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Process Engineer - Injection Mold


Are you are progressive Polymer / Plastics Manufacturing 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 Injection Mold Process Engineer for our state of-the- art Polymers Production Group!


Position Highlights:

  • Visibility – Work closely with the Polymers Supervisor 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
  • Prepares and carries out approved recommendations.
  • Assists in the development of proposals that provide cost savings or increased efficiency. Estimates savings expected from proposals.
  • Coordinates and sets up injection and extrusion 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.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field highly preferred
  • 5+ years related experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to process Krauss Maffei and Engel or simliar injection molding machines and various robots including Engel and Yushin