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Plastics / Welding Engineer

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Purpose

Are you a progressive Plastics / Welding Engineer who possesses a passion for process improvement, reducing cycle times and assembly?  If so, we have an awesome opportunity! We are seeking a highly skilled Engineer for our state of-the- art Polymers Production Group!

 

Position Highlights:

  • Visibility – Work closely with the Manager Polymers and other department heads to improve production capability.
  • Challenge – Work with Engineers, Leads, Scheduling, and other Production departments to create new and innovative solutions increasing volume and quality.
  • Stability – Located in Virginia Beach since the early 70’s, our organization has NEVER had a layoff! 
Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assists in the development of proposals that provide cost savings or increased efficiency. Estimates savings expected from proposals.
  • Coordinates and sets up welding and blow mold machines, lines and other equipment performing necessary tests to ensure compliance to STIHL Inc. standards. May train employees in the correct procedures for operation.
  • Assists in scheduling tests for evaluating engineering procedures to audit STIHL Inc. compliance to policies, procedures, and international, federal, state and municipal legislation.
  • Gathers and correlates existing data, compiles new data, performs standard statistical analyses, analyzes to establish trends and offer solutions in order to resolve problems and prepares summary reports/presentations for management evaluation.
  • Maintains records, files and other documentation pertinent to assignments.
  • Develops technical skills by attending training classes, seminars, exhibits and trade shows. All work affecting product quality shall be competent on the basis of appropriate education, training, skills, and experience.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as required.
Specifications
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3+ years related experience
  • Ability to process vibration welding machines, including Branson and Bielomatik and infrared welding machines, including HA and Frimo


Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach