tenured workforce

Seeking a Candidate With:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a plastics, molding technology, engineering, or related field or relevant work experience.
  • Previous/Current experience in High Volume Injection Molding manufacturing operations.
  • Detailed understanding of plastic part design, polymer materials, tooling, equipment (preferably including some automation), processing, validations (preferably medical), writing and communication skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of injection molding process molds, and other processing equipment.
  • Previous experience working with common molding grade plastics.
  • Experience in Medical device molding preferred.

Location Information

  • Buffalo Grove, IL
  • Buffalo Grove is 35 miles north of the city of Chicago, close enough to take advantage of all of the culture the city has to offer.
  • Ranked the #2 Best Suburb to live in and the 2nd safest Suburbs in the Chicago area and is known for its parks and outdoor recreational activities.
  • Buffalo Grove has maintained that white picket fence feel of community which it's known for and there are many families, and the area is fantastic for those with children because there's ample activities catering to wholesome entertainment and the school districts are stellar.
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