Position:  Process Engineer of Injection Molding
Location:  Battle Creek, MI
Job Id:  463
# of Openings:  1

I I Stanley Company, Inc., a leading supplier of automotive lighting products, was established in Battle Creek, Michigan in 1985. Founded on the principles of respect, trust and value, we serve a wide range of customers – domestic and foreign – by supplying them with high-quality automotive exterior lighting. We are seeking a talented Injection Molding Process Engineer I. We are looking for someone who supports continuous improvement that will advance and enhance our manufacturing processes.
     
 
 
 
BASIC FUNCTION
Under the direction of the New Product Tooling/Molding PE Section Manager, develop new products in a timely manner, achieving company goals for quality, cost, and delivery. Support the assigned manufacturing areas in meeting objectives for productivity, quality, and associate safety.
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

1.     Develop new products to achieve target for quality level, cycle time, and yield by hands on setup and processing of injection molds, including building of pick and place robot EOATs and robot programming.
  1. Participate in sourcing of new machinery for production needs when necessary.
  2. Seek out advancements in technology that will improve I I Stanley’s production abilities.
  3. Participate in design reviews to review drawings, analyze tooling, and recommend improvements leading to increased productivity, quality, and safety. 
  4. Attend and participate in New Product Development (NPD) meetings as scheduled.
  5. Provide engineering support to New Product development group.
  6. Provide engineering support to ALP for current production when needed.
  7. Performs other duties, tasks, or projects at the direction of immediate supervisor.
Reporting Relationships:
Above: New Product Tooling/Molding PE Section Manager
Below: None 
 
Experience Required:
0 to 6 years of injection molding processing
Ability to setup, change over and start up injection molding machines
Ability to program pick and place robots
Ability to build end of arm tooling for robots
Knowledge of injection mold structure and understanding of mechanical movements
MS Office software (word, excel, ppt)
 
Optional Skills:
Knowledge of Thermoset or BMC Molding Process
Knowledge of plastic polymers
Ability to program 6 axis robots
Knowledge of 6 Sigma or 8D processes
 
Education Required:
B. S. degree in engineering or engineering technology preferred.
High School Diploma with equivalent experience without degree.
 
Physical Requirements and Work Environment: 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this position, the associate is required to stand for extended periods. The position is frequently required to stand, use hands and fingers to handle or feel. The position must occasionally lift up to 35 pounds and have specific vision abilities related to close and color vision. While performing this job the position is often exposed to moving or mechanical parts and moderate noise levels found in a factory environment. Position is required to travel, occasionally overnight, to perform essential functions. Position is often required to work overtime on little or no notice.
 
In addition to a fully air conditioned work environment, I I Stanley provides a total compensation package to meet the needs of our associates and to be competitive in today's work environment. We are pleased to offer the following benefits to our full-time Associates effective on the first day of employment: 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401K
  • Paid Time Off, Holidays
  • Training
  • Relocation Assistance
 
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