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  • Molding Process Engineer

    Job Locations US-KY-Winchester
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/5/2019 1:09 PM)
    Company
    IWT
    Job ID
    2019-6692
    Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

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    Infiltrator Water Technologies (IWT), is the leading provider of engineered plastic chambers, synthetic aggregate leach-fields, tanks, and accessories for the onsite wastewater and storm-water industries.  Most of IWT products are made of 95% recycled material, making us a leader in the use of "green materials".  As a leader we are devoted to sustainability through recycling plastics and energy conservation. Each year Infiltrator purchases 75,000 tons (68,038,856 kg) of post-consumer and post-industrial thermoplastics that might have otherwise been landfilled. In regard to energy, the production and installation of our wastewater treatment systems consumes 85 percent less electricity and emits 40 percent less carbon than conventional systems.  In addition to our commitment to the environment and creating innovative products, we are dedicated to positively contributing to communities across the United States and Canada.

     

    At IWT we believe that people are our most important asset. IWT promotes a challenging work environment that allows for personal development and independence. Strong relationships between and among employees achieves the best results while working as a team.  With 8 locations across the country and a company-wide dedication to innovation, there are many opportunities to join our strong, supportive and successful team.

    Responsibilities

    This position is responsible for developing, troubleshooting and improving molding procedures.  The incumbent will participate in daily production functions, lead and document trials, and use data to refine and enhance procedures, responsible for training Process Technicians.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develop, troubleshoot, and improve molding processes.
    • Participate in daily production support activities, identify root cause of issues and work to resolve.
    • Lead and document molding trials activities.
    • Use data to refine and improve processes.
    • Train and develop shift Process Technicians.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Must have in depth knowledge of the injection molding process and the relationships that exist between the mold, machine, material, blenders, ancillary equipment and automation.
    • Must have experience in processing polyolefin parts with PET processing experience desirable.
    • Must have Lean/Six Sigma or other advanced problem-solving skills.
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products.
    • Experience with valve gated, multi-drop, hot runner tooling preferred.
    • Working knowledge of robot principles and controls including EOAT, ability to learn basic robot programming to allow advanced process optimization desired.
    • Hands on experience with basic laboratory material test equipment such as moisture analyzers and melt index measurement desired.
    • Must be able to adjust working hours daily and weekly to ensure priorities are met.
    • Must demonstrate the ability to work within a team.

    EDUCATION:

    • BS or other technical degree with a focus on plastics desired.
    • Formal training in advanced molding concepts such as decoupled molding and other scientific molding principles.

    EEO Statement

    Infiltrator Water Technologies, LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

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