About The Company

Founded in 1929, privately owned, FDA Registered and ISO Certified, they are a globally recognized, award winning contract manufacturer that develops life-saving technology. The team prides themselves on the ability to manufacture dependable, critical parts for their customers and treat their projects as their own- bringing products to life, making them safer, stronger, more powerful, and more affordable.

Serving the Med Device and Automotive industries, they partner with customers and demonstrate a deep commitment to their success. As pioneers in plastic processing and manufacturing innovation going back to the beginning days as one of the first plastic molders, and later as a beta site for the earliest scientific molding cavity pressure monitoring systems- they are leaders and not followers when it comes to technology development and are committed to investing in the newest technology and innovations.

Your Unique Role

Take your hands-on Engineering experience and become a Technical Leader with one of the leading Med Device and Automotive Injection Molders in the country.

  • Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will be the one to manage a tool maturation process which achieves capabilities (Cpk) of > 1.67 on tolerances in plastic down to 10 to 20 micron
  • Coordinate tool feasibility and tool design meetings using a multi-disciplinary, cross-functional approach to ensure the tool design is optimized for manufacturing efficiency
  • Review and approve designs of all new tools and Engineering Changes before steel is cut (Sign-off responsibilities)
  • Function as “owner” of the PMC tooling standards and Mold Standards Manual. Update and improve as needed and ensure that all tools built meet the requirements set forth
  • Define the optimal gate locations, cooling systems, and delivery and runner systems to ensure the process achieves the desired quality and cycles rates
  • Be equally comfortable dealing with the tooling demands of medical and automotive customers
  • Participate in customer presentations and value-sell PMC’s tooling capabilities and tooling designs
  • Participate in estimating/quoting process for new tools on an as needed basis
  • Review tool performance (after 3 to 4 months production) incorporating lessons learned into the Mold Standards and future tool builds
  • Communicate “lessons learned” to appropriate tool vendors and PMC personnel
  • Develop and maintain a network of outstanding, competitive tool builders, including global sources for tooling
  • Interface effectively with tooling suppliers and, and in that context, be familiar with the application of MasterCam or similar computer aided manufacturing software
  • Complete cost estimates of a tool production and the relevant tuning costs
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities on current production tools. Act as a trouble-shooting problem-solver on tools with chronic problems
  • Continuously improve personal expertise in the latest trends and techniques in tool building and educate PMC personnel as appropriate

What Is In It For You

  • Bonus
  • Profit Sharing
  • Full Benefits with 401k Match
  • Join a tenured team that values culture, growth, and work life balance in a highly technical entrepreneurial environment.

Seeking a Candidate With

  • Minimum of 7 years of recent hands-on experience in developing injection mold tooling concepts and designs to meet part requirements and molding process parameters
  • Similar duration of experience in the construction of highly robust, high volume, tightly-tolerance, injection molding tools is required. Direct experience in designing and building molds that will see high heat, hot and cold runner systems and engineering grade resins is required
  • Must be able to develop a full bill-of-material for the tool construction and to define the complete process flow for the tool construction build
  • Display the knowledge required to design and manage the outsourced tool construction of complicated multi cavity tools for automotive and medical injection molding
  • Be familiar with tools which have in the order of 400 overall dimensions and 30 critical dimensions
  • Detailed knowledge of all traditional drawing and more sophisticated GD & T dimensions
  • Overnight travel (including some overseas travel) required – estimate 25% of work time

Location Information

  • Indianapolis, IN area
  • Headquartered in Shelbyville, IN 30 minutes southwest of Indianapolis which is a big city, with a small town feel at the crossroads of America, and is among the fastest growing in the Midwest.
  • A city known for fast cars and blockbuster events has also gained acclaim for a flourishing culinary and brewing scene, thriving cultural institutions, cool neighborhoods, and so much more. A dynamic sports scene: Home of the Indy 500, NFL Colts, and NBA Pacers as well as many museums, zoos, parks, and festivals as Indianapolis prides itself on rich cultural heritage.
  • Has been named in the Top 10 of Places for Family Fun, Sports experiences, outdoor experiences and is one of the top 10 “Hidden Gems” In the nation.
  • More than 90 national companies have headquarters in the city and the cost of living 8% lower than the national average.

Interested? Apply TODAY!

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